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Noble Adult & Community Education

Arts & Crafts

in Personal Enrichment

Make a String Quilt


with Judy Boardman

Calendar Next session starts Mar 22, 2023 at 6 pm

Do you want to learn a fun and easy way to use up those long pieces of fabric scraps you havent in your sewing room? Start gathering your scraps and learn how to make a "String Quilt"! Judy will show you how to take foundation paper and use an easy sew-and-slip technique to attatch the strips of fabric. 

This class will be held at the Hanson Elementary School in Lebanon

Materials List to follow.

PLEASE NOTE: Class date has been updated. The date for the class is now March 22 - May 10 no classes on April 12 and April 19 (Date was origionally March 29 - May 10)

Full Course

Creating Marbling Paper


with Gayle Fitzpatrick

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 30, 2023 at 6 pm

Can't get enough of making your own paper? Join Gayle in this 2-night class where she will show you how to make your own paper with a fun, funky, marbling effect!

Materials fee: $8 and payable to the instructor first night of class.


* Due to the date change for the "From Paper to Print" class, Gayle's classes have been pushed back by 1 week. The class date for this class was origionall March 23th - 30th, the new date is March 30th - April 6th.

Sewing & Quilt Weekends


with NACE Staff

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 31, 2023
1 additional session on May 5, 2023

Finish those UFO’s or start a new one. Pick up helpful tips from fellow stitchers and make new friends! Escape those constant interruptions at home for over five hours of sewing and camaraderie. Show and tell is encouraged, and no one is too new to join in the fun! Bring handwork or your sewing machine and supplies. Iron, ironing board, cutting mats and rulers supplied. 

Class times are as follows: 

Friday: 5pm-8:30pm

Saturday: 9am-3pm

Space is limited and based on first come first serve, be sure to register early to save a spot!

* Senior Rate (65+ is $7) to register for senior rate, please call 207-676-3223

Introduction to Fiction Writing


with UGotClass LERN

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 3, 2023

Designed specifically for those with little to no fiction writing experience, find your pathway towards your fiction writing goals. Learn the basic building blocks of story: character, plot and setting. Then find out the different forms of fiction writing and some of the genres you might like to explore. 

Whether you’ve never written a word of fiction, or haven’t written since high school or college, you will complete the course with the skills you need to get started. Create a new work of fiction, or  revive an old one that’s been sitting in your bottom drawer.

Spring Arrangement Centerpiece
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Spring Arrangement Centerpiece



Brighten up your table with fresh flowers this spring. In this class you will use fresh cut flowers and greens to create a beautiful centerpiece for your table.

Materials fee is $10 and payable to the instructor the night of class.

Zen Out with Zentangle


with Patricia Weeks

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 6, 2023 at 5:30 pm

The Zentangle method is easy to learn, relaxing and fun! This class is for beginners and experienced tanglers. Zentangle is a meditative art form that can gain you inspiration for other creative endeavors. 

Beginners may purchase a beginner’s kit from Patty for $10.

Senior Rate (65+) is $10. To register for the senior rate, please call 207.676.3223

For detailed supply list, go to: or call 207-676-3223

Jewelry Design with Beading
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Jewelry Design with Beading



Learn to create your own beaded jewelry using a variety of skills and materials. Get tips and suggestions to help you create a unique piece of jewelry with a wide variety of beads to choose from. All levels welcome! Cost of materials depends on the project you select: earrings, bracelet or necklace. Come and have fun beading!

Materials fee starts at $5.00 (cost will depend on the project you select)

Due to parent/teach conferences, the date has been changed from March 29th to April 12th.

Fabric Landscapes Made Easy


with Elizabeth Chickering

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 24, 2023 at 5 pm

NACE is excited to welcome back Elizabeth Chickering to teach some fun daytime classes at Noble!

Learn how to create beautiful landscapes from batik and cotton fabric scraps and embellishments. You do not need an expensive pattern or a kit to make this wall- hanging you will want to frame. Techniques taught are based on Karen Eckmeier’s original book: “Accidental Landscapes, Surprisingly Simple Quilted Scenes”.

(Optional book purchase available from instructor for $21.95) 

Now offering Daytime and Evening classes! 

Classes are both Monday, not Wednesday.

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