Craft Center Fall Classes 2014
Wednesday, September 24th 5:30PM Collage Memory Frame Class:
Create a one of a kind miniature collage from paper or photos. Showcase them in a tiny frame to wear or hang them on ribbon.
Wednesday, September 24th 6-7 & 7-8PM Sewing 101:
This class will teach you the basics of the sewing machine along with a few simple sewing techniques.
Thursday, September 25th 6-8PM Mono Printing without a Press:
Using live plants and water soluble inks, print botanical images you can make into cards or have them
Monday, September 29th 6-8PM Dorm Light Lampshades
Bring your own mini-lights and learn how to make snazzy lampshades for them using cups and fabric. Better yet, be one of the first to sign up and the mini lamp will be included.
Tuesday, September 30th 6-9PM Patchwork Pillows:
Add a little comfort to your dorm room. You will learn a fun and simple quilt pattern to make a colorful throw pillow. Some sewing experience required.
Tuesday, October 7th 6-9PM Stained Glass Sun Catchers
Make your dorm room sparkle with these simple to construct sun catchers made out of brightly colored pieces of stained glass. Learn how to cut glass and solder all in one night! We will have several different images to choose from, or make your own image.
Thursday, October 7th 6-8PM Bees:
Have you ever wondered how many bees it takes to make a teaspoon of honey? Learn the answer to this and all other burning questions about bees and beekeeping. Stay for a demo and uncapping a frame of honey and sample honey straight from the comb!
Thursday, October 16th 6-8PM Mini Accordion Photo Album:
These little albums are fun to make and can be displayed most anywhere. You will use a wide variety of colored and patterned paper to make these little gems. No need to bring photos, you can add them later.
Wednesday, October 22nd 6-8PM Felted Vessels:
This class will teach you how to go from raw wool to felted fabric which will then be used to make a beautiful, one of a kind vase or bowl.
Wednesday, October 22nd 5:30PM Crayon Art:
Create a one of a kind colorful piece of art to hang in your dorm room. Made from crayons and a hair dryer.
Tuesday, November 4th 6-9PM
Clay Hand Building Class
Not comfortable throwing on the wheel? Build bowls using one of two methods taught, pinch or coil
Tuesday, October 28th 6-7, 7-8 & 8-9PM Tie Dye Mania is back:
Choose from one of 3 sessions. T-shirt is included. Please specify your t-shirt size when you are signing up. You may also bring up to 3 additional (small) items to dye.
Tuesday, November 4th 6-7 & 7-8PM
Fused Glass Necklace Charm:
Learn how to make glass necklace pieces to hang on your own chain. You will use a variety of colored glass to make a one of a kind charm.
Tuesday, November 4th 6-9PM
Not comfortable throwing on the wheel? Build bowls using one of two methods taught, pinch or coil bowls.
Wednesday, November 12th 6-8PM Clay Tiles:
Learn different carving techniques to create your own ceramic wall art. Carved tiles make beautiful wall art.
Monday, November 17th 6-9PM Zippy Bags
We will be making small twill bags embellished with scraps of fabric and ribbon. Learn how to put in a zipper. Some sewing machine experience is recommended.
Wednesday, December 3rd 5:30PM Ornament Decorating:
Easy to create ornaments decorated with glitter and/or paint.
Monday, December 8th 6-7PM Felted Ornaments:
Go from raw wool to felted ornaments embellished with beads and bows. Make great gift to share with friends.
Tuesday, December 9th 6-8PM Elephant Necklace:
Make an adorable silver elephant necklace form an old silver fork. It takes muscle but it is work it as you create a unique necklace.
Mini Classes held in Smith Union:
Wednesday, November 12th 5:30PM Smith Union Open Beading:
We will be adding pop up mini classes throughout the semester so take a walk through the Union to see what the Craft Center is up to. Stop by the Information desk for a list of classes. Send an email to Bonnie Pardue at: firstname.lastname@example.org sign up for classes or with any suggestions you might have for classes.