Locker HookingAA14-Locker Hooking
Ann Anderson
Saturday AM

Locker hooking is a rug making technique. Students will be making 'mug rugs'.

Class Fee: $15 Includes All materials will be provided including canvas, locker hook, and fabric strips.
Level: All
Equipment:
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Upcycled T-ShirtsBE08-Upcycled T-Shirts
Becky Edwards
Saturday AM

Using techniques popularized by Natalie Chanin and her Alabama Chanin studio, we will turn your old t-shirts into a fancy shirt! This method uses very simple embroidery stitches and applique techniques to join and decorate two pieces of knit fabric which have been stenciled and cut. The end result is a new garment which is funky, creative and beautiful.

Class Fee: $15 Includes Stencils, paint, thread, sequins, beads, needles, instruction are included.
Level: All
Equipment: Bring two t-shirts which layer well together - these two shirts will be turned into one garment.

Bring scissors.
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Los LobesCA24-Los Lobes
Charlene Abrams
Saturday AM

Starting with a dagger bead which dangles off the bottom, learn to stitch three different motifs for these fun earrings. Use all three motifs as shown to make your first pair of earrings, and then design your second and third pairs using one or more of the motifs you just learned. 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, earring findings, needle and thread to make up to three pairs of earrings. 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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Chair Caning Part 2DC08-Chair Caning Part 2
Diana Clarke
Saturday AM

Continue weaving 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. Must sign up for Part 1 on Friday AM.

Class Fee: $0 Includes Stool frame, cane and 1 dozen caning pegs
Level: All
Equipment:
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FS24-Saucer Snowflake
Frank Sulze
Saturday AM

Make a stained glass snowflake using an antique saucer as the centerpiece of the snowflake. Stained glass and bevels are used around the saucer. Saucers are provided but students can bring their own saucer to use if desired.

Class Fee: $25 Includes All materials included.
Level: All
Equipment: Optional: Bring your own saucer.
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Toothbrush PurseKT05-Toothbrush Purse
Kathryn Tucker
Saturday AM

If you enjoy making toothbrush rugs, this is another fun toothbrush project taught by Kathryn Tucker. The purse is large enough to hold all your "stuff". Bring 2 yds of fabric of your choice and scissors to class.

Class Fee: $14 Includes Handle, pattern, wooden needle.
Level: All
Equipment: Scissors and 2 yards of fabric.
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TZ03-Crock Pot Soap (Duplicate)
Tracey Zinck
Saturday 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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Fusion QuiltAA15-Fusion Quilt
Ann Anderson
Saturday PM

The perfect marriage of quilting and crochet. Quilted squares are bordered with crochet, and joined like afghan squares.

Class Fee: $25 Includes Pre-made quilt squares (with instructions on how to make) along with all other materials will be provided.
Level: Advanced Beginner - Students must know how to crochet the following stitches: chain, single crochet and double crochet.
Equipment: Students must bring a size D crochet hook
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Quilled CardsBJ19-Quilled Cards
Barbara Johnson
Saturday PM

Learn the beautiful art of paper filigree using narrow strips of brightly colored paper coiled into charming shapes. These shapes will then be assembled onto greeting cards or gift tags, or can be used as embellishments. You can also choose to make earrings or snowflakes.

Class Fee: $15 Includes All materials included.
Level: All
Equipment:
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LeysirCA25-Leysir
Charlene Abrams
Saturday PM

Learn a simple, versatile stitch which makes an understated chain on which you will suspend a lasercut wooden pendant. Use larger beads strategically incorporated into the chain to keep the pendant centred so that you don't have to keep adjusting the clasp to the back of your neck when wearing it. Optionally add subtle interest with a repeating pattern using the larger seed beads and berry beads. The necklace fastens with a hand-forged S-hook clasp. 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, pendant, clasp, all beads, needles and thread. Choice of colours.
Level: Beginner - Some seed bead weaving experience helpful but not required; suitable for most.
Equipment: Glasses if needed for close-up work, task lamp if desired.
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DC11-Sea Grass Seat Weaving
Diana Clarke
Saturday PM

Students will weave a seat on a small seat.

Class Fee: $40 Includes Stool frame and sea grass
Level: All
Equipment:
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FS25-Saucer Wind Chime
Frank Sulze
Saturday PM

Make a wind chime using an antique saucer as the centerpiece of the wind chime Pieces of stained glass are used to make the chimes. Saucers are provided but students can bring their own saucer to use if desired.

Class Fee: $25 Includes All materials included.
Level: All
Equipment: Optional: Students may bring their own saucer.
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Penny Rug (Duplicate)KT04-Penny Rug (Duplicate)
Kathryn Tucker
Saturday 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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Macrame Mini-purseMH10-Macrame Mini-purse
Michael Hattori
Saturday ALL

Macrame has come back in new and exciting ways, including Micro-macrame and Macrame jewelry. Gone is the ugly, scratchy jute fiber and bulky linen cord! New and elegant waxed polyester fiber in very fine sizes, 1mm and finer, are used to make beautiful filigree structures.
In this full-day class we will use various basic macrame techniques and knots to create a very smart, but very cute mini-purse, just slightly bigger than a credit card, perfect for carrying cash, a debit card, keys.

Class Fee: $30 Includes Waxed 1mm macrame cord, beads, macrame board, instructions
Level: Advanced Beginner - Basic macrame skills are required! Take the "Macrame is Back" class and you'll be set. Knots: single and double half-hitches, horizontal, vertical, and diagonal; square knot, spiral square knot,overhand knot is necessary.
Equipment: Scissors, ruler, tape measure, sewing awl. If you have them: small jewelry pliers for attaching jump rings. I will have 2 pairs available.
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PacaPV11-Paca's Purse
Pat Vogler
Saturday ALL

Weave up this cute basket purse doing a 2 over 2 weave. Then finish with the start-stop weave pattern. Choice of natural or colored reed in class. Woven on a 4x9 oval base.

Class Fee: $40 Includes All materials to finish basket.
Level: Intermediate - Experienced weaver.
Equipment: Bucket for water, old towel, scissors, small straight tip screwdriver, pencil, snap clothespins, spray bottle.
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Super DuperCA26-Super Duper
Charlene Abrams
Saturday Eve

Using seed beads and two-hole super duo beads, stitch this wearable chain which can be used either as a necklace or wrapped multiple times around the wrist as a bracelet. 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, button closure, needles and thread to make a necklace at least 20" long. Choice of colours and bead shapes.
Level: Beginner - Some seed bead weaving experience preferred; suitable for most.
Equipment: Optionally, Close-up glasses, task light.
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Burlap WreathDC07-Burlap Wreath
Diana Clarke
Saturday Eve

Students will use a wire wreath frame and burlap to make a wreath that can be hung inside or outside.

Class Fee: $25 Includes Wire frame and burlap
Level: All
Equipment: A roll of wired ribbon or a premade bow and silk flowers of your choice for decorating the wreath.
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Alcohol Ink PendantsFS26-Alcohol Ink Pendants
Frank Sulze
Saturday Eve

Make several pendants using alcohol inks in a controlled manner on a variety of materials.

Class Fee: $30 Includes All materials included.
Level: All
Equipment:
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TZ11-Fermented Foods (Duplicate)
Tracey Zinck
Saturday 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 All 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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