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Create Holiday Printed Cards and Wrapping Paper

In this one-day class students will create holiday-themed wrapping paper and greeting cards for gift-giving during the holiday season! Students will have knowledge in basic stamp and printmaking upon completion of this class as well as completed...

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Woodworking for beginners: Simple Chair

This course will build on skills students have learned in the previous two classes and each student will design their own simple chair which they will construct using basic woodworking tools that are easily accessible. No prior woodworking experience...

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Wool Applique and Embroidery

Slow-Sew. Wool applique and embroidery are soothing, portable and affordable. Blocks work up quickly. Students will explore working with and felting wool and discovering threads and multiple hand embroidery stitches. Three block patterns will...

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Advanced Fiction

Advanced Fiction Writing Workshop provides the space for a writer to write. Students will take their writing to the next level, submitting their work for close-reading and review by their peers and the instructor. Instructor: Andrew Peterson

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Writing Suspense Fiction

This course is for students eager to write in the mystery, thriller, or crime genres. Throughout the course, students develop critical craft elements of their work through exercises in dialogue, descriptive action, and in developing three-dimensional...

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ReMake, ReUse, ReConstruct

Have clothes that are no longer wearable but love the pattern or fabric? Want to explore garment deconstruction and reconstruction? We will experiment with remaking unused garments into useful accessories, combining clothes to make new garments...

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Beekeeping Hives and Tools

Beekeeping Hives and Tools is a fun and instructive 4-week course designed for individuals who are interested in knowing the requirements for starting a honeybee apiary. Prior knowledge about honeybees or beehives is not required! Subjects covered...

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Loose Landscape

This is a hand stitch fiber class that explores design elements and creative stitching. Bring in a favorite landscape picture and play with fabric and stitches to create a piece worthy of framing. We'll isolate a portion of the picture with good...

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ABS Introduction to Bladesmithing

This class is for beginning knifemakers, students will be introduced to the concepts and techniques needed to make a knife. Students are taught metal selection; blade function and different blade design will be discussed. Hand forging to shape, normalizing,...

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Woodworking for Beginners: Small Table

This course will build on skills students have learned in the previous class, Keepsake box, and guide them through the construction of a small table of their own design, using basic woodworking tools that are easily accessible. No prior woodworking...