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Personal Enrichment

Mystery Quilt in a Day - Spring 2019

$29

with Terri Laverriere

Calendar Next session starts Apr 6, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Bring your fabric stash and come spend a day with other quilters to have a day of creating a Mystery quilt.

Supply List: your sewing skills, quilting supplies, scissors and your portable machine if able. (Some machines are available at the Learning Center.) Don't forget your lunch!

Neck Tie Ditty Bag - Spring 2019

$24

with Nancy O'Connell

Calendar Next session starts May 4, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Are you looking for something unique and that can be used every day? How about creating a ditty bag or cosmetic bag out of your dad’s, husband’s, or grandfather’s favorite neck tie. In this class you will make a ditty bag from one or more neckties that you bring to class along with contrasting fabric and two zippers.

What to bring:

  • Your sewing machine or use one of the schools
  • Sewing basket supplies
  • 1 or more neck ties
  • Contrasting fabric for lining and exterior
  • 1-14" or longer zipper
  • 1-7" zipper
  • Matching thread

One-Pot Dinners for the Busiest of Families SI - Spring 2019

$24

with Margie Genereux

Calendar Next session starts Feb 5, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Join Margie and learn how to make a delicious one-pot mac and cheese that will please any crowd. Simple recipes for many other meals will be provided.

One-Pot Dinners for the Busiest of Families SII - Spring 2019

$24

with Margie Genereux

Calendar Next session starts Apr 9, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Join Margie and learn how to make a delicious one-pot mac and cheese that will please any crowd. Simple recipes for many other meals will be provided.

Opiate Awareness - Spring 2019

$9

with Maegan Lambert-Irish

Calendar Next session starts Mar 12, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
So much of what we hear in the news today is about the “opiate epidemic”. This evening is intended to be an open discussion about what is happening locally, how we are responding to it as a community, what is available for resources and treatment options.

Pepperell Mills the Melting Pot - Spring 2019

$19

with Dana Peck

Calendar Next session starts Feb 27, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Why Biddeford Saco?...All the way to Francis T. Spencer and his blanket. This series will cover the History of the Industrial Revolution in America and how it pertained to Biddeford.

Topics:

  • Labor for the new mills
  • Mill girls
  • Working in a weave room
  • Child labor in the mills
  • Immigrants- the expanding work force

Plastic Bag Wall Basket - Spring 2019

$37

with Martha Chessie

Calendar Next session starts Mar 11, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Capture your loose plastic bags in this wonderful solid based basket with a leather handle for hanging.

Bring along a mop size bucket, scissors, 12 spring type clothespins, pencil, jackknife, tape measure, and a spray bottle.

Re-purposed Sweater Mittens - Spring 2019

$19

with Martha Chessie

Calendar Next session starts Feb 4, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week
Come create a toasty pair of adult sized mittens from a well-loved wool or wool blend sweater complete with a fleece liner. Bring along a washed sweater, 1/3 yard polar fleece, thread to match, pins, and fabric shears. If you have a portable sewing machine in good working order, please bring along. Extra sweaters and fleece will be available for a small fee.




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