As the weather changes it’s more and more inviting to settle in for some creative fiber time. We have plenty of classes to teach you something new or help you expand your current skill set. Adults and kids will find an abundance of opportunities, and our holiday make-and-take, “Heart and Hands”, is the perfect way to give handmade gifts this year. Check out our calendar and review class descriptions to discover more about the exciting things you can learn to sew, quilt, knit, crochet, felt, dye – the list goes on!
We are pleased to be hosting the annual Kindervelt Doll Clothes sale. All clothes are handmade and fit 18″ dolls (American Girl size). The proceeds go to support Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Take this great opportunity to get some unique holiday gifts and support a good cause!
Silk Road Textiles students will be displaying their landscape and architectural quilts at the Oxford Community Arts Center (10 S College Ave., Oxford, OH 45056 Hours are M-F, 10-6 and Sat, 10-2.) from 14 November to 6 December. These quilts were created as part of our popular Landscape and Architectural Quilts class, and we are so proud of our students for displaying their textile art!
Silk Road Textiles is open “late” every Thursday night. Our resident experts are in the house from 6-8PM. Bring an idea – bring a project – bring a question – bring yourself! One knitter said, ” It was so nice to sit, chat and knit. Very relaxing. I may have to come in every week!” – Please do, all hand-stitchers are welcome.
If you are interested in teaching a class or showing your art, please contact us today! We are putting together a gallery of talented and experienced artists, teachers, and enthusiasts to join us in sharing the joy of textile arts.
Gift making made easy and finished on time! Silk Road Textiles is thrilled to announce our new Holiday Make & Take workshop, “Hearts and Hands”. Take the opportunity to create beautiful, handmade gifts for anyone on your shopping list. Projects will be on display November 4-9. Come in to see the options, tell us what you would like to make and register for the workshop on November 21 – 22 or December 5 – 6. We will gather the supplies and have our knowledgeable instructors available to help you create a beautiful gift.
Parents: this is a great way to let your kids “surprise” you…send them in with a budget and let us do the rest! Perfect for grandparents’ and teachers’ gifts too.
We are happy to introduce a great opportunity to stretch your creativity, try something new, and experiment with fabulous fabrics. Beginning in 2013, each month participating customers will receive a collection of 6 pieces of fabric and a spool of matching Presencia thread. Each pack will have its own theme sure to inspire you. This program makes a terrific gift for the fiber enthusiast! Enroll at any time. Learn more here.
Learn new techniques at a great price and without taking on a new project. Our first session runs September through November 2014. What will you learn in Technique Tuesdays? Every sessions a new, skill-building surprise! We’ll cover techniques for prepping, creating, finishing, and repairing your fabric and yarn projects. Get away for an hour, and exercise your crafting brain. Even if you’re already familiar with a particular technique, we’re sure you’ll learn a little something new and maybe even correct some bad habits.
Join Silk Road Textiles for our monthly Sip & Stitch! A great time to hang out with other folks who stitch in any number of ways. Bring your favorite beverage and any type of stitchery project you’d like to work on. Inspire others and be inspired in a friendly environment.
Upcoming Dates: 10/28 and 11/25
Participants who want to continue the camaraderie after the store closes can meet at Marty’s Hops and Vines, located next to Silk Road Textiles. Each Tuesday is Ladies’ Night at Marty’s.
Let us help you create your personal Wish List. It’s easy! Select your SRT favorites, we enter the items in our gift registry and keep the list on file for you. When friends and family ask what’s on your list, send them to us! We’ll give them your list and help them find your selections. Join our gift registry at any time for birthdays, anniversaries, graduations or any occasion to pamper your creative spirit.
SRT will join over 18 million Women’s Day Magazine readers who are knitting or crocheting soft, warm, chemo caps for women everywhere. Patterns published by TNNA designers for the Women’s Day magazine will be FREE at Silk Road Textiles. Select a beautiful yarn, stitch a gentle gift, and join thenational effort. Drop off completed caps and we will make sure they get to where they are most needed or donate to a loved one or family member. Let us know how many you make so we can let the organizers add your caps to the grand total. This promotion runs from now until January 1, 2015.
Mark Amlung will share his knowledge and various knitting machines with us once again. If you missed this interesting and fun opportunity during our Anniversary Event, now’s your chance. Pick out a perfect yarn and knit it up into the perfect gift just in time for the holidays. Please register for a 30 minute time slot ($5) and the optional Nov 15, finishing class ($5) with our staff in the store or by phone. If you wish to knit more than one skein of yarn or make multiple projects, please schedule accordingly.