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Spring 2018 Class List

 

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Edward’s Menagerie Crochet Birds – Learn all the necessary crochet techniques to make your very own crochet bird! The class is designed to guide you through each step, from crocheting each piece, to stuffing, sewing everything together, and creating a face for your animal. Beginning crochet experience preferred. Supplies: Yarn, crochet hook, Edward’s Menagerie Birds book

Mondays April 30, May 7, 14, 21, 4-5:30pm | Alex Valenzuela | $36

 

Paper Daisy Mother’s Day Corsage – Get in-person instruction from Chelsey McNeil of Rosy Paper Posies as she helps you create a paper Mother’s Day corsage, complete with cheerful paper daisy, paper greens, and accented with a colorful burst of small paper blooms.  All paper pieces will be pre-cut, ready for you to shape and assemble. After this one-hour class, you will go home with your completed corsage packaged in a corsage box, a kit to make a second corsage at home, and the paper daisy pattern (for personal use)

Saturday, May 5, 11a – 1p | Chelsey McNeil | $27

 

Winter Class List 2018

Lander Pants – With a high waist and button fly, the Lander pattern is not only on trend, but also flattering and comfortable for all body types. Students will learn to fit and sew these fabulous pants. For the intermediate seamstress. Materials: Lander Pant pattern, fabric and notions as per pattern.

Saturdays May 12 + 19 , 11a-3p | Ali Hallstrom | $50

 

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Cooking with Jane – Jamming! – This is the way to jewel-up summer in bottles! Making your own lets you control the level of sweetness in the final product and is a simple way to use up any bumper crop of fruit.

Saturday, May 19, 10am | Jane Wise | $15

 

Beginning Crochet – Learn crochet basics (chain, slip stitch, single crochet, half-double crochet and double crochet) while making a lovely flower pin. Students receive a muslin drawstring bag and folder with illustrated instructions. Green yarn provided for leaves.  Class size limited to 4! Materials: One skein worsted weight yarn in desired flower color and 1 size H/8 5.0mm hook.

Saturday, May 19th 4-6pm | Allison Baker | $25

Saturday, June 16th 4-6pm | Allison Baker | $25

 

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Weaving 101 – Learn to weave on a rigid heddle loom.  Students will warp their loom in class and begin to weave a scarf.  They will work on the scarf at home then complete it in class. Students will begin a second project at home, with the third class for troubleshooting.  Looms will be available to purchase or rent at 20% off; rental fee can be applied to purchase price. Supplies: two 50-gram balls of worsted weight yarn for a skinny (5”) scarf, or two 100-gram balls for a 7-8” wide scarf.  Class size limited to 4!

Saturdays June 2, 11a-2p, June 9 + 16 , 11a-1p | Catherine Marchant | $75

 

Beginning Drop Spindle Spinning – Learn to spin on a Bare Bones spindle!  We will learn about the history of spindles, Park and Draft, and finally spinning on spindles using really great fiber!  Afterwards we can discuss all the different marvelous things you can do with a spindle! You can spin for a project! For Fun! The best part, a spindle is so very portable!

Saturday June 9, 2p – 5p | Elizabeth Dailey | $40

 

Weaving 3.0 – New techniques for this class will include: pile weaves, Danish medallions, mixed warp, honeycomb, and Spanish lace. Prep Instructions: Come with rigid heddle loom warped about two yards in length and 8-10 inches wide.

Saturday June 23, 11a-2p | Catherine Marchant |  $30

 

Knit Night – First Thursday of each Month | May 3, June 7, 8-9:30p  | Free!

Class Policies – Payment required to secure spot in class; phone orders encouraged. Class will cancel if minimum enrollment is not met— call early, and bring friends! 20% off fabric and yarn with paid class tuition.

 


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Winter 2018 Class List

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Beginning Crochet – Learn crochet basics (chain, slip stitch, single crochet, half-double crochet and double crochet) while making a lovely flower pin. Students receive a muslin drawstring bag and folder with illustrated instructions. Green yarn provided for leaves.  Class size limited to 4! Materials: One skein worsted weight yarn in desired flower color and 1 size H/8 5.0mm hook.

Saturday January 27, 4-6p | Allison Baker | $25

Saturday March 10, 4-6p | Allison Baker | $25

Next Steps for Beginning Knitters: Beyond the Rectangle – This is a class for the beginning knitter who wants to increase their basic skill set. We will be exploring cables with a simple hat, learn about lace with a quick cowl, and practice increases and decreases with some bulky fingerless mitts. Class members should be comfortable knitting and purling, casting-on, and casting-off.  Materials: 1 set of 5 6” dp needles, size 11 (preferably wooden or bamboo), 1 cable needle, 1 size 11 16” circular needle, 1 skein Aran-weight yarn, 2 skeins (about 180 yds each) bulky-weight yarn (not super-bulky) Basic knitting supplies.

