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TEXTILE TAKEOVER


  • POST 14500 Kercheval Avenue Detroit, MI, 48215 United States (map)

POST is being taken over by textile artists and fibers enthusiasts!

SATURDAY August 25th 10am-5pm + SUNDAY August 26th noon-5pm

Workshops + Demonstrations + Craft Fair

  • Natural Dyeing
  • Weaving
  • Knitting
  • Crocheting
  • Quilting
  • Textile Printing
  • Sewing
  • Nalbinding
  • Fabric/Knit Mending
  • Macrame
  • Embroidery
  • Spinning Wheel
  • Block Printing

Featuring:

  • Color Wheel Collective
  • Great Lakes Fibershed
  • Hooray Forever
  • Scarlet Crane Creations
  • Amber Barker
  • Electric Pink
  • Patty Urda
  • Chris Acton
  • Detroit Denim
  • Lish Dorset
  • Detroit Area Modern Quilt Guild
  • Two Stix 5 Stones
  • Stef-n-Ty
  • The Wool & The Floss
  • Tangled Creative
  • Quetarshe Textiles Design Studio
  • A Wool Story
  • Rosemarine Textiles
  • Salt Textile Studio
  • Red Lipstick
  • White Owl Jewelry
  • Garment Gallery
  • MayBea Crafted
  • Bone + Birch Needleworks
  • Ashwelle Fiberworks
  • Detroit Apron Company
  • Specific Pigeon
  • Elizabeth Royal
  • REA Alexander

Color Wheel will be harvesting plants from their on-site dye garden and running dye baths though the weekend. We'll be kicking it off with a Silk Scarf Dyeing Workshop on Saturday morning.  This workshop along with 3 others require advance registration, but we'll have plenty of drop-in events, demonstrations, and make & take workshops throughout the weekend. Check back here for full schedule coming soon or join our Facebook event page for updates: https://www.facebook.com/events/1746912838757892/

  • Family Friendly
  • Attendance is Free*
  • Free on-street parking
  • Indoor/Outdoor Event (no rain date)
  • In addition to the TEXTILE TAKEOVER vendors, POST will be open for shopping.

Free & Low-Cost Drop-in Make & Take Activities:

  • Screen Printing + Hand Stitching Scream Pillows with Hooray Forever
  • Tote Bag Making with Lish Dorset and Detroit Denim
  • Macrame Key Chains with Tangled Creative
  • Free Clothing + Craft Supply Swap with the Garment Gallery
  • No-Sew Quilt Art with Christal Banks

 

*The following workshops require a registration fee and space is limited so please sign up in advance!

Introduction to Natural Dyes: Silk Scarves with Color Wheel

Introduction to Felting: Essential Wool Bead Jewelry

Screen Printing on Fabric: Bandanas with Scarlet Crane

Introduction to Weaving: Framed Wall Hanging

 

Earlier Event: August 18
Macrame Workshop