Due to worsening weather conditions, we have made the difficult decision to cancel today's programming. The Museum and galleries remain open today.

Intro to Needle Felting: Spring Bunny

Hop over and learn how to needle felt this sweet purple bunny gazing at a spring bloom. During the workshop, students will learn how to sculpt wool into three dimensional shapes as well as blend wool colors. This workshop is perfect for beginners or experienced needle felters. All supplies are provided.

Monday, March 25
5:30 – 8:30 pm

Instructor: Lynn Short
Age: Adult (15+) | All Levels

Intro to Needle Felting: Spring Bunny

Hop over and learn how to needle felt this sweet purple bunny gazing at a spring bloom. During the workshop, students will learn how to sculpt wool into three dimensional shapes as well as blend wool colors. This workshop is perfect for beginners or experienced needle felters. All supplies are provided.

Sunday, March 24
10 am – 1 pm

Instructor: Lynn Short
Age: Adult (15+) | All Levels

Intro to Needle Felting: Spread Love with a Hedgehog

Fall in love with needle felting while making this little hedgehog who’ll share his heart with you. In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of needle felting along with using a mold to create tiny accessories. All materials are provided.

Monday, February 19
5:30 – 8:30 pm

Instructor: Lynn Short
Age: Adults (15+) | All Levels

Intro to Needle Felting: Spread Love with a Hedgehog

Fall in love with needle felting while making this little hedgehog who’ll share his heart with you. In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of needle felting along with using a mold to create tiny accessories. All materials are provided.

Sunday, February 18
10 am – 1 pm

Instructor: Lynn Short
Age: Adults (15+) | All Levels

Introduction to Sewing: Mastering the Basics

In this 4 week course students will learn to master the basics of sewing and complete your very own pillow cover from a design and fabric of your choosing. If you’re a beginner or someone who needs a refresher, this class is for you!  Students will learn basic sewing machine mechanics and accessories, sewing machine control and coordination (sewing in lines, curves and corners), basic hand sewing and stitches, fabric and notion selection, proper cutting techniques, and how to start designing and executing  your own sewing projects. 

Note: The Museum School has Singer Brilliance 6180 brand sewing machines, tools and fabric for students to use but please feel free to bring your own machine and supplies if you’d like. 

Thursdays, April 4 – 25
5:30 – 8:30 pm

Instructor: Selah Peña
Age:
Adult (15+) | Beginner to Intermediate

Alterations 101: Learn to Alter or Repair

Do you have a piece of clothing that you’ve always wanted to fix or alter? This is the class for you! Bring in any article(s) of clothing that need alterations or repairing except for clothing with waterproofing material. Students will work under the guidence of the instructor and learn introductory techniques for altering and repairing your clothing. Some experience is helpful but not necessary. The Museum will have machines for students to use during class. 

*Note: Only bring in your machine if you are very familiar with using it. 

Thursday, March 21
5:30 – 8:30 pm

Instructor: Selah Pena
Age: Adult (15+) | All levels

Alterations 101: Learn to Alter or Repair

Do you have a piece of clothing that you’ve always wanted to fix or alter? This is the class for you! Bring in any article(s) of clothing that need alterations or repairing except for clothing with waterproofing material. Students will work under the guidence of the instructor and learn introductory techniques for altering and repairing your clothing. Some experience is helpful but not necessary. The Museum will have sewing machines and supplies for students. 

*Note: Only bring in your machine if you are very familiar with using it.

Wednesday, February 21
5:30 – 8:30 pm

Instructor: Selah Pena
Age: Adult (15+) | All levels

Introduction to Western Paper Marbling

In this introductory class, student will gain a basic understanding of history, techniques, tools and styles of Western marbling. Students will get hands on experience of all aspects of marbling from paper priming and preparatory mixing of water medium and paints, to the creation of classic patterns. Specific attention will be given to learning how to obtain particular designs using a diverse array of rakes and combs. Students will have ample time for experimentation with guidance from the instructor.

Saturday, May 4 
10 am – 5 pm

Instructor: Pietro Accardi
Age: Adult (15+) | All levels

Intro to Needle Felting: Elfin’ Fun

Did you know that elves originate from Germanic folklore and are known to be mystical and mischievous? Join this workshop and have fun making an adorable lil’ elf, perfect to hang, sit on a shelf, or give as a gift during the upcoming holiday season. In this workshop, the instructor will cover the basics of needle felting, while you learn to create these three-dimensional unique elves with fun little faces.. This course is perfect for the beginner or more advanced student. All materials will be provided.

Sunday, December 10
10 am – 1 pm

Instructor: Lynn Short
Adult: (15+) | All levels

Intro to Needle Felting: Elfin’ Fun

Did you know that elves originate from Germanic folklore and are known to be mystical and mischievous? Join this workshop and have fun making an adorable lil’ elf, perfect to hang, sit on a shelf, or give as a gift during the upcoming holiday season. In this workshop, the instructor will cover the basics of needle felting, while you learn to create these three-dimensional unique elves with fun little faces.. This course is perfect for the beginner or more advanced student. All materials will be provided.

Wednesday, December 13
5:30 – 8:30 pm

Instructor: Lynn Short
Adult: (15+) | All levels