Holiday 2018




Nancy Abato, Coordinator ********* Christine Macaulay, Assistant Coordinator

REGISTRATION FORM In-person registration will be held on Saturday, November 3rd, from 9am to 1pm. After this date, mailin 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 Abbott Valley Run Road in Cumberland. View pictures of class items at

DOUGH ORNAMENTS: Create at least 6 of your own adorable Christmas ornaments with salt dough. In the first class, you will design the ornaments on your own cookie sheet and bring them home to slow bake. In Class #2 we will paint the ornaments and get them ready for sealing.                                                                                                                               Reg. fee $14.00 Materials $5.00                                                                                                  Tuesday, November 6th & Monday, November 19th 6:30-10:00                                    Christine Macaulay, Instructor

HANGING FABRIC CHRISTMAS TREE: This 18” fabric Christmas tree will be a great addition to your holiday décor. It can either be a wall hanging or a door decoration. Minimal sewing experience needed.                                                                                             Reg. fee $ 7.00                                                                                                                                    Tuesday, November 27th 6:30-10:00                                                                                         Susan Spear, 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. There will be a potluck lunch, so sign up for what you would like to bring.                                                                   Reg. Fee: $10.00 (pay that day)                                                                                            Saturday, November 17th 10:00 – 4:00                                                                                         Lee Rao, Instructor

SNOWMAN WITH TOP HAT: Make this adorable snowman wearing a black top hat, glasses and scarf carrying holly greens. A great addition to your holiday collection.               Reg. fee $7.00, Materials $20.00                                                                                           Thursday, November 8th 6:30-10:00                                                                                         Anne Aussant, Instructor

SNOWMAN/PEDESTAL: This snowman is perched on a pedestal and adorned in a winter hat and scarf holding a wreath with a big red bow.                                                       Reg. fee $ 7.00 Materials $18.00                                                                                             Thursday, November 15th 6:30-10:00                                                                                            Anne Aussant, Instructor

KNITTED COWL: The permanent folds in this cowl are created by wide cables. It can be worn scrunched or with the edges rolled inward.                                                                      Reg. fee $7.00                                                                                                                                    Monday, November 26th 6:30 – 9:30                                                                                             Nancy Abato, Instructor

KIDS NOVEMBER CLASS/SHELL ANGEL ORNAMENT & SANTA BRUSH ORNAMENT: Children will assemble sea shells in the shape on an angel. While the glue dries, they will draw a face on a wooden ball which will be attached to the angel body. Items to decorate will be provided so each child can individualize their Angel. The Santa Brush will include using paint, so old clothes are recommended. Once the painted areas dry, your child will have all supplies needed to complete their own special Santa Brush to hang on their tree.                                                                                                                            Reg. Fee: $3.00 Materials $8.00                                                                                                Saturday, November 10th 1:00 – 4:00                                                                                       Brenda Paquin, Instructor

 “STACKS” QUILT: Get your holiday quilting off to a fun start with the easy, whimsical “Stacks” quilt in a two-night workshop! We’ll capture in fabric the “stacks of stuff” we all have around the house. We’ll sew pinwheels and strip pieced units that shift in position to create the “stacks” effect. This is a great quilt for featuring those hard to cut up large scale or novelty/holiday fabrics. Imagine stacks of Christmas presents! The possibilities are endless! My class sample quilt featuring sewing notion fabrics, finishes approximately 54” square but can be made larger with additional units. All are welcome! Some quilting experience and precutting of fabrics for class is required.                                                        Reg. fee $14.00                                                                                                                             Wednesday, November 28th and December 5th                                                                          Pat St. Germain, Instructor

SIT & STITCH PIN CUSHION: This unique pin cushion fits perfectly over the arm of your couch or favorite chair. It can be made in the fabric and color of your choice. It measures 15” x 9” and has a strap that holds your thread, along with 4 pockets for more sewing items.                                                                                                                                     Reg. fee $7.00                                                                                                                               Thursday, Dec. 13th 6:30 – 10:00                                                                                             Nancy Bradford, Instructor

SCRAPPY FABRIC WREATH: Choose a 6” or 12” Styrofoam wreath form to create a Holiday themed wreath or one to match your home décor. You supply your own material to cover your wreath.                                                                                                               Tuesday, December 11th 6:30 – 10:00                                                                                         Reg. fee $7.00, 6” form $5.00, 12” form $10.00                                                                      Brenda Paquin, Instructor

SNOWSHOE SNOWMAN: One of Anne’s best yet! This adorable snowman is wearing the cutest winter hat and scarf while carrying his snowshoes.                                           Thursday, December 6th 6:30 – 10:00                                                                                          Reg. fee $7.00 Materials $20.00                                                                                                   Anne Aussant, Instructor

SNOWMAN/ BELL & CANDY CANE: This snowman is all ready for the holidays! Dressed in his hat and scarf, holding a candy cane, a large bell, and a wreath.                         Reg. fee $7.00 Materials $18.00                                                                                          Thursday, December 20th 6:30 – 10:00                                                                                     Anne Aussant, Instructor

SANTA: This whimsical Santa has a long white beard. He carries a bag of gifts along with cinnamon sticks and a bell.                                                                                                              Reg. fee $7, Materials $15.00                                                                                                    Thursday, November 29th 6:30 – 10:00                                                                             Christine Macaulay, Instructor

KIDS CLASS/BUTTON CHRISTMAS TREE: Your child will love building this shinny tree. Choice of 6” or 9” Styrofoam tree to decorate. Priced by size as this will determine the amount of supplies needed. Red, green and white buttons will be provided.                 Saturday, December 8th 1 – 4:00                                                                                                 Reg. fee $3.00 Materials 6” tree $12.00, 9” tree $20.00                                                       Brenda Paquin, Instructor

KNITTED HAT: Choose either a simple knit and purl hat done on straight needles or a cable hat done on double pointed needles.                                                                                 Reg. fee $7.00                                                                                                                          December 12th 6:30 – 9:30                                                                                                        Nancy Abato, 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. There will be a potluck lunch, so sign up for what you would like to bring.                                                                   Reg. Fee: $10.00 (pay that day)                                                                                            Saturday, December 15th 10:00 – 4:00                                                                                          Lee Rao, Instructor