Crafts

Personal Enrichment

Offered through Continuing Education

@ Florissant Valley | Forest Park | Meramec | South County Education Center | Off-Site

Discover, sample and expand your artistic talent with needlecraft, weaving, knit and crochet, glass and ceramic, papercraft, and metals and blacksmithing classes.

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Sewing

Introduction to Sewing Machines

Sewing machines can be a bit intimidating. Like any other tool, once you become familiar with its pieces and parts you will have more success (and fun!) using it to your advantage. Overcome your hesitation in using your sewing machine. From old machines to brand new ones, they all work basically the same. Learn how a sewing machine works and practice sewing. All materials provided.
CRFT:713 | 1 session | $35 Age 60+ | $35 Regular
P09 | Th 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Jenny Murphy | Jan. 31 | PerennialSTL, Art Studio
CRFT:713 | 1 session | $30 Age 60+ | $30 Regular
P05 | W 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Anne Stirnemann | April 17 | City Sewing Room

Memory Bear

Make a darling teddy bear from your infant's cuddly little sleeper. Bring a size six months or larger sleeper to class. We will cut and redesign it into a stuffed teddy bear they will cherish for life.
CRFT:713 | 2 sessions | $29 Age 60+ | $49 Regular
P02 | W 6-8 p.m. | Anne Stirnemann | Feb. 13-20 | City Sewing Room

Memory Pillow or Apron

Make a keepsake apron or pillow from your loved one's favorite shirt (button down or t-shirt), dress, etc. We will cut and remake the clothes into an apron or pillow you will cherish. Bring one or two items to class.
CRFT:713 | 1 session | $51.50 Age 60+ | $69 Regular
P06 | Sa 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Anne Stirnemann | Feb. 23 | City Sewing Room

Bluejean Dog Bed

Does your dog miss you when you go to work? Make a lap for him to snuggle in while you are gone. Bring an old pair of bluejeans to remake into a stuffed dog bed. Bring old t-shirts for stuffing. Your dog will love you! We have extra pairs of jeans-if you can't bear to cut up one of yours-and extra stuffing.
CRFT:713 | 1 session | $20.50 Age 60+ | $35 Regular
P07 | W 6-9 p.m. | Anne Stirnemann | March 27 | City Sewing Room

Swimsuit Edition

Learn the difference between the many stretch fabrics and which to use for swimsuits. Practice sewing lycra and learn how to put in elastic. Begin sewing a swimsuit in the second class. Experience in sewing necessary for this class. Bring swimsuit fabric to first class if you have it.
CRFT:713 | 2 sessions | $40 Age 60+ | $69 Regular
P04 | Sa 9 a.m.-noon | Anne Stirnemann | May 4-11 | City Sewing Room

Knitting

Learn to Knit in a Day

Join us for a crash course in knitting. You will learn the basics in one fell swoop (casting on, knitting, purling, pattern reading, cabling and binding off) and be on your way to impress friends and yourself! It's a beautiful form of handiwork that's well worth the time. You may bring snacks or a sack lunch. Supply list sent.
CRFT:720 | 1 session | $37 Age 60+ | $49 Regular
P01 | Sa 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Cristin Greenlee | March 2 | MC-SW, 106
P03 | Sa 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Thi Miller | March 2 | FP-C, 217

Knitting I

Join us for fun, laughter and knitting fundamentals. You will learn to knit the basics: casting on, knitting and purling, binding off and finishing. Get lots of information and tips for future projects. Supply list sent.
CRFT:720 | 3 sessions | $37 Age 60+ | $49 Regular
P02 | Tu 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Cristin Greenlee | Jan. 29-Feb. 12 | Kirkwood Sr. HS, SA 2
P04 | Tu 6-8 p.m. | Thi Miller | Feb. 26-March 12 | Nottingham School, 110

Knitting II

Broaden your knitting skills beyond basic knitting and purling. Learn about increasing and decreasing techniques, lace, cabling, fixing mistakes, and simple pattern reading. Prerequisite: Knitting I or equivalent experience. Supply list will be emailed.
CRFT:722 | 2 sessions | $32.50 Age 60+ | $49 Regular
P01 | Tu 6-9 p.m. | Cristin Greenlee | Feb. 26-March 5 | Kirkwood Sr. HS, SA 2
• NOTE: Number of sessions has changed.

