Learn the basics of crochet with instructor Anna Ruff. She’ll share the terminology and abbreviations you’ll find in patterns, how to make a slip knot, hold the crochet hook and yarn, create chain, single and double crochet stitches and how to fasten off when you’re finished. We’ll touch briefly on how to read patterns but this class is for the true beginner or someone needing a refresher course in how to get started. Whether you are right- or left-handed, you will learn the basics of crochet and be ready to take the intermediate class where we will make a simple [...]
This is a two-class series that will meet on Tuesday, February 18th and Tuesday, February 25th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM each day. Your class purchase includes both dates. Please visit the February 18th class page to purchase your seat. Learn how to bring dimension and character to your embroidery through thread painting. This is a two-part class where you’ll learn a total of 12 embroidery stitches - a first set of 6 in class one and the remaining six in class two. This is also a great class for anyone who simply wants to broaden their repertoire of embroidery stitches. [...]
Bring your project and enjoy the company of other stitchers, knitters and crochet fans in our comfy social circle living room!
Join a circle of embroidery fans to work on your projects and learn from others!
Our last macrame class for the wall hanging sold out so register for this one before it’s gone, too! In this class, we’ll make a beautiful hanging basket for a plant you bring. Maximum size is an 8-inch pot. (It’s a great excuse to go plant shopping and get rid of the winter blues!) You’ll learn 3 basic macrame knots including the pretty twisting knot and techniques that you can use over and over to get your deck and windows ready for spring! No experience with macrame is required - just bring your plant and your willingness to learn, we’ll [...]
Join a circle of cross stitch fans to work on your projects and learn from others!
In this class, we will learn how to use a sewing machine by making a square pillow with nine-patch design! We’ll learn how to thread the machine and bobbin, stitch and backstitch. This is a great class for beginners and for people who wonder if they could pull that machine out of the closet and make it sing again. The pillow we’ll create is 12-inches wide and tall and will give us an opportunity to learn to sew a quarter inch seam, match fabric intersections and turn fabric while sewing. You will leave the class with basic sewing machine knowledge [...]
Would your child like to stitch a bunny? In this class, we will learn how to backstitch, satin stitch and split stitch. (Pssst! It’s embroidery! But for kids!) Your child’s instructor is Andrea Verley, a former elementary school teacher who knows how to make things easy and fun for little ones. This class is suitable for 7 - 12 year olds. We ask that an adult remain present during class (you don’t need to purchase your seat). You’re welcome to sit with your child or enjoy the cozy front sitting area with your favorite beverage. We will supply everything that’s [...]