Saturdays January 27, February 3 + 10, 11:30am – 1:30pm | JoLene McQueen | $38

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Beginning Kids’ Sewing – Come learn basic sewing techniques in a fun atmosphere.  Possible projects: skirt, simple bag, patchwork quilt, etc.   Class size limited to 5! Ages 8-18.

Fridays February 2, 9, 16, 23  | 2:30 pm             Fridays March 2, 9, 16, 23 | 2:30 pm                                                 Ali Hallstrom | $75                                    Ali Hallstrom | $75

Intermediate Kids’ Sewing – Come explore new sewing techniques in a fun atmosphere.  Possible projects: reading a clothing pattern, reversible bag, slippers, etc. Class size limited to 5! Ages 8-18.

Fridays February 2, 9, 16, 23  | 4:00p                        Fridays March  2, 9, 16, 23 | 4:00p                                                Ali Hallstrom | $75                                                Ali Hallstrom | $75

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Icelandic Sweater—Knit a modern Icelandic style sweater worked at a loose gauge for a deliciously lightweight garment. Stopover is knit entirely in the round with optional subtle waist shaping. Knit with warm, durable, lightweight Icelandic Lettlopi wool. Knit from the bottom up, sleeves connect as we go—so much fun! Learn stranded color work and steeking. Supplies: Stopover pattern by Mary Jane Mucklestone, 700-1500 yds. of Istex Lettlopi in main color yarn, plus 1 skein each of three other contrasting colors; circular knitting needles (size 10/ swatch), double-pointed needles or extra long magic loop (same size as your circular needle); other basic knitting supplies. Before Class: Please swatch to get gauge: 13 stitches and 18 rows = 4″ in stockinette stitch with the yarn you are using for the main part of your sweater. Please wash your swatch and air-dry it to get the correct gauge. Knitting level: Intermediate or Adventurous Advanced Beginner  (Can cast on and cast off, comfortably knit and purl in the round, and can do a basic increase and decrease).

Saturdays February 3, 10 + 17, 2-4pm | JoLene McQueen | $38

 

Edward’s Menagerie Crochet Animals – Learn all the necessary crochet techniques to make your very own crochet animal! The class is designed to guide you through each step, from crocheting each piece, to stuffing, sewing everything together, and creating a face for your animal. Choose from Emma the Bunny, Alexandre the Russian Blue Cat, or Piotr the Polar Bear. Beginning crochet experience preferred. Supplies: Yarn, crochet hook, Edward’s Menagerie book

Mondays February 12, 19 + 26, 4-5:30p | Alex Valenzuela | $36

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Cooking with Jane – It’s All About Flavor – Come learn about becoming that person who can get an extra punch of flavor into sauces and baked goods by INFUSING them with taste using herbs and spices.

Saturday February 10, 10 am | Jane Wise | $15

Crochet Heart Workshop

Crochet Heart Sachet Workshop – Finish a lavender-filled crochet heart sachet just in time for Valentine’s Day! Supplies kit includes DK weight yarn, wool stuffing, and dried lavender. Students need to have basic crochet skills and bring a size D/3 3.25mm crochet hook.

Saturday February 10, 4-7p | Allison Baker |  $18

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Granny Square Class – Learn to crochet a timeless classic.  We will learn circular crochet motifs, changing colors, weaving in ends as you go, and joining techniques.  Basic crochet skills required.  Materials: Bring several different colors of DK or worsted weight yarn, size F/5 3.75 mm hook (DK) or size H/8 5.0 mm hook (worsted), scissors, and a tapestry needle.

Saturday February 24, 4-6p | Allison Baker | $15

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Weaving 101 – Learn to weave on a rigid heddle loom.  Students will warp their loom in class and begin to weave a scarf.  They will work on the scarf at home then complete it in class.  Students will begin a second project at home, with the third class for troubleshooting.  Looms will be available to purchase or rent at 20% off; rental fee can be applied to purchase price.  Supplies: two 50-gram balls of worsted weight yarn for a skinny (5”) scarf, or two 100-gram balls for a 7-8” wide scarf.  Class size limited to 4!

Saturdays February 17, 11a-2p February 24 + March 3, 11a-1p | Catherine Marchant | $75

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Beginning Continental Knitting for Adults – Learn basic knitting and purling in the Continental style. We will also learn a basic cast-on and cast-off and use these skills to make a dishcloth and a cute cowl. Instructor will provide dishcloth yarn. Students provide: 200 yards Aran-weight yarn, a 16” size 8 circular knitting needle, tapestry needle, scissors, measuring tape/ruler, knitting ring place markers, and a pen.

Saturdays February 24, March 3 + 10, 1:30 – 3:30p | JoLene McQueen | $38

 

Weaving 2.0 – We will make a woven sampler while learning several different techniques, including hemstitching and leno, for future weaving projects.