Nifty Knitting: Knit a Cozy Baby Blanket

Learn and get started on an adorable and simple baby blanket pattern knit on the diagonal that you can then finish on your own. We will work through as much of the pattern together in class and then learn the techniques for finishing it off on your own. Pattern and supply list will be provided. Bring a snack or lunch.
CRFT:722 | 1 session | $32.50 Age 60+ | $49 Regular
P02 | Sa 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Cristin Greenlee | March 30 | MC-SW, 106

Nifty Knitting: Mittens

Knitted mittens are perfect for the winter: quick to make and a great gift to give. In this class, you will work with double-pointed needles and learn in-depth mitten construction and design.
CRFT:722 | 4 sessions | $43 Age 60+ | $59 Regular
P03 | Tu 6-8 p.m. | Thi Miller | Jan. 22-Feb. 19 | Nottingham School, 110

Nifty Knitting: Children's Spring Dress

In this class, you'll work on a darling child's dress. Knitters will have the option of exploring different measurements and incorporating several design features. This garment is a wonderful step for those who are interested in garment knitting or ready to move onto more advanced knitting.
CRFT:722 | 5 sessions | $49.50 Age 60+ | $69 Regular
P04 | Th 5-8 p.m. | Thi Miller | Feb. 7-March 14 | Nottingham School, 110

Nifty Knitting: Spring Shawl Cardigan

In this class, you'll work on an airy shawl cardigan for the spring season. You will learn design features as well as measurement and construction to complete and bring home a wonderful garment-great to wear during those brisk spring moments!
CRFT:722 | 6 sessions | $55.50 Age 60+ | $79 Regular
P06 | Tu 6-8 p.m. | Thi Miller | April 2-May 7 | Nottingham School, 110

Nifty Knitting: Socks Rock! Basic

In this class, you will learn how to knit lovely socks on double-pointed needles. Oh, what fun! Sock knitting is incredibly enjoyable, portable, and makes a fantastic gift. Join us to learn all about the construction of a sock so that it can be made to order.
CRFT:722 | 5 sessions | $49.50 Age 60+ | $69 Regular
P07 | Th 6-8 p.m. | Thi Miller | April 4-May 2 | Nottingham School, 110

Crochet

Crochet in a Day

A crash course in crocheting. Learn the basics in one fell swoop and be on your way to impress friends and yourself. It's such a beautiful form of handiwork and so worth the time. You may bring snacks or a sack lunch. Supply list sent.
CRFT:724 | 1 session | $31.50 Age 60+ | $49 Regular
P03 | Sa 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Dee Levang | Jan. 26 | MC-SO, 109
P04 | Sa 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Dee Levang | April 13 | MC-SO, 111

Crochet I

Learn to crochet basic stitches: single, double and treble, to decrease and increase and change colors. Make a simple piece and get help reading patterns. This class is best for beginning students or those who have crocheted before, but long ago. Supply list will be sent.
CRFT:724 | 3 sessions | $31.50 Age 60+ | $49 Regular
P05 | Th 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Dee Levang | Feb. 7-28 | MC-SO, 107
• NOTE: Class dates have changed. No class 1/31, 2/14.

Crochet II

Go beyond the basics of crochet with this class. Learn how to make a flat circle, tubular shapes and textured stitches. Practice reading patterns. After this class, you will be an intermediate crocheter! You may bring your own projects. Prerequisite: Crochet I or equivalent experience. Supply list sent.
CRFT:726 | 2 sessions | $31.50 Age 60+ | $49 Regular
P02 | Th 6-9 p.m. | Dee Levang | April 4-18 | MC-SO, 107
• NOTE: No class April 11. This is not listed in the catalog.

Crochet: Tips and Tricks

Expert tips and tricks for seasoned crocheters including the linked crochet turning chain, invisible finish, jogless color change in the round and more. This class is for intermediate to advanced crocheters. Supply list sent.
CRFT:726 | 1 session | $16 Age 60+ | $25 Regular
P01 | Th 6-9 p.m. | Dee Levang | March 28 | MC-BA, 122

Tunisian Crochet in a Day

Tunisian Crochet is a type of crochet that uses an elongated hook-often with a stopper on the handle end-called a Tunisian or Afghan hook. It is sometimes considered to be a mixture of crocheting and knitting. Learn the foundation row, Tunisian simple stitch, Tunisian knit stitch, changing colors and binding off. This class is for beginning Tunisian crocheters. It's also a good refresher for those who have Tunisian crocheted before but may have forgotten some steps. This class is a short and sweet version of the Tunisian Crochet I class (not as in depth, but all the basics). Supply list to be emailed.
CRFT:724 | 1 session | $31.50 Age 60+ | $49 Regular
P01 | Sa 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Dee Levang | Feb. 9 | MC-SO, 109

