Fiber Arts

Registration Begins Monday, January 3 at 8:00 a.m.

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.

LOOM WEAVING


FALL/WINTER EXTENDED WEAVING
For weaving students who were enrolled in 2021 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
Dates: Wednesdays, January 5 - 26
Session A: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Session B: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Instructor: Lyla Aguis
Fee: $65.00
Preregister by: January 4
Min/Max Enrollment: 3/4

LOOM WEAVING
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.
Activity #112210
Dates: Tuesdays, February 1 - March 22
Session A: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Session B: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Dates: Thursdays, February 3 - March 24
Session C: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Session D: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Instructor: Lyla Aguis
Fee: $130.00 plus supply fee
Preregister by: January 27
Min/Max Enrollment: 3/15

WINTER/SPRING EXTENDED WEAVING
For weaving students who were enrolled in 2022 Winter/Spring classes and need extra time to
complete their projects. Ages 18 and up.
Activity #112225
Dates: Wednesdays, March 30 - April 20
Session C: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Session D: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Instructor: Lyla Aguis
Fee: $65.00
Preregister by: March 28
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 15 – April 29
Fee: $50.00

NEW! CROCHETING FOR BEGINNERS - WINTER HATS
Learn the Fundamentals of crocheting: chain, single, and double crochet stitches. Apply your new found crochet knowledge in making your own winter hat. Ages 12 and up.
Activity #112115
Dates: Wednesdays, January 19 - 26
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Instructor: Sydney Raap
Fee: $26.00 plus supplies
Preregister by: January 13
Min/Max Enrollment: 2/8

INTRO TO NEEDLE FELTING
Learn the basic techniques of needle felting from the tools and materials used to the making of basic shapes. Once participants are familiar with the process, they will be able to make an adorable little woodland animal, or another feisty little creature. Ages 18 and up.
Activity #112007
Dates: Thursdays, January 20 - 27
Session A: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Session B: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Instructor: Crystal Harper
Fee: $10.00 plus $35.00 supply fee
Preregister by: January 18
Min/Max Enrollment: 1/8

NEW! FELT PAINTING
Learn how to ‘paint’ with felt, using different felting techniques. You will finish off your design by incorporating different embroidery techniques. Ages 14 and up.
Activity #112510
Dates: Wednesdays, March 30 - April 6
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Instructor: Cassandra Mraz
Fee: $30.00 plus $30.00 Supply Fee Payable to Instructor
Preregister by: March 23
Min/Max Enrollment: 3/15

Quilt Guilds
The Aberdeen Quilt Guild meets the third Thursday of the month at 1:30 p.m. at the ARCC. The Candlelight Quilt Guild meets the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. The Aberdeen Modern Quilt Guild meets the 1st Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. The meetings are open to anyone interested in quilting. Local quilters meet to share old and new techniques in cutting, piecing, color selections, and quilting by hand or machine. Demonstrations held monthly.

  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