Enjoy a relaxing evening creating art! We will paint Van Gogh-inspired sunflowers on a starry night, which is like two masterpieces in one! You will learn a lot about painting and the artist as well. No art experience is necessary! Doreen provides the paint, brushes, canvas, easels, and instructions. You will leave class with smile and a wonderful painting for that room you have just redecorated or to give as a gift to a beloved family member or friend. A $45 material fee is payable to the instructor at the start of class. Check our web page at midmaine.maineadulted.org to view the original painting. Limit 18 students.
Come hang out as we explore creative ways that will help you design and create your own macrame planter to display indoor plants! This class will explore different types of knots and designs you can use to create your own hanging macrame planter! A $20 material fee is due to the instructor at the start of class. Limit 10 students. Storm date of May 14.
- Begin to Quilt! Come learn the basics of creating a beautiful quilt! Learn skills such as strip cutting, lining up seams to pin, piecing blocks together, sandwiching the quilt, and learn different styles of quilting. Students will make a mug rug and a lap quilt. A supply list is available on our FAQ tab at midmaine.maineadulted.org. There may be “homework” and students must know how to sew. Bring your own machine! Limit 10 students. Storm date of June 1. No class Apr. 20.
Do some shopping for Mother’s Day or for yourself. We will make a beautiful wire-wrapped nest pendant in your choice of suede or stainless steel. Check our website at midmaine.maineadulted.org to see a picture of the pendant. All supplies will be provided. A $20 material fee is payable to the instructor at the start of class. Limit 10 students.
In this class you will learn a Russian folk art that was discovered in the villages of the Eastern Block countries and not brought to this country until after the fall of communism. You will use embroidery floss on a cotton/linen foundation to form little loops with a special punch needle. The effect is a tiny hooked rug that you can frame and hang in your home or give as a gift. Third night we will discuss any problems and framing. You will also need to bring a small pair of embroidery scissors. A $15 material fee is payable to the instructor at the start of class. Limit 10 students.