14 Crafts • Workshop Crafts • Workshop Basic Knitting Knitting is a relaxing and satisfying hobby that you can enjoy for the rest of your life. You will start with the basic techniques of the art of knitting. Once you have learned to cast on and have mastered the basic knit and purl stitches, you will begin to work on sampler squares which can be made into a pillow, scarf, or afghan. You will practice different knitting stitches and several tricks and techniques, including the use of a cable needle. You will learn how to finish the edges of items that you make and how to properly sew them together.  Best of all, you will have the confidence and skills to begin another knitting project on your own. Designed for those who have little to no knitting experience. Materials: Just bring a pair of scissors and a notebook. All other supplies are included in the cost of the class.    6 Tuesdays • 6:30 - 8:30pm • March 5 - April 9 • $129 CR12-S19a Instructor: Dianne St. Laurent 6 Thursdays • 6:30 - 8:30pm • March 7 - April 11 • $129 CR12-S19b Instructor: Amy Novins Knitting Circle Workshop If you can knit and purl you are ready for the Knitting Circle. Join this social circle with other knitters and practice over a dozen different advanced techniques. These techniques will include methods of casting on including a couple that are decorative. You will also learn increasing and decreasing for shaping and the reasons for the different methods. Get assistance with a knitting project or get advice about starting a new knitting project.  Even if you have knit for a while you will very likely learn something new.  It is recommended to bring a notebook to take notes and any knitting needles and supplies that you might have. Scrap balls of yarn will be used for learning the techniques.   8 Thursdays • 6:30 - 8:30pm • March 7 - May 2 • $149 (No class April 18) CR63-S19a Instructor: Dianne St. Laurent 4 Tuesdays • 6:30 - 8:30pm • April 23 - May 14 • $75 CR63-S19b Instructor: Dianne St. Laurent Block Printing on Fabric Learn to block print and enjoy making your own set of hand printed kitchen towels. You will create your own design (or use one that is provided), carve your block, and print using water based inks. No experience in art or printmaking is necessary! All class materials will be provided. Tuesday • 6 - 9pm • March 19 • $79 CR53-S19 Instructor: Sarah Bertochi Spring Basket Floral Design What better way to bring the Spring season into your home then to learn how to professionally create a basket design with vibrant soft Spring colors. Learn some simple tricks that take ordinary to extra-ordinary. Thursday • 6 - 8pm • April 11 • $69 CR64-S19 Instructor: Dawn Bagocius Contemporary Floral Design If you are a person who enjoys a modernized sleek looking floral design with fine lines and details, this is the course for you. You will learn some principles and elements to create your own floral arrangement to keep for yourself or give away as a gift. Wednesday • 6 - 8pm • May 8 • $69 CR65-S19 Instructor: Dawn Bagocius The Art of Paper Quilling Quilling, or paper filigree, has been around for centuries and is an art form involving the use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to create your own designs. Quilling is probably best known as a way to personalize handmade cards, but you can also create beautiful works of art that can be displayed. And best of all, you will only need three items to get you started quilling; strips of paper, glue, and a tool to roll the paper!   6 Mondays • 6:30 - 8:30pm • March 4 - April 8 • $149 CR60-S19 Instructor: Kelly Bakiri Paper Quilling II Have you taken the basic Quilling class or have experience with paper quilling? Then this is your class. We will focus on learning more complex designs, building on the skills learned in the basic quilling class and will also learn how to use the quilling comb. 6 Wednesdays • 6:30 - 8:30pm • March 6 - April 10 • $149 CR66-S19 Instructor:KellyBakiri