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Small Williamsburg Basket

$25

with Martha Chessie, Wells-Ogunquit Adult Community Education

Calendar Dec 14, 2021 at 5 pm

Do you purchase glass bottled milk or transport bottles?  Weave this handy woven divider basket and add dyed reed  for personalization. Please bring the following items : sturdy  scissors, mop-size bucket, 12 spring-type clothespins, tape  measure, pencil, jack knife, spray bottle and old towel.  Materials fee of $14 payable to instructor at class. 

INSTRUCTOR: Martha Chessie

Full Course

Sea Glass Window Workshop

$49

with Lisa Young, Scarborough Adult Learning Center

Calendar Dec 14, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Make a sea glass window! You will have sea glass, shells, stones, sand, and driftwood to make a woodframed 8x10 art piece. Create your own design or use one of the provided templates. You will complete your seaside design in the workshop and will be given a kit and directions to complete and "cure" your piece at home. 

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Wire Wrap Jewelry: Beads for Earrings & Pendants

$30

with Linda Greer, Marshwood Adult & Community Education

Calendar Dec 14, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn basic wire wrapping techniques to make jewelry and other crafts. Learn to wire wrap small stones for earrings, pendants, key chains, and small succulent plant holders. Bring your own basic jewelry tool kit and a small amount of sea glass or stones. Wire and decorative beads for two small projects will be provided.

Proceeds to benefit Adult Education students’ emergency needs.

Pine Needle Basket

$25

with Zackary Rouda, Biddeford Adult Education

Calendar Dec 15, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Pine needles are beautiful, and strong! They can be coiled and sewn together to make jewelry, hats, lovely usable baskets and/or adorably tiny ones. Learn to identify, regeneratively gather, store, process, and weave with pine needles. We will cover the basics of coiled basketry, which is a global, ancient human skill, and create a wonderful pine-needle basket. Every participant will make a basket to take home.

Material fee $10 payable to instructor the night of class.

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Holiday Wooden Ornament Paint Night

$20

with Katrina Karlsen, MSAD 11 Gardiner Area Adult & Community Education (adulted@msad11.org) 207-582-3774

Calendar Dec 16, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Everyone gets to take home two hand painted wooden ornaments. I will bring the materials and ideas or you can create your own. I will guide you through your unique tiny paintings. Perfect for home made holiday gift!

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Card Making (Dec 16th)

$10

with Lorna Plourde, RSU #40 Adult Education

Calendar Dec 16, 2021 at 6 pm

This is a fun and creative way to make your owngreeting cards. These cards are hand made from the heart.Cards you would be proud to give anyone. In this classstudents will learn how to create and design their owncards using decorating techniques, finishes and additionalembellishments. Students wil complete 4 cards per session.There is a door prize at each session. All supplies are provided.Students must pay a 5 dollar lab fee to the instructor onthe night of the session.Lorna Plourde has taught adult education classes andstamping classes for 25 plus years. She is always looking for a newtechnique to pass on. Lorana is looking forward to getting back in theclassroom after a year off due to COVID.

Course Fee: $10 (plus $5 materials fee to instructor per class)

Card Making (December)

$10

with Lorna Plourde, Central Lincoln County Adult Education

Calendar Dec 16, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This is a fun and creative way to make your own greeting cards. These cards are hand made from the heart. Cards you would be proud to give anyone. In this class students will learn how to create and design their own cards using decorating techniques, finishes and additional embellishments. Students wil complete 4 cards per session. There is a door prize at each session. All supplies are provided. Students must pay a 5 dollar lab fee to the instructor on the night of the session.

Lorna Plourde has taught adult education classes and stamping classes for 25 plus years. She is always looking for a new technique to pass on. Lorana is looking forward to getting back in the classroom after a year off due to COVID.

Fabric Ribbon Candy Ornaments

$10

with Christa Galipeau, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Dec 16, 2021 at 6 pm

Join us for a fun evening of making ribbon candy ornaments.  During the class you will learn to make 2 ornament to take home.  They will add a unique look to your Christmas tree.





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