Gourd Jewelry Weaving with Jean Reed
Sunday, June 7, 2020 – 1 pm to 3 pm
Experience a whole new technique in jewelry making. This wearable art is created by weaving on dyed gourd shards that have been prepped for you. Jean will help you master this tapestry type of weaving to make a unique piece of jewelry. Beading can easily be incorporated in your work. You will work with reed, waxed linen, yarns, boucle and embellishments. The gourd pieces measure approximately 3-5” long and no two are alike.
Tuition is $70.00 per student with no additional materials fee.
Space is limited. Pre-registration is required.
Shaker Pincushion with Jean Reed
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 – 1 pm to 4 pm
These heirloom baskets are very unique and rich in history. It is a basket reproduced just as the Shaker sisters made it many years ago to be sold to the ladies that visited their stores. Your basket will be woven on a mold, from hand pounded ash as the Shakers did. The pincushion is assembled with fabric, ribbon and saw dust as the originals were.
Tuition is $80.00 per student with no additional materials fee.
Space is limited and pre-registration is required.
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