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Atelier

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10128 Donner Pass Rd.
Truckee, CA 96161
(530) 386-2700
Hours:
Every Day 10am-6pm

About Us

Atelier Truckee is a place for tactile living that connects artists, collectors and community through workshops, supplies and limited edition art pieces. The retail-studio space is nestled in read more
  • About

    Atelier Truckee is a place for tactile living that connects artists, collectors and community through workshops, supplies and limited edition art pieces. The retail-studio space is nestled in historic, downtown Truckee, California, just doors down from the husband-and-wife team Brian Hess and Heather River’s flagship shop, Bespoke.

    Founded in 2015, Atelier offers a collection of hand-sourced 2-D prints, paintings and designer art wares and an exclusive collection of artist supplies, materials and yarn.

    Atelier strives to be the creative hub of the local art community by hosting workshops taught by the area’s most sought after artists, illustrators, designers, weavers, painters and more who share the vision to create always and inspire all.

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    Tuesday Nov 12, 2019
    Learn the basics of knitting in this two-hour beginners class. Participants will master basic stitches and learn about yarn, needles, and pattern reading. This class is intended for individuals who have never held knitting needles or for those who learned many years ago. It's never too late to start! And, stay and practice immediately following class at our weekly #knittingroup! ...read more
    Tuesday Nov 12, 2019
    Join us for Knitting Group. The group is open to all knitters, crocheters, loom artists ... whatever your thread, you are welcome. This is a NOT a class, it's a group intended for individuals who enjoy the company of other yarn artists. ...read more
    Wednesday Nov 13, 2019
    Woven wall hangings are back in a big way! Atelier owner, Heather River, passes on her passion and is ready to get everyone working with yarn. In this beginning class, students will get to know the basics including how to warp a loom, plain weave, create triangles, soumak (fishtail or braid), and rya (fringe). All students will take home their very own tabletop, fully assembled wooden loom, shuttle and comb. This class includes a 1/2 hour lunch break. Ages 14+. If you choose to bring your own loom, please make sure it is the same loom we use in-class. ...read more
    Friday Nov 15, 2019
    In this workshop, participants will learn the traditional art form of basket weaving with long leaf pine needles. This class covers basic techniques from start to finish with just a simple walnut in the center. Join us as we connect with nature in this unique way, creating one of a kind pine needle baskets. No experience needed. Appropriate for ages 14+. ...read more
    Tuesday Nov 19, 2019
    Learn the basics of crochet in this two-hour beginners class. Participants will master the basic stitches and learn about yarn, needles, and pattern reading. ...read more
    Tuesday Nov 19, 2019
    Join us for Knitting Group. The group is open to all knitters, crocheters, loom artists ... whatever your thread, you are welcome. This is a NOT a class, it's a group intended for individuals who enjoy the company of other yarn artists. ...read more
    Friday Nov 22, 2019
    Learn the 8th century art of Shibori, by binding textiles using wooden shapes and twine to create stunning patterns on cotton in indigo. This workshop will explore an array of tools and techniques, to produce geometric and organic patterns on fiber. In this 3-hour class, time will be dedicated to learning the folds and binds. Guests will be able to create 1 sample piece along with an original cotton t-shirt or tote bag to take home. Your finished piece will be a wearable piece of art. ...read more
    Saturday Nov 23, 2019
    This class breaks the mold on wreath making. The look of our home and how we lovingly create protective boundaries on our front door changes through the seasons. Sierra Valley's Aurora Wellise will teach the art of adorning your home with personally symbolic, powerful and visually beautiful botanic wreaths. ...read more
    Sunday Nov 24, 2019
    This class breaks the mold on wreath making. The look of our home and how we lovingly create protective boundaries on our front door changes through the seasons. Sierra Valley's Aurora Wellise will teach the art of adorning your home with personally symbolic, powerful and visually beautiful botanic wreaths. ...read more
    Monday Nov 25, 2019
    Join Atelier owner Heather River for this hands-on sewing workshop. Students will use their own sewing machine to learn how to sew fabric zipper pouches. Zipper pouches are a fun, practical and easy sewing project. ...read more
    Tuesday Nov 26, 2019