Tunisian Crochet I

Tunisian Crochet is a type of crochet that uses an elongated hook-often with a stopper on the handle end-called a Tunisian or Afghan hook. It is sometimes considered to be a mixture of crocheting and knitting. Some techniques used in knitting are also applicable in Tunisian crochet. Tunisian crochet has the look of knitting and uses similar stitches to crocheting, so if you can knit or crochet you will pick it up quickly. Learn the Tunisian foundation row, simple stitch, knit stitch, purl stitch, increasing and decreasing, color changes, binding off and reading patterns and charts. Supply list sent.
CRFT:724 | 3 sessions | $31.50 Age 60+ | $49 Regular
P02 | Tu 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Dee Levang | Feb. 12-26 | MC-SO, 109

Tunisian Crochet II

Now that you've learned the basics of Tunisian crochet (simple stitch, knit stitch, purl stitch and reverse stitch) in Tunisian Crochet I, what's next? In this three hour lecture/workshop, you'll learn several ways to change colors, working in the round with a double ended hook, combination stitches and seaming techniques. Bring a project in progress and get help if needed, too. Supply list sent.
CRFT:726 | 2 sessions | $31.50 Age 60+ | $49 Regular
P07 | Sa 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | Dee Levang | March 30-April 6 | MC-SO, 112

Mega XL Crochet

Also known as the crochet waistcoat stitch, mega XL crochet uses a heavy weight yarn, fabric strips or t-shirt yarn and a very large hook to make a thick and sturdy fabric. You will learn several variations of this stitch while making a throw rug and a small basket. Basic crochet skills required. Supply list sent, or students may purchase supplies from the instructor.
CRFT:7264 sessions | $41.50 Age 60+ | $69 Regular
P08 | TuTh 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Dee Levang | March 5-14 | MC-BA, 116
• NOTE: Classroom has changed. Course meets for four sessions (originally published as two).

Crochet Lace

Learn three special crochet lace techniques in this class: broomstick lace, hairpin lace and Solomon's knot lace. You will learn one technique, taught with a small project, in each class. This class is for intermediate and advanced crocheters. Supply list sent.
CRFT:726 | 3 sessions | $31.50 Age 60+ | $49 Regular
P06 | W 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Dee Levang | April 10-May 1 | MC-SW, 102
• NOTE: No class 4/24.

Crochet: Garlands and Banners

Learn how to crochet several types of happy bright garlands, banners and buntings to hang in your home or outdoors for decoration. Basic crochet skills required. Bring three to five skeins of different colored yarns (same weight) and appropriate sized hook.
CRFT:726 | 3 session | $31.50 Age 60+ | $49 Regular
P05 | Tu 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Dee Levang | March 26-April 9 | MC-SO, 107

Basketry

Basketry: Get Organized

The holidays are over and it's time to get organized! Create your very own organizer that is approximately 4" x 9" x 5" with a wood liner that is inserted once the basket is completed. Several color choices will be available.
CRFT:734 | 2 sessions | $44.50 Age 60+ | $59 Regular
P01 | Tu 6-8 p.m. | Laura Klaus | Feb. 5-12 | MC-CE

Basketry: Handy Helper

Create a handy basket! The finished product is approximately 4" x 8" x 5" with pegs in the handle. Ribbon is added to the completed basket.
CRFT:734 | 2 sessions | $37 Age 60+ | $49 Regular
P03 | Tu 6-8 p.m. | Laura Klaus | March 26-April 2 | MC-CE

Basketry: Leftovers

Create a beautiful basket perfect for leftovers. This basket starts on a 6" wood base and is woven around a plastic mold that serves as a removable bowl so that the basket can be used to serve food. The spokes are multicolored and the design is determined by the pattern that is woven.
CRFT:734 | 2 sessions | $37 Age 60+ | $49 Regular
P02 | Tu 6-8 p.m. | Laura Klaus | April 16-23 | MC-CE

Paper Crafts

Stamp-a-Stack

Set your calendars for once a month to come and get together with your friends and create hand-crafted, unique greeting cards using stamps, die cuts and embellishments. Each month you will create six cards (three different designs, making two of each card) ending in April with a total of 18 cards. All you need to bring is your adhesive (double-sided tape, liquid glue, glue dots and pop ups), scissors and a bone folder. Last day to enroll or drop with a refund: 1/26.
CRFT:742 | 3 sessions | $40 Age 60+ | $59 Regular
P01 | Sa 9 a.m.-noon | Patti Bossi | March 9-April 13 | MC-BA, 122
• NOTE: Due to instructor availability, class dates have changed to 3/9, 4/6 and 4/13.

