Fiber Arts

Registration for all Winter/Spring Classes will begin Monday, January 6, 2020. Programs are filled on a first-pay, first-served basis, preregistration by the published deadline is required. Payment can be made by credit or debit card by phone or by check or cash in person. Online Registration also available. All classes are subject to 6.5% sales tax. Please call the Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center for more information at 626-7081.


NEW! IT’S A WRAP!


Learn a wrap weaving craft using fabric and rope, no sewing and no gluing. During class we will create a unique basket or bowl, which will prepare you to expand your imagination to make so much more: coasters, pots, rugs, or bags. A fun no stress hobby! Ages 12 and up.
Activity #112308
Dates: Tuesdays, February 4 - 25
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Desiree Sears
Fee: $30.00 plus $15.00 supply fee
Preregister by: January 30
Min/Max Enrollment: 3/10

NEW! MACHINE SEWING FOR BEGINNERS


Learn the basics of a sewing machine; different types of machines and how they work. Participants will also learn proper threading, pattern cutting and marking, pinning, use of stabilizer, adding zippers, and more all while making a zippered tote bag. Ages 12 and up.
Activity #112410
Dates: Tuesdays, March 3 – April 7
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Desiree Sears
Fee: $45.00 plus supplies
Preregister by: February 27
Min/Max Enrollment: 2/6

LOOM WEAVING


The ARCC now offers a variety of classes to teach how to weave on harness looms. Choose the right class based on your weaving ability! Classes run concurrently, afternoon or evening sessions. Ages 18 and up.


FALL/WINTER EXTENDED WEAVING


For weaving students who were enrolled in 2019 Fall/Winter classes and need extra time to complete their projects, or for any student who wants a head start for the Winter/Spring weaving classes. Ages 18 and up.
Activity #112225
Session A: Thursdays, January 9 – 30 Time: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Session B: Thursdays, January 9 – 30 Time: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Instructor: Lyla Aguis
Fee: $65.00
Preregister by: January 7
Min/Max Enrollment: 3/4

LOOM WEAVING CLASSES


Learn several aspects of weaving and setting up a multiple harness loom from warp calculations to fully dressing it. Each student will have a loom to set up and work on. Classes range from Beginning Weaving; Advanced Beginning Weaving; to Individual Study; Beginning students will weave a small hand towel. Advanced Beginning Students will weave a small table runner. Individual Study projects depend on what the student wishes to learn and weave. There is a material fee of $20 or more depending on project chosen payable to the instructor. The ARCC has 15 looms available for students but each session is limited to 4 students. Ages 18 and up.

Supply List: pen or pencil, scissors, tape measurer, notebook, and post-it-notes or students may rent a supply kit for $3.00 payable to Instructor.

Activity #112210
Session A: Tuesdays, February 4 – March 24  Time: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Session B: Tuesdays, February 4 – March 24  Time: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Session C: Thursdays, February 6 – March 26 Time: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Session D: Thursdays, February 6 – March 26 Time: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Instructor: Lyla Aguis
Fee: $130.00 plus supply fee payable to Instructor
Preregister by: January 30
Min/Max Enrollment: 3/15 (4 per session)

WINTER/SPRING EXTENDED WEAVING


For weaving students who were enrolled in 2020 Winter/Spring classes and need extra time to complete their projects. Ages 18 and up.
Activity #112225
Session C: Tuesday, April 7 - 28 Time: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Session D: Tuesday, April 7 - 28 Time: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Instructor: Lyla Aguis
Fee: $65.00
Preregister by: April 2
Min/Max Enrollment: 3/4

OPEN WEAVING STUDIO


The weaving studio will be open during off class times for your own personal project on one of the ARCC’s looms. Fees include of use of a loom not being used for classes and any of the ARCC’s weaving equipment in the studio. The weaving studio will be closed to open studio participants when ARCC classes. Open weaving studio participants MUST schedule an appointment for an initial orientation prior to working in the studio. Participants will also have to provide their own supplies which may include yarn, scissors, and any other supplies necessary to complete their project. No instruction will be available during open studio time.
Dates: February 10 – April 24
Fee: $50.00



  1. Aberdeen Recreation & Cultural Center


    Physical Address
    225 3rd Avenue SE
    Aberdeen, SD 57401

    Phone: 605-626-7081
    Fax: 605-626-7989


How to Register:


  • In Person: ARCC       225 3rd Ave SE
  • Over the Phone: (605)626-7081