We have a few spots open for some of our upcoming super fabulous Fall Classes! There is still time for us to help you learn a brand new skill so that you can hand-make an extra special gift for a loved one just in time for the Holidays. Are you as excited as we are? Remember that all supplies purchased at the shop for these classes are 20% off! Call the shop today (801.615.0268) for more information and to reserve your spot.
Swoon Quilt Class
Holly LeSué will be offering her second quilting class at the shop for the gorgeous Swoon Quilt! Have you seen this beautiful quilt on blogs, Flickr, Twitter (#swoonquilt, #swoonalong), or Pinterest? This quilt is very popular and Holly will help you make one of your own. Class starts tomorrow, Wednesday October 23 from 4-6pm, and continues for three consecutive Wednesday afternoons. $45
Needle Felted Santa
Just in time for the upcoming Holiday Season, Nancy Jones will teach you how to make this darling Needle Felted Santa Claus! All materials are provided for you to “up-cycle” from felted wool sweater scraps this cute guy for your holiday décor or to give as a gift. This one day workshop is being held on Saturday October 26, from 2-5pm. $40
Introduction to Embroidery
Learn the basics of this very satisfying, versatile, and portable craft! Kaye Wallace will help you learn the ins and outs, ups and downs of beginning embroidery while working on a Thanksgiving and Christmas inspired project. October’s class will focus on the Thanksgiving embroidery and November’s class will focus on the Christmas embroidery. October 29 and, November 12, from 1 – 3:15pm. $13.50/class
The very talented and popular teachers Judy Sommerfeldt and Nancy Ostergar are teaming up to teach you 3 very special techniques for decorating paper. You’ll learn the skills of Sink Art, Paste Paper, and Walnut ink variations on Arches Text Wove Paper. Class is being held on Saturday November 2, 2:30 – 5:30pm. $35
Come learn all the basics with Kirstin Robertson that make up the foundation of knitting: casting on, knit stitch, purl stitch and binding off in this one-session class—just in time to make a winter scarf or fingerless mitts for yourself or someone special! Bring worsted weight yarn and US size 8-10 needles or bulky yarn and US size 15-17 needles, all available at Harmony for 20% off with class registration. Classes will be offered on Saturday November 9 and December 7 from 10am – 12pm. $20/class
International Baking for the Holidays
Borrowing from many lands, the charismatic Jane Wise will show you how to make Chilean apple cake, Italian stained glass cookies, Aztec chocolate quinoa cake, and Jerusalem spice cookies—all perfect for the holidays! Saturday November 9, 10-11am. $15
Intermediate Crochet: Granny Squares and Snowflakes
Let Allison Baker introduce you to two very iconic crocheted techniques – the Granny Square and the Crocheted Snowflake. The possibilities are endless when you learn the tips and tricks that will build on your beginning crochet knowledge!
The Granny Squares class, held on Saturday November 9 from 3-5pm, will work through color changing, crocheting in the round, and join-as-you-go techniques. Bring several different colors of DK or worsted weight yarn, size G/6 4.0 mm crochet hook (DK) or size H/8 5.0 mm hook (worsted weight), scissors, and a tapestry needle.
The Crocheted Snowflakes class on Saturday November 16 from 3-5pm, will also discuss crocheting in the round, as well as providing time to pin and starch your snowflake to make into an ornament or garland. Depending on how quickly you crochet, you might be able to complete two or three snowflakes! Bring DK weight wool or cotton and a G/6 4.0mm crochet hook, scissors & a tapestry needle. Instructor will provide liquid starch, pins, and cardboard pinning templates for each participant.
Adventures in Raveland
Lost as to the ways of Ravelry? Want to enter and learn but need a little help? Let Kirstin (DragonCelt on Ravelry) be your guide to finding patterns, learning techniques and making friends. This class includes an intro to apps for iPad, iPod, and Android. Bring a notepad and pencil or iPad, laptop, or smartphone. Saturday November 16 or December 14, from 1-2pm. $10/class
Sewing with Knits: T-shirts
Learn to feel comfortable sewing with knit fabric while making a T-shirt! Our very own Laura Harmon will demonstrate neckline finishes and applique techniques. Student needs to prewash one yard knit fabric before class. Ballpoint needle and sewing machines provided. Bring a serger if you have one. Thursday November 14, 6 – 8pm or Friday Novmber 15, 3 – 5pm. $15/class
Hand Decorated Journal
Decorate your own paper for this soft-cover book. Nancy Ostergar will teach you easy-to-learn stitching that will allow you to finish your journal in this one-session workshop. All supplies included! Great gratitude journal or gift, or for travel or study. Saturday November 23, 2:30 – 5:30pm. $22
FREE Harmony Symposium
Ralli Quilts from Pakistan: Empowering Women Through Handicrafts. On Thursday November 7 at 6:30pm, Dr. Patricia Stoddard will share with us how quilt-making in Pakistan is changing womens lives. Plan on attending this FREE to the public event sponsored by Harmony! More information about Dr. Stoddard can be found here and here. Please RSVP to the shop so that we can make sure we provide adequate space for the attendees.