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Intro to Sewing
Intro to Crochet
Intro to Knitting
Kid's Intro to Sewing
Learn the timeless art of crochet. In this class we will cover tension, technique, tools, and yarn, as we make a scarf or washcloth. We will begin the project in class and learn all the skills needed so you can finish at home.
Learn to knit! Techniques covered in this class will be casting on, knit stitch, purl stitch, and alternating stitches to create ribbing. You will learn to read a pattern as we make the Wheat Scarf designed by Tin Can Knits. We will also talk about tension, unknitting, and binding off, and we will explore both English and Continental styles of knitting.
Give that special kid the gift of sewing! Let your child age 8 and up have a fun day learning to sew. We will cover threading the machine, tools of the trade, and the basics of machine sewing. He or she will leave with their very own pillow for their room!
Bring a machine if you have one, or let us know to reserve one for you!
If you are a true beginner to machine sewing or want a refresher on your basics, this class is for you! We will make this little tote bag as we talk about the basics of fabric, tools, and notions and learn to thread and use your machine.
No machine, no problem. Just let us know ahead of time to have one ready for you. Note that this class is for adults 13 and up.
Learn to use your serger! In this class we will explore the functions of the serger as we make this little drawstring bag. We will go over threading the serger, choosing and making the perfect stitch, and care and maintenance of the machine. This is the perfect class for someone who has never used their machine or just wants a refresher on the basics. Plus you'll walk away with an awesome handmade bag.
In this class we will learn to crochet from a pattern while making some little flower motifs. Crochet patterns can be written in abbreviations, or as a diagram of symbols. We will cover all the information needed to interpret both formats. Your crocheted flowers can be used as an ornament or to embellish another piece. After this class you will be ready to take on any crochet project that uses a pattern.
Do you have a Cricut, but don’t know where to start?
Interested in getting a Cricut to make some neat
projects? Come to the Cricut 101 class. It’s truly a beginner’s class. No need to bring your machine, as it will be a lot of demonstration. We will use the instructor's machine and computer in the class. We will complete a project using either permanent adhesive vinyl or heat-transfer vinyl. You can design a coffee mug or design a zip bag, which will be provided for you to choose from.
In this class, we will cover the Cricut Machine, the basics of Design Space(the computer program used for a Cricut), basic tools used with a Cricut, and different types of vinyl.
Come learn the basics of wet felting and make a beautifully textured scarf. This unique addition to your wardrobe is light, airy and perfect for spring! All supplies are included, please just bring two old towels!
Learn to make a woven tapestry wall hanging on a frame loom! This beginner-friendly class will cover warping the loom, basic stitches, and weaving in tails. Make up your own freeform design as you go, and incorporate yarn of all colors and sizes, and even wool roving or fabric scraps! Frame looms and yarn will be provided. You are also welcome to bring any additional yarn, roving, buttons, or beads you wish to add!
Learn how to spin your own yarn from wool using a drop spindle. The drop spindle is a great way to try out spinning without making the commitment of buying a wheel. In this class, we will learn about types of fiber, drafting, plying, and finding your flow in spinning.
Learn to make the Katherine Hat in this three-part skill building class. This hat is knit from the bottom up, and the first class day will begin with casting on in the round and learning the twisted rib stitch for a beautifully defined nice ribbing.
On the second class day, we will learn to knit two types of cables. In the third session we will learn the decreases needed for the crown shaping. We will also learn to switch to double-pointed needles for the top part of the hat. This hat is a fun, rewarding knit that will teach you lots of useful techniques in the process.