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 set 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 # 1242 Tuesday NHS
6:00-8:00 PM Starts 12/11/18 1 Class
Sarah McFarland Fee $49



SERGER SEWING BASICS
Do you have a Serger you are afraid to use?  Learn how to use it confidently!  We will cover what each part does and how to set up your Serger.  Learn how to thread it, how to achieve different finishes, hem garments, use the differential feed, and how to adjust the settings.  You will be come comfortable with your Serger and discover how to use its best features.  Students should bring their Serger machine with manual, any accessories, and thread to class.  Instructor will provide general sewing supplies (pins, scissors, scrap fabric) for practice.   Limited to 6 students.  

Course # 1424 Thursday NHS
6:00-8:00 PM Starts 10/25/18 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 SUPER bulky-weight yarn (recommended:  Lion brand Wool-Ease “Thick N Quick” available at Joann's, Michaels, or Amazon) of their choice, and US size 13 or 15 knitting needles to start. 

Course  #1370 Wednesday NMS
6:45-7:45 PM Starts 9/26/18 8 Classes
Nicole Christensen Fee $129

Course # 1371 Wednesday Teen Ctr.
11:00-12:00 PM Starts 9/26/18 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.

Course #1492 Thursday NMS
6:45-7:45 PM Starts 9/27/18 8 Classes
Nicole Christensen Fee $129

Course #1393 Wednesday Teen Ctr
12:15-1:15 PM Starts 9/26/18 8 Classes
Nicole Christensen Fee $129


WINTER CLASSES 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 SUPER bulky-weight yarn (recommended:  Lion brand Wool-Ease “Thick N Quick” available at Joann's, Michaels, or Amazon) of their choice, and US size 13 or 15 knitting needles to start. 

Course  #1373 Wednesday NMS
6:45-7:45 PM Starts 1/9/19 8 Classes
Nicole Christensen Fee $129

Course # 1372 Wednesday Teen Ctr.
11:00-12:00 PM Starts 1/9/19 8 Classes
Nicole Christensen Fee $129


WINTER CLASSES 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.

Course #1493 Thursday NMS
6:45-7:45 PM Starts 1/10/19 8 Classes
Nicole Christensen Fee $129

Course #1374 Wednesday Teen Ctr
12:15-1:15 PM Starts 1/9/19 8 Classes
Nicole Christensen Fee $129