Beginner's rug hooking-Newcomb sheep farmer and spinner,
Judy Blanchette, will teach the basics of this popular craft. Using
local yarn from her own sheep, students will create a hooked
chair pad with an ADK motif. Cost-$40.00 Materials-$65.00
(includes yarn, plus needle and frame to take home)
Adirondack butterfly-Join butterfly "nut", Lisa Salamon, for an
in-depth look into some of the areas most beautiful inhabitants.
The class will learn how to ID caterpillars/butterflies and
how to lure them to your property with just the right mix of native
plants and treats. Weather permitting, Lisa will escort you through
the Studio's gardens to look for eggs, caterpillars, and more.
Gourd bowl-Transform an ordinary gourd into a work of art with
Indian Lake crafter, Mary Vianese. You will take a medium-large
gourd that has been cut open and paint or burn the outside, while
decoupaging the interior to finish. COME IN TO SEE SOME SAMPLES!
The Art of Expressive Drawing-FIT graduate, professional textile designer, and NYC resident, Frances Gaffney, will teach students how to see their subjects by breaking them into parts. "Unlearn old habits and like what you draw."Various materials will be discussed. Cost-$55.00 Materials-$20.00
Reiki I-Join Reiki Master, Dina Kennedy, as she teaches you the ancient art of hands-on-healing. Reduce stress and bring balance into your life. Learn to work on yourself and loved ones too! Cost-$55.00
Reiki II-Learn to use Reiki synmbols and begin to explore distance healing. Bring a photo or name of someone you wish to send healing energy to. Cost-$55.00
Williamsburg basket-Saranac Lake weaver, Bud Ziolkowski, will lead the class in making an oval basket with an oak handle that comes in two sizes. Cost- (Large basket) $60.00 (Small basket) $50.00
Moebius Scarf-Retired teacher and local crafter, Deb Smith, will teach knitters how to create this infinitely useful fashion accessory. Use around the neck or as a hood. Several patterns will be available. Local Adirondack wool will be used for the project.
Felted Adirondack animals-Lake Placid crafter and teacher,
Laura Bill, will teach needle felting basics to create a 3D Adirondack
creature such as a bear, moose, or loon. Come in and see the beautiful results!