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Knitting

$77

with Victoria Vaughn

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 27, 2024 at 4 pm
3 additional sessions through Apr 23, 2024

 Join us for a fun, no pressure knitting experience! This 7-week knitting class is great for not only beginners, but for anyone who may be a little rusty. You'll learn how to cast on, master the basic and purl stitches, learn some tips and tricks on repairing mistakes, and learn how to read a pattern! Vicky is a passionate knitter and always makes classes fun for her students. 

Now offering back-to-back daytime and evening classes!

Cant make a full session? Student drop-ins are welcome! Drop-In fee is $12 per class.

Play The Ukulele, Your Journey Begins Here!

$79

with Duncan Perry

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 27, 2024 at 6 pm
1 additional session on Mar 27, 2024

Learn to play the ukulele! It has never been more popular, and you don't even have to know how to read music! On the uke you can knock out folk music, rock, blues, jazz, pop, and country tunes old and new -- even classical music.

Join instructor Duncan Perry on ZOOM, who has taught more than 700 students of all ages, and who will introduce you to essential chords and playing techniques using commonly known songs. Oh, and there are lots of laughs along the way. And, learning to play an instrument is good for your brain! You will need a playable ukulele and an electronic tuner or a tuner app. And when folks hear you play this happy instrument, well, they just have to smile!

If you don’t own a ukulele, please contact us for information. What are you waiting for? Grab a uke and get ready for a musical adventure, then spread the joy! 

Bargello Quilt

$50

with Dale McKibben

Calendar Next session starts Feb 28, 2024 at 6 pm

Bargello Quilts appear to be a complicated quilt with a number of small squares sewn together (ugh). Join Dale for this fun class and learn the easy steps to making this quilt! In this class we will go over how the pieces are cut and how they can create different wave patterns. 

Class supplies: 

• Sewing machine
• Basic sewing supplies 

Materials: 

• 2 Jelly rolls or the equivalent in fabric
• Solids, small prints, batiks work well for this project (No large prints)
• 5 1/3 yards of backing fabric 

Full Course

Wire Wrap Jewelry - Full Series

$66

with ELIZABETH GOODY

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 28, 2024 at 6 pm

Explore the fun and versatile world of Wire Wrapping Jewelry. As one of the oldest forms of jewelry-making, there are many different techniques to learn and create beautiful one-of-a-kind pieces. Beth brings her years of experience and creativity to show you the different techniques to learn and/or expand your knowledge. Each week there will be a different project, and you can sign up for single classes or save and sign up for the full 4 weeks. No matter your skill level, all are welcome. Feel free to bring your own stone and if you have a pair of round nose jewelry pliers, please bring them to class. Let’s get wrapping!

Material Fee:
$10 per class payable to the instructor at the start of class.

Wire Wrap Jewelry Classes

$18

with ELIZABETH GOODY

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 28, 2024 at 6 pm
3 additional sessions through Mar 20, 2024

Explore the fun and versatile world of Wire Wrapping Jewelry. As one of the oldest forms of jewelry-making, there are many different techniques to learn and create beautiful one-of-a-kind pieces. Beth brings her years of experience and creativity to show you the different techniques to learn and/or expand your knowledge. Each week there will be a different project, and you can sign up for single classes or save and sign up for the full 4 weeks. No matter your skill level, all are welcome. Feel free to bring your own stone and if you have a pair of round nose jewelry pliers, please bring them to class. Let’s get wrapping!

Material Fee:
$10 per class payable to the instructor at the start of class.

Making Goat’s Milk Soap
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Making Goat’s Milk Soap

$30

with Shana Therrien

Calendar Next session starts Feb 28, 2024 at 6:30 pm

Have you ever wanted to try making soap with goat’s milk? Or do you even have your own goats and need something else to do with the excess milk? In this hands-on workshop you will be able to make your own mini-batch of goat’s milk soap (six bars) that you can then take home with you.

$15 materials fee payable to the instructor at the start of class. 

Sewing & Quilt Weekends

$18

with NACE Staff

Calendar Next session starts Mar 1, 2024
2 additional sessions through May 3, 2024

Finish those UFOs (aka unfinished objects) or start a new one. Pick up helpful tips from fellow stitchers and make new friends! Escape those constant interruptions at home with 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.

Space is limited to 14 people so be sure to register early! 


Class times are as follows: 
Friday: 5pm-8:30pm
Saturday: 9am-3pm


* Senior Rate (65+ is $10) to register for senior rate, please call 207-676-3223

Full Course

Beginner Drawing

$50

with Gail Fitzpatrick

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 1, 2024 at 6 pm

Yes, the evening drawing class is back! This class is for beginners as well as those who have had some drawing experience. Develop the skills to draw what you see. You will begin with the basics: contour, perspective, value, shading, composition, and gesture. Moving on, you will do observational drawing using line, gesture, shape, value and texture to record and interpret reality.

Supply list:

• Sketchbook

• Kneaded eraser

• Various pencils, 2B – 6B





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