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Creative Arts



ACRYLIC LIQUID POUR PAINTING

When painting with fluid acrylic paints, you pour paints, tip and tilt the canvas, and swirl the paints around. The results are a colorful abstract painting. Different mediums will be used in this class; canvas, wood, and paper.

Instructor: Kristen Allen is a watercolor artist, painting and sketching daily since 2015. She broadened her love for fluid art to include acrylic pour painting in 2017. Find her art on Instagram: @k.allen.art
Ages/Grades: Adults
Time(s): 6:30 p.m.
Day(s): Thursdays
Dates(s): July 18

Place: Hobby Haven, 716 North Adams
Cost: $25.00
Registration deadline:Two weeks prior to each class including payment of the materials fee. Students may register at the library or at Hobby Haven.
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library


BARN QUILT BLOCK CLASS

Learn the history of one of America's treasures and make your own 24" by 24" Barn Quilt Block at the class. All the supplies you will need are provided. (If you already have a pattern you are welcome to use it). Please bring snacks and/or lunch with drinks.

Instructor:  Helen Haynes
Ages/Grades: Adults
Time(s): 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Day(s): Saturdays
Place: Hobby Haven, 716 North Adams
Cost: $40.00
Date(s): June 8 and August 24
Registration deadline: Two weeks prior to each class including payment of the materials fee. Students may register at the library or at Hobby Haven.
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library


BASKET WEAVING

Students will learn the basic techniques of basket weaving by completing a project each time the class meets. This is also an excellent opportunity for anyone who wants to renew or hone their weaving skills. Class size is limited, so register early.

Instructor: Helen Haynes, owner of Hobby Haven, has over 25 years of basket weaving experience.
Ages/Grades: Ages 15 and older. Anyone under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult.
Time(s): 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. (ending time approximate)
Place: Hobby Haven, 716 North Adams
Cost: Materials fee varies with each project
Date(s):

Registration deadline: Two weeks prior to each class including payment of the materials fee. Students may register at the library or at Hobby Haven.
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library


Bless Your Hearts

Using Westalee Heart templates, you will make a table runner featuring 2" by 4" hearts. Bring your own sewing machine and sewing supplies. A kit will be available for the class. (Sample is on display).

Ages/Grades: Adults
Time(s): 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Day(s): Saturday
Place: Quilter's Yard, 722 N. Washington
Cost: $10.00
Date(s): July 13
Registration deadline: July 6 including class fee. Students may register at the library or at Quilter's Yard.
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library


Capturing a Universe of Stories with Photography

This course will teach the participants how to build a story with your camera. We'll look at different examples of photo stories, tips in photo composition, and discuss different ideas for projects. This class will be offered for one evening. Teens and adults are welcome to attend.

Instructor: Michael Sellman has been interested in photography since he was a kid. He took courses in photojournalism and digital photography while studying journalism at Kansas State University. He shot pictures for the Daily Union for four years and was awarded second place for best photo in 2016 and first place for best photo in 2017 from the Kansas Press Association. Visit mjsellman.portfoliobox.net to see Michael's online photo portfolio.
Ages/Grades: High school age and adults
Time(s): 7:00 p.m.
Day(s): Monday
Place: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library
Cost: None
Date(s): July 22
Registration deadline: July 19.
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library


CARDS2U – CARD MAKING

Donna Wilkins developed a love of scrapbooking while still on active duty with the Air Force, and as her family grew, so did the need for more scrapbooks. In 2015, she began her Cards2U business, and she makes a huge variety of cards from artists like Heartfelt Creations, Elizabeth Crafts, Concord and 9th, Alt E New, and Gina Marie. She now shares her passion with the community by offering card making classes at Hobby Haven.

