Workshops at Contemporary Craft : The Guild collaborates with Contemporary Craft to bring in the best instructors from around the country in fiber techniques and concepts at prices discounted to FGP members. All fiber workshops at CC will be co-sponsored by the FGP with a limited number of discounts. Members can receive a %25 discount on their workshops (current membership needs to be up to date). Discounts applied on a first-come first-served basis. We will notify Members in the Eblasts when funds for our discounts are running low or no longer available.

To Register for CC Co-Sponsored Programs
Mail: CC attention: tbd
5645 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Phone: 412-261-7003 (credit card payment only)

Pittsburgh Eco Print Day in the Park led by Coleen Rush

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
4:00 – 7:00 PM 
Kiwanis Park, Wetzel Road, Glenshaw, PA 15116
Main Pavilion, next to basketball court.

Registration is limited to 10 participants, this event is for experienced Eco-dyers and beginners as well; an opportunity for Guild members to relax and be together outdoors, to learn about eco-dying or help Coleen if you already know how!  Masking is optional for those vaccinated, but please mask if you are not vaccinated.  

Ecoprinting is a technique where plants, leaves and flowers leave their shapes, pigments and marks on fabric. The plant materials are wrapped in natural fabrics like silk, cotton, linen, wool or paper.They may be treated with vinegar, teas, mordants and rolled or stacked, tied and boiled.
$15 per person will include a piece of raw silk, a small crepe de chine scarf, paper, eucalyptus leaves, park rental and misc supplies.
Guests are $20. Registration for guests will open on July 15, 2021 if there are still spaces available. Please don’t register ahead of time, your registration will not be valid.