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February 2019

Imagination + Kids + Camera = FUN! Beginning Photography Age 10+ – 2 half-day classes

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February 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on February 23, 2019 at 2:00 pm

$65

A picture is worth a thousand words!  This class will empower students to begin to capture images that express themselves in relation to the world around them.    Students will be introduced to technical and aesthetic aspects of photography, providing them with the foundation for life-long enjoyment & expression. This class is on 2 consecutive Saturdays:  February 16 & February 23, 2019 from 2:00pm - 4:30pm each Saturday. Bonus:  At the end of class, each student will own their own digital…

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September 2019

Book Binding – Leather Wrap Long Stitch

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September 14 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
$80

Only 2 spots left! Create a beautiful leather book in the medieval tradition, without the use of any adhesives.  Long-stitch book binding is one of the oldest methods of book binding and is still employed by book artists today.   In this  workshop you will produce a 4.5 x 6 x 1" journal which although simple, will be beautiful and robust.  Each one-of-a-kind journal becomes a piece of art, incorporating design decisions regarding paper, cover color, and finishing touches.  Students will…

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Modern Tapestry Weaving for Beginners

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
$65

Many cultures have used woven tapestry to record their histories, from China to Europe to American indigenous cultures.  Begin to create your own history, or create something more abstract, the choice is yours! In this beginning class, you’ll learn the essential skills needed to create a weaving on a wooden frame loom.  Students will learn all aspects of beginning weaving, including how to warp a loom, what to consider when choosing the correct yarns for a project and 3 weaving…

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October 2019

1-Year Anniversary Celebration – Community picnic/Open House

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Marine Mills Folk School is 1 year old and we're throwing a party for the entire community!  Please join us for a day of celebration! All are invited to stop in and visit!  Meet a few of our instructors, see class demos and tour our new location at Marine Elementary School. Families are encouraged to bring kids. We will have live music,  a bouncy house, games, hot dogs, watermelon, lemonade, and treats! No need to register or RSVP - just…

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UPCYCLE: Make a Boro Inspired Patch

October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$45

Boro –a Japanese word meaning “broken:  an aesthetic that is based on fabric or garments that have been heavily used, tattered, and repaired using darning techniques such as sashiko stitching. Boro cloth lends itself to several trending movements such as sustainability (upcycle, recycle, circular design); visible mending (sashiko stitching, slow stitching) and mindfulness as people have become interested in more sustainable fashion and clothing. Join this fun class to learn basic fabric collage (tearing and arranging and tacking) and running…

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Imagination + Kids + Camera = FUN! Beginning Photography Age 10+ – 2 half-day classes

October 26 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on October 26, 2019 at 9:00 am

$65

A picture is worth a thousand words!  This class will empower students to begin to capture images that express themselves in relation to the world around them.    Students will be introduced to technical and aesthetic aspects of photography, providing them with the foundation for life-long enjoyment & expression. This class is on 2 Saturdays:  October 12th & October 26th, from 9:00am - 11:30am each Saturday. Bonus:  At the end of class, each student will own their own digital camera!…

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November 2019

Cut Paper Art: Introduction to Papercutting

November 9 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
$35

A simple piece of paper + 1 sharp knife = Art! In this class, you will learn the basic techniques for turning a piece of paper into a cut-paper design using only an x-acto knife and a cutting mat. Students will learn the basics of papercutting, an age-old art form found in many cultures around the world.  In this class we will cover the concepts of positive and negative space and how to arrange the elements of a design so…

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Pysanky-Ukrainian Egg Decoration

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November 16 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
$55

Just in time for the Christmas season, learn the art of making pysanky – Ukrainian decorated eggs.  Using beeswax and dyes applied in layers, students will create amazing, beautiful eggs, perfect for Christmas gifts or a Christmas ornament to hang on the tree.  Just think how happy your friends and family will be to receive a handmade gift! The term ‘pysanky’ is of Eastern European-Slavic heritage, from the words ‘pysaty’ – to write and ‘kraska’ - color.  Pysanky suggests ‘things…

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Needle Felted Acorns

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November 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$30

A perfect introduction to needle felting for beginners, this class is designed to introduce students to needle felting with a simple, seasonal project achievable in two hours’ time. Felting is older than spinning or weaving and found in many world cultures.  Felting wool means to agitate the fibers so that they bond together into a non-woven fabric or a three-dimensional form. Felting is often accomplished using water, soap and a hand rubbing process (wet felting).  Needle felting (dry felting) involves the…

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Beginning Quilting: Triangles & Stars – 2 half-day classes

November 23 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on November 23, 2019 at 9:00 am

$60

Have you always wanted to try quilting and found the thought of it intimidating? Are you an experienced quilter and want to polish your skills?  With the guidance of expert quilter Wynn Martin, you will enjoy reviewing the basics and create an oversized block quilt suitable for a baby quilt or wall hanging. We will use the “Carpenter’s Star” block to create basic quilt components, evaluate color choices and also use tools, such as rulers, templates, and rotary cutters. Each…

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Imagination + Kids + Camera = FUN! Beginning Photography Age 10+ – 2 half-day classes

November 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on November 23, 2019 at 9:00 am

$65

A picture is worth a thousand words!  This class will empower students to begin to capture images that express themselves in relation to the world around them.    Students will be introduced to technical and aesthetic aspects of photography, providing them with the foundation for life-long enjoyment & expression. This class is on 2 consecutive Saturdays:  November 16th & November 23rd, from 9:00am - 11:30am each Saturday. Bonus:  At the end of class, each student will own their own digital…

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