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Skills Classes


  • Introduction to Felting with Ana Garcia

    Learn how to create beautiful wool felt with only three ingredients: wool roving, soap, and water! Add color and embellishment with felting needles; add thread embroidery, beads, and sequins to make a lovely piece of fabric that can be used in any number of ways. Introduction to Felting

    • Materials:
      • Required -
        • bath towel (not new!)
        • roving in several colors
      • Optional -
        • needlefelting needles
        • foam block for needlefelting
        • beading needles
        • embroidery floss
        • beads
        • sequins
        • small scissors

    • Date: Sunday, May 7 OR Jun 11
    • Time: 11 am - 2 pm
    • Cost: $30
    • Pre-registration required!



  • Felted Heart with Ana Garcia

    Using wool roving and a little soap and water, learn how quickly you can make a beautiful piece of felt. Add a few beads and sequins and turn your lovely wool fabric into a heart to use as an ornament or give as a gift! Felted Hearts

    • Materials:
      • Required -
        • bath towel (not new!)
        • roving in several colors
      • Optional -
        • needlefelting needles
        • foam block for needlefelting
        • beading needles
        • embroidery floss
        • beads
        • sequins
        • small scissors

    • Date: Sunday, May 21
    • Time: 10 am - 2 pm
    • Cost: $30
    • Pre-registration required!



  • Learn to Knit Sundays! with Eileen Adler

    Learn the basics of knitting with Eileen. The class is only one session, offered four times. Learn to Knit Sundays with Eileen
    • Date: Sundays, June 4, 11, 18, 25
    • Time: 9:30 - 11:30 am
    • Cost: $20
    • 3 student minimum to hold class!
    • Pre-registration required


  • Felted Coin Purse with Ana Garcia

    Mix a little wool and warm soapy water to make beautiful sheets of hand-made felt. Embellish it with lovely beads, sequins, and thread, and make a wonderful one-of-a-kind wool coin purse. Felted Coin Purses with Ana

    • Materials:
      • Required -
        • bath towel (not new!)
        • wool roving in several colors
      • Optional -
        • needlefelting needles
        • foam block for needlefelting
        • beading needles
        • embroidery floss
        • beads
        • sequins
        • small scissors

    • Date: Sunday, July 9
    • Time: 11 am - 2 pm
    • Cost: $35
    • Pre-registration required



  • Nuno Felted Flowers with Ana

    This is an easy introduction to Nuno felting. These flowers work up quickly and can be embellished with beads and sequins. Nuno Felted Flowers with Ana

      Materials:
      • Required -
        • bath towel (not new!)
        • wool roving in several colors
        • small scissors
        • sewing or embroidery needles
        • embroidery floss
      • Optional -
        • beading needles
        • beads
        • sequins

    • Date: Sunday, July 23
    • Time: 11 am - 2 pm
    • Cost: $35
    • Pre-registration required!



  • Felted Bangle Bracelets with Ana

    If you're not afraid to get your hands wet and have some hands-on fun, learn to use soft wool, a little soap and water, beads, sequins, and other shiny things to make this lovely bangle bracelet. Felted Bracelets with Ana

    • Materials:
      • hand towel
      • wool roving
      • beading needles
      • beading thread
      • beads
      • sequins

    • Date: Sunday, August 13
    • Time: 11 am - 1 pm
    • Cost: $30
    • Pre-registration required!



  • Nuno Felted Scarves with Ana

    Add wool to silk in this exploration of Nuno felting. With a bit of silk, wool, and warm soapy water, we will create a unique scarf. Add beads, sequins, and embroidery to make this an elegant statement piece for your wardrobe! Nuno Felted Scarves with Ana

    • Materials:
      • bath towel
      • wool roving
    • Optional:
      • beads
      • sequins
      • beading thread
      • beading needles

    • Date: Sunday, August 27
    • Time: 11 am - 2 pm
    • Cost: $35
    • Pre-registration required!





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Ongoing Classes

  • Help for Stuck Projects with Eileen

    Have knitted UFOs hanging around your place? Unfinished Objects sit in your basket, looking at you accusingly and taking room away from new yarns! Eileen will help you with finishing issues you may have to get those UFOs done. This class is not a drop-in group; students must pre-register and contact Eileen before the class so she can discuss what finishing assistance is needed.(If you would rather call her, please call the shop at 858/272-8185; we'll have her call you back.)

    Classes are limited in size to 5 students.

    • Date: 2nd Tuesdays
    • Time: 1:30 - 3 pm
    • Cost: $15 per 1.5 hour session
    • Pre-registration required!


  • Crochet & Tunisian Crochet with Anne

    Anne teaches any level of crocheter; she is very skilled in Tunisian and beaded crochet.
    • Dates: Every Thursday
    • Times: 10 am - 12 pm
    • Cost: $30/one student, $20/two or more students (or by arrangement)
    • Pre-registration required!


  • Knitting with Jan

    Whether you want to learn to knit from the beginning, or want help on a technique, pattern, or project, Jan can help you out!
    • Dates: Sundays
    • Times: 10-12 pm
    • Cost: $20
    • Pre-registration required!


  • Knitting or Crochet Clinic with Julie

    Drop-in class - come on by and ask Julie for help with your knitting questions - especially socks!
    • Dates: Saturdays
    • Times: 1-5 pm
    • Cost: $5/half-hour
    • No pre-registration required


  • Intermediate/Advanced Needlepoint with Nancy

    Nancy is an expert in choosing threads, stitch patterns, and colors! Morning and afternoon sessions held.
    • Dates: Alternate Tuesdays; one Saturday/month
    • Times: Tuesdays - 9:30-12 pm/12:30-3pm; Saturdays - 10-1 pm/2-5 pm
    • Cost: $20/each Tuesday sessions; Saturdays: $25/half-day; $45/all day
    • No pre-registration required
    • Upcoming classes
      TuesdaysSaturdays
      May 6
      May 23
      June 3
      June 20
      July 8
      July 18
      August 5
      August 15
      August 29