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Kids

NEW!!! Kid’s Camp at Esther’s Place Cost: $35 per day or all 5 days for $100

Monday- “Fairies”, Tuesday “Water Play”, Wednesday “Sheep” (at the farm), Thursday “Art”, Friday “Dragons”

June 17-21st 10- 2 pm

Esther’s Place and Lamb of God Farm are combining culinary arts, environmental science, team work, fiber arts, problem solving and fun in their week-long kid’s camp! Register for individual days or the whole week. Ages 5-12, bring a lunch


Mommy and Me Weaving Cost: $35 (additional children $15 each)

Fri. July 5th 2-4 pm OR Tues. Aug. 6th 10-noon

Weave unique trees using an embroidery hoop, unique fibers and yarns. We’ll teach you the basics and you’ll have a ready to hang piece when you are done! Ages 5+


Mommy and Me Learn to Knit Cost: $35 (additional children $15 each)

Fri. June 14th 10-noon OR Tues. July 30th 10-noon

In this one-day class, learn the basics to knit yourself an infinity scarf. Recommended for ages 8+, includes yarn and needles.


Mommy and Me Wet Felting Cost: $35 (additional children $15 each)

Thurs. June 13th 2-4 pm OR Thurs. Aug. 8th 10-noon

Work together on making a wet felted sunflower picture, all made with beautiful wool, soap, water and hands-on action! Ages 3+

Homeschool Co-Op

Third Wednesday of the Month 9-noon

September- May

Stay tuned for more information in our fall schedule!



Nature Inspired

NEW!!!! Folk Art Cat Cost: $32

Sat. June 29th 2-5 pm OR Sat. Aug. 31st 2-5 pm

Make a tall kitty with a curvy tail, fuzzy whiskers and lots of personalities.


NEW!!!! Zoo Pocket Pals Cost: $18

Sat. June 22nd 1-3 pm OR Friday Aug. 16th 1-3 pm

Choose to make a panda, giraffe, monkey or elephant with needle felting fun! K8+


NEW!!!! Baby Dragon Cost: $24

Sat. July 13th 1-3 pm OR Friday Aug. 16th 1-3 pm

Make a sweet little dragon with sparkly wings and lots of character with needle felting. K8+


NEW!!! Bird of the Month Cost: $24

Sat. June 22nd 1-3 pm OR Sat. July 27th 1-3 pm OR Sat. Aug. 24th 2-4 pm

Create and collect a bird for every month! June- Parrot; July- Eagle; August- Flamingo ; September- Owl K8+


Nuno Felted Fish Cost: $35

Fri. July 5th 10-1 pm OR Thurs. Aug. 22nd 10-1 pm

Learn new wet felting skills using floaty silk for the fins, marbles for eyes and lots of beautiful fibers and sparkles!


Felt Playscape Cost: $28

Sat. July 20th 1-4 pm OR Sat. Aug. 17th 10-1 pm

Make a mat where beaches, gardens, ponds, rock paths, caves and waterfalls exist! Uses wet & needle felting. K8+


Woodland Animals and their Homes Cost: $28

Sat. June 22nd 2-5 pm OR Thurs. Aug. 22nd 10-1 pm

Learn wet felting and needle felting we make a tree stump and a woodland animal that lives inside. K8+


Honey Bee Mobile $24

Sat. June 22nd 1-3 pm OR Thurs. Aug. 29th 10-noon

Create a hive & honey bees with sparkling wings, then hang it from a branch mobile for a charming decoration. K8+


Succulents in Pots Cost: $24

Sat. June 29th 1-3 pm OR Sat. July 27th 1-3 pm OR Sat. Aug. 10th 2-4 pm

Make three adorable cacti and succulents with needle felting, then plant them in cute terra cotta pots. K8+


Llama with a Flower Wreath Cost: $24

Sat. July 13th 1-3 pm OR Sat. Aug. 24th 2-4 pm

Just the thing to make your day, a llama with colorful flowers. Needle felt one for yourself or a gift! K8+


Fairy Garden Tea Cup Cost: $28

Sat. June 29th 1-3 pm OR Sat. Aug. 24th 2-4 pm

Make a tiny needle felted fairy land come alive inside a tea cup! Includes your pick of a charming tea cup. K8+


Felted Fantasy Pumpkins Cost: $32

Sat. Aug. 17th 2-4 pm OR Sat. Aug. 31st 2-4 pm

Create an array of dazzling, ombre dyed pumpkins! You’ll needle felt three pumpkins with apple spice inside, a real stem and sparkly adornments. K5+


Wet Felted Sunflower Cost: $28

Sat. July 13th 2-5 pm OR Tues. Aug. 27th 10-1 pm

Make a beautiful sunflower with wet felting techniques. Use to decorate your home or even tie back drapes!


