Arts-Crafts

Arts-Crafts

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  •  Sat., March 9, 2024
     9:00am - 12:00pm

Spring is around the corner and what can be more of a symbol for this time of year than the clover! Join us in the Youth Garden as we learn about this lucky little flower while making a shamrock bouquet to take home.

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  •  Sat., November 5, 2022
     12:00pm - 2:30pm

In this hands-on crafting class, we will learn all about which flowers work the best for drying and share our tips for creating gorgeous dried flower decor. All participants will create a wreath of their own to take home using the organic dried flowers from the farm.

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  •  Sat., January 18, 2020
     12:00pm - 3:00pm

Before synthetic dyes humans used plants, animals, and minerals to color everything. Learn the ancient art of natural dyes and discover the secrets and gifts of plant color. Color lives in everyday life; find pink inside your lunchtime avocado pit; see yellow in the papery onion husks that line the supermarket bins; call forth oranges and reds from the roadside eucalyptus. We’ll cover the basics of the process including plant collection, mordanting, fiber choices, extraction and dyeing methods, shibori techniques, ways to shift color after dyeing and how to care for naturally dyed cloth. Use natural dyes to create designs on one silk handkerchief and one cotton dish towel to take home for your enjoyment.

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  •  Thu., December 12, 2019
     6:00pm - 8:30pm

This class is cancelled due to low enrollment. Kate’s next cooking class, Garden to Pantry: Seasonal Jelly, is on Thursday, February 27, 6-8:30 pm.Colorful bean soups, apple spice cake, or hot pepper jelly are just some of the seasonal possibilities that make easy gifts in a jar. In this combination hands-on and demonstration class, we will look at a number of different gifts you can make in a mason jar and sample the recipes. We’ll talk about seasonal canning possibilities, and the different fruits and vegetables that are available in the fall and winter – apples, squash, beans and more. Everyone will assemble a layered jar of bean soup ingredients to take home.

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  •  Wed., December 4, 2019
     6:00pm - 8:30pm

Discover how to make beautiful succulent wreaths while making your own to take home. You will learn how to prepare cuttings, how to care for your wreath to keep it beautiful year after year and how to use different design principles to create a wreath that can be hung up or used as a holiday centerpiece. Students should bring a hot glue gun and 5-10 glue sticks.

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  •  Sat., November 16, 2019
     9:00am - 1:00pm

Learn how to create striking prints on silk scarves using beautiful fall leaves! This hands-on class will cover the basics of eco-printing from mordant choices to plant selection; how to roll or fold for optimal prints; steaming versus boiling and more. Come and experience the magic of nature’s colorful designs to reveal anywhere from the coral red shades left by eucalyptus leaves, the pale pink of Japanese maple, or the black tinged prints left from leaves dipped in iron. You will eco-print on two silk scarves to take home for your enjoyment or give as beautifully handcrafted gifts.

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  •  Sat., October 26, 2019
     1:00pm - 4:00pm

Before synthetic dyes humans used plants, animals, and minerals to color everything. Come learn the ancient art of natural dyes and discover the secrets and gifts of plant color. Color lives in everyday life; find pink inside your lunchtime avocado pit; see yellow in the papery onion husks that line the supermarket bins; call forth oranges and reds from the roadside eucalyptus. In this overview, we will cover the basics of the process such as plant collection, mordanting, fiber choices, extraction and dyeing methods, shibori techniques, ways to shift color after dyeing and how to care for naturally dyed cloth. You will use natural dyes to create designs on four linen napkins to take home for your enjoyment or to give as beautifully handcrafted gifts.

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  •  Thu., December 6, 2018
     6:00pm - 8:00pm

This class is cancelled due to low enrollment. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Handmade gifts are a wonderful, creative way to send a caring message to the recipient. When the ingredients are homegrown, they are even more special. In this class, we will explore beautiful, practical ideas for gifts from the natural world. We will also discuss how and when to grow plants, so you can plan a garden that will increase your gift giving potential.

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  •  Wed., December 5, 2018
     6:00pm - 8:30pm

Discover how to make beautiful succulent wreaths while making your own to take home. You will learn how to prepare cuttings, how to care for your wreath to keep it beautiful year after year and how to use different design principles to create a wreath that can be hung up or used as a holiday centerpiece. Students should bring a hot glue gun and 5-10 glue sticks.

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  •  Wed., December 6, 2017
     5:30pm - 8:30pm

Discover how to make beautiful succulent wreaths while making your own to take home. You will learn how to prepare cuttings, how to care for your wreath to keep it beautiful year after year and how to use different design principles to create a wreath that can be hung up or used as a holiday centerpiece. Students should bring a hot glue gun and 5-10 glue sticks.

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