Temari Spiral Part 2AA12-Temari Spiral Part 2
Ann Anderson
Friday AM

Students will be making the Spiral design temari ball

Class Fee: $0 Includes All materials will be included.
Level: Intermediate
Equipment:
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Altered Book Pt 2BE07-Altered Book Pt 2
Becky Edwards
Friday AM

As described for part 1...

During part 2 of this class, the fun really begins! We will use everything at our disposal to transform our books; we will use journaling techniques to add poems and personal expression to our books!

Class Fee: $0 Includes As in part 1
Level: All
Equipment: As in part 1
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Felted SlippersBJ17-Felted Slippers
Barbara Johnson
Friday AM

Create a pair of custom wool slippers or slides! Using a resist that will be specifically cut to fit your foot, you will lay out beautifully dyed wool fibers to create warm and wonderful slippers. This wet felting project will introduce beginning and experienced feltmakers to the joy and delights of felting with wool.

Class Fee: $25 Includes All materials and use of equipment included.
Level: All
Equipment: 2 bath towels (will get soapy)
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Chair Caning Part 1DC06-Chair Caning Part 1
Diana Clarke
Friday AM

Weave a seat on a small stool using the 7 step method. Students may bring their own chair, but must call me a month in advance to assure proper size material is available. This class takes two 3 hour time slots to complete. Will be continued on Saturday morning!

Class Fee: $40 Includes Stool frame, cane and 1 dozen caning pegs
Level: All
Equipment:
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Mosaic LanternFS23-Mosaic Lantern
Frank Sulze
Friday AM

Learn to make a mosaic lantern using stained glass. Lantern with LED light included.

Class Fee: $40 Includes All materials included.
Level: All
Equipment:
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Toothbrush Table Runner or RugKT02-Toothbrush Table Runner or Rug
Kathryn Tucker
Friday AM

This durable rug looks crocheted, but it isn't! Kathryn Tucker will teach students the technique of making a small table runner or rug using a needle made from a toothbrush and strips of fabric. Time outside of class will be required to finish the project. **Please call Kathryn regarding fabric.

Class Fee: $12 Includes Wooden needle, pattern, safety pins.
Level: All
Equipment: Bring sharp scissors and/or a rotary cutter.
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MH07-Macrame is Back
Michael Hattori
Friday AM

Remember macrame? Or perhaps you don't want to? WELL. Macrame has been reborn into the 21st century, unapologetically, and it is certainly not your mother's macrame - new colors, new styles, new uses all make it a fun and even practical craft. In this class we will make a small wall hanging that will teach you all the basics and give you the skills you need to move forward into the new (and even tasteful) world of macrame. If you'd like to take the Macrame Purse class, this class will be a prerequisite for that.

Class Fee: $30 Includes all materials, including paracord, macrame board, pins, and instructions
Level: All - No experience required; anyone welcome. Basic skills will be the focus of this class.
Equipment: Sharp scissors, measuring tape, notebook, pencils.
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TZ01-Crock Pot Soap
Tracey Zinck
Friday AM

Learn how to make a luxurious soap at home in a crock pot and take home approx. 2 lbs of your own custom scented soap!

Class Fee: $30 Includes All equipment/ingredients will be provided by instructor to be used in class.
Level: All
Equipment: Students should bring the following with them: safety glasses/goggles, rubber gloves, apron.
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Basic Finger WeavingAA13-Basic Finger Weaving
Ann Anderson
Friday PM

Students will learn to weave a scarf without a loom. This technique is common to Native American tribes. It can also be found in certain Eastern Europe traditions.

Class Fee: $25 Includes A pre-measured skein of hand dyed, hand spun yarn will be provided along with the items needed to set up the weaving.
Level: All
Equipment:
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Chevron ChainCA22-Chevron Chain
Charlene Abrams
Friday PM

Using round and drop-shaped seed beads, stitch a soft, fluid chevron chain necklace which fastens with a button and loop. Don't want a necklace? You will have enough beads to make two or three bracelets (depending on wrist size). This chain is like Goldilocks: not too bold yet not too delicate, not too simple yet not too complicated - just right! For a larger picture, click here. Beading mats, scissors and thread conditioners available for use during class.

