Evening Class Options

Optional Evening Drop in Sessions: No registration required
Friday Classes – 6:30-8:30 pm:
Learning to use the Drop Spindle – Julia Allison

Class Description:
Have you secretly wanted to try your hand at adding twist to fiber to see what you can create? In this class you can learn the basics of spinning with a drop spindle and then go on to practice and experiment the rest of your life. Julia will take time to explain and demonstrate the basics then will be available for one on one help the rest of the evening.

Class Size:

No Limit – No Preregistration

Class Fee: None.

Class Equipment and Supply List:

Spindle. Fiber – either top roving, sliver, rolags, or batts. Needs to be ready to spin. Fiber will be available if you do not have your own.

Equipment & Supplies for Sale: CD spindles available for $2.00 each. Various fibers will be available at minimum cost.

Class Time: 15 min plus practice time.

Jewelry Pouches Made From Men’s Ties – Jenny Barker

Class Description:

We will examine the construction of ties to learn which ones make the best jewelry pouches.  The fat end of the tie will then be cut off and repurposed as a jewelry pouch.  Closure options will be shown.  Each participant will finish a pouch within 15-20 min.

Class Size:  No Limit – No Preregistration

Class Fee:  None

Class Equipment & Supply List:

Your favorite tie or ties.  Buttons or decorative beads for front flap of pouch.  Sewing thread to match your tie if desired.  All remaining notions and equipment will be provided.

Equipment & Supplies for Sale:  Seam Ripper $1.00, Ties $2.00 Limit 1

Class Time: 15 – 20 min.

Saturday Classes – 6:30 – 8:30 pm:
Needle Felted and Beaded Pin – Rosanne White

Class Description:

Learn needle felting techniques of applying roving to a flat felt surface. Learn to make a beaded edge. Each participant will make a 2”x2” felted piece with a beaded edge, apply a pin back and wear as a brooch. Project can be completed in one evening.

Class Size: No Limit – No Preregistration

Class Fee: $5.00 – Includes all required supplies in a project box for your future use.

Class Equipment and Supply List: Small scissors to cut paper. Optional, not required, your favorite beads in size 11/0. A selection of beads will be available for your use.
Optional, not required, a small bit of your favorite colored roving. A selection of colored roving will be available for your use.

Equipment and Supplies for Sale: Additional boxed kits $5.00, felt squares, pin backs

Class Time: Pin has multiple steps each requiring 5 min instruction time. Completion time will vary based on border and complexity of embellishment.

Learning Simple Crochet – Carol Ann Britt

Class Description:
You will learn to crochet a chain, a single crochet, a half double crochet, a double crochet, and a triple crochet. With these stiches you will make a simple dishcloth. ICarol Ann will also furnish a pattern for a reusable grocery bag that you can complete using these stitches

Class Size: No Limit – No Preregistration

Class Fee: $2.00 for photocopies of instructions.

Class Equipment and Supply List: 1 size G crochet hook. 1 ball Sugar and Cream cotton yarn (probably a solid color will be best.) Material for taking notes.

Equipment and Supplies for Sale: Crafter’s Secret cotton 2.5oz 120 yd skeins will be available for sale for $2.00. Quantity limited.

Class Time: 20 min. Time to complete project 1 hour.

Sunday Classes – 6:30 – 8:30:
Zippered Mesh and Material Necessity Bags – Donna Vaughan

Class Description:
Participants will learn how to make a zippered mesh or fabric zippered pouch. They may use mesh (which will be available from the instructor) or their own handwoven fabric.
Class Size: No Limit – No Preregistration

Class Fee: $2.00 for mesh

Class Equipment and Supply List:
Handwoven fabric approximate size 8” x 10” or Students may use mesh which will be available in class. One coordinating zipper at least 18” long. Coordinating thread. Bias tape (optional)

Note: All other equipment will be provided: Cutting mat; Sewing Machine; Quilting Square at least 20”, Scissors and rotary cutter

Equipment and Supplies available for sale: Zippers, Additional Mesh

Class Time: 20 min. Project can be completed in one evening.

Origami Wreaths – Trish Ashton

Class Description:
This is a fun project – easy folds create sections that are put together to make a wreath. Using colored origami paper will allow us to make wreaths in the color wheel, a rainbow, or a particular color way. It’s enjoyable for the experienced and the beginner origami artist!

Class Size: No Limit – No Preregistration

Class Fee: $1.00 – Instructions and paper

Class Equipment and Supply List:
Instructor will provide 6 inch squares of solid colored origami paper. If you would like paper of a different size or design you may bring your own. If you have a bone folder, you can bring it – but do not buy one – they aren’t required.

Equipment and Supplies available for sale: Additional paper available for purchase.

Class Time: 10-15 min. A wreath can be easily completed during this time.

Download the Art Camp Booklet with all information at —
CHT Art Camp 2018 BOOKLET