Fiber Arts

SEWING MACHINE FUNDAMENTALS

Do you have a sewing machine collecting dust in a closet?  Learn how to use it!  We will cover what each part does and how to west up your sewing machine and start sewing.  Learn how to thread it, how to wind a bobbin, and how to adjust the settings.  You will become comfortable with your sewing machine and discover how to use its best features and attachments.  Students should bring their sewing machine with manual, accessories, needles, and bobbins to class.  Instructor will provide general sewing supplies (thread, pins, scrap fabric) for practice.  Limited to 6 students. 

 

Course #         1423    Thursday         NHS

6:00-8:00 PM  Starts 4/12/18  1 Class

Sarah McFarland                                Fee $49

 

SEWING CURTAINS?  HOW TO GET STARTED

Have you dreamed of designing and sewing custom window dressings?  Take the plunge and begin with simple curtain panels.  In the First class, we will cover how to measure for your panels, what to look for in fabrics and thread, rods and hardware, and how to sew tabs or a rod pocket.  In the second class, we will cut and sew your custom panels.  Learn a new skill and sew exactly the curtains you need!  Students should bring their sewing machine with manual, accessories, needles, and bobbins to both classes.  Instructor will provide general sewing supplies (thread, pins, scrap fabric) for practice.  Limited to 6 students. 

 

Course #                     Thursday         NHS

6:00-8:00 PM  Starts 3/15       2 Classes

Sarah McFarland                                Fee $79

 





BEGINNER KNITTING CLASS—AGES 18 &  UP

Make time for yourself and learn to knit!  If you’ve always wanted to knit, but didn’t know where to start, or need to brush up the basics, this course is for you!  Learn to cast on, knit, purl and more, creating a fashionable project to start!  Knitting is a great hobby that can be transported with you.  Knit at sports events, waiting rooms, etc. using snippets of time!  Learn about different fibers, try out different types and sizes of needles, and more!  Crochet basics will also be taught.  Students need to bring in a skein of bulky-weight yarn of their choice (such as Lion Wool-Ease Thick N Quick) and US size 11, 13 or 15 knitting needles to start..


Winter Session: 

Course  #1373   Wednesday       NMS

6:45-7:45 PM    Starts 1/10/18    8 Classes

Nicole Christensen                     Fee $129

 

Spring Session:

Course  #1370            Wednesday     NMS

6:45-7:45 PM  Starts 3/21/18  8 Classes

Nicole Christensen                  Fee $129


BEGINNER KNITTING CIRCLE—DAYTIME (AGES 18 & UP)

Make time for yourself and learn to knit!  If you’ve always wanted to knit, but didn’t know where to start, or need to brush up on the basics, this course is for you!  Learn to cast on, knit, purl and more, creating a fashionable project to start!  Knitting is a great hobby that can be transported with you.  Knit at sports events, waiting rooms, etc. using snippets of time!  Learn about different fibers, try out different types and sizes of needles and more!  Crochet basics will also be taught.  Students need to bring in a skein of bulky-weight yarn of their choice (such as Lion Wool-Ease Thick N Quick), and US size 11, 13 or 15 knitting needles to start.


Winter Session:

Course # 1372     Wednesday       Teen Ctr.

11:00-12:00 PM Starts 1/10/18  8 Classes

Nicole Christensen                     Fee $129


 Spring Session:

Course # 1371    Wednesday     Teen Ctr.

11:00-12:00 PM          Starts 3/21/18  8 Classes

Nicole Christensen                  Fee $129


INTERMEDIATE KNITTING CIRCLE—DAYTIME—AGES 18 & UP 

For those who can cast on and knit garter stitch, and are ready to build more skills (or have completed the beginner course).  Several projects will be created starting with an “oh so cute” hat that can be made in sizes from children to adults, as well as a seamless project “knitting in the round” on circular needles.  In this comprehensive, step-by-step, fun class, you will learn to read patterns, check gauge, master more difficult stitches (including cables) and more!  Students need to bring in size 10 (longer length preferable) straight needles and one skein (150 yards) of worsted weight yarn of their choice to start.  Other materials needed will be discussed in class.  Students can also bring independent projects for help as well.


 Winter Session

Course #1394    Wednesday       Teen Ctr

12:15-1:15 PM  Starts 1/10/18    8 Classes

Nicole Christensen                      Fee $129


Spring Session:

Course #1393 Wednesday     Teen Ctr

12:15-1:15 PM            Starts 3/21/18  8 Classes

Nicole Christensen                  Fee $129



INTERMEDIATE KNITTING CIRCLE—AGES 18 & UP

For those who can cast on and knit garter stitch, and are ready to build more skills (or have completed the beginner course).  Several projects will be created starting with an “oh so cute” hat that can be made in sizes from children to adults, as well as a seamless project “knitting in the round” on circular needles.  In this comprehensive, step-by-step, fun class, you will learn to read patterns, check gauge, master more difficult stitches (including cables) and more!  Students need to bring in size 10 (longer length preferable) straight needles and one skein (150 yards) of worsted weight yarn of their choice to start.  Other materials needed will be discussed in class.  Students can also bring independent projects for help as well.


 Winter Session:

Course #1493 Thursday         NMS

6:45-7:45 PM  Starts 1/10/18  8 Classes

Nicole Christensen                  Fee $129


Spring Session:


Course #1492 Thursday         NMS

6:45-7:45 PM  Starts 3/22/18  8 Classes

Nicole Christensen                  Fee $129