Ages/Grades: Teens and Adults
Time(s): 6:00 p.m.
Day(s): Tuesdays
Place: Hobby Haven, 716 North Adams
Cost: $15.00 per class, and all materials will be provided.
Date(s):

Registration deadline: One week prior to each class including payment of the materials fee. Students may register at the library or at Hobby Haven..
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library


Christmas in July

Paper piecing for beginners. Paper piece a wall hanging Christmas Tree. Kit available. Bring your own sewing machine and sewing supplies.

Ages/Grades: Adults
Time(s): 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Day(s): Saturday
Date(s): July 6

Place: Quilter's Yard, 722 N. Washington
Cost: $10.00
Registration deadline: : June 29 including class fee. Students may register at the library or at Quilter's Yard.
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library


GEM STUDIOS PAINTING CLASSES

Painting classes for all ages are offered at GEM Studios, 815 N. Jefferson Street. Cost, dates, projects etc. vary depending upon the class. More information and registration are available at www.gemstudiosjc.com.

Sponsored by: GEM Studios


Going in Circles

Use your Accuquilt cutter to make this fun churn dash in a circle table topper. Bring your own sewing machine and sewing supplies, Accuquilt cutter, mix and match dies, and angle dies. (Kit available).

Ages/Grades: Adults
Time(s): 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Days(s): Saturday
Place: Quilter's Yard, 722 N. Washington
Cost: $10.00
Date(s): 
July 27
Registration deadline: July 20 including class fee. Students may register at the library or at Quilter's Yard.
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library


Jewels and Gems Quilt

Using the mix and match qube and your Accuquilt cutter, you will create a quilt top with triangles and squares that resembles gems and jewels. This is a great beginner's project! Bring your own sewing machine and supplies. A kit will be available. (Sample is on display).

Ages/Grades: Adults
Time(s): 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Days(s): Saturday
Place: Quilter's Yard, 722 N. Washington
Cost: $10.00
Date(s): 
August 10
Registration deadline: August 3 including class fee. Students may register at the library or at Quilter's Yard.
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library


MIXED MEDIA CANVAS ART CLASS

Learn how to use several mixed media techniques in each class – stenciling, layering, stamping, various texture applications, gesso basics, decoupage and more. In each class you will create a themed 8" x 16" canvas that is ready to hang in your home or give as a gift. No prior experience is required and all supplies will be provided except pattern papers which allows you to customize to your own preference and décor.

Instructor: Heather Scott
Ages/Grades: Adults
Time(s): 6:00 p.m.
Days(s): Fridays
Place: Hobby Haven, 716 North Adams
Cost: $30 per class
Date(s): 
June 14 or August 23
Registration deadline: Two weeks prior to each class including payment of the materials fee. Students may register at the library or at Hobby Haven.
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library


Scrappy Pineapple

Use the log cabin technique to paper piece this favorite block. Bring your own sewing machine and sewing supplies. Instructions will be sent for scrap preparation.

Ages/Grades:Adults
Time(s): 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Day(s): Saturday
Place: Quilter's Yard, 722 N. Washington
Cost: $25.00
Date(s): May 4
Registration deadline:April 27 including class fee. Students may register at the library or at Quilter's Yard.
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library


Scrappy Wonky Star

Use your Accuquilt cutter to make this variation of the popular snowball block. Bring your own sewing machine, sewing supplies, Accuquilt cutter, mix and match qube, and corners qube.

Ages/Grades:Adults
Time(s): 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Day(s): Saturday
Place: Quilter's Yard, 722 N. Washington
Cost: $25.00
Date(s): June 8
Registration deadline:June 1 including class fee. Students may register at the library or at Quilter's Yard.
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library


T-Shirt Memory Quilts

Learn ways to make those commemorative t-shirts into a memory quilt. Trunk show, lecture format.

Ages/Grades:Adults
Time(s): 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Day(s): Saturday
Place: Quilter's Yard, 722 N. Washington
Cost: $25.00
Date(s): June 29
Registration deadline:June 22 including class fee. Students may register at the library or at Quilter's Yard.
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library