Hand Painted Scarf

Hand-Painted Silk Scarf

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Mindful embriodery

Hand Embroidery 101

In this beginner workshop, the students will be introduced to new embroidery stitches and how to combine them in future projects. This workshop is a great way to learn a new technique and the special tricks to make it fun and successful. Students will come away from this experience with a sampler of stitches, new […]

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intro to ceramics

Ceramics 101

Learn to make cups, vases and bowls with wheel throwing and hand-building techniques over the eight-week period. All levels of experience are welcome. Registration fee includes clay, glaze and firings. Learn more about available dates and times for this course:

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intro to hand building

Intro To Hand Building

This eight-week course will allow students to learn and use current hand-building techniques to make functional or small sculptural objects. Students will be encouraged to work at their own pace to build and decorate functional pieces (e.g., boxes, bottles, bowls, cups, tiles, tumblers and trays) and small sculptural forms. Some materials are included with the […]

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sculptural pottery

Intro To Sculptural Pottery

This eight-week course will allow students to learn and use current hand-building techniques to make functional or small sculptural objects. Students will be encouraged to work at their own pace to build and decorate functional pieces (e.g., boxes, bottles, bowls, cups, tiles, tumblers and trays) and small sculptural forms. Some materials are included with the […]

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intro to wheel throwing

Intro To Wheel Throwing

Learn to make cups, vases and bowls with wheel throwing and hand-building techniques (e.g., throwing, coiling, slab, trimming, decoration and finishing). Registration fee includes clay, glaze and firings.  All levels of experience are welcome. 

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intro to screen printing

Screen Printing 101

In this two-week course, students will learn how to shoot silkscreens using photo emulsion and try both traditional screen printing and open screen techniques using stencils and resists. The first session will be dedicated to instruction and design development, and the second will allow for further sampling and the creation of final prints. Students will […]

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intro to artist books

Intro To Artist Books

In this one-day workshop, students will learn about artist books through contemporary artists and samples. They will go home with a completed artist book of their own where the concept of “book” is open to interpretation through sculpture and form. Students are encouraged to bring materials they want to use in their artist books, such […]

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Mindful embriodery

Hand Embroidery 101

In this beginner workshop, the students will be introduced to six new embroidery stitches and how to combine them in future projects. This workshop is a great way to learn a new technique and the special tricks to make it fun and successful. Students will come away from this experience with a sampler of stitches, […]

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hand embroidery

Mindful Embroidery

With a few simple stitches and designs, students will complete a piece that is meant to relax and de-stress through autonomous and repetitive action. Studies show that embroidery releases neurotransmitters that promote joy and well-being. Students will learn how to integrate embroidery as a meditative practice they can take into their lives.  Learn more about […]

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make your own quilted pillow

Make Your Own Quilted Pillow

In this three-week course, students will be introduced to hand quilting. From choosing the fabrics and patterns to sewing and stuffing, we will cover all the basics of hand-quilting by creating a hand-quilted pillow by the end of the course. Techniques and information covered include:  • Fabric options and choices   • Quilt block patterns   • […]

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intro to stitched shibori

Intro To Stitched Shibori

This workshop focuses on exploring stitched shibori techniques and patterns. We will cover multiple beginner techniques to create your silk shibori samplers. This workshop is a space for students to experiment with this beautiful Japanese textile technique and come away with several different designs to go forward with. 

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intro to textile repair

Mending Textiles

Bring in your damaged and aged textiles and learn various clothing repair techniques. This workshop will cover multiple repair techniques and focus on those specific to the piece you need to fix. You will leave the course with new knowledge of sustainability in clothing and a unique repaired textile piece.  Learn more about available dates […]

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intro to hand embroidery

Intro To Hand Embroidery

In this beginner workshop, the students will be introduced to six new embroidery stitches and how to combine them in future projects. This workshop is a great way to learn a new technique and the special tricks to make it fun and successful. Students will come away from this experience with a sampler of stitches, […]

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make your own pumpkin

Make Your Own Pumpkin

Glass pumpkins can be found in a variety of sizes, shapes, and designs. Artists skillfully recreate the true-to-life appearance of a ripe pumpkin, capturing its essence with incredible detail and precision. Others may opt for more abstract interpretations, playing with color combinations or incorporating unique patterns and textures. During this 3-hour class, you will have […]

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make your own ornaments

Make Your Own Ornaments

Glass holiday ornaments are cherished for their delicate beauty and timeless appeal. These exquisite pieces add a touch of elegance and sparkle to any festive setting. From shining baubles on Christmas trees to decorative accents on mantels and tabletops, glass ornaments create a magical atmosphere during the holiday season.  During this three-hour class, you can […]

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make your own paperweight

Make Your Own Paperweights

Paperweights are visually appealing and serve a function – they keep your papers from flying away in drafty environments while adding a touch of sophistication to any setting. During this three-hour class, you can share the studio space with five other individuals. You will be divided into groups of three and guided by our knowledgeable […]

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intro to glass blowing

Glass Blowing Weekend

Try your hand at something new with our Glass Blowing course! This weekend’s workshop covers solid and blown forms, colour application, hot and cold techniques, studio equipment and safety over three days. During this course, you will have the opportunity to share the studio space with five other individuals. You will be divided into groups […]

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intro to glass blowing

Intro To Glass Blowing

Try your hand at something new with our Glass Blowing course! This weekend’s workshop covers solid and blown forms, colour application, hot and cold techniques, studio equipment and safety over three days. During this course, you will have the opportunity to share the studio space with five other individuals. You will be divided into groups […]

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intro to glass blowing

Intro To Glass Blowing

Try your hand at something new with our Glass Blowing course! This weekend’s workshop covers solid and blown forms, colour application, hot and cold techniques, studio equipment and safety over three days. During this course, you will have the opportunity to share the studio space with five other individuals. You will be divided into groups […]

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cuttlefish casting

Cuttlefish Bone Casting

In this one-day workshop, students will learn various methods of primitive casting. The course will cover cuttlefish bone casting. Students will turn the cast pieces into finished pendants using several basic jewellery techniques. Please register at least three days before the start date so that the appropriate materials can be ordered. No experience is necessary. 

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stacking rings

Stacking Rings

In this one-day course, students will learn how to create a unique set of stacking rings out of sterling silver. Skills like basic soldering, ring forming and texturing techniques will be covered. No experience is necessary. 

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Intro to Screen Printing

In this one-day workshop, students learn how to make screen positives, coat and shoot silkscreens. Students take home their own original screen prints at the end of the day. No experience necessary. 

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Quilted Pillows (3 weeks)

In this short and sweet course, students will be introduced to the art of hand quilting. From choosing the fabrics and patterns to sewing and stuffing, we will cover all the basics of hand quilting through the project of creating a hand quilted pillow by the end of the course. Techniques and information covered include: […]

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