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Fall

 

NEW!!!! Fall Wreath with Succulents                  Cost: $22

Sat. Oct. 13th 10-noon OR Sat. Oct. 20th 2-4 pm OR Tues. Oct. 30th 2-4 pm

Create a festive wreath for your home using beautifully dyed fabrics and needle felting techniques. Fun and simple!

 

NEW!!! Fox Coffee Koozie                  Cost: $22

Tues. Sept. 25th 2-4 pm OR Sat. Oct. 6th 10-noon OR Thurs. Nov. 15th 2-4 pm OR Fri. Dec. 21st 10-noon 

Create an adorable koozie shaped like a little fox with wet felting techniques! Great gift too!  K8+

 

NEW!!!! Spider and Web                   Cost: $22

Tues. Oct. 16th 2-4 pm OR Sat. Oct. 20th 10-noon

Make a spider web with wet felting that’s perfect to spook up a doorway, and then needle felt a spider too! K8+

 

NEW!!! Hedgehog with a Bouquet                  Cost: $22

Sat. Sept. 29th 1-3pm OR Thurs. Oct. 11th 7-9 pm OR Sat. Oct. 20th 2-4 pm OR Thurs. Nov. 29th 10-noon OR Sat. Dec. 22nd 2-4 pm

A sweet hedgehog holding a bouquet of flowers- what could be cuter? A great little needle felting project.  K8+

 

NEW!!! Fox in the Woods                   Cost: $22

Sat. Oct. 13th 10-noon OR Sat. Nov. 3rd 10-noon OR Fri. Nov. 16th 10-noon

Create a tiny wreath that houses a magical woodland and the fox that lives there. Needle felting techniques around a foam wreath.

 

NEW!!! Felted Miniature Teepee                   Cost: $22

Tues. Sept. 25th 2-4 pm OR Sat. Oct. 6th 10-noon OR Thurs. Nov. 15th 2-4  pm

Decorate your table with a little wet felted teepee, or make for little one’s creative play!  K8+

 

Felted Fantasy Pumpkins                                              Cost: $32

Sat. Sept. 22nd 2-4 pm OR Sat. Oct. 27th 2-4 pm OR Tues. Oct. 30th 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 Pumpkin Table Runner                                              Cost: $40

Sat. Oct. 13th 1-4 pm OR Fri. Nov. 16th 1-4 pm

Wet felt a 16” x 40” piece with a beautiful patch of pumpkins, sparkly leaves and soft tendrils on a silk background.

 

Owl Sweethearts                                           Cost: $22

Sat. Sept. 29th 1-3pm OR Sat. Oct. 13th 10-noon OR Sat. Nov. 3rd 10-noon OR Fri. Nov. 16th 10-noon OR Sat. Dec. 8th 2-4 pm

Make a pair of little owls perched on a real branch sharing a heart together. K 8+

                                   

Pumpkin Baby                                            Cost: $15

Sat. Sept. 22nd 10-noon OR Thurs. Oct. 11th 7-9 pm OR Sat. Oct. 27th 10-noon

So sweet and just perfect for the autumn season, this precious little child is tucked into a pumpkin like a little surprise. Pair her with the Harvest Angel for a beautiful centerpiece.  K 5+

 

Harvest Angel                                            Cost: $22

Sat. Sept. 22nd 10-noon OR Thurs. Oct. 11th 7-9 pm OR Sat. Oct. 27th 10-noon

She is the guardian of the harvest, and in her arms are pumpkins, her skirt is a swirl of fall leaves and even her auburn hair is studded with fall blossoms. K 8+

 

Wet Felted Forest Vignette                                            Cost: $32

Sat. Oct. 6th 1-4 pm OR Tues. Oct. 30th 10-1 pm OR Sat. Nov. 3rd 1-4 pm

Create an 8 x 16” magical forest scene with felting techniques, Just add a branch to hang your creation.

