Ukrainian Egg Decorating with
Sunday, March 16th
1:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Learn how to create a beautifully decorated egg that will last for years to come!
Judi Lemaire is an artist who specializes in Batik egg decorating. Over the past twenty years she has studied traditional designs and developed her own unique expressions using both traditional and modern methods. Judi’s work can be seen and purchased here in the Meredith Gallery.
Tuition is $30.00 per student, and there is no additional materials fee. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required
Felted Sheep Ball Ornament with Carolyn Wright
11:00am - 2:00pm
During this three hour class you will learn how to make a felted sheep ornament that can be cherished for years to come. No experience necessary and this class is for all ages.
Carolyn is a self-taught and began felting after she saw a book with felted animals on it and fell in love with it. Using small straight needles with barbs cut along the shaft, Carolyn creates wonderful animals and eggs by the process of felting wool. The wool comes from sheep at her brother’s farm in Vermont.
Tuition is $25.00 per student to be paid in advance, and with an additional $12 materials fee to be paid to the instructor the day of the class. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required. To pre-register visit the League of NH Craftsmen on 279 DW Highway, Meredith, NH or call at 603-279-7920.
Variety Basket Weaving with Ray
Saturday, April 5th 9:00am - 5:00pm ***FULL***
Saturday, April 19th 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday, May 10th 9:00am - 5:00pm
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 Double-Pie or Garden
10” Wide x 20” Long x 5” high
#2 Pack Basket
7” Wide x 14” Long x 18” High
12” x 12” x 12”
#4 Laundry Basket*
11” Wide x 18” Long x 12” High
*Optional: Wood or leather handles on woolgathering or laundry basket.
Tuition is $110.00 per student, and there is no additional materials fee. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required.
Felted Pod Pin
with Nancy Evans
Saturday, April 12th
11:00am - 3:00pm
Learn to wet felt
this spectacular pin that is very textural with bubbles and open "craters".
Looks wonderful on a coat or hat. Silk and beads will can be incorporated for
Bring to class: an old towel, scissors, needle and strong thread, pin back, beads for embellishment. All wool, silk, and felting supplies will be provided.
Tuition is $70.00 per student, and there is an additional $10 materials fee to be paid to the instructor the day of the class. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required.
Pocket Full of Posies (Soutache Jewelry) with Amee
Saturday, May 17th
10:30am - 4:30pm
Sick of Winter? Looking forward to Spring? Come garden with us! Grow a bouquet you can carry in the palm of your hand. Amee K. Sweet-McNamara’s Soutache & Bead Embroidery Class is for “Adventurous Beginners;” – great for folks who have already started working with Soutache or for brand-new students who enjoy truly immersing themselves in a craft in order to learn it well. While making this beautiful pin which can also be worn as a pendant, students will learn all of the Basics – Aligning & Stacking, Shaping Stitches, Two-Sided Joins and Edge-Beading along with some terrific bonus-skills like making Spirals, working with Super-Duo beads and Layering Components.
This is a 6-hr. Intensive for "Adventurous Beginners." Kits are required and will be provided in five different colorways including some neutrals.
Tuition is $45.00 per student, and there is an additional $35 materials fee for the soutache kits to be paid to the instructor the day of the class. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required.
Free Lace Scarf with Nancy
Friday, May 30th
10:00am - 3:00pm
Make a lacy fiber scarf with
yarns, threads, ribbons, strips and bits of fabric. Sew your fibers together
with simple "thread play" between 2 layers of water soluble stabilizer, rinse,
embellish with beads, and a fabulous art to wear scarf
Bring to class: a sewing machine in good working order ( only basic straight stitch needed), a collection of fibers, ribbons, yarns, bits of silk or other fabric, light weight fabric to tear into strips if desired( pattern on both sides a plus), sewing machine thread to compliment your fibers, and 2 bobbins wound to match, beads for embellishment if desired, needle to sew on beads, scissors. Soft fibers and ribbons are most desirable as you will have this around your neck. Extra kits will be available for purchase.
Tuition is $70.00 per
student, and there is an additional $15 materials fee
to be paid to the instructor the day of the class. Space is limited.
Pre-registration is required.
**THIS CLASS IS TO BE HELD AT THE MEREDITH COMMUNITY CENTER ON ONE CIRCLE DRIVE, MEREDITH, NH 03253**
Bezel Silver Jewelry with
Saturday, May 31st
10:30am - 4:30pm
Make a ring, cuff bracelet or bangle, accented with a bezel-set stone. In this one day workshop, we will make a ring or bracelet with a glass or stone cabuchon set in a sterling bezel setting. Learn to solder silver, make a basic bezel setting, a simple wire ring, solder bezel onto ring or bracelet, and set stone. Instructor will provide silver and gemstones for students and material fees will range from $25 to $50 depending on how much silver is used.
Tuition is $70.00 per student, and there is an additional $25 - $50 materials fee to be paid to the instructor the day of the class (depending on amount of silver used). Space is limited. Pre-registration is required.
Design your own Garden Totem with
Saturday, June 28th
11:00am - 3:00pm
Enjoy a relaxing day creating your very own garden totem. During this workshop participants can come anytime between 11am and 3pm to design their own garden totem from a variety of clay beads!
This workshop is to be held outside of the League of NH Craftsmen - Meredith Fine Craft Gallery (weather permitting), so plan accordingly. If the weather is not cooperative, this workshop will be held inside the Gallery.
depend on totem size chosen.
Small: 19" $129
Medium: 25" $179
Large: 31" $229
Please bring with you a box and packing material.
A deposit of $100 will be needed in order to sign up for this workshop and the remainder is to be paid the day of the workshop. Pre-registration is required.
Frolic with Fiber: Felted Flower with Nancy
Saturday, July 12th
10:00am - 2:00pm
Learn to make wet felted flowers
incorporating silk and silk hankies. These flowers
can be used in pins, to decorate a hat or bag, or to make a necklace. Centers
of flowers can be beaded for added interest. Participants will complete
Bring to class: old towel ,scissors, beads for embellishment if you choose, beading thread and needle, pin back if you wish. Wool, silk, and felting supplies will be provided.
Tuition is $45.00 per student, and there is an additional $10 materials fee to be paid to the instructor the day of the class. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required.
Necklace with Deb Fairchild
Saturday, August 23rd
11:00am - 4:00pm
This necklace is a wonderful introduction to the
rich beading tradition of the African Zulu tribe. The ‘flowers’ are lightweight
and make a great choice for summertime jewelry. Make one and you'll
be tempted to experiment with simple modifications to create stunning
variations. This is a ideal class for anyone who would like to experiment
with beading or for experienced beaders who are looking for a new perspective!
No prior experience required. Students should bring eyeglasses or
magnifiers if they use these for close work.
Tuition is $30.00 per student, and there is an additional $25 materials fee to be paid to the instructor the day of the class. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required.
Please call the Meredith Fine Craft Gallery at (603) 279-7920 for information about upcoming classes. Please check back here for further updates on course offerings. Be sure to print out or bookmark this page for future reference.
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