For Your Home


NEW!!!! Summer Pallet Sign Cost: $32

Sat. July 27th 2-4 pm OR Sat. Aug. 17th 2-4 pm

Create a shabby chic sign to hang in your home: choose from several simple words to paint, then embellish with felt flowers, curls, sparkles and more.


Whimsy and Lace Dreamcatcher Cost: $28

Tues. July 9th 2-4 pm OR Sat. Aug. 10th 2-4 pm

Use a doily as the centerpiece, along with handspun yarns, roving, feathers and more for this magical dreamcatcher!


Felt a Basket Cost: $60

Sat. July 6th 1-5 pm OR Sat. Aug. 31st 10-2 pm

Create a round basket, including a built-in-handle; wet felting techniques will amaze you with their magic! This is a physical class with standing and rolling involved.


Hanging Flower Lamp Cost: $50

Sat. Aug. 10th 10-1 pm OR Tues. Aug. 27th 10-1 pm

Create a hanging lamp with leaves and tendrils ,with light fixture (included) inside, all with wet felting. It’s magical!


Twinkling Flower Garland Cost: $40

Fri. July 5th 10-1 pm OR Tues. Aug. 27th 2-4 pm

Create beautiful flowers from your own wet felted fabric, then adhere them into a strand of tiny lights for magic!


Cat Cave Cost: $70

Sat. July 6th 1-5 pm OR Sat. Aug. 31st 10-2 pm

A cozy bed/burrow for your kitty, this is like having their own little felted hideout, made with wet felting. This is a physical class with standing and rolling involved.

Felt a Landscape Cost: $50

Tues. July 2nd 10-2 pm OR Sat. Aug. 24th 10-2 pm

Bring a picture to use as your inspiration and create a fiber art piece with both wet and needle felting.


Mixed Media Art Cost: $50

Thurs. July 11th AND 18th 2-4 pm OR 7-9 pm

Felt, fuse and paint in this fun class! Begin with a canvas as we start to assemble found objects with paper, painting, felt, fabric and more!


Wearables


NEW!!! Wet Felted Purse Cost: $70

Tues. July 9th 10-1 pm OR Sat. Aug. 10th 10-1 pm

Choose your shape and create a purse with handles. Choose from lots of creative embellishments and designs!


Felted Flowers Cost: $24

Sat. July 13th 2-4 pm OR Thurs. Aug. 29th 10-noon

Create a beautiful flower- that is the perfect adornment for your jacket, purse or home. K8+


Wet Felted Art Mitts Cost: $45

Sat. Aug. 17th 10-1 pm OR Tues. Aug. 27th 2-4 pm

Make a pair of elegant, warm and practical, gauntlet-style fingerless mitts with beautiful fibers and wet felting.


Nuno Felted Scarf Cost: $70

Tues. July 9th 10-1 pm OR Sat. July 20th 1-4 pm

Float in the bliss of silk and soft wool designs with this technique of blending and fusing called nuno felting! We’ll walk you through step by step making these beautiful scarves.


Needle Felted Hats or Slippers Cost: $65

Thurs. July 11th 10-2 pm OR Thurs. Aug. 22nd 1-5 pm

Choose to learn either hats or slippers. Involves both needle and wet felting for a perfect style and fit. Materials include form and fibers.


Nuno Felted Vest or Skirt Cost: $250

Call to schedule/ 2 days

Float in the bliss of silk and soft wool designs with this technique of blending and fusing called nuno felting! Schedule a private class to make a haute couture, custom fit garment.

Knitting and Crochet

Knitting 101 Cost: $65

Tues. July 30, Aug. 6th AND 13th 1-3 pm OR 7-9 pm

We’ll teach you to knit, purl, increase and decrease in no time at all. Supplies include yarn and needles for a scarf.


