FAIRBANKS WEAVERS' & SPINNERS' GUILD

2017 YOUTH SUMMER FIBER ARTS PROGRAM

LOCATION: Weaving Studio, Room 219, 516 2nd Avenue
FEE: $90 per 5-day session, $80 for 4-day session -- includes snack
Noon hour supervision fee: $10 extra
Arrangements can be made for early arrival or late pickup: Fee: $10

Registration begins IMMEDIATELY, Call 452-7737
Please note a new EMAIL ADDRESS
To Register: Call 452-7737 or Email fairbanksweavers@gmail.com -- Then send in your registration form

SIGN UP WITH FRIENDS & CARPOOL

Classes may be full or new classes may have been added so check back occasionally - Check out the photos of class projects.
Please call the Weaving Studio at 452-7737 for more information.
Teachers this summer are:
Celia Cheney
Beading
Janlee Irving
Fiber Artist

Sherrill Peterson
Felting

Pat Costello
Weaving
Linde Kienle
Books & Boxes
Marianne Stolz
Woodcarving
Alyssa Enriguez
Digital Camera

Amy Mackinaw
Surface Design

Carin
Sewing & Quilting

Dani Huff
Drawing & Watercolor

Penny Wakefield
(Mixed Media Artist)
(Machine Sewing)

REGISTRATION & AUTHORIZATION FORM


DATES
TIME
AGE

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Remember all projects can be a FAIR ENTRY
Click on the highlighted class titles or words for a photo of a class project.

May
22 - 26

9am-12
6 - 9
Art I: Weaving
Explores a variety of fun activities where you make your very own weaving loom, dye wool yarn with Kool-Aid to weave on hand or foot powered looms to make your very own cloth.
9am-12
9 - 15
Machine Sewing I
Teaches machine operation & basic sewing skills to make a book or tote bag, 9 patch pillow, shorts/skirt.
Intermediate & advanced sewers will work on advanced projects while improving sewing skills on sewing curves & topstitching creating a reversible vest or accessories for summer activiites.
9am-12
9 - 15
Berry Room Birds in Flight or nested
Create a flock of Alaskan birds either perched or in flight with colorful patterned fabrics.
1pm-4
6 - 9
Art II: Drawing & Watercolor
Presents beginning drawing exercises in line, form & value for developing drawing skills using pencil & watercolor.
1pm-4
8 - 15
Bead: Garden Flowers aka: Garden Delights
Surprise friends as your garden grows with beaded flowers around the rim of your straw hat, hair barrett or pin or to put in a handmade vase.
1pm-4
8 - 15
Sewing & Quilting
Explore hand sewing & quilt piecing for a wall hanging or pillow. Learn how to make colorful pillows or a colorful crazy patchwork purse.

May 30 to
June 2
FOUR DAYS ONLY

9am-12
6 - 15

Surface Design Sampler: 3 Techniques NEW
Surface Design Sampler--Have fun printing your own colorful designs and patterns on fabric and paper. Make an artful apron, tote bag, bandana and t-shirt using block printing, marbling, rubbings and more.
Older children are Welcome in this classes.

9am-12
8 - 15
Bead: Peyote Treasure Bag Necklace
Design and create a small treasure bag for earrings or a larger bag for a necklace as you learn the peyote bead stitch. Create a flat bead strap for a necklace
9am-12
9 - 15
Machine Sewing II: SKIRTS & SHORTS
Teaches machine operation & basic sewing skills to make a variety of skirts for casual & special occasions. A new look for the school year. Experience sewing lace and making ruffles for a tiered skirt.
1pm-4
6 - 9
Fantasy Costumes
Create make-believe costumes reflecting royalty with capes & crowns and ears & tails of the animal world.
1pm-4
8 - 15
Cartoon Character Drawing NEWDevelop and create characters to make a cartoon single frame or cartoon strip telling a story..
1pm-4
8 - 15
Weaving & Loom Projects
Learn the age-old craft of making cloth on simple & complex looms for purses, pillows & mats. Advanced weavers can plan a special project or work on pre-warped looms for your fair entry or work on a textile badge.

June
5 - 9

 

