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WKS407: Intro to Electroluminescent Wire

Do you like to glow in the dark? Looking for a fun and easy way to jazz up your Everything but aren’t quite sure how?

Join us to learn the basics of our favorite glowing embellishment, the electroluminescent (EL) wire. In this workshop, you will learn how EL wire works, how to assemble a working length of it, how to attach it to clothing, and more.

Each student will assemble a short working length of EL wire, so bring your bag or pillow or something to handstitch your EL wire length to!

1 session currently scheduled:
    Intro to Electroluminescent Wire
(Electroluminescent Wire)
Monday, 5/22/17 3:00 PM 2.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKS433: How to Make a Tote Bag

Learn to sew your own reusable grocery bag!

In this class, you will learn the basics of working with fabric, using a pattern and sewing seams in the right order. You will also learn about the most commonly used seam types and their uses, what the "grain" is and why it's important, and what all those markings are on a sewing pattern. Finally, you will use your skills to make a nice, sturdy grocery bag that has its own hidden storage pouch.

No sewing experience is needed (other than having taken and passed the Basic Sewing Machine Safety and Basic Use class).

Prerequisite: Successful completion of the Basic Sewing Machine SBU.



1 session currently scheduled:
    How to Make a Tote Bag
(Make a Tote Bag)
Sunday, 5/7/17 11:00 AM 3.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $45.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $55.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKS436: Soapstone Turning on the Wood Lathe

Ever wished you could turn more than wood on a wood lathe? Here's the good news: You can!

Participants in this workshop will learn the finer points of turning soapstone on the wood lathe. Soapstone, unlike other stones, is soft enough to be tuned on the lathe, and it can be worked more quickly, easily and accurately than with traditional stone carving. This class is also an excellent introduction to face plate turning, which is perfect for anyone looking to make concave projects (bowls, goblets, etc.).

Project: A small container with a lid

Prerequisite: Successful completion of the Wood Lathe SBU

1 session currently scheduled:
    Soapstone Turning on the Wood Lathe Monday, 5/8/17 6:30 PM 3.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
2 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up  
    Non-member Sign Up  
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKS994: Make a Pet Hoody

Does your pet need a new outfit? Use the skills you learned in our Basic Sewing Machine class to recycle one of your human hoodies or articles of clothing into an adorable accessory for your feline or canine friend. You'll learn the basics of using a pattern and sewing a garment in this workshop and walk away with a personalized, pet-sized garment made from your own old clothing.

Prerequisite: TXL Basic Sewing Machine SBU

Materials: Bring your own hoody, we'll take care of the rest

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Make a Pet Hoody
(Make a Pet Hoody)
Sunday, 5/7/17 2:00 PM 4.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $109.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $129.00, No Materials Fee
    Make a Pet Hoody
(Make a Pet Hoody)
Saturday, 5/20/17 1:30 PM 4.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $109.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $129.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKS100: Cutting Board Workshop

Join Seth Newsome for this 4-hour workshop and learn how to put together your own 2-tone cutting board using the skills you acquired from the Woodshop SBU.

You'll learn the steps for cutting, gluing, and finishing your cutting board made from maple and cherry.

Workshop fee includes materials.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of the Woodshop SBU

3 sessions currently scheduled:
    Cutting Board Workshop Sunday, 5/7/17 1:30 PM 4.0 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $109.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $129.00, No Materials Fee
    Cutting Board Workshop Wednesday, 5/17/17 10:00 AM 4.0 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
2 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $109.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $129.00, No Materials Fee
    Cutting Board Workshop Monday, 5/22/17 1:30 PM 4.0 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $109.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $129.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.