SEWING • WOODWORKING
QUILTING - ATTIC WINDOW (BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE) Location: Inspirations Quilt Shop, 27350 Valley Center Rd., Valley Center
6 Tuesdays: March 13 – April 24, 2012 (no class 3/20) 6:30pm – 8:30pm Instructor: Janice Smith
Make an Attic Window wall hanging or optional throw quilt as you learn basic skills needed for quilt making. You will learn how to do mitered corners and color contrast to give you the feel of looking out a window. Landscape or outdoor scenery fabric is an excellent choice for this proj- ect. Call the instructor (760-751-9400) for fabric requirements for this project if you would like to purchase fabric before the first class (not required). Please bring these tools to class: rotary cutter with new blade; acrylic ruler 6” x 24”; straight pins; small scissors; sewing machine (limited number available in classroom); thread (neutral color works best).
QUILTING - TOTE BAG (BEGINNERS/INTERMEDIATE) Location: Inspirations Quilt Shop, 27350 Valley Center Rd., Valley Center
3 Tuesdays: May 1 – 15, 2012 Instructor: Janice Smith
6:30pm – 8:30pm Fee: $60.00
Create a quilted tote bag with lots of pockets for a one-of-a-kind purse that will make your friends envious of your great new bag! Call the instructor (760-751-9400) for fabric requirements for this project if you would like to purchase fabric before the first class (not required). Please bring these tools to class: rotary cutter with new blade; acrylic ruler 6” x 24”; straight pins; small scissors; sewing machine (limited number available in classroom); thread (neu- tral color works best).
KITCHEN REMODELING: A HOMEOWNER’S PLANNING GUIDE Location: Room T-7 at Palomar College San Marcos Saturday: February 25, 2012 Instructor: Brendan Mathews
9am – 1pm Fee: $45.00
Before you sign a contract for that gorgeous kitchen remodeling project you’re dreaming about, spend a morning in this workshop! You’ll get an overview of the entire process of planning and executing a complete kitchen remodel, and be much better prepared for a successful project. Discussions will include: analyzing budget parameters and determining the scope of the project; hiring a designer or architect; hiring contractors (turnkey vs. independent); understanding contracts and payment schedules; selecting appliances; choosing countertop, backsplash and flooring surfaces; cabinet styles and options, including finish choices; custom cabinetry vs. “big box”; managing the project; and projecting timelines. Whether you’re planning a major or minor renovation project, this class will save you time, frustration, and MONEY!
SEWING - BEGINNING Location: Room 808 at Escondido Education Center 4 Tuesdays: January 17 – February 7, 2012 Instructor: Jane Thurston
6:30pm – 8:30pm Fee: $89.00
If you’ve always wanted to learn to make beautiful clothes for you or your family, or to be part of the huge trend in sewing fashions for your home-- this is the place to start! You’ll learn basic sewing techniques and gain the confidence to tackle those dream projects. Learn how to select and use dif- ferent fabrics, select and use different stitches, and the basic construction techniques of seams, darts, and gathering. Study how to read a pattern and pattern instructions with the option of completing a project of your choice. Sewing machines will be available during class; however, if you own a machine you are encouraged to bring it. A $3 (cash only) materials fee will be collected during the first class.
SEWING – INTERMEDIATE Location: Room 808 at Escondido Education Center 4 Tuesdays: February 21 – March 13, 2012 Instructor: Jane Thurston
6:30pm – 8:30pm Fee: $89.00
This course will provide the new student with increased competence in basic sewing techniques along with shortcuts and alteration techniques. We will discuss selection and use of patterns and fabrics and actually complete a project of your choice with individualized help from the instructor. Sewing machines will be available during class; however, if you own a sewing machine it is recommended that you bring your own. For the first class, all students should bring the necessary supplies for the project you wish to begin. Please let us know if you require use of our sewing machines.
LATHE TURNED BOWLS Location: Room T-16 at Palomar College San Marcos Saturday: April 14, 2012 Instructor: Ken Haines
8:30am – 4pm Fee: $95.00
Students will learn basic faceplate wood lathe tech- niques. Each student will have a lathe and needed tools available. Various means of mounting work on the lathe will be demonstrated and discussed. Emphasis will be on faceplate (side grain) turning. Students will learn to cut with lathe tools that will greatly eliminate sanding of the finished product. Various types of finishes will be demonstrated and discussed. Students will complete one or two small bowls as time permits. Materials and tools will be provided. A sack lunch is recommended. Students should bring safety glasses or shield and dust mask. Prerequisite: completion of Basic Lathe or some turning experience is required for this class. $20 materials fee (cash only) will be collected in class.
LATHE TURNING Location: Room T-16 at Palomar College San Marcos 2 Saturdays: March 3 & 10, 2012 Instructor: Ken Haines
8:30am – 4pm Fee: $175.00
In this two-Saturday class, students will learn basic wood lathe techniques. On the first Saturday, attention will be given to safety, proper tool usage, lathe nomenclature and tool sharpening. Emphasis will be on the four basic spindle cuts: bead, cove, notch and plane. Students will practice using a roughing gouge, spindle gouge, bowl gouge, parting tool and skew. On the following Saturday, emphasis will be on faceplate (side grain) turning. Various means of mounting work on the lathe will be demonstrated and discussed. Students will learn how to properly cut with lathe tools that will greatly eliminate sand- ing of the finished product. Students will complete one or two small bowls as time permits. A material fee of $20 (cash only) will be collected on the first Saturday for wood and handouts. Students should bring safety glasses or face shield and a sack lunch.
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