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June 21-23, 2013 at the Lake County Fairgrounds, Grayslake, IL
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Bead Weaving Beading Color Work
Crochet Design Dyeing
Dyeing: Natural Fabric Painting Fascinator Hats
Felting : Wet Felting Handspinning Jewelry
Knitting Kumihimo Lace
Needle Felting Polymer Clay Spinning
Surface Design Technique Weaving
Weaving: Continuous Strand Weaving: Continuous Warp Weaving: Tablet Weaving

Jewelry

Class ID: 1186 - Multi Wrap Bracelet with Leather and Beads

Teacher: Mary Libby Neiman
Class Level: Beginner (no experience)
Class Type:
Class Date: Saturday August 2nd
Class Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Class Location: B

Working on a "clipboard loom" with two needles, Perle cotton thread, beads, leather cord and a button, students will learn how to make this popular multi wrap bracelet. Using a technique similar to macrame, this stitch can be used with a veriety of beads once the basics are mastered in this mini workshop

Students Will Learn: how to stitch a Leather and Bead Multi Wrap Fashion Bracelet.

Class Prerequisites(Students should know): how to thread a needle.

Materials Fee: $15.00
   *Material fees are separate from class fees and paid to the instructor the day of the class.

Materials Fee Includes: a beading mat, leather cord, beads, perle cotton thread, a pair of twisted wire steel needles, beeswax, a button and 3 pages of illustrated instructions.

Students Should Bring: scissors, magnification and a personal task light, if needed.

Teacher Will Supply: a clipboard, a binder clip and padding for the clips.

Minimum Age: 15
Maximum Class Size: 15
Class Fee: $40.00


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Class ID: 1191 - Pretty in Polymer

Teacher: Lynne Bergschultz
Class Level: Beginner (no experience)
Class Type: Half Day
Class Date: Saturday August 2nd
Class Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Class Location: 9

Color mixing was never easier or more fascinating. We'll focus on using the "Skinner Blend" method of mixing polymer clay. This clever technique results in a beautiful range of hues which will then be cut and cured. Finally, the shapes will be assembled into a light-weight and lovely necklace using a simple using lacing pattern. This is a great way to practice the "Skinner Blend" and take home a finished piece of jewelry!

Students Will Learn: basic polymer clay properties the Skinner Blend of color mixing basic color theory cutting polymer sheets into washer shapes lacing the pieces together

Class Prerequisites(Students should know): No experience required

Materials Fee: $8.00
   *Material fees are separate from class fees and paid to the instructor the day of the class.

Materials Fee Includes: polymer clay, ribbon, printed instructions

Students Should Bring: All tools and materials will be provided

Teacher Will Supply: tissue blades, pasta machines, toaster oven, bead racks, thermometer, rollers, work surface mat, punches and cutters

Minimum Age: 15
Maximum Class Size: 15
Class Fee: $75.00


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