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Jan- May 2018


Sweet Felts

 

NEW!!!! Felted Rose                                          Cost: $22

Sat. Feb. 3rd 1-3 pm OR Wed. Feb. 14th 2-4 pm OR Thurs. April 19th 2-4 pm OR Sat. May 12th 10-noon

Make a lovely, frilly rose that is the perfect adornment for your jacket, purse or home.  K 8+

 

NEW!!!Boy and Girl in Love                                               Cost: $28

Sat. Feb. 3rd 10-noon OR Wed. Feb. 14th 10-noon OR Thurs. March 22nd 10-noon OR Thurs. May 10th 10-noon

What’s sweeter than a little girl and boy holding hands on a grapevine wreath? Needle felt this precious scene.

 

NEW!!!Art Nouveau Tree Painting                                    Cost: $45

Sat. Feb. 17th 2-5 pm OR Wed. March 14th 2-5 pm OR Thurs. April 19th 10-1 pm

Create with wet felting, a 16x 20” felt painting with a swirly tree and beautiful colors.

 

Garden Pixie                                       Cost: $22

Sat. Feb. 3rd 10-noon OR Fri. March 16th 10-noon OR Sat. April 28th 2-4 pm OR Wed. May 16th 2-4 pm

A sweet 5” pixie with a tall hat, darling braids, and a big heart, plants love everywhere she goes.  K 8+

 

Twinkling Rose Garland                                               Cost: $40

Sat. Feb. 17th 10-1 pm OR Sat. May 5th 1-4 pm

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

 

Owl Sweethearts                                           Cost: $22

Sat. Feb. 10th 10-noon OR Wed. Feb. 14th 10-noon OR Fri. March 16th 10-noon OR Thurs. May 10th 10-noon

Make a pair of little owls perched on a real branch sharing a heart together, as you learn three-dimensional felting.

 

Fairy House Lamp                            $40

Sat. March 10th 1-4 pm OR Thurs. March 22nd 1-4 pm OR Thurs. April 26th 10-1 pm

Standing 8” tall and with a LED candle inside to illuminate, create a house with windows, door, flower roof and curly stem.

 

Fairy Garden Tea Cup                                   Cost: $25

Sat. Feb. 10th 10-noon OR Fri. Feb. 23rd 10-noon OR Sat. April 28th 2-4 pm OR Thurs. May 17th 10-noon

Make a tiny fairy land come alive inside a tea cup! Bring your own tea cup for $5 credit or use one of ours. K 8+

 

Tulips in a Vase Impressionistic Painting                   Cost: $45

Sat. Feb. 17th 2-5 pm OR Wed. March 14th 2-5 pm OR Thurs. April 19th 10-1 pm

Bring flowers to life as we make a 16 x 20” sculptural painting, with wet felting. It’s like painting, but easier!

 

Mixed Media Art                                              Cost: $45

Thurs. Feb. 15th 10-2 pm OR Wed. March 21st 5-9 pm OR Wed. May 2nd 1-5 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!

 

Wet Felted Lily                                                 Cost: $22

Sat. Feb. 3rd 1-3 pm OR Wed. Feb. 14th 2-4 pm OR Thurs. April 19th 2-4 pm OR Sat. May 12th 10-noon

 

Woodland Wonders

 

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

Sat. Jan. 20th 10-noon OR Sat. Feb. 10th 10-noon OR Wed. Feb. 14th 10-noon OR Sat. March 17th 1-3 pm OR Thurs. March 29th 2:30-4:30 OR Sat. April 14th 2-4 pm OR Fri. May 4th 10-noon OR Sat. May 5th 10-noon OR Thurs. May 17th 10-noon

Join us to make one each month this year! January- “Old Man Winter”; February “Gnome in Love”; March “Lil Leprechaun” ; April “Undercover Bunny”; May “Dutch Tulips”. Also available as an online class- see our website class listing for details. K8+

 

NEW!!! Felt Succulents                                            Cost: $22

Sat. Feb. 10th 10-noon OR Fri. Feb. 23rd 10-noon OR Thurs. April 12th 10-noon OR Thurs. May 17th 10-noon

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

 

NEW!!!! Monogram with Spring Succulents                                               Cost: $28

Fri. Feb. 16th 10-noon OR Sat. April 14th 2-4 pm OR Sat. May 5th 10-noon

Choose a letter and embellish with felt succulents and more for a personalized treasure. Please specify letter when registering.

 

Folk Art Bunny Figurine                 Cost: $28

Sat. Feb. 17th 10-1 pm OR Thurs. March 22nd 10-1 pm OR Thurs. May 10th 10-1 pm

Make a 10” bunny figurine that is tall and whimsical and complete it with fuzzy yarn whiskers and all!