Stamping Birthday Cards

Birthday cards are something everyone needs! Create some handmade birthday cards for the year to come. You will make five birthday cards using different stamping techniques and embellishments to make your cards pop. All you need to bring is your adhesive (double sided tape, liquid glue, glue dots and pop ups), scissors and a bone folder. Last day to enroll/withdraw: 2/16; no refunds after that date.
CRFT:742 | 1 session | $38.50 Age 60+ | $49 Regular
P02 | Sa 9 a.m.-noon | Patti Bossi | Feb. 23 | MC-BA, 116

Stamping Techniques

If you've been stamping for a while now and you want to step up your game , come learn some techniques to make your stamping come to life! We will explore using different card folds, punch art, embossing and a few more exciting techniques. All you need to bring is your adhesive (double sided tape, liquid glue, glue dots and pop ups), scissors and a bone folder. Last day to enroll/withdraw: 4/13; no refunds after that date.
CRFT:742 | 1 session | $38.50 Age 60+ | $49 Regular
P03 | Sa 9 a.m.-noon | Patti Bossi | April 27 | MC-BA, 122

Suminagashi: Japanese Paper Marbling

Learn how to make beautiful marbled paper using the ancient Japanese art of Suminagashi. Discover the secrets to marbling using a simple floating ink process. Take home sheets of marbled paper to turn into cards, book covers, works of art or anything your heart desires. You'll also take home your own marbling kit and pan to do hundreds more designs. Supplies included in class costs. Dress appropriately to work with ink and water.
CRFT:742 | 1 session | $48 Age 60+ | $55 Regular
P04 | W 6-9 p.m. | Magan Harms | Feb. 6 | STLCC-South County, 201
P10 | W 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Magan Harms | May 1 | Nottingham School, 110

Textiles/Fabrics

Spinning with a Drop Spindle

In this class, you will make your own yarn without a spinning wheel! Learn to spin yarn from various fiber preps while using a drop spindle. This class is for beginners and wheel spinners who may not have much experience in drop spindle spinning. There is a $30 material fee, payable to the instructor at the first class.
CRFT:726 | 3 sessions | $31.50 Age 60+ | $49 Regular
P04 | Sa 10 a.m.-noon | Dee Levang | March 2-9 | MC-SO, 109
• NOTE: Material fee has changed. Number of sessions has changed.

Felt a Puppy

Learn to needle felt a three-dimensional puppy. This class is designed for the beginner. Students felt by using a single barbed needle that agitates the wool fiber into a form. This is a fun beginning class for wool felting. After learning this technique, students can work on more projects at home to create their own designs.
CRFT:765 | 1 session | $45 Age 60+ | $45 Regular
P10 | Sa 1-3 p.m. | March 2 | Craft Central

Introduction to Botanical Dyes

Natural dyes are a beautiful and sustainable way to bring color to textiles. From vegetables, nuts, seeds and even tiny bugs, you can achieve beautiful browns, oranges, yellows, reds, purples and blues. In this workshop, you'll learn to create dye baths from natural materials. Participants will experiment with the plant-based dyes to create hand-dyed fabrics of various colors. Participants will leave with a test strip from each dye bath to keep for future reference. Please bring in one to two items from home to dye (a scarf, small shirt or thin skirt) made of 100% natural fibers (white cotton, silk or wool).
CRFT:765 | 1 session | $49 Age 60+ | $49 Regular
P01 | Th 6:30-8:30 p.m. | April 18 | PerennialSTL, Art Studio
• NOTE: Class time has changed.

