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Lidded Sewing Basket

$34

with Christine Smith

Calendar Nov 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This quaint basket would make a very special gift if you can give it up.  Though it is designed as a sewing basket, it makes a lovely basket to hold whatever needs a hiding place. There are several techniques used in this basket. It measures about 8" in diameter. A material fee of $20 is payable to instructor in class.

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Live Edge Resin Ocean Painting

$24

with Tara Finlay

Calendar Oct 21, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Create a dramatic ocean/beach scene using 2 part epoxy resin and pigments on a piece of live edge wood in this class that is perfect for everyone from absolute beginners to experienced artists. No artistic experience is necessary. Resin is messy so wear old clothes and tie back your hair if necessary. Pieces can be left to dry and picked up later, or you can elect to take the item home in a container provided. Materials fee of $35 payable to instructor the night of class.

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Mr. Chris-Moose tangled with a Christmas Tree! (Needle Felting)

$24

with Beva Meagher

Calendar Dec 2, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Come join us to needle felt this somewhat bumbling, sweet and funny  3-D moose!  This will be a fun project and something that will garner smiles as we craft local sourced wool into an adorable Maine moose.  Instruction on needle felting techniques and all materials and tools will be provided by the instructor.  A $20 materials fee is payable to the instructor at class.

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New England Gobbler (Needle Felting)

$24

with Beva Meagher

Calendar Nov 18, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Add a bit of whimsy to your Thanksgiving Day by crafting this New England Gobble needle felted turkey. Instruction will be provided to complete your very own needle felted 3-D sculpture turkey. Kits and tools will be provided by the instructor. Materials fee of $18 payable to the instructor at class.

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Nine Patch Cross-Body Bag

$34

with Nancy O'Connell

Calendar Oct 29, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE-DIFFERENT THAN BROCHURE!

Don't want the Sewn for the Holidays fun to end? Continue for another two weeks! You will learn the 9-patch quilt block and make it into a small lined cross-body bag. You will also learn how to use a rotary cutter.  Bring to class five coordinating fabrics each 7/8 of a yard; 7/8 of a yard of lightweight fusible interfacing; and 1/2 a yard of fusible fleece interfacing.

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Ornament Making: Adult Clay Night

$28

with Amanda Williams

Calendar Dec 6, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Get an early start on your holiday gift-list with these fabulous handmade gifts! Students will have the opportunity to glaze and make at least 8 decorative ornaments using a variety of different techniques. Shape-cutters, stencils, texture tools, will be provided, but students are encouraged to bring their own as well. Select glaze and slip colors that compliment your existing holiday decorations; customize these ornaments to your liking.   A $12 materials fee (cash only please) is payable to the instructor at the beginning of class (includes clay, slips & glaze).

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Ornament Making: Youth Clay Night

$24

with Amanda Williams

Calendar Dec 6, 2019 at 4 pm, runs for 1 week

Get ahead on your holiday shopping while your kids have fun creating unique pieces of ceramic artwork; for them to keep or to give as gifts! Students will have the opportunity to glaze, emboss, and create at least 5 handmade, ceramic decorative ornaments using fun textures, stencils, shape-cutters and more!  A $12 materials fee (cash only please) is payable to the instructor at the beginning of class (includes clay, slips & glaze).

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Paint Night: Fall Birches

$24

with Tara Finlay

Calendar Nov 8, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn to make a loose, colorful painting of birch trees with the palette knife in this twist on paint night. Palette knives can create very interesting textures and effects. We'll also learn about toned under-paintings which can really make your colors pop.  No art experience or "talent" necessary in this guided lesson. A $20 materials fee payable to instructor the night of class.

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