Whimsical Butterflies

CLASS ID: 6AAB
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 26, 1:00-3:30 PM
Tuition: $26 Member/$34 Non-Member
Material fee: $5 payable to instructor
Age/Level: All Ages 10+, Beginner and Beyond

Flutter around with these colorful patterned butterflies. Design a favorite butterfly and add lovely shapes in detail. Using a large choice of acrylic colors for palettes and in tubes, bling your butterfly as much as it takes to make it whimsical.

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Whimsical Dragonflies

CLASS ID: 7AAA
Date/Time: Monday, July 15, 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Tuition: $26 Member/$34 Non-Member
Material fee: $5 payable to instructor
Age/Level: All Ages 10+, Beginner and Beyond

Use acrylic paint on canvas to draw and paint whimsical dragonflies. Don’t worry about exact shapes, the more “out there,” the better! No experience necessary. This class will be tons of fun for everyone, even if you’ve never painted before!

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Whimsical Birds on a Wire

CLASS ID: 6AAA
Date/Time: Friday, June 7, 1:00-3:30 PM
Tuition: $26 Member/$34 Non-Member
Material fee: $5 payable to instructor
Age/Level: All Ages 10+, Beginner and Beyond

Using acrylic paint on canvas, draw and paint fanciful birds. Don’t worry about exact shapes, the more “out there”, the better. No experience necessary. This class will be tons of fun for everyone, even if you’ve never painted before!

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Hand Sewing Leather 201- Tote Bag and Laptop Case

CLASS ID: 8A4T
Time: Thursday, August 29, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Tuition: $63 Member/$81 Non-Member
Material Fee: $40 – $60 depending on the project payable to instructor
Age/level: Adults and teens 12+, 101 or other hand-sewing experience is strongly recommended.
Please bring reading glasses if you need them

This advanced leather-working class will build on your sewing skills, allowing students to create a larger, more complex project. Students will work from custom patterns while being guided through the basics of leather design and construction including the skills necessary to design their own goods. Project options include a tote bag, cross body purse, 13” laptop case or 15” laptop case. You will be required to choose your project at signup but a variety of leather choices for each project will be available at the beginning of class. Previous hand-sewing (saddle stitch) experience is strongly recommended. While the basics will be covered, the more experience you have, the happier you will be with your finished project. (please see MerachantLeather.com/WBCA for project examples)

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Hand Sewing Leather 101- Small Goods

CLASS ID: 6A4S
Time: Wednesday, June 5, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Tuition: $42 Member/$54 Non-Member
Materials Fee: $20 payable to instructor
Age/level: Adults, kids 8+, all levels
Please bring reading glasses if you need them

This entry level class is designed to introduce the classic techniques of hand-sewing with leather. Students can choose from projects that demonstrate the basics of working with leather including cutting, punching, hand sewing, riveting, snap setting, finishing and care. No previous experience with any type of craft or sewing is required. Students will be able to choose from a wide assortment of projects and leather at the beginning of class, including: clutches, belts, coin purses, wallets, Fieldnote covers, phone cases, keychains, sunglass cases and more. (please see MerchantLeather.com/WBCA for project examples).

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Experience the Labyrinth

CLASS ID: 6A9A
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 26, 9:30-11:30 AM
Tuition: $10 Member/$13 Non-Member
Age/Level: All Ages, All Levels
CLASS ID: 7A9A
Date/Time: Wednesday, July 24, 9:30-11:30 AM
Tuition: $10 Member/$13 Non-Member
Age/Level: All Ages, All Levels
CLASS ID: 8A9A
Date/Time: Wednesday, August 21, 9:30-11:30 AM
Tuition: $10 Member/$13 Non-Member
Age/Level: All Ages, All Levels

Whether an experienced traveler or new to the way of the labyrinth, come and join others on the path for a morning of reflection and renewal. Gather together for a brief introduction to the OSilas labyrinth followed by time to walk, reflect, and share at the close of the morning. Participants may bring a journal to extend and integrate their experience. Discover how each labyrinth journey offers the gift of time and space to rest…release…and return, renewed and refreshed. Custom labyrinth classes available. Call 651-407-0597

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Mandala Necklace

CLASS ID: 8A4L
Date/Time: Saturday, June 29, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Tuition: $22 Member/$27 Non-Member
Material Fee: $12 payable to instructor
Age/Level: Adults & Teens 15+, All Levels

This necklace is made of size 11 seed beads and 4mm Swarovski crystals. It is made from the center outward with a geometrical bead weaving stitch using needle and thread. It is a delicate pendant that will make a lovely fashion accessory. All supplies will be provided for a $12 fee.

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Gratitude Beads

Sue Swanson Cultivating an attitude of gratitude can change the way you tell your own story. We will create a strand of pocket prayer beads that can be used in a daily gratitude meditation that consists of asking two questions: For what am I most grateful? For what am I…

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Super Stained Glass Suncatchers

CLASS ID: 6A4O
Date/Time: Saturday-Sunday, June 22, 9:00 AM-2:00 PM, Sunday June 23, 10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Tuition: $95 Member/$122 Non-Member
Material Fee: $10 payable to instructor
Age/Level: All Ages 12+, All Levels

A Suncatcher is a small stained glass project that is light enough to be hung in a window with a suction cup. In this class you will learn the basics of making stained glass without having to invest in all the tools. There will be a variety of patterns available from beginner to more advanced, for those of you who have already had some training working with glass. You will have time to make two to four suncatchers depending on the complexity of the designs you choose. Next you will choose the colors of glass that you want for each part. Then you will be scoring and breaking glass. Tools and grinders will be used to shape the glass to match each pattern piece. When the glass is ready, you will be applying a thin copper foil to the edge and soldering the pieces together. Bring your lunch and water bottle. Students should wear a crew necked t-shirt and shoes with a hard surface and closed top (not an open sandal or mesh top tennis shoe.

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Stained Glass Suncatchers

CLASS ID: 7A4O
Date/Time: Monday-Tuesday, July 22 & 23, 6:00-9:00 PM
Tuition: $84 Member/$108 Non-Member
Material Fee: $5 payable to instructor
Age/Level: All Ages 12+, All Levels

A Suncatcher is a small stained glass project that is light enough to be hung in a window with a suction cup. In this class you will learn the basics of making stained glass without having to invest in all the tools. There will be a variety of patterns available from beginner to more advanced, for those of you who have already had some training working with glass. You will have time to make one or two suncatchers depending on the complexity of the ones you choose. Next you will choose the colors of glass that you want for each part. Then you will be scoring and breaking glass. Tools and grinders will be used to shape the glass to match each pattern piece. When the glass is ready, you will be applying a thin copper foil to the edge and soldering the pieces together. Students should wear a crew necked t-shirt and shoes with a hard surface and closed top (not an open sandal or mesh top tennis shoe).

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