Embroidery: Design and Stitch

Embroidery doesn't have to be dancing dishes or kittens in mittens! In this three week class, each student will create a pair of pillowcases that fits your personality. You'll focus on creating your own designs and using the many resources available to find unique patterns that inspire you. Learn different techniques for transferring designs that are easy and effective. You will learn many stitches, from basic to advanced. Everyone will work together, but each will have a very personalized end product. All supplies included in the cost of the class and will be yours to take home to use again and again. Please bring a pair of scissors to class. No prior experience necessary.
CRFT:728 | 3 sessions | $57.50 Age 60+ | $75 Regular
P01 | W 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Magan Harms | Feb. 13-27 | STLCC-South County, 104

Weaving: Beginner's Rag-Rug Table Runner

A beginning class for those interested in weaving. You will work on a four-shaft preloaded table top loom. Table runner will be made with cotton. Students will be allowed to pick from multiple colors for the runner. Students will learn basic weaving techniques in tabby and twill.
CRFT:713 | 2 sessions | $89 Age 60+ | $89 Regular
P01 | Th 6-9 p.m. | March 21-28 | Craft Central, Studio
• NOTE: Course incorrectly listed as occurring on Monday in catalog; class will take place on Thursdays.

Glass and Ceramics

Asian Tea Set

Create a custom painted Asian tea pot with two tea cups. Students choose a glaze to paint their project. Students may also choose to transfer a pattern onto the set and paint the image from a variety of underglazes. Projects will be fired and ready for pickup within one week.
CRFT:740 | 1 session | $49 Age 60+ | $49 Regular
P01 | Sa 1-3 p.m. | Feb. 23 | Craft Central, Studio

Hand-Painted Ceramic: Bird Bath/Bird Feeder

Join us to make a bird feeder, bird bath or even a soap dish! This craft is versatile. You will take a planter pot and affix the saucer to the top to create your masterpiece. Decorate it however you choose! Total height is 8" tall and 7.5" wide.
CRFT:743 | 1 session | $29.50 Age 60+ | $39 Regular
P01 | W 7-9 p.m. | Cathy Cody | April 24 | Painted Zebra, Art Studio

Mosaic Birdhouse

Students apply mosaic glass to the roof and at least two sides of a ceramic glazed birdhouse. Students will complete their mosaic birdhouse by grouting the second week. Your complete birdhouse will be a beautiful handmade addition to any garden! All materials included.
CRFT:740 | 2 sessions | $69 Age 60+ | $69 Regular
P03 | Sa 1-3 p.m. | April 6-13 | Craft Central, Studio

Mosaic Decorative Heart Votive

Students will cut and nip small pieces of glass, arrange and glue on ceramic heart votive. Finish by grouting their piece and ready to take home.
CRFT:740 | 1 session | $49 Age 60+ | $49 Regular
P02 | W 5-8 p.m. | Feb. 6 | Craft Central, Studio

Mosaic Garden Stones

Add a colorful mosaic stepping stone to your garden or walkway. Learn to use broken plates and forgotten tiles to create a beautiful DIY mosaic. You'll learn to cut tile and glass and mix up portland cement and sand to make your own cast concrete. This workshop will teach you the basics so you can use your skills for any future project. Each participant will create a unique stepping stone to take home to their outdoor spaces. All materials provided.
CRFT:740 | 1 session | $45 Age 60+ | $45 Regular
P05 | Tu 6-9 p.m. | March 26 | PerennialSTL, Art Studio
• NOTE: Class description and meeting time have changed.

Flowers on a Plate

Create unique floral, one of a kind wavy dinner plate using your own disposable "brushes"-toilet paper rolls! The flowers will be in the colors of your choice. Plate is food, dishwasher and microwave safe and ready to use and enjoy. Your creation will be fired and ready for pickup at the Painted Zebra one week after class. Bring two or three empty clean toilet paper rolls.
CRFT:741 | 1 session | $29 Age 60+ | $35 Regular
P01 | W 7-9 p.m. | Janet Becker | March 27 | Painted Zebra

Chip and Dip Set

Create a beautiful chip and dip plate with a vibrant sunburst suitable for year-round entertaining. Plate is dishwasher and microwave save and ready for complete use and enjoyment. Your one-of-a kind plate will be fired and ready for pickup at the Painted Zebra one week after class. Cost of the class includes all materials, paint and instructions.
CRFT:741 | 1 session | $39 Age 60+ | $45 Regular
P02 | W 7-9 p.m. | Janet Becker | May 1 | Painted Zebra

