This lovely basket is for carrying two pies, a casserole, or a pan of brownies. It is made with traditional basket weaving techniques, has a decorative handle, and makes a LOVELY gift. Supply fee of $25 payable to the instructor.
Start a new tradition by creating your own handmade ornaments. Using cookie cutters as templates, decorate your fused-glass "cookies" with glass pieces and frit. Supply fee of $20 payable to the instructor.
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.
Make your own holiday gifts and give one-of-a-kind gifts to the special people in your life. Create unique and beautiful glass pins, necklaces, bracelets, wine stoppers, letter openers, and MORE using fusible glass, dichroic glass, frit, and mosaic pieces. Supply fee of $25 is payable to the instructor.
Instructor will provide all students six mini gourds and all supplies for coloring and creating Christmas ornaments, including caps for hanging. Cut, carve, burn and/or paint a work of art to hang on your tree or give as a gift. Supply fee of $12 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org). Finish the exterior with leather day, spray varnish and a leather strap ready to hang. $10.00 fee payable to the instructor.
Bring your favorite rotary tool (dremel, etc.) and learn how to carve away the background of a dolphin (bring a wood burner if you have one, or we will use micro markers). Background can be dyed or left natural. If you don't own a rotary tool, contact the instructor (email@example.com). $10.00 fee payable to instructor.
Bring your mini saw and transformer to create an awesome jack-o-lantern. Use a supplied gourd and cleaning tools to create your jack-o-lantern and then color him with orange, leather dye. Paint the inside black for a finished look. Instructor has one mini saw to share for those who do not have one. Supply fee of $10 payable to the instructor.
Create a cut-out turkey pattern on a gourd. Add a battery-operated tea light for added glow. Instructor will provide patterns, gourds, and lights. Bring a mini jigsaw if you have one. Instructor will provide one to share. Supply fee of $10 payable to the 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 birdbath with your favorite team logo and colors! The 20-inch-high birdbath using terra cotta pots, a terra cotta saucer and glass pieces. Instructor will contact students before class for team design and glass color. Design is created using photo transfer techniques fusing iron pigments into glass. Supply fee of $80 payable to instructor at the first class.
Mosaic is the art of creating images with small pieces of colored glass, stone, or other materials known as tesserae. Learn this unique art form as you use these small pieces of stone or colored glass to create a pattern or pictures. Supply fee of $25 payable to the instructor at the first session. Supplies include backing, mirror, glass, ceramic tiles, glue, and grout. No glass cutting experience required.
Create a lovely fall wreath in beautiful, autumn colors using cardstock and designer paper. Each of the nine elements resemble a pompom mum with smaller fill-in elements. All supplies included and no experience is required.
Design and create at least three glass projects. Learn the history and techniques of glass cutting, soldering, and copper foiling. Students should wait until first class session to know what supplies are needed. Students are responsible
for cost of supplies at approximately $75.
Now that you have mastered the basic stained glass skills and techniques, you can design your own window panels and Tiffany-style lamps. If time allows, leading will be added. Prerequisite: Stained Glass Beginning.
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.
Learn the fine art of wire wrapping. Adorn glass cabochons with your unique wire creations! Bring the glass pieces you made in the fused jewelry class. Tools, wire and glass cabochons included in the supply fee of $25.00.