9am-12
6 - 9
Art III: Felting Fiber Fun NEW
Create small felted projects with wool and fibers to make shapes and fairy flowers, arm bands, hair ties and felted soaps & balls
9am-12
9 - 15
Machine Sewing: Doll Quilts & small projects NEW
Design and sew a variety of small quilt blocks for a doll quilt or wall hanging.
9am-12
9 - 15
Wood Carving (One class only)
Learn the techniquesbasic woodworking tool use & to create a relief carving for a small wall hanging.
1pm-4
6 - 9
Art II: Drawing & Watercolor
Presents beginning drawing exercises in line, form & value for developing drawing skills using pencil & watercolor.
1pm-4
8 - 15
Bead: Dreamcatchers aka Suncatchers
Design your own sun or dreamcatcher that will sparkle with colorful beads & finish with a twisted fringe.
1pm-4
8 - 15
Creative Basketry
Teaches basic coiled, plaited & twined basketry from flat & round reed, paper, birch & yarn.
June
12 - 16
9am-12
6 - 9
Art V: 3 D Funky Art NEW
Treasures made from personal and found objects for frames, mobiles and small 3 D sculptures for the garden or door or wall hangings from raven nest rejects.
9am-12
9 - 15
Books, Boxs & Paper Popups & Popouts NEW
Create a folio for artwork, a handstitched journal for travel or memento's and a box fo special treasures. Folded and stitched books, a variety of boxes and learn the basics for paper engineering.
9am-12
8 - 15
Soft World of Animal Toys
Design & make patterns for soft toys. Alaskan fish, bear, & a rabbit.
1pm-4
6 - 9
Art I: Weaving
Explores a variety of fun activities where you make your weaving loom, dye wool yarn with Kool-Aid and weave on hand or foot powered looms to create your very own fabric.
1pm-4
9 - 15
Fantasy Drawing NEW
Create imaginary creatures in an altered environment using watercolor and colored pencils
1pm-4
8 - 15
Weaving & Loom Projects
Learn an age-old craft of making cloth on simple & complex looms for purses, pillows & mats. Advanced weavers can plan a special project or work on pre-warped looms for a fair entry or earn a textile badge.
1pm-4
8 - 15
Bead: Figures & Fairy Forms
NEW
Use beading techniques to create figures, forms and shapes to decorate a hat, pin or create a necklace.

June
19 - 23

9am-12
6 - 9
Art IX: Art Dolls - Action figures
Create, decorate & adorn several character dolls or puppets with beads, ribbons & embroidery. Create your very own action fiqure
9am-12
8 - 15
Bead: Animal World & Critters Lizards, snakes & spiders are created in a variety of beading techniques using thread & wire.
9am-12
8 - 15
Creative Basketry
Teaches basic coiled, plaited & twined basketry from flat & round reed, paper, birch & yarn.
1pm-4
6 - 9
Art II: Drawing & Watercolor
Presents beginning drawing exercises in line, form & value for developing drawing skills using pencil & watercolor.
1pm-4
8 - 15

Sewing & Quilting
Explore hand sewing, applique & quilt piecing for a wall hanging or pillow and a crazy patchwork purse, pillow or wall hanging.

1pm-4
9 - 15
Machine Sewing III: Quilt Blocks Design
Design and paper piece a variety of quilt blocks for a wall hanging. Paper piecing used for crazy patchwork and quilt blocks for a FAIR ENTRY
June
26 - 30
9am-12
6 - 9
Art I: Weaving
Explores a variety of fun activities where you make your weaving loom, dye wool yarn with Kool-Aid and weave on hand or foot powered looms.
9am-12
8 - 15
Weaving & Loom Projects
Learn an age-old craft of making cloth on simple & complex looms for purses, pillows & mats. Advanced weavers can plan a special project or work on pre-warped looms for gifts or fair entry. Earn a textile badge.
9am-12
8 - 15
Bead: Loom Design NEW
Learn how to make your own loom and the basics in bead weaving for a bracelet, hair barrett or pin.
1pm-4
6 - 9
Art II: Drawing & Watercolor
Presents beginning drawing exercises in line, form & value for developing drawing skills using pencil & watercolor.
1pm-4
8-15
Print/Paper Design NEW
Techniques used for printing/stamping and stencils used to create unique designs on t-shirts, fabric and paper.

1pm-4
9 - 15
Machine Sewing III: 'Party Time'
Teaches machine operation & basic sewing knowledge. to make a skirt or party dress from the fabric stash.
Intermediate & advanced sewers will work on advanced techniques for sewing tierred skirts, lace, zippers and button holes.
July 31 . August 4
9am-12
6- 9
Explore Clay
Experience techniques for building objects from clay, creating 2 & 3 D pots for soap dishes and small objects for pins, ornament or necklace.
9am-12
8 - 15
Bead: Stars & Snowflakes Learn beading techniques that create snowflakes, stars or holiday ornaments.
9am-12
9 - 15
Machine Sewing II: SKIRTS & SHORTS
Teaches machine operation & basic sewing skills to make a variety of skirts for casual & special occasions. A new look for the school year. Experience sewing lace and making ruffles for a tiered skirt.
1pm-4
6 - 9
Fantasy Costumes
Create make-believe costumes reflecting royalty, (Capes & crowns) and ears & tails of the animal world.
1pm-4
9 - 15
Fantasy Drawing NEW
Create imaginary creatures in an altered environment using watercolor and colored pencils
1pm-4
8 - 15

Sewing & Quilting
Explore hand sewing, applique & quilt piecing for a wall hanging or pillow and a purse/pillow.