Metal Work

Blacksmith: Create a Wall Mount Hook

A blacksmith creates objects from wrought iron or steel by forging the metal and using tools to hammer, bend and cut to create useful items. In this introductory class, you will explore the craft of blacksmithing to make your very own wall mount J-hook. Join us to learn the proper use of blacksmithing tools including proper fire and forge control while you hammer and twist steel in the traditional blacksmith medium. Please wear protective clothing. You will be exposed to hot steel being hammered, which emits sparks that can come in contact with your clothing. Protective means your arms and legs should be covered, and you must wear closed-toed shoes. Gloves and safety glasses will be provided, and limited shop aprons are available on-site.
CRFT:753 | 1 session | $89 Age 60+ | $89 Regular
P02 | W 5:30-8 p.m. | Feb. 13 | Mueller Industries
P03 | W 5:30-8 p.m. | March 20 | Mueller Industries

Metalsmithing Blacksmith: Copper Chasing

Metalsmithing is one of the oldest metalworking occupations, producing useful items such as tools, kitchenware, tableware, jewelry and more for centuries. Shaping metal with a hammer is the fundamental element of smiting and in this class, you will learn how to cold hammer copper and apply the technique of copper chasing to create images in copper plates. All materials included in cost of the class.
CRFT:753 | 2 sessions | $99 Age 60+ | $99 Regular
P01 | W 5-8 p.m. | April 10-17 | Mueller Industries

Jewelry

Metalsmithing: Beginning Techniques For Jewelry

Learn the fundamental metalsmithing techniques for making jewelry. Basic metal manipulation skills including sawing, forming and shaping, filing, sanding, soldering and polishing will be taught. You will make two finished pieces-a cuff bracelet and a pendant with a simple stone setting. Acquire the basic building blocks needed for jewelry design. No experience necessary. Students who have had previous experience working with metal may move onto more advanced projects. Tools and metal supplied in class fee.
CRFT:753 | 7 sessions | $157.50 Age 60+ | $219 Regular
P05 | W 6-9 p.m. | Kevin Lin | Jan. 23-March 6 | FV-E, 291
• NOTE: Classroom has changed.
P08 | Sa 8-11 a.m. | Lacey Kirkwood | Jan. 26-March 16 | MC-HE, 131
• NOTE: No class 2/23.

Metalsmithing: Intermediate Techniques For Jewelry-Rings

In this class you will learn how to make rings from sheet metal and wire. Different methods of soldering will also be taught. We will cover a ring band, twisted ring, rolling ring, ring within a ring and bezel settings. Students who have previous experience working with metal may move onto more advanced projects. Tools and metals included in class fee. Prerequisite: Beginning Metalsmithing Techniques for Jewelry or equivalent experience.
CRFT:753 | 7 sessions | $157.50 Age 60+ | $219 Regular
P07 | Sa 8-11 a.m. | Lacey Kirkwood | March 30-May 18 | MC-HE, 131
• NOTE: No class 4/20.
P06 | W 6-9 p.m. | Kevin Lin | March 27-May 8 | FV-E, 290

Upcycling

Introduction to Upholstery: Dining Room Chair

Get a hands-on introduction to basic upholstery as you explore the tricks to re-covering the seat of an old dining room chair and learn to create a new seat structure with webbing. Plus, you'll leave with your own handmade webbing stretcher. Students may bring in one or two dining room chairs from their set to practice reupholstering. The class will work in small groups. All materials provided.
CRFT:713 | 1 session | $35 Age 60+ | $35 Regular
P08 | Th 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Feb. 21 | PerennialSTL, Art Studio

Wine Bottle Re-Use

Do you have a hard time recycling beautiful glass bottles? Learn to transform used wine bottles into a self-watering planter. Instructor will demonstrate safe ways to cut glass bottles using techniques you can replicate at home. Learn an easy and eco-friendly way to remove adhesive residue with SoyGel. In class, you'll practice scoring and cutting glass with Perennial's handmade glass cutter tool in combination with a hot/cold water bath. Decorate your home with these upcycled creations, or give as a handmade gift.
CRFT:765 | 1 session | $45 Age 60+ | $45 Regular
P02 | Th 6:30-9 p.m. | April 25 | PerennialSTL, Art Studio
• NOTE: Class end time has changed.

Wood

Introduction to Wood Burning

Learn how to customize your woodworking projects with wood-burned accents. From lettering to stamping, wood-burning is a great skill to transform various types of wood into unique pieces that everyone will ask about. You'll experiment with different wood-burning tips, and you'll learn tricks for a successful finished project. No experience necessary. You will leave with a few wood-burned samples, including a keychain and other bits of salvaged wood. All materials provided.
CRFT:765 | 1 session | $45 Age 60+ | $45 Regular
P06 | Th 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Feb. 7 | PerennialSTL, Art Studio

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