Home & Craft

BEGINNER FLY TYING - William Ciaurro

This course will cover many aspects of fly tying. Nymphs, streamers, drys and salt water flies will be studied. All styles and patterns are local favorites and are guaranteed to fish. William from FlySpoke.com will teach you from his 45 years of high quality fly tying experience.
Mondays, 7 weeks, beginning February 3, $100 6:00-9:00 pm

CHAIR CANE AND RUSH SEATING – Carolyn Brooks

Restore the chair sitting in your cellar by learning how to weave a cane or rush seat. Chairs should have wood refinished.  Bring to first class: chair, pail, scissors, hammer, pencil. Other Materials provided. Maximum 8 students. 

Tuesdays, 3 weeks, beginning April 8, $55, 6:30-8:30 pm

 

 

MAKE YOUR OWN " KOKEDAMA" - Linda Gebhart

An old Japanese art inspired by bonsai, use moss as a vessel to hold a small tropical plant.
One Night, Tuesday, April 1, $25  6:30-8:30pm

PAINTED MOSS PLANTERS– Linda Gebhart

Transform plain pots into decorative accents for your home or garden. Students are asked to bring two terra -cotta pots to class.
Monday, May 19, 6:30-8:30 pm, $25.

PAINTING WITH PASTELS - Lisa Mitchell

This class will introduce the student to working with soft pastels, or developing skills in the more experienced artist. Explore a different subject matter each week. List of required materials will be provided.
Tuesdays, 6 weeks, beginning March 4 $90                 6:30-8:30 pm

Click here to read more about the instructor, Lisa Mitchell.

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Link to the supplies needed for this class: Pastel Class Supply List

PAPER PIECED QUILTING/Compass Rose - Lisa McCarthy

This class will cover a quilting overview – traditional vs. paper piecing; how to choose fabrics; tools used in basic quilting and paper piecing; quilt room safety; cutting fabric using a rotary cutter and template layout sheets; putting it all together; simple quilting and how to bind the final project. As a Certified Judy Niemeyer instructor, learn the “trim before you sew” paper piecing technique; how to stage and stack your fabric and how to get the centers of stars to lay flat! Class held at Compass Point Quilts Studio, 59 Sanborn Rd, East Kingston. Supplies included.
   Wednesdays, 10 weeks, beginning February 5,
$100   6:30-8:30 pm

 

PRESERVING FAMILY MEMORIES - Sherry Brandsema

Learn how to best pass on family heirlooms, memories, photos, etc. so that they are preserved for generations.
Thursdays, 2 weeks, beginning April 10, $40
              

                             

RECYCLED GREETING CARD DESIGNS - Sherry Brandsema

Learn to recycle, craft, and create greeting cards and more (place cards, wrapping, etc.) that will create a delightful response


Mondays, 2 weeks, beginning March 10, $40, 6:30-8:30 pm

 

SCULPTING ANIMALS & FIGURES - Angela Ottati

Using Polymer clay learn to create one of a kind sculptures. Different techniques will be covered as well as proportions, armatures, tools, texturing and painting. Material provided to make a small project.

Mondays, 6 weeks, beginning February 3, $85             6:00-8:00 pm

SEWING – Wendy MacArthur-Keith

Beginning sewers will pick a project and learn the basics. Experienced sewers may decided on project with the instructor to advance skills. Class meets at the Cooperative Middle School in Stratham. 
Wednesdays, beginning February 5, 6 weeks @ $55 or 10 weeks for $90,     7:00-9:00 pm

 

STRESS FREE & INEXPENSIVE ENTERTAINING - Sherry Brandsema

Learn how to entertain without breaking the bank in a stress free, fun way.  
Tuesday, February 11, $20, 6:30-8:30 pm

WATERCOLOR OR ACRYLICS WORKSHOPS – Marina Forbes

In these hands-on, workshops for beginners or experienced painters, learn how to render whimsical art images using a variety of techniques that will help you interpret the simplicity and softness of nature.  For more information on the instructor, go to http://marinaforbes.com.     A list of required materials is listed below the schedule.

Painting with Acrylics: Tuesday , February 4, $40                         6:00-9:00 pm      
Watercolors for Beginners: 
Tuesday , February 11, $40              6:00-9:00 pm

Watercolor Class List of Required Materials:

* Beginning students may want to purchase an inexpensive basic/child’s watercolor set at Michael's or Wal-Mart
* Watercolor paper, 140 lb cold press     
* a set of synthetic watercolor brushes, including nicely pointed small, medium and big brushes and liner brushes for fine details
* Masking tape
* 1 small (natural) sponge
*1 pencil and eraser
* 2 water containers
* 1 watercolor palette and 1 white plastic plate
  * A box of Kleenex 
  * Watercolor pencils      
  * crayons                   
  * A pair of scissors
  * 1 small white candle

 

ACRYLIC Painting Class Required Materials:
* Acrylic paints (beginning students may want to purchase several sets of different colors of Americana acrylic paints, each set has 16 colors for $5.99 and a set of 8 metalic paints (gold, silver...) for $3.99 at Michael's
* a set of synthetic brushes, including nicely pointed small, medium and big brushes and liner brushes for fine details
* 4 (four) or 5 (five) 8" x 10" canvases
* 1 small (natural) sponge
* 1 pencil        
            * 1 eraser
* 2 water containers
* 1 palette and a set of big white plastic plates to mix colors
* A box of Kleenex

 

 

 

Contact Information

30 Linden Street
Exeter, NH 03833
Phone: (603) 775-8457
Fax: (603) 775-8430

Director of Adult Education: Leslie Haslam
Email: lhaslam@sau16.org
Enrichment Coordinator:
Tammy Gluck
Email: tgluck@sau16.org