Aug.
7 - 11
9am-12
6 - 9
Explore Clay
Experience techniques for building objects from clay. creating 2 & 3 D potssoap dishes and objects for pins, . A colorful glaze will be applied before firing.
9am-12
9 - 15
Explore Digital Camera
Explore the possibilities of a digital camera and a variety of technical uses for basic photo techniques & composition for creating panarams's, cards, & collage.
Must have a digital camera
9am-12
9 - 15
Machine Sewing II: SKIRTS & SHORTS
Teaches machine operation & basic sewing knowledge to make a variety of skirts for casual & special occasions. A new skirt for the school year and a book bag. Experience sewing lace, satin and taffeta for fancy skirts.
1pm-4
6 - 9
Art IV: Print/Paper Design NEW
Techniques used for printing/stamping and stencils used to create unique designs on t-shirts, fabric and paper.
1pm-4
8 - 15
Bead: Sea Creatures
Use a variety of beading techniques with thread & wire to create starfish, jellyfish and fantasy fish, clams with real pearls.
1pm-4
8 - 15
Cartoon Character Drawing NEW
Develop and create characters to make a cartoon single frame or strip.

REGISTRATION & AUTHORIZATION FORM


Classes & Dates for AGES 6 - 9


July 31 9am - 12pm
August 7 9am - 12pm

6 - 9
Explore clay

May 30 1pm - 4pm
July 31 1pm - 4pm

6 - 9
Fantasy Costumes
May 30 9am - 12pm
6 - 9
Surface Design Sampler NEW
not this year
6 - 9
Nature Printing, Flower pounding

May 22 9am - 12pm
June 12 1pm -4pm
June 26
9am - 12pm

6 - 9
Art I: Weaving

May 22 1pm -4pm
June 5 1pm-4pm
June 19 1pm-4pm
June 26
1pm-4pm

6 - 9
Art II: Drawing & Watercolor
June 5 9am - 12pm
6 - 9
Art III: Felt, Fiber Fun NEW

August 7 1pm-4pm

6 - 9
Art IV: Print/Paper Design NEW
June 12 9am -12pm
6 - 9
Art V: 3 D Funky Art NEW
not this year
6 - 9
Art VI: Aquatic or Zoo Mobiles
June 19 9am -12pm
6 - 9
Art IX: Art Dolls & Action figures
Classes & Dates for AGES 8 - 15
May 22 1pm-4pm
8 -15
Bead: Garden Delights NEW
May 30 9am-12pm
8 -15
Bead: Peyote Treasure Bag
June 5 1pm-4pm
8 -15
Bead: Suncatchers akaDreamcatcher
June 12 1pm-4pm
8 -15
Bead: Fairy Figures & forms

not this year

8 -15
Bead: Daisy Chains
June 19 9am-12pm
8 -15
Bead: Animal World
June 26 9am-12pm
8 -15
Bead: Bead Loom designs
NEW
July 31 9am-12pm
8 -15
Bead: Stars & Snowflakes, NEW
August 7 1pm-4pm
8 -15
Bead: Sea Creatures
June 5 1pm-4pm
June 19
9am-12pm
8 -15
Creative Basketry
May 30 1pm-4pm
August 7
1pm-4pm
8 -15
Cartoon Character Drawing NEW
June 26 1pm - 4pm
8 -15
Print/Paper Design NEW
May 22 1pm - 4pm
June 19 1pm - 4pm
July 31
1pm - 4pm

8 -15
Sewing & Quilting
June 12 9am - 12pm
8 -15
Soft World Animal Toys
May 30 1pm - 4pm
June 12 1pm - 4pm
June 26
9am - 12pm
8 -15
Weaving I & Loom Projects
Classes & Dates for AGES 9 - 15
May 22 9am - 12pm
9 -15
Berry Room Birds
June 12 9am - 12pm
9 -15
Books, Boxes & 3 D NEW
August 7 9am - 12pm
9 -15
Explore Digital Camera NEW
June 12 1pm - 4pm
July 31
1pm - 4pm
9 -15
Fantasy Drawing NEW
May 22 9am - 12pm
July 31 9am - 12pm
9 -15
Machine Sewing I: Basic techniques for pillow, book bag or shorts
May 30 9am - 12pm
July 31 9am - 12pm
9 -15 Machine Sewing II: Basic techniques Shorts & Skirts
June 5 9am - 12pm
9 -15 Machine Sewing: Doll Quilts
June 19 9am - 12pm
9 -15 Machine Sewing III: Quilt Block Design
June 26 1pm - 4pm
9 -15 Machine Sewing IV: Party Time NEW
Not this year

9 -15
Machine Sewing V: Flags, Bags with Zips & Buttons
June 5 9am - 12pm
9 -15
Woodcarving
One class only

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