Jazzturtle Creations

Creative Spinning Classes

Please note: In person studio classes are presently on pause due to COVID precautions. We are offering Virtual classes via Zoom. Individual Virtual sessions are 40 min, $30 a session. Or you can buy a series of 4 and get one free. Sessions can be tailored to the topics the student wants to cover. More intensive study requires the purchase of a series of sessions.

Studio members have priority to sign up for group classes.

Creative Spinning Classes

Esther teaches dozens of spinning classes and topics. One on one virtual sessions or group sessions can be tailored to the students needs. If you don’t see the exact topic you’d like to have taught, shoot over a message.

Class One

Corespinning

The structure and technique to creating a functional sound yarn. Includes how to add in embellishments like feathers, sequins and ribbon. Kits available.

In-Person Studio Class

One Session - 90 Minutes. No experience required. $30 plus materials.
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Class Two

Corespinning Over Structural Cores - Elastic, Wire and Lightwire

Expands on corespinning technique to be used over structural cores. Includes techniques to make wearables right off the wheel.

In-Person Studio Class

Her dyepots, though can be recreated to be similar, they are all one of a kind. These classes work though her experience and share her trips and tricks for dyeing. Included are how to dye long locks, and how to dye locks in the grease.
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Class three

Class Four

Wildplying

Textured extreme plying techniques. Coils, bobbles, beehives, twists and stacks are included.

In-Person Studio Class

One Session - 90 Minutes. No experience required. $30, includes materials. 16 and under please.
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Class Five

Layered Plying

Crepes and Cables. The rules of layered plying are tested then going extreme layered.

In-Person Studio Class

One Session - 90 Minutes. No experience required. $30 plus materials.
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Class Six

Boucle Study - The Effect of Textured Singles in a Boucle

Once you know the rules of the layered ply, begin to explore how you can manipulate them. This class takes the boucle texture through 2 nontraditional single structures - corespun and thick and thin. See what happens when you apply different techniques to different structures.

In-Person Studio Class

One Session - 90 Minutes. No experience required. $30, includes materials. 16 and under please.
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Class Seven

Intentional Art Yarn and Design

Explore the difference between creative yarn and true art yarn. Learn how Esther plans her concept yarns - she will share her brainstorming and mapping process and how she collects supplies and designs an art yarn.

In-Person Studio Class

One Session - 90 Minutes. No experience required. $30 plus materials.
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