Make your own holiday gifts and give them to the special people in your life. Create unique and beautiful glass pendants, bracelets, pins, wine bottle stoppers and more, using fusible glass, dichroic glass, frit, and mosaic pieces. Supply fee of $25 payable to the instructor in class. No glass cutting experience required.
This creative evening allows those interested in gourd crafts to share ideas and tips to get the most from their gourds. It is open to anyone who has previously taken a gourd class. Cost is $10 per semester. The Gourd Group meets once a month and participants are notified of the meeting dates by email. Current meeting date is the last Wednesday of the month.
Provide a unique home for housekeeping birds such as wrens and chickadees. Paint, woodburn,ink dye, and embellish your own personal birdhouse in this fun and creative class. $10 supply fee payable to the instructor.
Learn (or enhance) your chip carving skills! We will use "U" shaped hand gouge tools to chip patterns onto a birdhouse that the bird will flock to! Bring your own gouges or borrow the instructor's (email@example.com). Finish the exterior with leather day, spray varnish, and a leather strap ready to hang. $10.00 fee payable to the instructor.
Bring a rotary tool and ball tip burr with appropriate collet and learn to carve channels for inlaying Heishi Beads. Using a cut and cleaned gourd and Adirondack inks for color, carve a channel to inlay Heishi Beads (small natural strung beads). A simple rim of craft cord can be added. Two or three rotary tools available to borrow from instuctor if necessary (contact firstname.lastname@example.org) Supply fee of $15.00 payable to instructor.
Learn the art of Japanese braiding to create stunning necklaces to complement your fused-glass pieces and wire-wrapped creations. Supply fee of $30 payable to the instructor in class. Supplies include Kumihimo board, cord, bobbins, findings, and glue. Pendants are NOT included.
Create a stunning mosaic bird bath for your yard or garden. Using terra cotta flower pots, a terra cotta saucer, and glass pieces, you will design an amazing project that stands approximately 20 inches tall and 16 inches wide. The birds will LOVE it! No glass-cutting experience required. Supply fee of $65 payable to the instructor at the first session.
Need designated time and space to work on your stained glass project? Join Marge Nichols each week for stained glass studio time. NO INSTRUCTION is included but advice and suggestions abound. For the experienced stained glass lover.