Adult Craft Programs
From wearable art to romantic expressions, you'll find lots to love in our crafting classes for adults.
Back By Popular Demand! Calligraphy: Beginning Italic
Date: June 12 - July 24 (Thursdays) * The class will not meet on July 3, 2014.*
Time: 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Carol Tillman
Place: Madison Public Library Meeting Room
Supply fee: $15
Please make checks payable to Carol Tillman and mail them to the Madison Public Library, 130 Plaza Blvd., Madison, AL 35758 ATTN: Tammy. The supply fee must be received at the Madison Library by June 6 to reserve your spot in the class.
Registration is required. Call the Madison Library at 256-461-0046, or e-mail Teresa Allison at email@example.com.
Knitting Without Needles or Loom Knitting and Arm Knitting
Date: Friday, June 27, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Place: Madison Public Library Meeting Room
Instructor: Crystal Kitchens
Maximum number: 10 (adults and youth ages 14 and up)
Supply Fee: $3.00 (required at registration by June 20)
Please make checks payable to Crystal Kitchens and mail them to the Madison Public Library, 130 Plaza Blvd., Madison, AL 35758 ATTN: Tammy. The supply fee must be received at the Madison Library by June 20 to reserve your spot in the class.
Registration is required. To register please call the Madison Library at 256-461-0046, or e-mail Teresa at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn how to use the round knitting loom, rectangular knitting loom, knitting rake, knitting spool, knitting comb, etc. There are several variations of these peg style looms that allow you to knit without using knitting needles. You can knit on all of these looms using the same instructions. It's easy to use multiple strands of yarn held together and the novelty yarns on these looms.
In class, you will learn how to make a hat and scarf on the round knitting looms and a scarf on the knitting comb. Learn three different stitches and how to make stripes. Bring one or more skeins of worsted weight yarn and your own looms along with their "picks" so you can finish your hat and scarf at home. The leader will bring several looms for use in class.
Learn how to make a scarf on the rectangular loom (or knitting rake) with double sided fabric. Bring one or more skeins of yarn and your own loom and "pick" so you can finish your scarf at home.
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 and "pick" so you can finish your scarf at home.
Learn how to arm knit an infinity scarf. Bring one skein of extra bulky (code 6) yarn (Homespun Thick ad Quick is one brand) or 2 skeins of bulky (code 5) yarn.
No knitting experience is required.
The leader will have several knitting looms for use in class. The leader will bring all the other supplies for use in class.
Please bring a sack lunch.
Adult Painting Class
Date: May 27, 2014
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 email@example.com.
How to Do Things: Egg Gourd Ornaments
Come make a gourd ornament with us!
Neva Beasley of the Huntsville Gourd Patch shows how to use small ornamental gourds to create
hangable ornaments using paints and dyes.
For information about Huntsville Gourd Patch, visit http://www.alabamagourdsociety.org/html/huntsville.html
Supplies Fee: $3.00 , required at registration by October 24.
Maximum number of students (age 14+) : 12.
* Tuesday • November 4 • 6:30–8 PM *
Main Library Branch, Second Floor Events Room
For details, call Chris Daniels 256-532-5993
How to Do Things: Beaded Snowflake Earrings
Make a pair of beaded snowflake earrings!
Earring findings will be provided. If you have metal allergies or don’t have pierced ears, bring your own earwires/earring findings. It would be helpful to be familiar with working with thread and needle. No beading experience is required. If you have sharp embroidery scissors, bring them. The leader will bring all the other tools and supplies you’ll need to use during the workshop.
Maximum number of (adult and youth ages 14 and up) students: 10.
Leader: Leslie Malakowsky, member Huntsville Bead Society
Supply fee: $3.50, required at registration by January 2, 2015
* Tuesday January 13, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM *
Main Library, Second Floor Events Room
For details, call Chris Daniels 532-5993
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
DIY Thursday: Weave a Scarf on Soda Straws
Thursday • November 6 • 10:00-12:00pm
Maximum number of (adult and youth ages 14 and up) students: 20.
Leader: Crystal Kitchens, member of Huntsville Fiber Guild.
You don’t have to weave on a traditional loom. Learn how to weave a scarf on soda straws. You will start the scarf in class and learn how to make pom poms to add to the ends when you finish it at home. No weaving experience is required.
Bring 4 ounces of worsted weight yarn. Bring more than one color for a striped scarf. If you want to use a thinner yarn, you’ll need more than 4 ounces.
The leader will bring all the tools and other supplies you’ll need to use during the workshop.
This workshop is provided by the Huntsville Fiber Guild.
For more information, call Annie Phillips at 881-5620.
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