    Learn the basics of knitting in this two-hour beginners class. Participants will master basic stitches and learn about yarn, needles, and pattern reading. This class is intended for individuals who have never held knitting needles or for those who learned many years ago. ...read more
    Tuesday Nov 26, 2019
    Join us for Knitting Group. The group is open to all knitters, crocheters, loom artists ... whatever your thread, you are welcome. This is a NOT a class, it's a group intended for individuals who enjoy the company of other yarn artists. ...read more
    Wednesday Nov 27, 2019
    We are surrounded by natural beauty here in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. In this workshop, we will draw inspiration from local mountain peaks, and will cover basic color theory, watercolor techniques, and composition, to create a mountain landscape painting. Learn tips and techniques used for painting mountains with local artist Claire Lawrenson. This class is great for those who have never painted with watercolor before, as well as experienced watercolor painters. Participants are welcome to bring a mountain photo, or select from one provided in class. ...read more
    Saturday Nov 30, 2019
    Learn to create this wonderful traditional art form of making baskets with long leaf pine needles. Guiding you step by step, you will learn all the basic techniques, from a basic start all the way through to a finished basket to take home. Join us as we connect with nature in this unique way, creating one of a kind pine needle baskets. No experience needed. ...read more
    Sunday Dec 1, 2019
    This class breaks the mold on wreath making. The look of our home and how we lovingly create protective boundaries on our front door changes through the seasons. Sierra Valley's Aurora Wellise will teach the art of adorning your home with personally symbolic, powerful and visually beautiful botanic wreaths. The spirit of the plant we decorate our hearth and home with will become as important as how it looks. ...read more
    Tuesday Dec 3, 2019
    Join us for Knitting Group. The group is open to all knitters, crocheters, loom artists ... whatever your thread, you are welcome. This is a NOT a class, it's a group intended for individuals who enjoy the company of other yarn artists. ...read more
    Friday Dec 6, 2019
    Bring in your much-loved and much-worn garments for an afternoon of hand mending. Focusing on patching and sashiko techniques, this class will teach you how to extend the life of your favorite jeans, canvas bags, socks, t-shirts, jackets or any other heavy and light-weight garments. Patch material, thread, and needles will be provided. Please come with items you’d like to mend. Ages 16+. ...read more
    Tuesday Dec 10, 2019
    Join us for Knitting Group. The group is open to all knitters, crocheters, loom artists ... whatever your thread, you are welcome. This is a NOT a class, it's a group intended for individuals who enjoy the company of other yarn artists. ...read more
    Friday Dec 13, 2019
    This workshop introduces the technique known as 'dry felting' in which fleece fibers are turned into objects using a barbed needle. In this class, we will focus on creating a bird, first by making a basic shape using white fleece and felting needles. Once the body and head are formed, we will embellish them with colored fleece to create the beautiful bird of your choice, either realistic or flight of fancy! Once our bird is ready, we will construct and attach legs to help the bird either stand or perch to fit your decor. ...read more
    Saturday Dec 14, 2019
    Learn to create this wonderful traditional art form of making baskets with long leaf pine needles. Guiding you step by step, you will learn all the basic techniques, from a basic start all the way through to a finished basket to take home. Join us as we connect with nature in this unique way, creating one of a kind pine needle baskets. No experience needed. ...read more
    Tuesday Dec 17, 2019
    Join us for Knitting Group. The group is open to all knitters, crocheters, loom artists ... whatever your thread, you are welcome. This is a NOT a class, it's a group intended for individuals who enjoy the company of other yarn artists. ...read more
    Tuesday Dec 24, 2019
    Join us for Knitting Group. The group is open to all knitters, crocheters, loom artists ... whatever your thread, you are welcome. This is a NOT a class, it's a group intended for individuals who enjoy the company of other yarn artists. ...read more
    Tuesday Dec 31, 2019
    Join us for Knitting Group. The group is open to all knitters, crocheters, loom artists ... whatever your thread, you are welcome. This is a NOT a class, it's a group intended for individuals who enjoy the company of other yarn artists. ...read more
    Tuesday Jan 7, 2020
    Join us for Knitting Group. The group is open to all knitters, crocheters, loom artists ... whatever your thread, you are welcome. This is a NOT a class, it's a group intended for individuals who enjoy the company of other yarn artists. ...read more
  • Directions

    We're located at 10128 Donner Pass Road.