Spring 2016

In-person registration will be held on Saturday, March 26, from 9am to 1pm. After this date, mail-in registrations are accepted, if space is available. ALWAYS INCLUDE A SELF-STAMPED ADDRESSED ENVELOPE FOR CONFIRMATION AND MATERIALS LIST. Registration checks are payable to the Arnolds Mills Community House. Material’s fees are payable to the instructor. Fees are non refundable unless the class is cancelled. The AMCH is located at the junction of Hillside Road and Abbot Valley Run Road in Cumberland.

FABRIC GIFT BAG: Sew this reuseable gift bag using 2 ½ Inch strips of your favorite fabric and coordinating lining. This bag will be enjoyed just as much as the gift it holds. The possibilities are endless.                                                                                                          Reg. Fee $7                                                                                                                           Wednesday, Mar. 30, 6:30-9:30                                                                                                   Laura Machowski, Instructor

ITTY BITTY PENNY RUG: Rabbits in a carrot patch. 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.                                                                                                                             Tuesday, April 12, 6:30 -9:30pm                                                                                                      Reg. fee $7 + $18 supplies.                                                                                                           Robin Langevin, instructor

LADYBUGS!!: Make this adorable tablemat/ mini quilt in one night. Four red bugs spotted with black buttons are machine sewn onto this one block square. Use on your table or hang on the wall.                                                                                                                                Thursday, April 14, 6:30-9:30pm                                                                                                  Reg. fee $7                                                                                                                                            Lee Rao, instructor

MYSTERY QUILT: It is time to solve a mystery! Join the fun for another mystery quilt. Your first clue will be at sign up! All participants must a have complete knowledge of their sewing machine, cutting with a rotary cutter, and sewing with a 1/4 ” seam. There will be homework in order to complete this quilt top.                                                                        Tuesdays, April 19, 26 & May 3                                                                                                      Reg. fee $21                                                                                                                                    Kathie Norcott, instructor

Geometric Slide Quilt: Traditional Double Z blocks are arranged in a simple staggered layout across the quilt top, creating a feeling of motion. The remaining light background columns of negative space give the eye a place to rest against the sharp geometric design. If you prefer, you may invert the pattern with a print background and light blocks for dramatic results. The quilt finishes at 60” x 60” and will be a beautiful addition to your home. All quilters welcome.                                                                                               Thursdays, May 5, 12 & 19; 6:30-9:30 pm                                                                                    Reg. fee $21                                                                                                                                          Pat St. Germain, Instructor.

SPARKLING SPRING BRACELET & EARRING SET: You will be using pretty pastel crystals with small silver caps. Bracelets can either be one color; blue, green, yellow with clear crystal, or three different pastel colors separated with clear crystals. All bracelets will have small silver caps between colors. Bracelets will have a silver toggle closure. Earrings can either be a single drop with colored crystal or two stones one clear and one pastel.                                                                                                                                     Wednesday, April 20, 6:30 -8:30pm                                                                                              Reg. fee $7 + $20 supplies.                                                                                                          Nancy Abato, instructor

STRAWBERRY AND CHERRY WOOL FELT CANDLE MAT: Be ready for the harvest of summer fruit with this lovely wool felt mat. It is has a light green base with shades of red berries. 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 16 inches round.                                                                                           Thursday, April 28, 6:30 – 9:30pm                                                                                              Reg. fee $7 + $10 materials                                                                                                          Robin Langevin, instructor

PURSE FOR ALL SEASONS: Quilted purse with changeable /exchangeable fabric covers. The covers can be made from two different fat quarters. Purse has inside pockets. The purse covers are reversible, utilize two complimentary fabrics to your purse will give you two looks with one purse. Make any number of additional covers for the purse to match your style for the day. You choose your hardware to be ordered at registration.                                                                                                                                      Tuesdays, May 10, 17 & 24, 6:30 -9pm                                                                                         Reg. fee $18 + hardware                                                                                                                  Patty Kelly-Fils. 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, May 7, 10 – 4pm                                                                                                             Reg. fee $10, pay that day

SNOWBALLS AND PINWHEELS SMALL QUILT: This small quilt wall hanging would make a wonderful addition to any room in your home using 5-inch pre-cuts (charm packs) or your fabric stash. You make it as big or as small as you like.                                 Reg. Fee $14                                                                                                                        Wednesdays, May 25 & June1, 6:30-9:30                                                                                 Laura Machowski, Instructor

TWO TIERED BASKET: This is a very unique basket with a small basket and a large basket attached to the same handle. The basket is 12 x 9 x 16 inches high and each basket is 31/2 inches high. Over dyed with black walnut.                                                           Tuesdays, May 22 & June 2 , 6:30 – 9 pm                                                                                   Reg. fee $ 12+ $ 18 materials                                                                                                        Robin Langevin, instructor

*********************** CHILDREN’S CLASSES *************************

AGES SEVEN AND OLDER

SUCCULENT MINI GARDEN: The class will be hands on gardening. The kids will be designing their own mini garden using succulent plants and miniature clay shapes, stones and twigs.

Saturday, April 23 1-4pm                                                                                                                Reg. fee $ 5+ $10 materials                                                                                                          Kathie Norcott & Robin Langevin, instructors

 

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