Knitting Help Cost: $20/hr

Call to schedule

Knitting gotcha in knots? Call to set up a private class to help, or to learn new skills and expand your repertoire.


Intro to Crochet Cost: $50

Fri. June 28th 6-9 pm OR Thurs. July 18th 10-1 pm

Learn to make a chain, and how to make three basic stitches as we make a soap scrub. Includes yarn and a hook.


Free-Form Crocheted Flower Pin Cost: $30

Tues. July 9th 2-4 pm OR Fri. Aug. 16th 10-noon

Skills: Basic Crochet techniques

Look beyond the stitch at the whole new world of free-form crochet! Make a flower pin with fun yarns, fibers, fabrics and more! All yarn provided, bring a variety of hooks.


Esther’s Place Stop In and Stitch

Every Friday 12-3 pm

Stop in with your project, pull up a chair and stitch with us for a while! On the second Friday of the month, we’ll serve soup!


Spinning


Drop Spindling Cost: $60

Thurs. June 20th 7-9 pm OR Fri. Aug. 23rd 10-noon

Want to start making your own yarn? Start as we teach you the basics. Supplies include a spindle and 2 oz of fiber.


Spinning 101 Cost: $285

Sat. June 22, 29th, July 6, 13, 20, 27th 9-11 am

This class starts at with washing the fleece, carding and spindling, progressing through the six weeks to cover a wide range of skills and techniques, including dyeing! Class includes rental of a Schacht Spindle Matchless wheel.


Sheep to Shawl Spinning Cost: $115

Thurs. Aug. 15th 10-3 pm

Visit the sheep in the barn and then wash, dye, and card the fiber. Spin on the drop spindle and wheel. Included is lunch, a spindle and fiber.

Art Yarn Workshop Cost: $45

Skill Level: Comfortable Spinner on the wheel

Thurs. Aug. 29th 1-4 pm

Create yarns that are wonderfully unique! We will make eight kinds of art yarns. Bring a wheel with a large whorl/bobbin.


Dyeing


Shibori Dyeing Cost: $38

Fri. July 19th 10-1 pm OR Fri. Aug. 9th 10-1 pm OR Fri. Aug. 9th 6-9 pm

Create beautiful colors and designs using just a few simple things, some dye and a little magic! We’ll be dyeing a

8” x 72” silk scarf.


Weaving


Using your Stash in Weaving Workshop

Cost: $235 (includes a 15” loom!)

Upgrade to a large 25” loom for only $145 more!

Or bring your own loom and re-warp for $50

Fri. June 28th 10-2 pm OR Fri. Aug. 30th 10-2 pm OR Call to schedule a class

A Schacht Cricket loom is included in the class and you will learn how to warp and weave. Also, if you have a loom already and just need a refresher to the warping process, we welcome you as well. Bring 400 yards of stash yarns.


Artistic Tapestry Weaving Cost: $65

Tues. July 2nd 1-4 pm OR 6-9 pm / Thurs. Aug. 8th 1-4 pm OR 6-9 pm


Choose from our fun, funky frame looms (which we’ll show you how you can make yourself!) and gather from our eclectic mixture of yarns, rovings, fibers, twigs, silk flowers and more to make a truly unique piece.


Back to the Farm


NEW!!! Farm to Fork Dinner: Featuring “Mediterranean Flavors” Cost: $25

Fri. July 19th 6-9 pm

Make homemade feta cheese, pick fresh produce from Big Rock Organics and enjoy a cooking a three course meal together! Please let us know any dietary restrictions beforehand.



NEW!!! Farm to Fork Dinner: Featuring “Tomatoes” Cost: $25

Fri. Aug. 16th 6-9 pm

Make mozzarella cheese, pick fresh produce from Big Rock Organics and enjoy a cooking a three course meal together! Please let us know any dietary restrictions beforehand.


Canning Cost: $48

Sun. Aug. 11th 1-5 pm

We will make a pickle, jam and soup, and each person will have ideas, recipes and goodies to take home with them!

Cheesemaking Cost: $48

Sun. July 14th 1-5 pm

Make mozzarella, feta, ricotta and Russian Paska cheese and enjoy eating your way through the afternoon!