Felting Classes & Events

Come to the Studio to play. You will explore natural textures in surface design. Come learn a felting technique, explore color, and discover the creative YOU. The Alpaca Fiber Studio has the largest offering of felting & fiber classes in Northeast Ohio. Start with one of the beginning classes. You are encouraged to make mistakes, and see what you can make intuitively. What we really teach, is the opportunity for you to find your creative self and express it. Bring a friend, relative, or come make new friends! Come ignite your creative spirit!

Snow Dyeing Girl’s Nite

January 26 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

On Friday evening, January 26, come be inspired!  This longtime fascination of dyeing with snow came from a Quilting Arts Magazine in 2010.  You will make a scarf and dye it with snow! All supplies are included. Bring your girlfriends, or come make new ones. Bring your adult beverage. If you would like to pay…

irRESISTable Felted Scarf

January 27 at 10:30 am - 2:00 pm

Alpaca Fiber Studio & Friends/Robbie Grodin 151 Bell St. Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022 irRESISTable Felted Scarf Jan 27 10:30-2 $45 On Saturday, Jan 27, this workshop is designed for advanced beginners, intermediate and advanced textile fiber enthusiasts. We will make a scarf through unusual dimension in felted fibers.  Create a beautiful textile by learning how…

Rubber Stamp Play Date – “Girls Nite”

February 2 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Alpaca Fiber Studio & Friends/Robbie Grodin 151 Bell St. Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022 Rubber Stamp Play Date  “Girls’ Nite”  Feb 2 Fri 6-8pm  $25  Paper is becoming more intriguing as a medium at Alpaca Fiber Studio…and how to work incorporate it with different techniques to create our art.  Come learn how to make clever gift…

Quilted Felted Scarf

February 3 at 10:30 am - 2:00 pm

Alpaca Fiber Studio & Friends/Robbie Grodin 151 Bell St. Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022 Quilted Felted Scarf  Feb 3 Saturday 10:30-2pm  $45  Designed for Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced fiber enthusiasts.  We will explore the special relationships of shape and color as they related to felt.  We will make a felted scarf from sari silk and various…

“Knotty” Felted Scarf

February 10 at 10:30 am - 2:00 pm

Alpaca Fiber Studio & Friends/Robbie Grodin 151 Bell St. Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022 “Knotty” Felted Scarf  Feb 10 Saturday 10:30-2pm  $35  Designed for Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced fiber enthusiasts who want to have fun!  You will learn how to work with wool fibers and intertwine them along with hand dyed silks.  You will also learn…

Hand Painted Silks

February 11 at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Alpaca Fiber Studio & Friends/Robbie Grodin 151 Bell St. Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022 Hand Painted Silks  Feb 11 Sunday 11-1pm  $25  This class is designed for beginning dyeing enthusiasts.  What an easy place to start to learn how to paint color on fiber.  We will explore this fun and easy method of shibori resist and…

Eco Print meets Rust

February 15 at 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Alpaca Fiber Studio & Friends/Robbie Grodin 151 Bell St. Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022 Eco Print meets Rust  February 15 Thursday 9-3pm  $95  Designed for any level of natural dyeing enthusiast. How do you add that next level of complexity to your work?  We begin the year by offering the next step of Eco Printing…incorporating Rust. …

Painted Circles Nuno Felted Scarf

February 17 at 10:30 am - 2:00 pm

Alpaca Fiber Studio & Friends/Robbie Grodin 151 Bell St. Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022 Painted Circles Nuno Felted Scarf Feb 17 Saturday 10;30-2 $45 Designed for an Advanced Beginner, Intermediate, and Advance fiber enthusiast.  We will make a felted scarf by playing with dimensions in layering fiber and silk. Learn to add materials to make a…

Sari Silk Sale!

