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Sanford Community Adult Education

Arts & Crafts

in Personal Enrichment

Beginner Crochet


with Jamie Boucher Simpkins

Calendar Current session started Mar 21, 2023 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Have you ever wanted to make your own hats, scarves or doilies?  Bring a ball of yarn and crochet hook and I'll show you how!  You'll also learn about the tools of the trade and a bit of crochet history! (no class wk of 2/20 & 4/17)

Crochet (Advanced Techniques)
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Crochet (Advanced Techniques)


with Jamie Boucher Simpkins

Now that you have the basics of crochet you probably still have questions. Come to a class where you can ask your advanced questions and learn some new stitches. We’ll cover tunisian, aran and finishing stitches. Bring your projects, yarn and hook, or be ready with questions. No class 4/19.


Beginner Quilting


with Nancy Lamontagne

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 3, 2023 at 10 am, runs for 3 weeks
1 additional session on Apr 6, 2023

Welcome to the world of quilting! Whether you are an experienced sewist or are totally new to sewing, this class will give you a great start to quilting! You will be starting with the basics of quilting, fabric education and selection, pattern reading, cutting with a rotary system, piecing, layering, basting, and simple quilting. Knowledge of your sewing machine is a prerequisite for the class. This is a three week interactive class consisting of three 3-hour sessions.

There is a supply list for this course that can be emailed to you or you can click here:


Wire-Wrapped Jewelry


with Elizabeth Goody

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 3, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
2 additional sessions through Apr 24, 2023

Beth will present a different wire-wrapped pendant project each week. 

Come to one or all three wire wrap classes and learn a variety of techniques. First class: wire wrapped pendant. Second class: pendant. Third class: Tree of Life. $7 materials fee due at first class, and paid directly to instructor (per class).



Watercolor Workshop for Beginners Beginners


with Judy Gaudet

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 5, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks
Learn and practice watercolor techniques by painting four subjects designed to present a variety of painting challenges This course is intended for persons with little or no previous art experience. Both new and returning students are welcome. A $5 material fee is payable to the instructor at the first class. Limited seating. (No class on 2/22)

Milk, Soaps, Lotions & Salves


with Anita Harris

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 26, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

This course will start with two nights of milk-based soaps for students with some soap-making experience. This will be followed by three nights covering herbal salves, lotions, and summer serums.

Materials fee of $40 (CASH) will be paid on the first night to the instructor.

Cricut Basics - Hands on Crafts


with Sheri Tweedie

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 27, 2023 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Learn how to make projects on your Cricut!This will be a hands-on, project-based class. Participants will learn how to make fun mini projects (mugs, koozies, etc.) as well as a t-shirt.  This course is for beginners or intermediates. Come and join the fun!

$68 registration plus

$50 materials fee (to be paid in the office on the first night of class)

Hammered Silver Jewelry


with Elizabeth Goody

Calendar Next available session starts May 1, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Come create an original piece of hammered sterling silver jewelry. You will be able to make a pendant or earrings. There will be a variety of stones/beads and silver to choose from. Please bring any jewelry tools you may have.

Materials fee of $10 is due at first class, and is paid to the instructor. Additional materials may be purchased if needed.



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