Prep Instructions: Come with rigid heddle loom warped about two yards in length and 8-10 inches wide.

Saturday March 17, 11a-2p | Catherine Marchant |  $30

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Loving Color Through Fair Isle Knitting – You will learn this skill with your hands, mind, and heart as we demystify stranded knitting, study color possibilities, hold needles while negotiating more than one color of yarn, read a Fair Isle pattern chart, and learn finishing technique. Learning these skills have brought me great joy over the years and I am excited to share them with you. Ability to knit in the round will help. Supplies: Fair Isle Arm Warmers pattern by Erika Westerop-Cello Knits (free Ravely download); 5 skeins of sport/DK weight yarn in a variety of colors (Quince & Co. Chickadee or Rowan Felted Tweed are perfect); needles: a set of size 2 DPN or long circulars for magic loop. (A “tight knitter” may need a size 3.) A tapestry needle is helpful for weaving in ends.

Saturdays March 24 + 31, 3:30-5:30p | Claudine Bigelow | $30

Winter Class List 2018

Lander Pants – With a high waist and button fly, the Lander pattern is not only on trend, but also flattering and comfortable for all body types. Students will learn to fit and sew these fabulous pants. For the intermediate seamstress. Materials: Lander Pant pattern, fabric and notions as per pattern.

Saturdays March 24 + 31, 11a-3p | Ali Hallstrom | $50

 

Creative Embellishment of Children’s T-shirts  – This workshop will incorporate some of Alabama Channin’s ideas along with appliqué, beadwork and sequin application, freezer-paper stencils with using acrylic paint, free-form painting, embroidery.

Each student will bring a pre-bought or sewn child’s T-shirt and at least two skeins of embroidery floss they want to use (if embroidering). They should also bring any supplies they want specifically, like sequins or beads, or specific paint color (fabric paint or acrylic).

Friday March 30, 7-8:30p | Leah Everett | $10

 

Winter Knit Nights – February 1, March 1 + April 5, 8-9:30p  | Free for all.
Class Policies – Payment required to secure spot in class; phone orders encouraged. | Class may cancel if minimum enrollment is not met—call early, bring friends! | 20% off fabric and yarn with paid class tuition.

 


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Fall Class List 2017

 

 

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Kids’ Sewing

Come learn basic sewing techniques in a fun atmosphere.  Possible projects: skirt, simple bag, patchwork quilt, etc.  Call Harmony for first class supplies. Ages 8-18.

Fridays September 8, 15, 22, 29

Fridays October 6, 13, 20, 27

2:30 pm Session & 4:00 pm Session

Ali Hallstrom | $75/4 weeks

 

Weaving 2.0

We will make a woven sampler while learning several different techniques, including hemstitching and leno, for future weaving projects.  

Prep Instructions: Come with rigid heddle loom warped about two yards in length and 8-10 inches wide.

Sat. September 16, 1-4p  |  Catherine Marchant  |  $30

 

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Slumps, Grunts, Cobblers, Crisps, and Bettys

With fall’s fruit bounty of berries, peaches, and apples, it is time to extol the virtues of fruit crisps and cobblers because they are pie’s laid-back, sibling, the one whose arrival always brings applause. The fruit, which can be thickened or not because you are spooning it, not slicing it, and who cares if it slumps or puddles in the dish. There is always a crispy lid of crumbles or batter over the juicy fruit.

Sat. September 23, 2017, 10:00 a.m. | Jane Wise | $15

 

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Beginning Crochet

Learn crochet basics (chain, slip stitch, single crochet, half-double crochet and double crochet) while making a lovely flower pin. Students receive a muslin drawstring bag and folder with illustrated instructions. Green yarn provided for leaves.  Class size limited to 4! Materials: One skein worsted weight yarn in desired flower color and 1 size H/8 5.0mm hook.

Sat. September 23, 3-5 PM | Allison Baker | $25

 

Paper Flowers

Get in-person instruction from Chelsey (owner of Rosy Paper Posies) as she helps you learn to create potted paper succulents to add that natural, modern touch to your home or to give as a personal and thoughtful gift to a teacher, friend, loved one, etc. This simple project will give you the skills to use paper succulents in a variety of projects! After this one-hour class, you will go home with a set of small potted paper succulents you have created and the pattern to make more for personal use. Bring: Hot Glue Gun, Hot Glue, Scissors

Thurs. October 5, 7-8:30p | Chelsey McNiel | $24

 

Sew Your Own Skirts

Class description: Learn to sew a beautiful skirt using just your own measurements. We’ll be sewing a gathered skirt with a waistband (choose a zipper closure or elastic in the back), any length you like, and best of all, pockets! You can choose to make one for yourself, your daughter, anyone you like as long as you have their waist measurements and the approximate length.  This is a beginner apparel sewing class. If you can sew a straight line, you can make this skirt!

