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Classes this week in the Studio October 1, 2008

Posted by scraplovers in Classes & Craft Crave.

week of September 29 – October 5

Technique Tuesday – Soldered Slides & More

We’re trying something new this week to see if we can make this workshop better.  We’ve broken the process up into 3 parts.  Take one or take all 3:

soldered slideSession 1: Take pre-made backgrounds(patterned paper) and add imagery and/or text to complete mini collage ready for you to place between glass (or use in any way you want) Attend session 2 and solder them into finished pieces. Session 3 will feature other surfaces you can solder on (ie. glass pebble, chipboard, acrylic tiles and more) Workshop Fee: $10 (per session) Materials fee: $5 per sessionThis is Session 2 for the evening: Learn the basics of soldering from taping and burnishing to applying flux and solder you get hands on experience in this technique. Take the pieces you create in session 1 (building collage between glass) and finish them off with solder. Attend session 3 to explore other forms to solder beyond the glass slide. Glass pebbles, chipboard, tiles of mirror or plexi. Workshop fee: $10 for each session Materials fee: $5 (each session)Session 3 features different surfaces you can solder. Experiment with glass pebbles, chipboard and acrylic tiles. Work on your soldering techniques. Workshop Fee: $15 Materials Fee: $5

Altered Art Wednesday Night
apronAltered Apron
– Taking a pair of overalls, cut and craft a personalized art apron. We have sewing machines and a serger for construction purposes. Don’t worry if you can’t sew, there are experienced stitchers on hand. Attend part 2(the following Wednesday) and experiment with stamping and dyes to make your apron truly unique. Workshop Fee: $15 Materials Fee: $15 (includes overalls)

Open Studio Wednesdays

This has always been available, we just want to stress that you can come and do your own thing on Wednesday nights from 6-9pm. No instruction is provided, you just DIY and enjoy all the tools the studio has to offer.
(6 – 9 pm – $7/hour)

Make-it Thursday – Gobblin Jars & Shrines

In this workshop we’ll pay homage to Halloween by creating miniature scapes where our goblins can dance. We’ll decorate a jar and create a mini shrine using Collage Pauge, Acrylic paint, glitter and more. Workshop Fee: $15 Materials: $15

rel picReliquaries with Julee – Sunday, October 5th (3pm – 6pm)
Box building and soldering are the two techniques featured in this 3 hour workshop with Julee Herman, owner of The heART Collective. You will go home with one reliquary and armed with the skills to make more. Class Fee: $65

There is more info on our calendar so be sure to check that out at to register just give us a call at (408)266-1005!



1. Beth - October 6, 2008

Thanks ladies for an awesome reliquary class. I loved the chance to work on my soldering and Julee was such fun! Thank you for thinking of fun classes and booking great teachers! Beth

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