Fiber Arts for Kids


In this 6-week program, children ages 6-10 will learn time honored handcraft traditions such as weaving and knitting, as well as needlepoint, sewing and soft sculpture-making.


Week 1: Simple loom weaving

Week 2: Intro to Knitting

Week 3: Intro to Needlepoint

Week 4: Sewing Basics

Week 5: Sewing Basics/Stuffie-making

Week 6: Stuffie-making/Soft Sculpture creation. 

Presented by Kirsten Mahoney

Ages 6 - 10


Kirsten Mahoney is the assistant pre-school teacher and the art teacher at Playschool. She has founded or co-founded and run several art-based learning environments in north Brooklyn including Camp Wildflower, an art and yoga focused play-based summer camp, Tiny Hands; Arts and Minds, an art class collective, and Art in the Garden, a series of art classes she created and taught in collaboration with 61 Franklin Street Garden. 

Kristin received her Bachelor of Science in Art Education with a Minor in German Studies from Buffalo State College in 2011.

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