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Cabin Fever Sign Painting!

$14

with Pat Oliver, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Calendar Mar 26, 2019 at 6 pm

Getting a little stir crazy?? Join our Cabin Fever Sign Painting class and create something unique and fun! Make your own wooden sign with your choice of sayings. be inspired! Use one of your own favorite sayings! Let your creativity go wild! Pat Oliver, your instructor will teach you tricks to make your sign look unique and fabulous. Instructor provides everything that you will need to make your own Vintage looking masterpiece! Choose your own wording and sign size!

*You will need to make your selection at least one week before the class so that the instructor will have the stencils ready for you.*

*Lab fee of $15 payable to instructor at start of class*

Color My Cloth

$16

with Patty Sawyer, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Calendar Mar 5, 2019 at 5 pm

When was the last time you sat and colored with a box of crayons...on fabric? We will use crayons and learn to blend colors for a more realistic and permanent design technique with multiple applications. There will be 4 different vintage floral designs ( or 2 seasonal pumpkin designs) from which to choose in class for your project. We will also discuss finishing, thread painting and embellishment techniques for your very own creative touches at home. Finished size is approximately 14” square. Students will need to bring; 1-24 count box of Crayola crayons # 2 lead pencil Ultra-fine black sharpie marker

*Lab fee of $15 payable to instructor at start of class*

Herbal Tea Making Class

$9

with Katie Munn, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Calendar Mar 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Would you like to learn how to make your own Herbal Tea? If so come join Herbalist Katie Munn for this fun informative class! We will go over a number of different herbs used for stress and anxiety then we will create our own Herbal tea using those herbs to take home!

* Lab fee of $ 7 payable directly to instructor at start of class*

Life In Pieces

$16

with Patty Sawyer, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Calendar Feb 26, 2019 at 5 pm

Bring out your artistic side by learning to read and blend colors with fabric. You will use 2 inch precut squares of fabric, randomly cut them into 16 tiny pieces and fuse them back together (much like doing a puzzle) to create your very own natural landscape design. Each 5 X 7 framed design will be your own original artwork. Then watch and be amazed as you add just some slight shading with a very minimal amount of ink and paint to bring your design to life. Students will need to bring:(Some extra supplies will be available for sharing) Large tweezers Small rotary mat/rotary cutter (either 28mm or 45mm is fine) Paint brushes for fine detailed painting (10/0 or ? angular work well) Glue Stick Small travel iron/ironing pad (If you have one-ironing stations will also be available) Pencil and ruler Sharpie ultra fine black marker.

*Lab fee of $15 payable to instructor at start of class*

Painting On Glass

$14

with Pat Oliver, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Calendar May 7, 2019 at 6 pm

Learn how to paint on glassware. Make a special gift for a special lady in your life! You can paint your masterpiece on a special vase, set of wine glasses, a painted bottle with lights or any other glass surface! Make her smile with this unique gift especially from you! Students need to bring glass items to paint on. Instructor supplies all the rest!

*Lab fee of $15 payable to instructor at start of class*

Pallet Sign Painting

$14

with Pat Oliver, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Calendar Feb 6, 2019 at 6 pm

Make your own wooden sign with your choice of sayings; be inspired! be creative! be uniquely you!! Use one of your own favorite sayings! Let your creativity go wild! Pat Oliver, your instructor will teach you tricks to make your sign look unique and fabulous. Instructor provides everything that you will need to make your own Vintage looking masterpiece! Choose your own wording and sign size!

*You will need to make your selection at least one week before the class so that the instructor will have the stencils ready for you.*

*Lab Fee of $15 payable directly to the instructor at start of class*

Seasonal Table Runner

$34

with Patty Sawyer, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Calendar Apr 2, 2019 at 5 pm, runs for 2 weeks

A very simple linear scheme with an amazing surprise twist transforms quickly into a more complex arrangement of blocks and a new contemporary design. Come learn some of my basic quilting tips and techniques that will help keep your blocks, borders and finishing accurately square, aligned and ultimately flat in this fast and fun table runner. Looks great with either newer bright bold fabrics, seasonal novelties or just plain scrappy to the core. Students will need to bring: Sewing Machine - in good working order – don’t forget the power cord(s). ¼” Edge sewing foot or Walking foot installed on machine Stitch ‘N Ditch sewing foot (if you have one) OR Free Motion quilting foot (whichever you prefer) A new Microtex Sharp Needle installed in the machine prior to class (size 60 or 70 recommended) Thread – neutral color with matching bobbin filled prior to class. (I’ll be showing you why I like Superior Bottom Line Thread and will have some available to purchase in class.) Basic sewing supplies (pins, scissors, seam ripper, tape measure, etc.) Rotary cutter (45mm) with new blade, cutting mat and ruler (18” or larger) Large square ruler (14” or larger is desirable, if you have one) Assorted fabrics (6-10 total) in a range of light, medium and darks (Minimum scrap size 1.5”x15”). The greater the contrast and variety in pattern size, the better the results. Fat quarters work well. One FQ coordinating solid, high contrasting inner border fabric One ½ yard Focus fabric for outside border. will be needed as well. (Seasonal or theme fabrics, if desired, are also encouraged.) ½ yard of Backing fabric (can be muslin) ¼ yard of Binding fabric (can be pieced from the assorted fabrics above, a different fabric altogether or same as focus fabric above) Cotton Batting (such as Warm & Natural) – piece should be larger than 49X17

Visual Storytelling

$34

with Brian Woodson, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Calendar Feb 26, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Do you have a story to tell with pictures? Bring your ideas and favorite visual stories to share with others. Get feedback and advice while providing your input for others' ideas. The class will be led by local production artist, Brian C. Woodson, and will be concentrating on graphic novels, film and television as the mediums of choice. It takes a village they say and we can be our own inspiration and support. All manner of freaks and geeks welcome!





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