 

Woodland Animals and their Homes                            Cost: $28

Sat. March 10th 1-4 pm OR Thurs. March 22nd 1-4 pm OR Thurs. April 26th 10-1 pm

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

 

Felted Trophy Mounts                                      Cost: $22

Fri. Feb. 9th 10-noon OR Sat. March 17th 1-3 pm OR Thurs. April 12th 10-noon OR Thurs. May 17th 10-noon

Choose three adorable animals… a deer, moose, bunny, raccoon, fox or sheep, and mount on a tiny round of wood. K8+

 

Honey Bee Hive                  $22

Fri. Feb. 9th 10-noon OR Fri. Feb. 23rd 10-noon OR Sat. March 17th 1-3 pm OR Thurs. April 12th 10-noon OR Fri. May 4th 10-noon

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

 

Baby Animal Headbands                                                 Cost: $22

Sat. Feb. 3rd 1-3 pm OR Wed. Feb. 14th 2-4 pm OR Wed. March 28th Spring Break 2:30-4:30 pm OR Sat. May 12th 10-noon pm

Choose from woodland babies such as a fox, deer or bunny… and create little ears for your special animal lover! K8+

 

Ocean Dreams

 

Nuno Felted Jellyfish                        Cost: $35

Thurs. Feb. 22nd 2:30-4:30 OR Sat. March 24th 2-4 pm OR Wed. May 9th 10-noon

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

 

Mermaid Pixie                                    Cost: $22

Sat. Feb. 3rd 10-noon OR Thurs. March 22nd 10-noon OR Tues. March 27th 2-4 pm OR Sat. April 28th 2-4 pm OR Wed. May 16th 2-4 pm

Make a magical mermaid with long flowing colorful locks, a sparkling fin and lots of vibrant summer colors.  K8+

 

Nuno Felted Fish                                Cost: $35

Thurs. Feb. 22nd 2:30-4:30 OR Sat. March 24th 2-4 pm OR Wed. May 9th 10-noon

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

 

 

Baby

 

Baby Hat: Acorn or Flower                            Cost: $35

Wed. Jan. 24th 2-4 pm OR Tues. March 27th 10-noon OR Sat. May 5th 1-3 pm

Wet felting soft merino wool to make a flower and curly stem or an acorn cap, it’s the sweetest little hat for a newborn, or even an American girl doll!

 

Newborn Booties                                Cost: $35

Wed. Jan. 24th 2-4 pm OR Tues. March 27th 10-noon OR Sat. May 5th 1-3 pm

Need something sweet and special to give to a newborn? Make these tiny slippers with wet felting!  

 

 

Just for Fun

 

I love Star Wars!                                Cost: $22

Sat. Jan. 20th 10-noon OR Mon. Feb. 19th President’s Day 1-3 pm OR Tues. March 27th Spring Break 2-4 pm

Make two characters inspired by characters from Star Wars… choose from the adorable BB-8, a Stormtrooper, Chewbacca, Rey, R2D2, an Ewok, Hans Solo or Princess Leia. K8+

 

NEW!!! Fat n Happy Cats                                               Cost: $22

Sat. Jan. 20th 10-noon OR Fri. March 16th 10-noon OR Sat. April 28th 2-4 pm OR Fri. May 4th 10-noon OR Wed. May 16th 2-4 pm

Make a rolly polly cat in your choice of colors with needle felting techniques. K8+

 

Cat Cave                               Cost: $60

Sat. Feb. 24th 1-5 pm OR Thurs. March 15th 5-9 pm OR Wed. April 25th 10-2 pm

A cozy bed/burrow for your kitty, it’s like having their own little felted hideout. Made with wet felting techniques.

 

NEW!!! Spring Break Kid’s Camp                Cost: $30/ day

Wed. March 28th “Birds”10-2 OR Thurs. March 29th “Gardens” 10-2 pm

In the “Birds” camp, kids will adopt a bird for the day while needle felting, learning, making bird feeders, “birdseed” treats, games and play with chickens.  For the “Gardens” camp, kids will make felted vegetables, have a vegetable cook off, play games, plant seeds and more. Both held at Esther’s Place. Bring a sack lunch.

 

Wearables

 

NEW!!! Spring Flowers Nuno Scarf                                               Cost: $70

Fri. Feb. 23rd 6-9 pm OR Sat. March 24th 1-4 pm OR Sat. May 12th 1-4 pm

Create a cascade of tulips, lilies or a whole spring garden on a scarf in this fun class of wet felting onto silk fabric.

 

NEW!!! Felted Purse with flowers                                 Cost: $70

Sat. Feb. 10th 1-4 pm OR Sat. Feb. 24th 1-4 pm OR Tues. March 27th 10-1pm OR Wed. April 25th 10-1 pm OR Wed. May 2nd 10-1 pm

Make a 12 x 18” purse with flowers that are three dimensional off the surface using wet felting techniques.

 

Flower Lariat/ Scarf                         Cost: $60

Fri. Feb. 23rd 6-9 pm OR Sat. April 14th 10-1 pm OR Sat. May 12th 2-5 pm

Create flowers, leaves and vines.  Learn new technique as you wet felt each piece, and then felt it all together in the end. Makes a great valance, drapery tie back or scarf.  

