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Adult Craft Programs

From wearable art to romantic expressions, you'll find lots to love in our crafting classes for adults.

 

 

 

Madison

Arm Knitting

Date: Friday, March 27, 2015

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Place: Madison Public Library Reading Room

Instructor: Crystal Kitchens

Maximum number: 12 (adults and youth ages 14 and up)

Learn to knit a scarf with your arms. Don't bring your knitting needles! Learn how to cast on, how to make the knit stitch, and how to cast off. Bring one skein of extra bulky (code 6) yarn ("Homespun Thick and Quick" is one brand) or two skeins of bulky (code 5) yarn. No knitting experience is required.

Registration is required. To register please call the Madison Library at 256-461-0046, or e-mail Teresa at tallison@hmcpl.org.

 

Adult Painting Class

Date: Mar. 23, 2015

Time: 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Place: Madison Library Meeting Room

Supply fee: $3.00

Express your creative side at the Madison Library. We'll paint on an 11 x 14 inch canvas. Registration is required. To register, please call the Madison Library at 256-461-0046, or contact Teresa at tallison@hmcpl.org.

 

Weave a Melon/Egg Basket

Date:  Friday, April 24, 2015

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Place: Madison Public Library Meeting Room

Supply Fee: $14

Instructor: Crystal Kitchens

Maximum number of students: 12 ( adults and youth ages 14 and up)

Make an 8" melon basket in class. Learn how to handle reed, make a god's eye and shape a ribbed basket. Both dyed reed and seagrass will be available for decorating your basket. Those who have made a melon basket before will have the option of making an egg/fanny basket.

No basket making experience is required. Basket making is wet work, so wear old clothes and bring a towel. The leader will bring all the tools and other supplies you'll need to use during the workshop. 

Please bring a sack lunch.

Registration is required. To register please call the Madison Library at 256-461-0046, or e-mail Teresa at tallison@hmcpl.org.

 

 

 

Bailey Cove

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Main Branch

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How to Do Things: Shuttle Tatting

Three 2-hour classes with homework between classes.

Learn to make lace with a tatting shuttle.  You’ll learn the basic stitches and how to read patterns.  Class projects include trims that can be attached to a handtowel and ornaments.  After working with size 10 thread, you’ll learn to work with smaller thread.  No tatting experience is needed. 

Homework is required. 

Students must provide their own supplies:  a metal tatting shuttle (with hook on one end and bobbin) and Knit Cro-Sheen variegated size 10 thread.

Register by March 1 by emailing WeavingBasics@yahoo.com.

Max. 4 students

*March 5, 12, 19, 2-4 pm*

Main Library Second Floor, Meeting Room C

For details, contact Meredith Kasenow 256-532-2362

 

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How to Do Things: Spring Greeting Cards

You will have the opportunity to make 2 spring greeting cards, out of 4 options:  Mother's Day, Easter, Birthday, Graduation

Supply fee: $3, due at time of registration

Please register at the Main Library second floor Adult Services desk.

*Tuesday March 24, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.*

Main Library, Second Floor Events Room

If you have questions, email asprogramming@hmcpl.org

 

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How to Do Things: Introduction to Triangle Loom Weaving

Learn to weave on a triangle frame loom with continuous thread, and how to finish the triangles.  In this workshop we’ll use a 21” loom to make a neckerchief.  We’ll have a fashion show of scarves, shawls, ruanas and ponchos to give you ideas.  You’ll learn how to make your own triangle looms in various sizes.  No weaving experience is required.

The leader will bring all the tools and supplies you’ll need to use during the workshop.

Supply fee:  $3 due at time of registration.  Register by: April 7 at the Main Library second floor Adult Services desk.

Maximum number of students:  10.

Open to adults and youth ages 14 and up only.

Leader:  Crystal Kitchens, member Huntsville Fiber Guild

*Tuesday April 14, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.*

Main Library Branch, Second Floor Events Room

If you have questions, email asprogramming@hmcpl.org

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How to Do Things: Painted Gourd Birdhouse

Make a painted natural gourd birdhouse!Supply fee: $3.50 due at time of registration.  Please register by May 5 at the Main Library (downtown) second floor Adult Services desk.  If you have any questions, email: asprogramming@hmcpl.org

Monrovia

 

 

 

 

 

Gurley

ROPE VASES

 

Monday, April 7th @6:00pm

Come be creative and wrap a vase with twine.

All materials with be supplied EXCEPT the vessel you would like to wrap.

BRING small vases, jars, tin or plastic cans, etc. 

PLEASE REGISTER for this event

For more information & to Register, call Gurley Public Library ... 256-776-2102256-776-2102256-776-2102256-776-2102

 

Murphy

 

DIY Thursday: Knit a Lacy Ruffled Scarf

Thursday • March 5 • 10:00am-12:00pm

· Learn how to make a ruffled scarf on the knitting spool (with 8 pegs) 

  • Bring a skein of “ruffle” yarn (Red Heart “Sashay” is one brand) and your own knitting spool (Boye makes the “Jumbo Knitting Spool”) and “pick” so you can finish your scarf at home 
  • No knitting experience is required. 
  • If you don’t have an 8-peg knitting spool, the instructor will bring something you can use.

· Taught by Crystal Kitchens of the Huntsville Fiber Guild

· This program is free of charge, but pre-registration is required by January 5.

· Class size limited to 6, adults and youth ages 14+

· Call 256-881-5620 or email aphillips@hmcpl.org to register!

 

 

 

New Hope

 

 

 

Russell

 

 

 

Showers

 

 

 

Tillman Hill

 

 

 

Triana

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