• December 2014

    • 21: Winter Solstice Celebration

      Celebrate the gift of God’s changing seasons on the shortest day of the year with prayer and song at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence.

  • January 2015

    • 24: Bread Rising, Spirit Raising retreat

      Bread is one of the most universal parts of the human experience. Nearly every culture on Earth has developed some version of bread, from flat breads and crackers eaten as a part of everyday meals, to intricate, rich braids of  Continue Reading »

    • 31: Nuno Felting Fabric Yardage

        Learn this exciting form of felting that creates beautiful fabrics with lovely drape. Create a large piece of fabric by felting alpaca and wool fibers onto a thin, gauze backing. Produce one large piece of fabric that can be  Continue Reading »

  • February 2015

    • 28: Beginning Spinning

      Learn how to create your own yarns for crocheting, weaving, knitting or other craft projects. Wool, workshop roving and spinning wheels will be provided, though students are encouraged to bring their own wheels or fiber if they wish. Housing is  Continue Reading »

  • March 2015

    • 21: Beginning Weaving

      Learn how to weave beautiful fabrics for scarves, table runners, napkins and more. You are limited only by your imagination! Learn how to weave on four-shaft floor looms and complete several mug rug coasters to take home. Housing is available,  Continue Reading »

  • May 2015

    • 1 - 2: Immersive Weaving Weekend

      Join us for this unique opportunity to delve into the art of weaving. We will begin with the simplest weaving forms (tapestry, peg and rigid heddle) and move into weaving simple patterns on our 4-harness floor looms. Get a thorough  Continue Reading »