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CLASS LISTINGS

OPEN KNITTING & SPINNING CIRCLE

Instructor: Sue Kawamoto

Date: Wednesdays beginning September 12th, 2018  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Where: Guild Studio

Cost: Free 

This is a free knitting circle. Limited instruction and a fee for materials that the instructor will have available for students - yarn, needles, patterns.  Some needles are available in the guild studio for member use.  We also welcome spinners - all skill levels of knitters and spinners welcome!

FELT A CAT CAVE

Instructor: Deb Moroney

Date: Saturday, March 7th, 2020

Time: 10 am - 1:00 pm

Where: 7 Sisters Studio on Erie Street in the Lowell District

Cost: $30/members $40/non-members

Material Fee: $5

Experience Level: Beginner

Flat felting using a resist which then becomes a 3D structure with pounding and forming.  Your kitty will love it!.  

Maximum students: 6      Minimum students: 6

TAPESTRY MINI-BAG

Instructor: Darquis DeCoz

Date: March 20th, 2020  4:00-8:00 pm

Where: Guild Studio

Cost: $30 for Guild members - $35 for non-Guild 

Materials Fee: $15  (includes heavy cardboard, warp thread, large needle and a stash of yarns and threads to work with)

In this class you will learn how to make a small pouch or a piece of creative textured fabric to add to another piece. By using a heavy piece of cardboard or plastic as a base to work on you will learn to set a warp.

Then with the use of a long, large eye Needle and a variety of threads and yarns you will learn a weaving technique similar to tapestry.

Students will play with colors and textures, will create stripes and undulations to end up with a fabulous piece of art.

Student may bring some favorite yarns/threads to work with.

EMBELLISHED COILED BASKET

Instructor: Darquis DeCoz

Date: April 3rd, 2020  4-8 pm

Where: Guild Studio

Cost: $30 for Guild members - $35 for non-Guild 

Materials Fee: $35  (see below for kit description)

In this class you will learn how to make a basket using a coiling technique. With a cotton cord as a core and wrapping it with yarn, waxed cotton/linen you will be surprised at what you can create. You will learn how to taper your ends to add more cording and how to end and start a new thread.

 

Since Darquis enjoys beading, she will teach you a simple beading technique to embellish the edge of your basket. Then she will demonstrate how to sew on the flowers, leaves, drops and pearls, to create a most beautiful piece of art. You will enjoy making and giving these little baskets to friends and loved ones. 

Bring to class:

· scissors

· small tray to work from to hold your beads

· and a creative mind

The material fee covers a kit that includes:

· cotton cording

· yarn or wax cotton/linen

· large round tip needle

· two beading needles #10 (in case you break one)

· beading thread

· wax

· mix colored seed bead in various size

· glass bead flowers, leaves and drops

· small and larger pearls

Maximum students: 10

SHIBORI APPLIQUED POUCH WORKSHOP (4 CLASS DAYS TOTAL)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Instructor: Mimi Joyal

Date: April 10th, April 18th, April 26 and May 4, 2020 10:00 am - 4:00 pm each day.  

Where: Guild Studio

Cost: $25 for Guild members - $40 for non-Guild 

This is  a special class offering - the tuition fees will be donated by Mimi to the Scott Roberts Memorial Scholarship Fund. 

Materials Fee: All materials are being donated by Mimi

Students will be using vintage indigo dyed fabrics from Japan and will make a small pouch using hand sewing techniques.

LEATHER LACING BRACELET

Instructor: Darquis DeCoz

Date: April 17th, 2020  4-8 pm

Where: Guild Studio

Cost: $30 for Guild members - $35 for non-Guild 

Materials Fee: $35  (see below for kit description)

In this class you will produce a beautiful bracelet by using leather lacing, a favorite shank button and beads. This great technique will make a single, double or triple unisex bracelet for you or for a gift for a special someone. Student’s don’t require any prior beading experience or supplies. Just come and enjoy this fun technique and make yourself a beautiful piece of jewelry.

The material fee covers a kit that includes:

· leather lacing

· shank button

· double hole beads

· beading needle

· beading thread and wax

This will be enough for a double stranded bracelet.

Maximum students: 10

 

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