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Nine Patch Cross-Body Bag

$34

with Nancy O'Connell

Calendar Oct 30, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

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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Calendar Sep 20, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Come tour the art studio! Meet our instructors and watch them demo a variety of fun mediums. This is a great way to sample an art class before you sign up for it. First 3 people to show up to the OPEN STUDIO will each receive a 2 hour Elemental artist studio rental gift certificate! Snack on some apps and refreshments while you learn about what Arts Afire Studio has to offer; mobile art programming, private instruction, semi-private instruction, art instructor employment opportunities, artist studio rental, customized group or individual classes, art parties, and more! 

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Calendar Oct 24, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Come tour the art studio! Meet our instructors and watch them demo a variety of fun mediums. This is a great way to sample an art class before you sign up for it. First 3 people to show up to the OPEN STUDIO will each receive a 2 hour Elemental artist studio rental gift certificate! Snack on some apps and refreshments while you learn about what Arts Afire Studio has to offer; mobile art programming, private instruction, semi-private instruction, art instructor employment opportunities, artist studio rental, customized group or individual classes, art parties, and more! 

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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Pumpkin Vase: Fall Arrangement

$24

with Jazzmyne Kostelnik

Calendar Oct 26, 2019 at 2 pm, runs for 1 week

Create beautiful arrangement housed in a (real) pumpkin vase. Elegantly celebrate fall with this unique floral decor; or perhaps a sophisticated accent to your Halloween party. A collection of blooms tightly packed into a bright orange pumpkin just screams “fall.” Adorn the mantle for the change of seasons. Come join us for a fun night of designing your own custom floral display inside a pumpkin. Materials fee of $35 (cash only please) due to instructor at beginning of class.

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Repurposed Sweater Mittens

$24

with Martha Chessie

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

Come create a toasty pair of adult size mittens from a well loved wool or wool blend sweater complete with a fleece liner (makes a great present).  Please bring along a washed sweater, 1/3 yard fleece, fabric and paper scissors, pins, thread to match and a portable working sewing machine if able.  Extra sweaters and fleece will be available for a small fee and a sewing machine is available to share.

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