Fun Fiber with Friends

Feb. 6th (Friday) 6-9pm $30 including materials.

 Bring your own beverage and snack, have fun with your friends and bring a scarf or a wall hanging back home with you.

If you are a current student of the studio, you may use your class time for this three hour session when you bring your friend.

Please RSVP at or 508-757-4646 to reserve your loom ASAP! First come, first serve.


”Harmony ”  A group show of Mihoko Wakabayashi (fiber), Sumiyo Toribe (painting) and Tomoko Sakai (glass)

@ The Krikorian Gallery (Worcester Center for Crafts)

Opening reception Jan. 15th (Thu.) 5:30-7:30pm,  Free, light refreshments and music will be served. Artist talk will be held.

Show Jan. 15th- Feb. 28th

Please visit our Facebook Page Harmony/?.


 Fun Fiber for Kids 

These workshops are for 6 years old and up. Each workshop fee is $40 including materials except #4. #4 is $50 plus a T-shirt since we will sew&cut kids’ designs and ship to you later.  You may sign up just one or more. 8 people maximum.If you take more than one workshop, 20% discount will apply for the second workshop.

Pre-register is required will full payment. When we cancel the workshop due to weather, we refund the full amount. If you need to cancel after the registration, we will refund full until Jan. 31st, 50% ($20)until Feb.8th, and 25% ($10)until Feb.15th. If the kid gets sick on that day or some emergence happens, we will give you one regular trial class credit  if you let us know before the workshop starts.

For pre-registration, please email Mihoko at or call her at 508-757-4646. First come, first serve.

#1 Making Hat  on Monday, Feb. 16th, 9am-12am  Kids will learn how to spin wool with a drop spindle, how to weave using the yarn they spun and shape the fabric to make a hat.

#2 Spin & Weave on Monday, Feb. 16th, 1;30pm-4;30pm  Kids will learn how to spin wool with a drop spindle and weave SAORI style to make a hanging.

#3 Making Neck warmer on Tue. Feb. 17th 9am-12pm  Kids will learn weaving on a loom and how to finish to make a neck warmer.

#4 T-shirt applique design on Feb. 18th 9am-12pm Kids will learn weaving on a loom and make the piece prepared to be applied to T-shirt. Then they will draw their designs. We, staff of SAORI Worcester will sew and cut the design and ship it later by the end of Feb.

#5 Making Hat 2 on Friday, Feb. 20th, 9am-12pm  Same as #1

#6 Spin & Weave on Friday, Feb. 20th, 1:30-4:30pm  Same as #2

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  • Scholarship available

    Thanks to Alternatives Unlimited Inc. (
    we now offer the affordable opportunity to people who have physical or emotional disabilities and challenges. $18 for Basic course /6 classes) Alternatives Unlimited Inc 's motto is "Real home. Real job. Real relationship. for people with disabilities". They have been providing variety of services in Worcester county for years. Since 2006 they helped us with the bridging grant to offer this scholarship equally for people who are served by Alternatives AND people who are not in the community. They understand how accessible SAORI Weaving is to anyone. I have met so many wonderful people through this opportunity.

    Because our studio is a safe and supportive environment for anyone, people who take classes with this scholarship will feel at home, make friends, and have fun weaving.

    Please don't hesitate to ask me any questions regard to this program. First come, first serve. Contact us ASAP. We are looking forward to having you at our studio.