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Sewing and Needlecraft

in Arts and Crafts

ADVANCED SWEDISH WEAVING

$20

with Andrea Johnson

Calendar Nov 12, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

If you enjoy Swedish Weaving then you will appreciate the advanced class. The instructor will choose a pattern and you will create a blanket of your very own.  Bring a $25 lab fee to be paid to instructor to cover materials. Weaving needles will be supplied and available to purchase for an additional fee if desired.  LIMIT 10

GOD’S EYE (advanced)

$13

with Mary Minney

Calendar Nov 5, 2019 at 6 pm

Turn sticks and yarn into a beautiful God's eye you could display in many ways. You will learn advanced techniques, variations on the basic shape and possible ways of displaying your art work

Bring a $5 lab fee to be paid to the instructor.

INTERMEDIATE SEWING

$40

with Lisa Gessner

Calendar Oct 29, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This class will build on the skills taught in basic sewing by covering simple zipper installation, patchwork piecing, stitch-in-the-ditch quilting, bias tape application, decorative stitching and buttonhole sewing.  Student will receive a folder of intermediate sewing information, project materials and machine bobbins.  Each student will sew a zippered pouch, a placemat and a drawstring bag. An additional project of instructor's choice may be provided if time permits.  Machines are available for your use.  Please bring a basic sewing kit to class that includes sharp scissors, straight pins, safety pins, a seam ripper, a small ruler and white thread.  Bring a $15 lab fee to be paid to the instructor LIMIT 8 (Ages 10 years and older)

OPEN SEWING LAB

$40

with Lisa Gessner

Calendar Nov 26, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Do you have a sewing dilemma? Do you need a little help solving a problem so you can complete your project? Then gather up a few of your UFOs (unfinished objects) and bring them to open lab time! Topics covered include pattern alterations and layout, clothing care and repair (buttons, hems, zipper replacement, etc.), basic quilting, and craft sewing. Students will receive a folder of sewing information and machine bobbins. Machines are available for your use.  Bring a $5 lab fee to be paid to the instructor.  (Ages 10 and older) LIMIT 8                                                                                                                                                

SWEDISH WEAVING

$20

with Andrea Johnson

Calendar Nov 21, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

NOTE: THERE HAVE BEEN DATE CHANGES TO THIS CLASS. THE NEW DATES ARE AS FOLLOWS:  NOV 21ST, DEC 5TH, DEC 12TH & DEC 19TH. (No Class on November 28th due to Thanksgiving).

To begin a Swedish weave project, all you need is yarn, weaving needle, a pattern and monk’s cloth. That's it! It is so easy to learn and simple to do which makes it the best needlecraft ever! Students will create a holiday themed table runner approximately 60 L x 22 W. Bring a $17 lab fee to be paid to instructor to cover materials. Weaving needles will be supplied and available to purchase for an additional fee if desired.  LIMIT 10

WOOL EMBROIDERY - BEGINNERS
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WOOL EMBROIDERY - BEGINNERS

$40

with Caitlin Kern

Calendar Nov 7, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Embroidery can be a very relaxing and fun craft to learn. Using wool, students will learn the different stitches and techniques used in embroidery. You will be given a kit with all the supplies for your project however, any special colors of floss should be brought by the student along with scissors and needles. Please bring a $15 lab fee to be paid to the instructor to cover materials.  (No class 11/28)





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