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NUNO FELT LARIAT
WITH NANCY EVANS
Saturday, September 19th - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
**NEED 4 STUDENTS TO RUN**
Learn the basics of nuno felting as you combine soft Merino wool roving and bits of silk chiffon to make this artsy necklace. Many different features can be used in this wet felting project to make it interesting and your own. We will make "dred locks" on the edge, or you can finish your piece with a silk ruffle. Making a rope will also be taught.
Students will leave class with a completed necklace however some embellishments, such as beading, can be done at home on your own. The instructor will gladly help with any ideas that students may have.
Students need to bring: a couple of old towels, needle and thread and scissors. Beads, buttons or other embellishments to decorate your piece.
Tuition is $60.00 per student and there is no materials fee. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required.
LITTLE BLACK NECKLACE
WITH DEB FAIRCHILD
Saturday, September 26th - 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
**NEED 3 MORE STUDENTS TO RUN**
For when you just need a little something special! The Little Black Necklace is made using easy bead netting technique. It is striking in black but, of course, you can make it in many other colors to complement your favorite outfit! This is a great first beadweaving project!
Tuition is $35.00 per student and there is a $15.00 materials fee paid directly to the instructor. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required.
DRAWING WITH FIRE
WITH JESSIE O'BRIEN
Saturday, October 10th - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
**NEEDS 4 STUDENTS TO RUN**
Pyrography is a wonderful craft with many exciting possibilities but can also be a little intimidating. The aim of this workshop is to help the advanced burner to make the most of pyrography and to make it a more enjoyable experience. Students do not need to know how to draw and projects will be explained and demonstrated step by step.
Students will need to bring: a soft pencil, fine grit sandpaper, utility blade, soft eraser and tack cloth or rag. Optional: leather strap and fine abrasive compound for sharpening skews. The workshop provides wood and patterns.
Tuition is $100.00 per student, and there is no additional materials fee. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required. Materials list provided when students register.
LIDDED BASKET CLASS
WITH RAY LAGASSE
Saturday, October 17th & 24th - 9:00 PM - 5:00 PM
**2 SPOTS AVAILABLE**
Lids offered will be in cherry, walnut or tiger maple.
In this one-day workshop students can choose which kind of basket they would like to make from start to finish. Ray has been handcrafting baskets for over 20 years, and we are delighted to offer both his wares and his workshops here at the Meredith gallery.
All materials and use of tools are included in the workshop fee. Students are encouraged to bring a lunch as the workshop runs a full 8 hours.
#1 Lidded Double Pie Basket
10” Wide x 10" Long x 8" High
#2 Lidded Knitting Basket
8" Wide x 8" Long x 12" High
#3 Lidded Picnic Basket
9" Wide x 15" Long x 8" High
#4 Lidded Fishing Creel Basket
5” Wide x 11” Long x 7” High
*Leather hinges and wood swing handles will be on the picnic basket*
*Double pie and picnic baskets will have brass hinges
and leather straps for the lid, with wooden swing handles*
Tuition is $145.00 per student for the Double Pie, Knitting and Picnic Basket. Tuition is $130 per student for the Fishing Creel Basket. There is no additional materials fee. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required.
BEADWEAVING: TREASURED CRYSTALS BRACELET
WITH deb fairchild
Sunday, November 15th - 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
**NEEDS 3 STUDENTS TO RUN**
We will use the tri-weave beadweaving technique to stitch an elegant, stylish bracelet. Choose your colors to create a special accessory for the holidays, or select colors that will make this a year round favorite. Some beadweaving experience is helpful but not required.
Tuition is $30.00 per student and there is a $20.00 materials fee paid directly to the instructor. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required.
holiday star ornament
WITH DEB FAIRCHILD
Saturday, December 5th - 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
**NEEDS 3 STUDENTS TO RUN**
Make some paper beads; add a little sparkle; and 'string' your beads onto a bit of wire with a few accent beads to create a shimmering holiday star ornament for your home. Ideal for gift-giving too. This is a great project for the whole family. Star measures approximately 9" in diameter.
Tuition is $19.00 per student and there is a $10.00 materials fee paid directly to the instructor. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required.
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