Arts & Crafts

The Arts & Crafts classes are non-credit courses but many students have used knowledge and skills gained through these classes to develop a primary or secondary source of income.  Call 336-506-4149 or 336-506-4322 for more information.

Students in the Arts & Craft classes are responsible for their supplies and project material.  Supplies will vary depending on projects chosen.  

Please select from the categories below for current offerings.

  • Students are responsible for their materials.  Materials will vary depending on projects chosen.

  • The instructor will be in touch with students before class begins to review the project chosen and give a list of supplies.

Chair Caning & Basket Weaving

Instruction will be given on the different patterns for Chair Caning based on the wishes of the class. Caning students may choose from 5 different chair caning patterns including Lace, Rush, Binder Cane, Pressed Cane or Shaker Tape. Basket weaving students will learn the basic pattern for a market style basket. Instructor will work with students on an individual level to help them learn new skills and enhance old ones. Call 336-506-4149 or 336-506-4322 for more information. Instructor: Jimmy Workman

Registration is not complete until payment has been received.
Location: Forest Hills   Hours:  48  Fee: $128*  
Section Dates Days Time  
80363        1/24-5/9/23 T      1-4 pm Register Now_Chair Caning

Floral Design

Students will learn the basics of floral arranging and then design and make their own seasonal floral arrangements. Students will learn how to select the correct container to make their arrangements pop. Artificial flowers will be used in class. Call 336-506-4149 or 336-506-4322 for more information. Instructor: Blake Jones

Location: KSC   Hours:18   Fee: $68  
Section Dates Days Time Notes  
80468 3/06/23 M 6pm - 7pm Info Session Register Now_Floral Design
80468 3/07/23 - 4/11/23 T 6pm - 9pm    
           
80469 4/24/23 M 6pm - 7pm Info Session Register Now_Floral Design
80469 4/25/23 - 5/30/23 T 6pm - 9pm    
Registration is not complete until payment has been received.

Watercolor supplies

  • Instructor will provide paint for beginner level classes
  • Watercolor Brushes
  • Watercolor paper, Strathmore 400 series

Pottery: Hand Building & Wheel Thrown

Seating is on a first paid, first served basis.  At the end of each class, students will rotate out of the class to allow students on the waitlist to enter.

In this class students learn clay wheel-throwing and hand building techniques. Instructors work with all skill levels. Call 336-506-4322 for more information or 336-506-4149 to pay for classes. Instructors: Valerie Clasen, Pete Pate, and Buffy Braun.

Location: Elmira     Hours: 24     Fee: $98

Section # Dates Days Time  Notes  
80134 1/23-3/13/23 M 6-9 pm FULL Register Now_Stained Glass
80135 1/24-3/14/23 Tu 9 am- 12 pm FULL Register Now_Stained Glass
80136 1/24-3/14/23 Tu 1-4 pm FULL Register Now_Stained Glass
80925 1/24 - 3/14/23 Tu 6-9pm   Register Now_Stained Glass
80137 1/25-3/15/23 W 9 am- 12 pm   Register Now_Stained Glass
80139 1/25-3/15/23 W 6-9 pm FULL Register Now_Stained Glass
80415 1/26 - 3/16/23 Th 9am - 12pm   Register Now_Stained Glass
80416  1/26 - 3/16/23 Th 1 - 4pm   Register Now_Stained Glass
80146 1/26-3/16/23 Th 6-9 pm FULL Register Now_Stained Glass
80140 3/20-5/8/23 M 6-9 pm   Register Now_Stained Glass
80141 3/21-5/9/23 Tu 9 am- 12 pm   Register Now_Stained Glass
80142 3/21-5/9/23 Tu 1-4 pm FULL Register Now_Stained Glass
-80143 3/22-5/10/23 W 9 am- 12pm   Register Now_Stained Glass
80144 3/22-5/10/23 W 6-9 pm FULL Register Now_Stained Glass
80145 3/23-5/11/23 Th 6-9 pm   Register Now_Stained Glass

  • Students are responsible for their materials.
  • Supply list will be given upon registration.