 

Wet Felted Art Mitts          Cost: $45

Sat. Feb. 10th 1-4 pm OR Thurs. March 22nd 1-4 pm OR Thurs. April 26th 10-1 pm OR Wed. May 2nd 10-1 pm

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

 

Nuno Felted Scarf              Cost: $70

Fri. Feb. 23rd 6-9 pm OR Sat. March 24th 1-4 pm OR Sat. May 12th 2-5 pm

Design with wool into a silk scarf base as we walk you through step by step making these beautiful scarves.

 

Needle Felted Hats or Slippers       Cost: $65

Wed. Jan. 24th 10-2 pm OR Sat. April 14th 9-1 pm OR Wed. May 9th 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. Jan. 20th 2-5 pm OR Sat. April 28th 9-1 OR Thurs. May 17th 1-5 pm

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

 

Felted Jewelry: Mixed Media Necklace       Cost: $35

Fri. Feb. 9th 10-noon OR Sat. April 14th 2-4 pm OR Sat. May 5th 10-noon

Create a 1” by 1” pendant with needle felting,  then place it into a bezel setting and complete the rest of the necklace with a funky combination of beads, metal charms and fibers!

 

Knitting

 

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

Sun. March 25th 1-3:30 pm

Learn in this one day class, basics to knit yourself an infinity scarf. Includes yarn,  needles, tea and snacks! K 8+

 

NEW!!!Knit-A-Long: Tailwind Shawl          Cost: $50

Drop in Fridays 1-3 pm Feb. 9- March 16th ; Cast on Fri. Feb. 9th 1-3 pm

A cascade of colors knit in simple garter stitch; this shawl is striking! Come knit-a-long with us; yarn and pattern included, sz. 4 needles needed. 

 

Knitting 101                              Cost: $65

Sat. March 10, 17, 24th 10-noon OR Thurs. April 26, May 3rd, 10th 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                     

Sat. March 10, 17, 24th 10-noon OR Thurs. April 26, May 3rd, 10th 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: $30                    

Fri. April 13th 10-1 pm OR Thurs. May 17th 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

Sat. Feb. 24th 10-1 pm OR Thurs. April 19th 6-9 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 11-2 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

Fri. Jan. 26th 7-9 pm OR Thurs. April 12th 1-3 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: $285

Sat. March 10, 17, 24, April 14, 28, May 5th 4-6 pm

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. March 15th 10-3 pm OR Fri. May 11th 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: Beginning Spinner on the wheel

Wed. Feb. 21st 1-4 pm OR Fri. April 27th 6-9 pm 

We will be making coils, Tunisian knots, slubs, incorporating beads, sequins, wire, feathers, felt, silk ribbons, and a whole lot more. Bring a wheel with a large whorl/bobbin.  

 

 

Dyeing

 

Shibori Dyeing with Rust               Cost: $38

Thurs. Feb. 22nd 6-9 pm OR Fri. March 23rd 10-1 pm OR Sat. April 28th 10-1 pm

Create an array of color and pattern using just a few simple things, some dye and a little magic!

 

Sticks and Stones Shibori Dyeing                  Cost: $38

Thurs. Feb. 22nd 6-9 pm OR Fri. March 23rd 10-1 pm OR Sat. April 28th 10-1 pm

Create a river of beautiful colors and designs using just a few simple things, some dye and a little magic!

 

Dyeing Workshop                  Cost: $38

Wed. March 14th 10-1 pm OR Thurs. May 3rd 1-4 pm

Bring whatever you would like to dye- yarn, roving, doilies, a warp or a garment (100% linen, cotton or wool) and learn to dye.

 

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

Thurs. Feb. 22nd 10-2 pm OR Fri. April 27th 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

Sat. Jan. 27th 10-1 pm OR Fri. March 23rd 6-9 pm OR Thurs. May 10th 1-4 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: Crepes                  Cost: $20

Fri. May 11th 6-9 pm

Create two types of cheeses, assemble your made to order crepes featuring fresh produce from Big Rock Organics and enjoy a rustic meal together!

 

Canning                          Cost: $48

Sun. Feb. 18th 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. March 11th 1-5 pm

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

 

Greenhouse Gathering at Lamb of God Farm                          Cost: $30

Sun. April 15th 2-4 pm 

Come join us as we’ll be getting our hands dirty, so wear garden-safe clothes and shoes. Space is limited, register early. Class includes a dozen transplants of your choice come May.

 

 

 

Homeschool Art Education Days

 

Join our vibrant homeschool community! We host a once a month, three hour workshop that combines art, agriculture, history, cultural arts, and culinary sciences.  Enrich your curriculum with real hands on learning. Students will do a project to take home and each month will feature a different theme. Ages range from 5-13.

$22 a student / per class

9-noon

·         Tues. Jan. 16 and Wed. Jan. 17- Poetry

·         Tues. Feb. 20 and Wed. Feb. 21st – Art History

·         Tues. March 20 and Wed. March 21st- Spring

·         Tues. April 17 and Wed. April 18th – Weather

·         Tues. May 15 and Wed. May 16th- Out in the Garden