Winter 2016

CIRCLE OF SNOWMEN WOOL FELT CANDLE MAT: Eight, wool capped, snowmen ring this hand stitch mat. All you need to bring to class is a pair of small scissors. An easy, one night project and a great way to learn some hand stitches. Beginners welcomed. This mat is approximately 15 inches round.                                                                                             Tuesday, January 26, 6:30 – 9:30pm                                                                                           Reg. fee $7 + $10 materials                                                                                                          Robin Langevin, instructor

“Valentine Heart” Crazy Quilt Banner: My original design Valentine Heart quilt banner (approx. finish size 20 x 20 in.) will introduce students to the art of common hand embroidery finishing stitches fund in crazy quilts- or use your sewing machine decorative stitches instead. Lace trim at the base of the banner and embellishments add a special touch, so this is a good time to rummage through your inherited treasure chest for special additions! The banner style makes it a great addition to your wall or door.                     Thursdays: Jan 28th and Feb 4th; 6:30-9:30pm.                                                                         Reg. fee $7                                                                                                                                            Pat St. Germain, Instructor

HEARTS AND PINWHEELS QUILT: All we need is love, and maybe a little quilt. Using minimal amounts of fabric, sew this small hearts wall hanging in colors of your choice just in time for Valentine’s Day. Great way to use up some of your stash, and fat quarter friendly.                                                                                                                                 Reg. Fee $21                                                                                                                                Tuesdays, Feb. 9, 16, and 23, 6:30-9:30 pm                                                                              Laura Machowski, instructor

HEART POCKET BASKET: This is a very unique heart shaped basket, with red accents. It will look great hanging on a door or wall for Valentine’s Day and the whole year. It also forms a pocket at the end of weaving that can be used to hold your Valentine cards or fill with greenery. Over dyed with black walnut.                                                                    Thursday, February 11, 6:30 – 10 pm                                                                                            Reg. fee $ 7+ $ 12 materials                                                                                                          Robin Langevin, instructor

UFO: Have lots of fun with fellow crafters working on your unfinished projects. An instructor will be there to assist you in completing your projects. This will be a potluck lunch, so sign up for what you would like to bring.                                                             Saturday, February 13, 10 – 4pm                                                                                                  Reg. fee $10, pay that day                                                                                                                       Lee Rao, instructor

KUMIHIMO BRACELET: Kumihimo is Japanese for “gathering threads”. This bracelet will be woven on a foam disc called a marudai. Because you are doing the weaving your bracelet will fit perfectly to your wrist. The bracelet is woven with black and silver cording and has a large whole bead that slips over the braid and is centered on the top of your wrist. It is finished off with a toggle closure.                                                                       Wednesdays, Feb. 17 & 24, 6:30-9pm                                                                                          Reg. fee $12 + $18 kit, marudai included.                                                                                 Nancy Abato, instructor

MORROCAN TOTE: Crochet cotton tote with leather handles. This 14-x12 inch tote uses Tunisian crochet to create a small grid base to cross-stitch a Moroccan design. First class is starting the crochet tote, which you will complete at home before the next class. The second class is cross stitching your design and making your lining. Third class is putting tote together and adding leather handles and closure. Bring your own yarn or buy with the group to get a discount.                                                                                                               Thurs., Mar. 3,10 & 24 6:30-8:30pm                                                                                           Reg. fee $18 + $18 leather handles and closure                                                                            Robin Langevin, instructor.

ITTY BITTY PENNY RUG: This miniature rug is made from a variety of wool scraps matted onto a flannel background then mounted in a wooden frame. You can display this primitive piece on the wall or a table. All supplies included, just bring a pair of scissors. Bonnie Sullivan design.                                                                                                           Monday, Feb. 29th 6:30 -8:30pm                                                                                                 Reg. fee $18 + $25 supplies.                                                                                                         Robin Langevin, instructor

UFO: Have lots of fun with fellow crafters working on your unfinished projects. An instructor will be there to assist you in completing your projects. This will be a potluck lunch, so sign up for what you would like to bring.                                                           Saturday, March 5, 10 – 4pm                                                                                                         Reg. fee $10, pay that day                                                                                                                       Lee Rao, instructor

CERAMIC & CRYSTAL BEAD BRACELET: This lovely bracelet will get a lot of compliments. When mixing these beads you get a dress up or dress down accessory. Silver metal spacer beads and toggle clasp finish off this bracelet. Learn placement, stringing and proper crimping to give your bracelet a professional finish.                                                    Wednesday, March 9, 6:30 -8:30pm                                                                                             Reg. fee $7 + $20 supplies.                                                                                                             Nancy Abato, instructor

REVERSEABLE VALENTINE / ST. PAT SIGN: This kid’s class is will be making a burlap and wood sign that goes from LOVE on one side to LUCK on the other side We will be using colored scrapbook paper and ribbons to complete this door hanger.                                                                                                                                          Saturday Feb. 6, 1-4pm                                                                                                                         Reg. fee $ 5+ $5 materials                                                                                                             Robin Langevin, instructor

 

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