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Fiber Arts Department

Annabelle Sardelis

Annabelle Sardelis

Annabelle Sardelis

Annabelle Sardelis

Annabelle Sardelis

Instructor: Annabella Sardelis
November 3–4, 2018 (Saturday–Sunday, 9:30am–4:30pm)
All levels

This class is no longer available for registration. For more information, please call the Mendocino Art Center Registrar:
707 937-5818, ext. 10 or toll-free 800 653-3328, ext. 10


Students will learn a handful of direct application dye techniques using non-toxic fiber reactive Procion dyes. We will explore various fibers in this workshop, including an oversized square bamboo scarf, a silk scarf, large linen squares that can be made into pillows or used for furushiki, and a set of cotton napkins. Participants are encouraged to bring 7-10 projects from home they wish to transform during this workshop. Natural fibers only, i.e. cotton, linen, hemp, rayon, bamboo, tencel, or silk. Feel free to take a zero waste approach to this and bring pieces from home that are stained that you wish to transform. Feel free to bring pillowcases, yardage, onesies, and items to make into holiday gifts.


ANNABELLA SARDELIS is the founder and creative director of INDIGO & SNOW. Her line of hand-dyed, hand-painted apparel, accessories, décor and custom wedding designs are sustainably made in Minneapolis. She offers personalized workshops, specializing in natural indigo and snow-dyeing experiences. Her work has been featured by the NYT Style Magazine, ELLE, Martha Stewart Living, American Craft Council Magazine, Minnesota Monthly, Mpls. St Paul Magazine and Apartment Therapy, among others.

Connecting my handmade work to my interest in environmental sustainability has been a major focus of my business from the start. I have been an organic gardener for over 20 years, majored in Environmental Studies in college, and have long worked with natural materials. In creating functional, beautiful items by hand, I use stones, wood and plants, both foraged and cultivated in our garden. I choose to work with organic cotton, sustainable fibers, non-toxic dyes and when possible, materials manufactured in the USA. My studio is located in the Casket Arts Bldg. in the NE Art's District of Minneapolis, MN.

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Current MAC Members: $207
Non-members: $230 plus a $45 non-member registration fee

There is a registration fee of $45 for each class for non-members. Current Mendocino Art Center members do not pay a registration fee and may take 10% off each class registration. The discount is reflected in the prices above. Not a member yet? You may sign up below.
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Cancellations must be made in writing, either by mail or email. If you notify us at least 21 days prior to the first class meeting, you will receive a refund of tuition less a $45 cancellation fee. No refunds will be made after that date for any reason due to our contractual obligations and material acquisitions. If the Art Center is compelled to cancel a class you will receive a full tuition refund. Memberships are non-refundable as they are considered a donation to the Art Center.

Instructor materials fee: $50

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