 

Woodland Animals and their Homes                            Cost: $28

Tues. Oct. 16th 1-4 pm OR Sat. Oct. 20th 10-1 pm OR Fri. Dec. 14th 10-1 pm OR Sat. Dec. 29th 2-5 pm

Learn wet felting and needle felting we make a tree stump and a woodland animal that lives inside. K 8+

 

Wet Felted Sunflower                                            Cost: $25

Tues. Sept. 25th 2-5 pm OR Sat. Oct. 20th 10-1 pm OR Thurs. Nov. 15th 2-5 pm

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

 

Holiday

 

NEW!!! Baby Reindeer Headbands                                               Cost: $22

Sat. Nov. 24th 2-4 pm OR Fri. Dec. 21st 10-noon

Create reindeer ears complete with holly and berries. Perfect for holiday photos!  K8+

 

NEW!!! Majestic Angel Light                  Cost: $22

Sat. Nov. 24th 2-4 pm OR Fri. Dec. 21st 10-noon

Wet felt the airy skirt, which will hide a led candle, and then needle felt the body for an elegant angel that doubles as a tree topper!

 

Winter Pocket Pals                                                Cost: $15

Fri. Nov. 23rd 10-noon OR Sat. Nov. 24th 10-noon OR Sat. Dec. 22nd 2-4 pm OR Sat. Dec. 29th 2-4 pm

Choose from a tall-hat elf, a jolly scarf-wearing polar bear or a red-nosed reindeer that can be used as a cute ornament, etc. K 5+

 

Felted Nativity Scene                                       Cost: $35

Thurs. Dec. 6th 10-1 pm OR Sat. Dec. 8th 2-5 pm OR Sat. Dec. 22nd 10-1 pm

Come make a special family heirloom you will treasure for years to come! K 8+

 

Snowman Family                                             Cost: $35

Sat. Nov. 24th 10-noon OR Sat. Dec. 8th 2-4 pm OR Fri. Dec. 21st 2-4 pm

Make your whole family … in the form of snowmen! Learn three dimensional needle felting. K 8+

 

Twiggy Reindeer                                           Cost: $22

Fri. Nov. 23rd 10-noon OR Sat. Nov. 24th 10-noon OR Sat. Dec. 15th 10-noon

A cute little fellow with stick legs and berry antlers and a glowing red nose! Simple to make for gifts! K 8+

 

Winter Forest Scarf                                               Cost: $50

Fri. Nov. 14th 1-4 pm OR Sat. Dec. 8th 10-1 pm OR Fri. Dec. 28th 10-1 pm

Imagine a breathtaking winter scene and learn how to make it into wearable art with wet felting.

 

Llama with a Holly Wreath                  Cost: $22

Sat. Nov. 24th 10-noon OR Sat. Dec. 22nd 2-4 pm

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

 

Nature Inspired

Little Cacti in Pots                   Cost: $22

Sat. Sept. 29th 1-3pm OR Tues. Oct. 30th 2-4 pm OR Thurs. Nov. 29th 10-noon OR Thurs. Dec. 27th 10-noon

Make three adorable cacti with needle felting, then plant them in mini terra cotta pots. Super cute! K8+

 

Felt Succulents                                            Cost: $22

Sat. Oct. 20th 2-4 pm OR Tues. Oct. 30th  2-4 pm OR Thurs. Nov. 29th 10-noon OR Thurs. Dec. 27th 10-noon

Needle felt a centerpiece of three succulents, each perched on a log, adorned with felt rocks and moss.

 

Felted Rose                                          Cost: $22

Sat. Oct. 6th 10-noon OR Thurs. Nov. 15th 2-4 pm OR Sat. Dec. 22nd 10-noon

Make a lovely, frilly, wet felted rose that is the perfect adornment for your jacket, purse or home.  K8+

 

Hanging Flower Lamp                     Cost: $50

Thurs. Sept. 27th 10-1 pm OR Sat. Nov. 3rd 1-4 pm OR Fri. Dec. 14th 10-1 pm OR Sat. Dec. 15th 2-5 pm OR Sat. Dec. 29th 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