Quilting, Advanced

Prerequisite: Student must have a working knowledge of quilting techniques. This class is designed for the Intermediate to Advanced student.  It's a new year and a new class- so time to revamp our stash!  Projects for charity and gifts will be shared with each other. Students will create projects with or without patterns. Call 336-506-4322 or 336-506-4149 for more information.  Instructor:  Helen Doutt

Registration is not complete until payment has been received.

Spring Semester

It's a new year and a new class; so time to revamp our stash! Projects for charity and gifts will be shared with each other. Students will create projects with our without patterns

Location: Elmira   Hrs: 48 Fee: $131  
Section # Days Dates Time Notes
80192 W       1/18-5/3/23 1pm-4 pm FULL
80193 Th      1/19-5/4/23 9am – 12 pm FULL
80194 Th      1/19-5/4/23 1pm– 4 pm FULL

Sewing

Sewing is not being offered at this time.

 

 

  

    • Masks or Face Shields are required during class.
    • Seats are on a first paid, first served basis.

    • Makeup sessions - If a student has to miss a day, they need to contact their instructor to see if any of the scheduled classes have an extra seat. Students must have permission to attend any time other than their scheduled dates.  There are no guarantees for available make up dates and there is no partial refund for missed days.
    • NEW STUDENTS:  This class required special tools and equipment (Approximately $120).  This includes all the needed tools as well as glass for the first project. If you are a new student and need to purchase items, please let us know and we can send you a list of materials and equipment you will need.

Stained Glass

This class is for beginners through advanced students and includes instruction on using patterns, cutting glass, grinding and foiling edges, and soldering pieces together. Based on individual skill level, students may create items based on their skill level. Call 336-506-4149 or 336-506-4322 for more information. Instructors: Terri Barker, Judy Bowman, Louise Butler

  • See Important information for class specifics.
  • Seats are on a first paid, first served basis.
  • **Additional Expenses: *This class requires special tools and equipment. If you are a new student and need to purchase items, please let us know and we can send you a list of materials and equipment you will need.

    Students are responsible for their own supplies and glass.

    Registration is not complete until payment has been received

Spring 2023 Classes

Location: DC Hours: 24 Fee: $73*
80116    1/10-2/28/23 Tu     9 am- 12 pm  FULL Register Now_Stained Glass
80117     1/11-3/1/23 W     9 am- 12 pm   FULL Register Now_Stained Glass
80118     1/11-3/1/23 W      1-4 pm
FULL
Register Now_Stained Glass
80119     1/12-3/2/23 Th    9 am- 12 pm Register Now_Stained Glass
80120     1/12-3/2/23 Th     1-4 pm Register Now_Stained Glass
80122     3/14-5/2/23      Tu     9 am- 12 pm
FULL
Register Now_Stained Glass
80123     3/15-5/3/23 W     9 am- 12 pm
FULL
Register Now_Stained Glass
80124      3/15-5/2/23 W      1-4 pm
FULL
Register Now_Stained Glass
80125     3/16-5/4/23 Th    9 am- 12 pm Register Now_Stained Glass
80126     3/16-5/4/23 Th     1-4 pm Register Now_Stained Glass
80128      5/9-6/27/23 Tu     9 am- 12 pm Register Now_Stained Glass
80129       5/10-6/28/23 W     9 am- 12 pm Register Now_Stained Glass
80130      5/10-6/28/23 W      1-4 pm Register Now_Stained Glass
80131      5/11-6/29/23 Th    9 am- 12 pm Register Now_Stained Glass
80132      5/11-6/29/23 Th     1-4 pm Register Now_Stained Glass

Wood Carving

Students will learn carving techniques and professional finishing touches used to create small figurines. Learn the various types of carving along with basic carving techniques, tool care, and safety measures. Students will learn how to carve projects with interlocking pieces out of one solid piece of wood. Examples include baby rattles, small toys, lamp stands, and chains. *Students are responsible for materials. Cost includes mandatory insurance fee. Call 336-506-4149 or 336-506-4322 for more information. Instructor: Bill Wallace

Registration is not complete until payment has been received.
Location: Broad St. Ctr  Hours: 24 Fee: $74.50*
77676     9/12-11/14/22* *will not meet 10/17 or 10/24
M   6-9 pm 
Register Now_Wood Carving

 

   Spring Semester                     

Location: Broad St.  Hours: 48 Fee: $130  
Section # Days Dates Time
80169 Mon  1/23/23 - 5/15/23 no class on 1/23/23 6pm - 9pm
    Register Now_Wood Carving  

         

Wood Turning

Students will learn how to design a one of a kind project using the wood lathe and various hand tools. Students will learn the difference between faceplate turning vs spindle turning. Instructors will work with students individually to develop new skills and improve old ones. *Students are responsible for materials. Cost includes insurance.   Call 336-506-4149 or 336-506-4322 for more information. Instructors: Bill & Jim Wallace

 Registration is not complete until payment has been received.

