Karen Lewis Fiber Studio

Laramie Plains Civic Center,
710 E Garfield, Room 333

Fiber Studio WeavingThe Karen Lewis Fiber Studio became a reality Decem-ber 2016 through a crowdfunding campaign. This project has been a goal of the Wyoming Women’s Business Center (WWBC) for many years.

Karen Lewis was the mother of the current WWBC executive director, Debbie Gorski.

Karen Lewis was a talented woman who enjoyed many hobbies. She was an oil painter, tole painter, expert seamstress and knitter. She dabbled in many needle art projects and would on occasion re-upholster furniture. She owned a knitting business in Lyman, Wyoming in the 60’s-Pine Needles Knit Shop. The shop sold yarn and notions as well as hand and machine knitted items. She created heavy knit sweaters with animal designs.

Call for more information or to reserve the room:
307-460-3944 or email debk@uwyo.edu


Fiber Studio SewingThe Karen Lewis Fiber Studio is open to any-one who wants to learn or just use the studio to sew, knit, crochet, weave, batik, felt, recycle clothing and just about anything else.

Workshops and classes will be available on a regular basis. Open studio time allows anyone to come in and use equipment to work on projects or bring your own equipment to work in a relaxing atmosphere.

Room Rates:

Reserve the room for your own event for a week-$165

Work in the studio using studio equipment (i.e. sewing machine, sergers, knitting machines weaving looms)-$20 per day or $60 per month.

Drop in for a few hours – donation

One-on-one instruction on equipment per hour-$20.00. (Must make appointment, one week ahead of time).