Tues. Oct. 16th 1-4 pm OR Fri. Dec. 14th 10-1 pm OR Sat. Dec. 22nd 10-1 pm

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

 

Llama with a Flower Wreath                  Cost: $22

Sat. Sept. 29th 1-3 pm OR Thurs. Oct. 11th 7-9 pm

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

 

NEW!!!! Gnome of the Month                                         Cost: $22

Sat. Sept. 22nd 10-noon OR Sat. Oct. 27th 10-noon OR Tues. Oct. 30th 2-4 pm OR Sat. Nov. 3rd 10-noon OR Fri. Nov. 16th 10-noon OR Sat. Dec. 15th 10-noon OR Fri. Dec. 21st 2-4pm OR Thurs. Dec. 27th 10-noon

Join us to make one each month this year! September- Apple Pie Baker ; October- Mr. Pumpkin; November- Indian Chief; December- Little Elf.  Also available as an online class- see our website class listing for details on the DIY Gnome of the Month. K8+

 

Felt a Landscape                                Cost: $40

Sat. Oct. 6th Noon-4 pm OR Tues. Oct. 30th 10-2 pm OR Sat. Nov. 3rd Noon-4 pm OR Fri. Dec. 7th 10-2 pm

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

 

Felt a Basket                        Cost: $50

Thurs. Sept. 27th 10-1 pm OR Sat. Dec. 29th 10-1 pm

Wet felt a round basket- including a built-in-handle; wet felting techniques will amaze you with its magic!

 

Cute Critters

Knitting Sheep                                    Cost: $22

Sat. Sept. 29th 1-3 pm OR Sat. Nov. 3rd 10-noon OR Fri. Nov. 16th 10-noon OR Sat. Dec. 15th 10-noon OR Fri. Dec. 21st 2-4 pm

Make the cuddliest, cutest sheep with needle felting, and its arms full of a knitting project.  K8+

 

Cat Cave                               Cost: $60

Tues. Oct. 2nd 10-2 pm OR Thurs. Nov. 29th 1-5 pm OR Sat. Dec. 29th 10-2 pm

A cozy bed/burrow for your kitty, this is like having their own little felted hideout, made with wet felting.

 

Star Wars Knits                  Cost: $18

Sat. Oct. 20th 2-4 pm OR Sat. Dec. 29th 2-4 pm

Make a character inspired by characters from Star Wars… choose from the adorable BB-8, a Stormtrooper, Chewbacca, Rey, R2D2, an Ewok, Hans Solo or Princess Leia. We’ll supply the galactic base and knitting needles for them! K8+

 

 

 

Wearables

 

Mosaic Nuno Scarf                            Cost: $60

Sat. Oct. 13th 1-4 pm OR Fri. Nov. 16th 1-4 pm OR Sat. Dec. 8th 10-1 pm OR Fri. Dec. 28th 10-1 pm 

Dyeing our own prefelt, we’ll cut and piece it together on a silk base, then wet felt to fuse for a very unique scarf.

 

Wet Felted Art Mitts          Cost: $45

Thurs. Sept. 27th 10-1 pm OR Sat. Oct. 20th 10-1 pm OR Sat. Dec. 15th 1-4 pm

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

 

Nuno Felted Scarf              Cost: $70

Sat. Oct. 13th 1-4 pm OR Fri. Nov. 16th 1-4 pm OR Sat. Dec. 8th 10-1 pm OR Fri. Dec. 28th 10-1 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

Fri. Oct. 5th 5-9 pm OR Tues. Nov. 20th 10-2 pm OR Sat. Dec. 15th 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.

 

Tree Bark Scarf                                               Cost: $65

Sat. Sept. 29th 9-1 pm OR Fri. Oct. 19th 5-9 pm OR Thurs. Dec. 6th 12-4 pm OR Fri. Dec. 28th 9-1 pm

Create a felted scarf , then shibori dye on the surface for a one-of-a-kind unique piece of wearable art!