February 24 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Alpaca Fiber Studio & Friends/Robbie Grodin 151 Bell St. Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022 Sari Silk Sale Feb 24 Saturday 10-2pm EarlyBirds welcome! This annual event happens only once a year when we open our private stock to our customers and friends. Vintage Silk Sarees are used in Nuno Felt as a sub-straight for the wool…

Bird Balls for Girls Nite

March 3 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Alpaca Fiber Studio & Friends/Robbie Grodin 151 Bell St. Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022 Bird Balls March 3 Saturday 10-2 $10 to make small size Bird Balls $12 to make medium size Bird Ball Join us anytime between 10-2pm on a Snowy Saturday, to make as many Bird Balls as you would like. Birds use the…

Mini Book Necklace Playdate

March 4 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday March 4 you are invited to come work along with us!  The Studio will be all set up in “work mode” making these NEW Steampunk mini-book necklaces to sell at the summer art-shows!   These cute little treasures display a variety of emphera…quotes, memories, mementos.  Papers, rubber stamps, inks, heat guns, embossing powders, gesso, etc.…

Geometrics in Nuno Felt

March 10 at 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

Alpaca Fiber Studio & Friends/Robbie Grodin 151 Bell St. Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022 Geometrics in Nuno Felt  March 10 Saturday 10:30-3pm  $65  This workshop is designed for Intermediate and Advanced fiber enthusiasts  Participants will create a felted scarf, wall handing, table runner by manipulating multiple layers of surface design.  We will continue our journey in…

Eco Print meets Osage Orange

March 15 at 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Alpaca Fiber Studio & Friends/Robbie Grodin 151 Bell St. Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022 Eco Print meets Osage Orange March 15 Thursday 9-3pm $95 Designed for all levels of natural dyeing enthusiasts.  We go beyond basic alchemy and incorporate natural dyes.  My brother has custom shredded Osage orange bark for us to use in this class.…

Nuno Felt Vest Class

March 17 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Alpaca Fiber Studio & Friends/Robbie Grodin 151 Bell St. Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022 You will learn how to make a large fabric for a vest using fiber and silk.  You will also learn shortcut secrets on how to shorten rolling time. This intermediate class will call upon your felting experience for troubleshooting common felting challenges…

Indigo Embellished Tags and Notecards “Girls Night”

March 23 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Alpaca Fiber Studio & Friends/Robbie Grodin 151 Bell St. Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022 Indigo Embellished Tags and Notecards “Girls Night” March 23 Friday 6-8pm $25 Come get creative making notecards and gift tags while natural dyeing in Indigo. Bring an Adult Beverage, and a friend….or come make new ones. For more information on additional classes,…

Encaustic meets Indigo

March 24 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Alpaca Fiber Studio & Friends/Robbie Grodin 151 Bell St. Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022 Encaustic meets Indigo March 24 Saturday 10-2 $45 Once again, we make magic with Indigo dye and Encaustic pigmented wax at Alpaca Fiber Studio! We will take a look at dyeing with Indigo then spend Saturday engaged in the magic of Encaustic…

Felted Journal Cover

April 6 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Alpaca Fiber Studio & Friends/Robbie Grodin 151 Bell St. Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022 Felted Journal Cover April 6 Friday 6-8pm $25 We will be making a felted journal cover on the FeltLoom.  Terri Stramba joins us with her FeltLoom Lexi…a machine with 900 felting needles to needle felt your designs.  Come play with us! Bring…

Eco Print meets Nuno Felt

April 7 at 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Alpaca Fiber Studio & Friends/Robbie Grodin 151 Bell St. Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022 Eco Print meets Nuno Felt April 7 Saturday 9-4pm $95 Our first Eco Print workshop of the year, is designed for those that want to go beyond basic Eco Print Alchemy.  Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced fiber enthusiasts are invited to work on…

Canton Fiber Guild

April 11 at 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Canton Fiber Guild  “Eco Print…the latest in natural dyeing from your back yard”  April 11  Canton Museum of Art

Cleveland Museum of Art Textile Art Alliance

April 20 at 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Cleveland Museum of Art Textile Art Alliance April 20 Friday 9-3pm Repurposed Shirt $95 (includes materials fee) During this class, you will explore the alchemy of water, eucalyptus leaves, heat, and metal.  You will finish the class with 2 garments printed with beautiful eco prints.  I will show you processes, equipment and bundling method that…