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Basket Weaving 201: Hearth & Pie Baskets

$49

with Gin Randolph

Calendar Mar 14, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Students will make and take home a basket each night. The hearth basket measures 8 x 8 x 20 and the pie basket measures 10 x 10 x 10; each with a handle. Whether you’re storing kindling in one or carrying a pie in the other, both baskets are functional and utilitarian. This class is for experienced basket weavers. All supplies and materials provided.

 

Eggs to Dye For

$45

with Sharon Hill

Calendar Mar 6, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Decorate eggs with the traditional Ukrainian method (Pysanky) of using beeswax and dye (aka the batik method). Patterns are drawn on the egg with hot beeswax, which then protects the covered areas from the dye that is applied. By repeating this process with different colors of dye, a multi-colored pattern is built up. Finally, the wax is removed to reveal the colors that were covered up at each stage.

 

Rug Hooking for the Beginner

$15

with Jean Girmscheid

Calendar Mar 10, 2018 at 1 pm

Learn the art of rug hooking. We'll show you traditional and punch needle rug hooking techniques and get you started on your own project. We'll discuss the evolution of rug hooking along with its tools, fibers, patterns and rug finishing. Materials and tools provided. This is a one day class with four sessions to choose from.

 

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Seasonal Wreath Crafting

$46

with Donna Urann

Calendar Mar 5, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Come have fun and learn how to make four seasonal wreaths (spring, summer, fall and winter). Learn the ins and outs from our wreath crafting queen, Donna. She will release your creativeness and teach you how to fashion wreaths using four different forms: wire, foam, straw and vine. All materials provided for creating four wreaths.

 

Sewing 201: Quick and Easy Child's Quilt

$65

with Sharon Hill

Calendar Mar 22, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Geared toward the new quilter, students should already know how to use their sewing machine, rotary mat and rotary cutter and how to piece together a project. We will create a 40”x40” quilt using 4 or 5 coordinating fabrics which will result in a quilt that suits any person, child or otherwise. The pattern will be provided. You will receive a supply list before the first class so that we can get started right away. No class 4/19. Please bring your sewing machine, any attachments, manual (check online), an extension cord, scissors, and thread to the first class.

 

Watercolor: Landscape/Seascape Session 2

$79

with Karin Hills

Calendar Apr 5, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This class is for the beginner, but open to those that have experience and want help improving their skills. Beginners will learn basic techniques, how to mix colors and how to use brushes for different strokes. Students will be introduced to painting individual elements of the landscape/seascape and then begin putting those elements together. Your instructor will also share her tips and tricks....and she has A LOT. List of supplies provided at the first class. No class 4/19.

 

Woodworking Basics (Session 2)

$125

with George Deans

Calendar Apr 4, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This woodworking class is designed for both the beginner and experienced woodworkers. Emphasis will be on fundamentals of tools, machines and materials to create projects. Safety will be our first priority in proper shop practices.Do you have some specific aspect of woodworking you are interested in learning; hand joinery, design, finishing, etc.? Come in with a project or work with the instructor to create one. You do not have to create a project to make this class a success. You can participate in this class just to learn the machines, joinery, both hand and machine tools, or some other aspect of woodworking you find interesting. Topics such as repairs, restoration and refurbishing of existing pieces will be covered for those interested. Projects should be transportable. Participants are responsible for additional supply costs of their individual projects. No class 4/18/18.

 





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