 

 

Knitting and Crochet

Knitting 101                              Cost: $65

Tues. Oct. 30, Nov. 6th, Nov. 20th 7-9 pm  (three session class)

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

 

Make Something Cozy! Hat/Socks/Mittens                                                      Cost: $40                     

Tues. Oct. 30, Nov. 6th, Nov. 20th 7-9 pm  (three session class)

Skills: comfortable with knit, purl and ribbing

Come with two skeins of yarn, needles and pattern or we can help you find one to make a wearable accessory. A knit-a-long for all levels, we’ll boost your skills and confidence!

 

Fixing your Mistakes!                                                       Cost: $20                    

Fri. Oct. 5th 10-noon OR Tues. Dec. 4th 7-9 pm

Skills: knit and purl

Learn to untangle your knitting messes and set things back on track. Bring a knitted stockinette swatch around 4x4” that is still on the needles and a crochet hook.

 

Intro to Crochet Cost: $50

Fri. Oct. 19th 10-1 pm OR Tues. Dec. 4th 1-4 pm

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

 

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 for a soup and stitch day!

 

Spinning

 

Drop Spindling               Cost: $60

Thurs. Sept. 27th 2-4 pm OR Thurs. Nov. 15th 7-9 pm

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: $265

Sat. Sept. 29, Oct. 6, 13, 20, Nov. 3rd 4-6 pm

This class starts at with washing the fleece, carding and spindling, progressing through the five 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. Oct. 4th 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.

                                  

Dyeing

 

Shibori Dyeing                  Cost: $38

Sat. Sept. 29th 10-1 pm OR Fri. Oct. 19th 6-9 pm OR Thurs. Dec. 6th  1- 4 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: $245  (includes a 15” loom!)

Upgrade to a large 25” loom for only $150 more!

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

Fri. Oct. 12th 10-2 pm OR Fri. Nov. 30th 10-2 pm

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

Fri. Sept. 28th 6-9 pm OR Thurs. Nov. 15th 10-1 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 “Fall Flavors”                 Cost: $25

Fri. Oct. 12th 6-9 pm

Make 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. Sept. 30th 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. Nov. 25th 1-5 pm

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

 

Kids

NEW!!! Kid’s Winter Camp at Esther’s Place                            Cost: $30 per day

Wed. Jan. 2nd   10- 2 pm  - Galaxy Theme and Thurs. Jan. 3rd 10-2 pm – Art Theme

Galaxy Theme- make a felted Chewbacca, create planet cookies, learn about our solar system with felted planets, watch magic galaxy lemonade transform and more! Art Theme- dye a kitchen towel, paint, play, create an edible rainbow and felt a gnome! Ages 5-12, bring a lunch

 

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

Thurs. Dec. 27th 1-3 pm

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+

 

Mother-Daughter  Learn to Knit   Tea         Cost: $50 (additional children $15 each)

Fri. Nov. 23rd 1-3:30 pm OR Fri. Dec. 28th 1-3:30 pm

In this one-day class, learn the basics to knit yourself an infinity scarf. Recommended for ages 7+, includes yarn,  needles, tea and snacks!

 

 

 

 

Homeschool Co-Op

Third Wednesday of the Month 9-noon (except Oct.)

September- May

 

Wed. Sept. 19th-Tomatoes (Preservation, History, Felted Tomatoes)

Tues. Oct. 16th-Pumpkin Folklore (Native Americans, Pumpkin Cook-off, Seed Saving)

Wed. Nov. 28th- Wonderful World of Wool (The Science, Art and Process of Sheep to Shawl)

Wed. Dec. 19th – Christmas Around the World – Iceland, Wales, China

Wed. Jan. 16th- Role Models (Past, Current, Future and Why, When and How)

Wed. Feb. 20th- Community (Love the World, love your family, love yourself; Art, Craft and Food)

Wed. March 20th- Travel (Train, Plane and Foot and its History and Effect)

Wed. April 17th- Galactic Exploration (Planets in Felt, 50 years of space exploration, out of this world snacks)

Wed. May 15th- Spring on the Farm (Baby chicks and embryology, planting, nurturing growth)