About CREATE Seattle

October 22 - 26, 2014 • Seattle, WA



CREATE Mixed Media Retreat is a five-day event presented by the editors of Cloth Paper Scissors® magazine that gives attendees the opportunity to explore new techniques for their mixed-media artmaking, including sewing, mixed-media collage, album design, jewelry making and art journaling.


CREATE Seattle is one of four CREATE Mixed Media Retreats. The others take place July 9 - 13 in New Jersey, August 13 – 17 in Chicago and September 17 - 21 in Dallas.


CREATE Mixed Media Retreat is brought to you by Interweave/F+W Media, Inc., one of the nation's largest craft media companies in magazine and book publishing, interactive media, broadcast programming, and events for art & craft enthusiasts. Interweave publishes magazines, special publications and books, manages enthusiast web sites and produces related events.


Cloth Paper Scissors® magazine from Interweave made its debut in October 2004, and since then has taken the mixed-media world by storm. Cloth Paper Scissors® covers all types of fiber arts and collage work, including mixed media, assemblage, altered books, art dolls, visual art journals, rubber stamping, creative embroidery, and book arts. Geared toward all levels of artists, Cloth Paper Scissors® encourages both the beginning and seasoned artist to try new techniques and share their work and expertise with a greater audience.