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Sewing & Quilt Weekends
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Sewing & Quilt Weekends


with NACE Staff

Calendar Next session starts Dec 1, 2023

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

Card Making with Katie!


with Katie Nickerson

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 2, 2023 at 1 pm

Why buy a card from the store when you can make your own? Instructor Katie joins us this Fall to help you get creative and design your very own beautiful and unique card. She is an independant "Stampin' Up" demonstrator that will show you how to go from kit to card. The cost of the class includes card kits for 4 total cards, and Katie will show you how to create 2 different card designs in class. Please bring glue and a pair of scissors with you. What are you waiting for? Lets get stampin'!

min. 4 / max. of 8 students per session
If you would like an extra kit, you can purchase one from Katie for $5 per kit. 

Rolled Pillowcase


with Janet Vaivods

Calendar Next session starts Dec 4, 2023 at 10 am
1 additional session on Dec 11, 2023

Are you new to sewing and looking for a beginner-friendly project? Janet joins us to show you how to make these adorable rolled pillowcases! The rolled pillowcase method (also called a burrito or French seam method) is not only a simple pattern, but you can make really beautiful and unique pillowcases that you can't buy at the store.

Supplies/Matierlas for class:
• Sewing machine
• General sewing supplies (rotary cutter, scissors, etc) 

Body Fabric
• 3/4 yard of 45" wide fabric 

Cuff Fabric
• 1/4 yard of 45" wide fabric

Accent Fabric
• 2" of 45" wide fabric 

Zumba - Drop In!


with Maribel Deprese

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 4, 2023 at 5:30 pm
1 additional session on Dec 11, 2023

NACE is excited to welcome back instructor Maribel Despres and her zumba classes! 

Join Maribel at Noble High School in North Berwick, where you can take the “work” out of workout! She mixes low-intensity and high-intensity moves for a calorie-burning dance fitness party. Zumba is a total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility. There will be class sessions offered Monday evenings.

Wear comfortable clothes and shoes with little to no tread to reduce twisting knee joints. 

Gentle Beginner Hatha Yoga - 6 Week



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

Join us for a class in Hatha Yoga led by certified instructor, Nancy Cotty from Peace Within Yoga. Yoga is a great way to relax and improve your health and well being. The focus will be on stretching and breathing while building our strength and finding peace. All levels are welcome. Drop-ins are welcome and new students can join anytime. All equipment will be provided for you. Information learned through yoga classes and workshops should not be considered a substitute for medical advice. 

No class December 26th

Date Correction!
Session 3 starts December 5th not December 19th

Lip Balm


with Nancy Jusseaume

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 5, 2023 at 6 pm

Say goodbye to cracked, chapped lips! Nancy will show you how you can make your own all natural lip balm using essential oils. Not only is it safe to use essential oils, but using more natural ingredients is safer for healing dry lips than the store-bought lip balms.

Materials fee is $7, paid directly to the instructor.

Materials for class: Please bring a glass measuring cup (at least 2 cups) plus a spatula or spoon for stirring.

Want to take the full Aromatherapy Series? Click below!
Aromatherapy Care Package

Wreath Ornament


with Jane Parsons

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 7, 2023 at 5 pm

Create a cute mini fabric wreath from old fabric scraps from your stash (either the same fabric or contrasting fabrics). To finish the project, you will hand-stitch a cute, decorative button on each piece of the wreath. Materials list coming soon.

No sewing machine required!

Want to take the full make-and-take series? 

Click here to register! Holiday Make-And-Take Series


Sweater Mittens


with Pam Rowan

Calendar Next session starts Dec 11, 2023 at 5:30 pm

Give your old wool sweaters new life by making warm mittens for those cold Maine winters. Mittens are made from recycled 100% wool sweaters that have been washed and felted. They are then lined with polar fleexe for extra warmth. There will be many colors to pick from, and a pattern will be included.

Class is limited to 5 per session
Kit fee is $12 and payable to the instructor the night of class. 

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