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Berry Picking Basket - Spring 2018

$28

with Martha Chessie

Calendar Mar 6, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

I promise. Summer is coming! Come have fun and weave this solid based swing handle basket perfect for picking berries, collecting eggs, or carrying a lunch!

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

Cost includes material fee.

Will run

Learning to Sew Stitch by Stitch SII - Spring 2018

$59

with Jennifer Eaton-Burke

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

Have you been too afraid to learn how to sew? Starting to sew is simple if you go stitch by stitch. Learning how to sew is a “hands on” and “learning by doing” experience. It does take practice to build up skill in order to do all the stitches correctly, but that’s the great part about learning with your new best friend the seam ripper. After you do a few of the projects, you will feel that you can do anything with sewing!

We will cover:

  • Sewing Machine Basics, Care and Use
  • Stitch Basics and Types
  • Fabric and Fiber Types
  • Marking and Cutting Fabric
  • Understanding sewing pattern markings
  • Sizing and Fitting
  • Beginners’ Project: PJ Pants
  • Finishing Stitches and Pressing
  • Picking out your next project

NO CLASS APRIL 17

Magazine Basket - Spring 2018

$32

with Martha Chessie

Calendar May 9, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Stand your magazines upright in this woven based basket which measures approximately 10”L x 5” D x 12”H. Add color and 2 bushel side handles.

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

Cost includes $20 material fee.

Mystery Quilt in a Day - Spring 2018

$29

with Terri Laverriere

Calendar Mar 3, 2018 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.

Re-purposed Sweater Mittens March - Spring 2018

$12

with Martha Chessie

Calendar Mar 1, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

NOTE DATE CHANGE FROM THE BROCHURE.

Brrr, it is still cold outside! Come create a pair of toasty repurposed sweater mittens tonight. Bring along a washed sweater, preferably wool or wool blend, 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 it along. Instructor will have sweaters and fleece available for a small fee.

Still Life Drawing for Beginners - Spring 2018

$45

with Kyle Durkin

Calendar Mar 20, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Experience the exciting art of looking! When you draw, you learn to see things again for the first time. Line, light and shadow, space, and perspective all come together to create an image. In this class you will discover how each of those elements work to produce a great piece of art! We will also be trying out some different tools such as blending sticks and erasers and mediums such as pencil and charcoal.

Will run

The Book Inside You - Spring 2018

$90

with Toni Truesdale

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

Express your ideas into a book, novel, chapterbook, children’s book or journal. Learn to organize, brainstorm, web ideas, outline, make a storyboard and insert illustrations. Start putting your ideas into a concrete form with words and images. There will be individualized attention to each person’s project. Enjoy being creative, only you can tell your own story!

NO CLASS APRIL 18

Zippy & More Bags - Spring 2018

$12

with Terri Laverriere

Calendar May 12, 2018 at 12 pm, runs for 1 week

These bags can be used for cosmetics or a night out. They range from small to large. This class can be for any level of sewing. Also, learn how to place zippers. These bags make wonderful gifts. Please call 282-3883 for a supply list.





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