Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Dyeing to Hoop!

Make Your Own Tie Dye
Saturday December 5th, 10am-12pm

Make your own tie dye!You are never to young or old to learn to tie dye, Lizzy have done instruction for ages 4-80! Age has no place in this adventure. There is something special about seeing people creating their own artwork.

She will provide everything needed for the completed project. It is a great time and students get something they have created to take home. Each participant will be able to choose the design they wish to make and will learn how to tie the shirt up for that design. Each will bring home a finished product that will need to process for 24 hours. Instructions will be sent home for the wash out and end processing.

$15 includes all supplies (indicate t-shirt size at registration)

Instructor: Linda "Lizzy" Kennedy aka Lizzyoos, and Kyndmamma, lives in the woods of Maine. She has two grown sons and a granddaughter. She is a Tie Dye professional, a music lover, promoter, Radio Dj (wmhb.org), Homegrown Network Rep, an original Phunky Bitch. She spends her days dying new projects, making jewelry, hula hoops, reviewing music, and just enjoying nature. You can find her on the Maine music scene and at many of the summer festivals vending as Lizzyoos. Check out Lizzyoos.net

Register Now! & make a day of it...come to hula making, too! ....

Hula Hoop Crafting
Saturday December 5th, 1:30pm-2:30pm

Hula Hoop CraftingCome join us and make your own personalized hoop to use for fun and exercise! Hula hooping is national past time that is great for young and old. All supplies will be provided (included in the supply fee) and you can decorate your hoop with many colors of tape and even sparkly tape too. Open to all ages, great family activity!

$25 includes all supplies

Instructor: Linda "Lizzy" Kennedy

Make a day of it...come to both classes!

More info here: http://sweetlandretreat.com/workshops.htm

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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Perfect for Holiday Gifts!!

Falling Into Craftiness- Leaf-Printing on Fabric
Saturday November 21st, 2pm - 3:30pm

Leaf-Printing on FabricLeaf-printing is a fun and easy printmaking method. Using fabric screen printing ink and real leaves, students will create unique, one-of-a-kind fabric art on tote bags, clothing, scarves, or whatever they would like to try! We will also try leaf-printing on paper to make some unique gift tags or cards.
Leaf-Printing on Fabric
There is NO experience necessary to jump right into this craft, so NO WORRIES! It is easy and fun and yields awesome results no matter what your printmaking experience is.

Kids welcome! This craft is suitable for ages 5 and up, but we do need a parent/guardian there to work with their child. For each parent who registers for the class, one child 10 and under can attend for free.

$20-- Provided by instructor: screen printing ink, brushes, brayers, 1 small 8" x 9" tote bag to print on. Students need to bring: Fabric to print on for additional projects- this can be t-shirts, scarves, shawls, socks, tote bags, table runner, skirts, etc. The fabric should be smooth (i.e. no terry cloth or knits), and fairly light in color to allow the ink to show up well.

Instructor: Grace Kendall, Litchfield, ME

More info here: http://sweetlandretreat.com/workshops.htm

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Sunday, November 8, 2009

Card Making!

Quick Card Technique
Wednesday November 11th, 6pm - 8pm

Quick Card TechniqueJoin Lorna and Maryanne for an evening of fun with cardmaking! You will learn how to make 10 cards out of one 8 1/2 x 11" sheet of decorative scrapbook paper. Additional decorative papers, including holiday themed designs, along with ribbon, brads, stamps, and other embellishments will be available to create your cards.

We will think 'outside the box' and you will discover just how easy and fun this is. You will be amazed! Instructions will be handed out at the class, examples will be provided, and door prizes are drawn at the end of the class. This class is stress-free and the only thing you have to do is HAVE FUN! All ages are welcome.

$15 includes all supplies

Instructor: Lorna Plourde, Gardiner, ME

More info here: http://sweetlandretreat.com/workshops.htm

Register Now!