 

Spring Semester

Location: Broad St Hours: 48 Fee: $130      
Section # Days Dates Time Notes  
80165 Mon 1/23/23 - 5/15/23 2pm - 5pm FULL  
    no class 4/03/23      
80166 Wed 1/25/23 - 5/10/23 2pm - 5pm   Register Now_Wood Carving
80167 Wed 1/25/23 - 5/10/23 6pm - 9pm FULL  
80168 Thurs 1/26/23 - 5/11/23 10am -1pm FULL Register Now_Wood Carving

 

Woodworking:  Basic

Students will learn the safe operation of various power tools including table saws, drill presses, jointers, planers, band saws, and lathes and create a simple project. Instructor will work with each student on an individual basis to customize a simple project. *Students are responsible for materials.  Cost includes a mandatory insurance fee.  Call 336-506-4149 or 336-506-4322 for more information. Instructors: Tom Davis, Fred Haumann, Michael Gutch

Registration is not complete until payment has been received.

Spring Semester 2023

Location: Davis’ Shop   Hours:  24     Fee: $75
Sect #        Dates Day      Time Notes  
80274             1/23 - 3/13/23 M          1pm - 4pm FULL Register Now_Woodworking: Basic
80275           1/26 - 3/16/23 Th     9am - 12pm FULL Register Now_Woodworking: Basic

Woodworking:  Intermediate

Prerequisite: Basic Woodworking or a basic knowledge of woodworking with prior experience. Students will expand on the basic knowledge and safe operation of various power tools and begin to make more involved projects. *Students are responsible for materials. Cost includes a mandatory insurance fee.  Call 336-506-4149 or 336-506-4322 for more information. Instructors: Tom Davis, Fred Haumann

Registration is not complete until payment has been received.

 
Location: Davis’ Shop   Hours: 24   Fee: $75  
Section  Dates Days Time Notes  
80279            1/23 - 3/13/23 M       9am - 12pm FULL Register Now_Woodworking: Intermediate
80283            1/24 - 3/14/23 T         1pm - 4pm FULL Register Now_Woodworking: Intermediate
80287                 1/25 - 3/15/23 W       6pm - 9pm FULL Register Now_Woodworking: Intermediate
80293          1/26 - 3/16/23 Th        6pm - 9pm   Register Now_Woodworking: Intermediate
80296             3/20 - 5/08/23 M       9am - 12pm   Register Now_Woodworking: Intermediate
80299            3/21 - 5/09/23 T         1pm - 4pm   Register Now_Woodworking: Intermediate
80303           3/22 - 5/10/23 W        6pm - 9pm   Register Now_Woodworking: Intermediate
80304           3/23 - 5/11/23 Th        6pm - 9pm   Register Now_Woodworking: Intermediate

Wood: Woodworking, Advanced

Prerequisite: Intermediate level with prior woodworking experience. Designed for Intermediate to Advanced students. Students will learn advanced methods of woodworking and use these skills to make advanced items like cabinets, toolboxes, grandfather clocks, tables, chairs, etc. Classes will take the student from wood selection to final finishing. Instructor will work with students to develop new skills and enhance existing ones. *Students are responsible for materials.   Cost includes mandatory insurance fee.   Call 336-506-4149 or 336-506-4322 for more information. Instructors: Tom Davis, Fred Haumann, and Mike Webb

Registration is not complete until payment has been received.

Spring Semester 2023

   

 

Location: Davis’ Shop     Fee: $185
Sect. #        Dates Days      Time  Hours      
80306             1/23-5/9/23 MT     6-9 pm 96

Register Now_Woodworking: Intermediate

80309             1/24-5/10/23 TW     9am-12 pm 96

Register Now_Woodworking: Intermediate