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Creative Arts

Adjustable Macrame Bracelet

Make two adjustable "one-size-fits-all" bracelets using macrame style square knots. The ends adjust when on your wrist so size of bracelet can be small or large. Nylon cords and a wide variety of beads provided by instructor. You learn these step by step so no previous experience with macrame needed. Bring a scissors.


CE-ARTS227-40141

Meets:
Monday, 4/11/16 - 4/11/16
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Charleston LSC
Instructor: Shirley Splittstoesser
Cost: $25.00

Afghan in 2 Sessions

Crochet a flower patterned afghan in strips during the first session. Join the strips and create the border with contrasting yarn the second session. Crocheting experience helpful, but not required as you will learn this step-by- step. Finished size: 36" x 48" but beginners can easily adjust size to smaller. Bring 4 skeins (28 ounces total of yarn of one color) for the strips and one skein (7 ounces total of contrasting yarn) to complete the joining and border, an H crochet hook, scissors, and stick pins an inch and a half long with large heads. No class Oct 15.


CE-ARTS225-40140

Meets:
Monday, 4/11/16 - 4/18/16
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Charleston LSC
Instructor: Shirley Splittstoesser
Cost: $25.00

Beaded Earrings & Bracelet

You'll learn the basics of beading by making two sets of stretch bracelets and two sets of matching earrings. These make great gifts. An assortment of beads, materials for stretch bracelets with faux clasps and findings for both clip-on and pierced earrings provided. Beadings tools available for use, but you may want to bring your own.


CE-ARTS180-40139

Meets:
Monday, 4/18/16 - 4/18/16
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Charleston LSC
Instructor: Shirley Splittstoesser
Cost: $25.00

Crochet a Necklace & Bracelet

Make a lovely crocheted necklace with matching bracelet from ladder yarn. The 6 strand necklace and 4 strand bracelet look as though they are beaded. These make adorable gifts or bring a blouse to accessorize for yourself. You will learn to make these step-by-step so crocheting experience is not necessary. The instructor provides several colors of ribbon yarn. Bring an "H", "I" or "J" crochet hook, and scissors.


CE-ARTS169-40138

Meets:
Tuesday, 5/3/16 - 5/3/16
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Charleston LSC
Instructor: Shirley Splittstoesser
Cost: $25.00

St-Oil/Acrylic Painting

Ideas will be given for creating original paintings that are not difficult and fun and interesting to develop. Students should provide oil or acrylic painting supplies which are not needed for the first two classes. Examples and a materials list are provided. Experienced painters may bring their work.


CNC-014-33073

Meets:
Monday, Wednesday, 2/29/16 - 4/6/16
1:15 PM - 2:45 PM
Location: Kluthe Center 201
Instructor: Vera Keplar & Leslie Partlow
Cost: $85.00

Towel Top and Pot Scrubbie

Crochet a kitchen towel top to hang on stove handle and a nylon net pot scrubbie to clean items as diverse as teflon pans, the bath tub, and automobile windshields. You will learn to make these step-by-step so crocheting experience is not necessary. Instructor Shirley Splittstoesser provides several colors of yarn, towels and precut nylon net. Bring "H", "I", "J", "K" crochet hooks and scissors.


CE-HOME146-40144

Meets:
Tuesday, 5/3/16 - 5/3/16
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Charleston LSC
Instructor: Shirley Splittstoesser
Cost: $25.00

Wire-Wrapped Pendants

Basic wire wrapping for beginners! You'll learn the art form of wire-wrapping and take home two wire-wrapped pendants of your creation. All materials including a selection of pendants provided but if you have a suitable stone you'd like to wire-wrap, bring it! (If you have a twirler tool and wire cutters, please bring them, but loaners will be available if you don't have them.)


CE-ARTS184-40142

Meets:
Tuesday, 3/22/16 - 3/22/16
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Charleston LSC
Instructor: Shirley Splittstoesser
Cost: $25.00



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Community and Professional Programs
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