Materials: 2-4 yards woven (cotton, linen, chambray, rayon, etc.) fabric. You can do a child’s skirt in as little as one yard. I will be at class early to help you choose fabric and determine yardage if you wish.  If you’d like to sew a zipper in your skirt, bring a 7 to 9 inch all-purpose zipper and a zipper foot. If you’d prefer an elastic waist, bring a package of elastic 1-2 inch elastic. Also bring thread, pins, seam ripper, scissors, basic sewing notions.

Sat. October 7, 3-5 pm | Vienna Goates  |$20
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Beginning Continental Knitting for Adults

Learn basic knitting and purling in the Continental style. We will also learn a basic cast-on and cast-off and use these skills to make a dishcloth and a cute cowl. Dishcloth yarn will be provided by instructor. Students provide: 200 yards Aran-weight yarn, a 16” size 8 circular knitting needle, tapestry needle, scissors, measuring tape/ruler, knitting ring place markers, and a pen.

Sat. September 23, October 7 + 14, 12-2pm | JoLene McQueen | $38
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Stash & Dash Bag

Stash and Dash is a fun roll-up zippered bag.  This class will teach you the basics of bag-making: quilting your fabric, sewing in zippers, working with mesh and binding techniques.  It’s a perfect afternoon project that’s great for gift giving. Materials list and pattern information are available at Harmony.

Thurs. October 19, 10:30a – 1:30p | Kaitlyn Howell | $20

 

More Weaving Techniques aka Weaving 3.0

Here we go again — New techniques for this class will include: pile weaves, Danish medallions, mixed warp, honeycomb, and Spanish lace. Prep Instructions: Come with rigid heddle loom warped about two yards in length and 8-10 inches wide.

Sat. October 28, 2-5p | Catherine Marchant | $30

 

Adventure Knitting Camp

Add some fun, thrills, and excitement to your knitting in our Adventure Knitting Camp. Step out of your comfort zone to learn some fun and unusual techniques to add to your knitting backpack of skills. We won’t be fording streams or rappelling mountains, but we will be making some nifty gifts to take back to our loved ones at home. Roasted marshmallows—who knows?

Intermediate knitting skills required: Ability to cast-on and cast-off, knit and purl, read and follow a pattern, swatch to get gauge, and decrease and increase comfortably.

Dropped-Stitch Shawl.  Sat. October 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (2 hrs.)

Requirements: 1 size #8 24” circular needle, 820 yards of a smooth-textured sock yarn (variegated or solid-color), stitch markers, scissors, measuring tape, blunt-tipped darning needle, large post-it notes, pencil or pen

Reversible Brioche Two-Colored Hat.  Sat. October 28, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (2 hrs.)

Requirements: 1 size #8 16” circular needle, 2 skeins of worsted-weight yarn in contrasting colors, stitch markers, scissors, measuring tape, blunt-tipped darning needle, large post-it notes, pencil or pen

Mosiac Cowl.  Sat. November 4, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (2 hrs.)

Requirements: 1 size #7 circular needle, 2 skeins of worsted-weight yarn in contrasting colors (can use the rest of the yarn from Class #2 if desired), stitch markers, scissors, measuring tape, blunt-tipped darning needle, large post-it notes, pencil or pen

JoLene McQueen | $22/class or $60/all 3 classes

 

Open Wide Bag

Open Wide is a great pattern with 3 different sizes of cosmetic bags, perfect for travel and organization.  The pattern includes some quick slip mesh pockets inside and a neat zipper method, as well as other bag-making tips. Please have pattern pieces cut and quilted before the class. Materials list and pattern information are available at Harmony.

Thurs. November 2, 10:30a – 1:30p | Kaitlyn Howell | $20

 

Granny Square Class

Learn to crochet a timeless classic.  We will learn circular crochet motifs, changing colors, weaving in ends as you go, and joining techniques.  Basic crochet skills required.  Materials: Bring several different colors of DK or worsted weight yarn, size F/5 3.75 mm hook (DK) or size H/8 5.0 mm hook (worsted), scissors, and a tapestry needle.

Sat. November 11, 3-5 PM | Allison Baker | $15
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Weaving 101

Learn to weave on a rigid heddle loom.  Students will warp their loom in class and begin to weave a scarf.  They will work on the scarf at home then complete it in class.  Students will begin a second project at home, with the third class for trouble shooting.  Looms will be available to purchase or rent at 20% off; rental fee can be applied to purchase price.  Supplies: two 50-gram balls of worsted weight yarn for a skinny (5”) scarf, or two 100-gram balls for a 7-8” wide scarf.  Class size limited to 4!

Saturdays, November  11 11a-2p, 18 and 25 11a-1p | Catherine Marchant | $75