The Art Studio Courses

Summer 2017


Fall 2017


Learn to Sew Part I

Are you an aspiring fashion or interior designer? Do you want to live a more simple or frugal lifestyle by creating your own clothes and décor? Jump into your first sewing project while learning how to choose fabrics, take measurements, sew by hand, and use and maintain your machine. No experience required! In five short weeks you'll begin to master the techniques needed to create simple garments or home decorating projects from commercial patterns. Required: a pair of sewing scissors, pins, a measuring tape, The Singer Complete Photo Guide to Sewing, and your own sewing machine. Finish your project and add even more skills to your sewing box in Learn to Sew, Part II.

Fee: $90 Senior Adult Fee: $54 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-359-B | 08/17/17-09/14/17 | J. Remes | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Learn to Sew Part II

Complete the fashion or home décor project you started in Learn to Sew, Part I! As you finish your project, you'll enhance your basic sewing skills with pattern adjustments, layout, cutting, marking, seam finishes, waistbands with and without elastic, hems, zippers, buttonholes, and other techniques as time allows. Bring your sewing machine and basic equipment to every class. Prerequisite: Learn to Sew, Part I, or permission of the instructor.

Fee: $90 Senior Adult Fee: $54 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-360-C | 09/28/17-10/26/17 | J. Remes | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


DIY Home Decorating

Make your HGTV and Pinterest-inspired home a reality! Coordinate colors, fabrics, and trims throughout your home like a pro and create custom curtains, valences, table coverings, pillows, and easy slipcovers. Simply observe and take note of demonstrations of in-class demonstrations, or bring your own sewing machine and materials to work on a project. Prerequisite: Enrollment in Learn to Sew, Part II, or permission of the instructor.

Fee: $87 Senior Adult Fee: $60 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-369-D | 10/10/17-11/14/17 | J. Remes | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Learn the Heritage Craft of Chair Caning

Restore and repair your rocking chairs, foot stools, and dining room chairs back to their original woven beauty. You will learn the many hands-on techniques in the weaving process needed to restore the piece back to its original splendor. Create your own woven seat on a small stool or work on an existing project as a way of learning the chair caning techniques. Reward your children and grandchildren with a hand woven gift that will last a lifetime. Bring a bucket, scissors, towel, measuring tape, pencil, one dozen clothes pins, and paper to class. Other materials may be purchased from the instructor.

Fee: $83 Senior Adult Fee: $50 Registration Fee: $8

SEN-090-C | 09/14/17-11/09/17 | G. Lum | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Learn the Heritage Craft of Chair Caning

Restore and repair your rocking chairs, foot stools, and dining room chairs back to their original woven beauty. You will learn the many hands-on techniques in the weaving process needed to restore the piece back to its original splendor. Create your own woven seat on a small stool or work on an existing project as a way of learning the chair caning techniques. Reward your children and grandchildren with a hand woven gift that will last a lifetime. Bring a bucket, scissors, towel, measuring tape, pencil, one dozen clothes pins, and paper to class. Other materials may be purchased from the instructor.

Fee: $83 Senior Adult Fee: $50 Registration Fee: $8

SEN-090-D | 09/18/17-11/13/17 | G. Lum | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register