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A Library of Hand Bound Books


with Gayle Fitzpatrick

Calendar Oct 2, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

In this class, students will create five/six book structures: a simple pamphlet book, a Japanese Stab Bound book, a basic Codex, a hard cover accordion book, a hard cover book with signatures sewn on tapes, and flutter books. Class will focus on the techniques, structures, tools, materials and processes.

Tuesday, Oct. 2-Oct. 30, 6:30-8 p.m., 5 Sessions

Course Fee: $52

Material Fee: $8, Payable to instructor at class

Beginner Drawing


with Gayle Fitzpatrick

Calendar Nov 6, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Develop skills to draw what you see. Start with the basics: contour, perspective, value shading, composition, and gesture. Then move on to observational drawing using line, gesture, shape, value and texture to record and interpret reality.

Bring to class: Materials list supplied at registration.

Tuesday, Nov. 6-Dec. 4, 6:30-8 p.m., 5 sessions

Course Fee: $52

Beginner Paper Quilling: Session I


with Dianne Couture

Calendar Oct 25, 2018 at 3:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Paper Quilling looks intricate and complicated but it is surprisingly simple. It's easy to learn and fun to see assembled shapes result in finished designs! In this class, you will learn the art of rolling and scrolling pre-cut strips of quilling paper with a quilling tool start a reference card of shapes and complete your first project. Register for Session 2 and continue quilling after the Thanksgiving break!

Bring to class: Materials list supplied at registration.

Thursday, Oct. 25-Nov. 15, 3:30 – 6:00 p.m., 4 Sessions

Course fee: $62

Beginner Paper Quilling: Session II


with Dianne Couture

Calendar Nov 29, 2018 at 3:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

In Session 2, you will continue rolling, scrolling, shaping and creating. It’s amazing how many different shapes can be made out of a rolled paper coil! Learn additional techniques and applications, add to your reference card and complete additional projects. ​

Bring to class: Your supplies from previous paper quilling class.​

Thursday, Nov. 29 – Dec. 20, 3:30 – 6:00 p.m., 4 Sessions

Course fee: $62

Drilled Beach Stone: Necklace & Key Ring


with Susan Randall

Calendar Sep 20, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

PLEASE NOTE NEW START DATE (different then in paper brochure). Learn to turn beach stones into beautiful one of a kind necklaces and key rings by safely drilling beach stones, setting grommets and attaching jump rings. At the end of class, you will have 2 necklaces and 1 key ring. Choose from prepared stones that Susan will provide. If time allows additional materials may be purchased to make more items.

Thursday, Sept. 20-Oct. 4, 6-7:30 p.m., 3 sessions

Course Fee: $67

Material Fee: $5, payable to instructor at first class.

Full Course

Drilled Beach Stone: Wine Glass Charms


with Susan Randall

Calendar Nov 8, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Class up your wine glass and never mix up your glasses again with these custom Beach Stone Wine Glass Charms! Learn how to safely drill beach stones to make a set of 4 individual wine glass charms and a wine bottle charm.  Choose from prepared stones that Susan will provide.

Thursday, Nov. 8, 6-8:30 p.m., 1 session

Course Fee: $40

Felted Soap


with Sarah Holden Remick

Calendar Oct 22, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

In this class, you will work with pre-cured soaps and learn how to make a luxurious felted soap. You will work with Marino wool to make basic designs in your soap giving a soft wool casing for your soap. You will leave this class with a felted soap.

Monday, Oct. 22, 6-7:30 p.m., 1 Session

Course Fee: $35

Felting Nature: Woodland Creature


with Jennifer Field

Calendar Oct 2, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

In this fun & colorful 2-night workshop, students will explore needle felting techniques to "sculpt" wool fleece into a woodland animal. Either a fawn or a fox.  Students will learn how to create a sturdy wire skeleton (armature), about animal proportions and how to sculpt a solid core in natural undyed wool fleece, using very sharp barbed needles. Day two students will focus on applying color and finishing details. Glass eyes created by the instructor will bring your creation to life. This is an advanced beginner friendly class, meaning some creative experience. Felting or sculptural experience is helpful. Bring to class: a 3 needle Pink Clover pen holder (they are available online or from instructor for $14), bring a pen and sketchbook (for notes), if you own them, bring wire cutters, needle nose pliers and small SHARP scissors (instructor will bring some to share). Extra needles, glass eyes, wire, needle holders and fleece will be available for purchase from instructor.

Tuesday, Oct. 2-9, 6-9 p.m., 2 sessions

Course Fee: $65    

Material Fee: $30, payable to instructor at first class

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