Class Fee: $45 Includes Photo-illustrated step-by-step instructions, all beads, shank button, needles and thread. Choice of colours.
Level: Beginner - Some seed bead weaving experience preferred; suitable for most.
Equipment: Glasses for close-up work if you need them. Task lamp if desired.
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Mini Barn QuiltDC10-Mini Barn Quilt
Diana Clarke
Friday PM

Using a 2 square foot pre-primed board, the class will go through each step of choosing a pattern, transferring it to the board and painting the pattern. We will use exterior paint so the block can be hung either inside or outside. Begin painting in class and finish on your own.

Class Fee: $30 Includes Board, 3 colors of paint and brushes
Level: All
Equipment: Yardstick for drawing on pattern and a hair dryer if you have one to help the paint dry.
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Mosaic Yard LightFS18-Mosaic Yard Light
Frank Sulze
Friday PM

Learn to make a mosaic cylindrical light frame with stained glass. The finished light utilizes solar charged LED lights. Base and light included.

Class Fee: $40 Includes Everything
Level: All
Equipment:
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Penny RugKT03-Penny Rug
Kathryn Tucker
Friday PM

In the 1800s, the Penny Rug was constructed of wool to brighten a table. Kathryn Tucker will assist students in selecting heavy felt for the backing, creating pennies and figures, then stitching with a decorative blanket stitch.

Class Fee: $18 Includes Wool felt kit, pattern, pins & needles, thread.
Level: All
Equipment: Scissors
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MH09-Kumihimo Bracelet
Michael Hattori
Friday PM

In this class we will use a simple kumihimo braid to make an elegant bracelet on the kumihimo disc. Ends will be finished with a magnetic clasp.

Class Fee: $30 Includes Instructions, bracelet kit, including satin rattail cord and magnetic clasp.
Level: All - Some experience with kumihimo disc is recommended, but beginners are welcome. Concentration will be required!
Equipment: One 6" kumihimo disc. I prefer the original Hamanaka brand, but Beadsmith is OK, too. You find these online or at just about any craft store now. www.braidershand carries the original. I will also bring some Hamanaka discs in case you are unable to find one. Sharp scissors, tape measure. Patience! This class will require concentration.
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10" Ribbed BasketPV10-10" Ribbed Basket
Pat Vogler
Friday ALL

Learn to construct a traditional ribbed basket.

Class Fee: $35 Includes All materials to complete basket.
Level: Advanced Beginner - Some weaving experience.
Equipment: Bucket for water, old towel, scissors, small straight tip screwdriver, pencil, snap clothespins, spray bottle.
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Acrylic Paint PouringBJ18-Acrylic Paint Pouring
Barbara Johnson
Friday Eve

Create some amazing, colorful art with acrylic paints! This technique involves mixing the paint with a flow medium and pouring it onto a stretched canvas. There is no artistic skill required, and the results are unique and beautiful.

Class Fee: $20 Includes All materials and tools provided. Students will make two paintings.
Level: All
Equipment: Bring an apron or paint shirt.
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Cocktail RingsCA23-Cocktail Rings
Charlene Abrams
Friday Eve

Use crystals and seed beads to stitch a sparkling cocktail ring that you will size to fit your finger. Time permitting, stitch a second ring using different colours. For a larger picture, click here. Beading mats, scissors and thread conditioners available for use during class.

Class Fee: $40 Includes Photo-illustrated step-by-step instructions, all beads, needles and thread. Enough for two rings. Choice of colours.
Level: Beginner - Some seed bead weaving experience preferred; suitable for most.
Equipment: Glasses for close-up work if you need them. Task lamp if desired.
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Fused Glass Yard Stakes or Fused OrnamentsFS19-Fused Glass Yard Stakes or Fused Ornaments
Frank Sulze
Friday Eve

Yard Stake:Make a 4 1/4" square fused glass insert for a wrought iron yard stake and frame (included). Use a variety of glass shapes and embellishments.

Fused Ornament:Make fused glass Christmas ornaments using precut shapes and small pieces of glass and embellishments.

Class Fee: $30 Includes Everything
Level: All
Equipment:
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TZ09-Fermented Foods
Tracey Zinck
Friday Eve

In this Hands-On class, students will learn how to preserve foods through the ancient art of fermentation by making their own Sauerkraut, Pickles, Kimchi, and other veggies. Students will have the choice to either take home active ferments or just the equipment necessary to begin fermenting on their own.

Class Fee: $40 Includes Equipment, recipes and fermented food samples (for tasting) will be provided by the instructor.
Level: All
Equipment: Students are encouraged (but not required) to bring with them 2 pint size and 1 quart size wide mouth canning jars with lids and/or a head of green, red, or Nappa cabbage.
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