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Winter 2010 Education Crochet

Monday, December 28th, 2009
Blue Sky Alpaca Crochet Scarf

Blue Sky Alpaca Crochet Scarf

Diamond Ridges Crochet Hat – Designed by Kristy Ashmore

Diamond Ridges Hat Class

Diamond Ridges Hat Class

Diamond Ridges Crochet Hat

Diamond Ridges Crochet Hat

Crochet Tape Measure Cozy

Crochet Tape Measure Cozy

Crochet Tape Measure Cozy

Crochet Baby Dress – Blue Sky Alpacas Pattern

Crochet Baby Dress

Crochet Baby Dress

Crochet Twirl Scarf

Crochet Twirl Scarf Class

Crochet Twirl Scarf Class

Crochet Twirl Scarf Class

Crochet Twirl Scarf Class

Winter 2010 Schedule Photos – Knit Classes

Friday, December 18th, 2009

Images of the 2010 schedule!  Some of the knit classes!  Remember!  All Knit and Crochet classes are 1/2 off registration January and February!  Sign up soon!

Clapotis Knit Along - Designer Kate Gilbert

Krishell is leading this knit along and Carly and I are both taking it!  Can’t wait to see what yarns everyone selects!  Gonna be fun…

Clapotis Knit Along

Clapotis Knit Along

Clapotis Knit Along

Clapotis Knit Along

Reclamation Scarf – Designer Stephanie Japel

Reclamation Scarf

Reclamation Scarf

Reclamation Scarf

Reclamation Scarf

Aestlight Shawl - Designer The Shetland Trader

Aestlight Shawl

Aestlight Shawl

Aestlight Shawl

Aestlight Shawl

Scroll Lace Scarf – Ysolda Teague Pattern

scroll lace scarf 1

Knit your man a hat…doesn’t Krishell’s man look  happy?

Knit Your Man a Hat!

Knit Your Man a Hat!

Knit Your Man a Hat

Knit Your Man a Hat

Knit your Man a Hat

Knit your Man a Hat

Beginning Color Stripe Scarf

Beginning Color Strip Scarf

Beginning Color Stripe Scarf

Mitered Square Scarf – Katy’s Pattern!  Here are some squares in the works…and the finished scarf!  LOVE this!  Made with Blue Sky Alpacas Sport Weight.  Sooooo soft!

mitered square scarf class

mitered square scarf class

Mitered Square Scarf

Mitered Square Scarf

Mitered Square Scarf

Mitered Square Scarf

Baby Booties 101… COME ON!  These are the cutest!

Baby Booties 101

Baby Booties 101

Mock Cable Afghan Class

Mock Cable Afghan Class

Mock Cable Afghan Class

Knit a Sweater! Oat Couture Bijoux Blouse – THIS IS A WEEKDAY, DAYTIME CLASS!!

A classic A-line with 3/4 length sleeves, ideal for making you and your favorite necklace the center of attention.
Knit in worsted or chunky. Finished sizes: 36 (39, 42, 45, 48, 51, 54)” [91.5 (99, 107, 114, 122, 129.5, 137) cm] at bust.

Knit a Simple Sweater Class

Knit a Simple Sweater Class

Our Boutique Artists

Monday, October 19th, 2009
Boutique

Boutique

We are pleased to be selling some amazing items made by MN and WI artists.

Our Fabric Collections

Monday, October 19th, 2009

Our Fabric Wall

Our Fabrics

Amy Butler

  • Belle Collection
  • Daisy Chain Collection
  • Midwest Modern Collection
  • Love Collection (coming soon!)
  • All Amy Butler Patterns

Alexander Henry

  • Canyon Path
  • Birdsong
  • Laurel Canyon
  • Canyon Flutter
  • Senor Burrito
  • Inky Wings
  • Future Ella
  • Heavy Equipment
  • The Great Outdoors
  • Pure Muscle
  • Kiko

Micheal Miller

  • Patty Young Andalucia Collection
  • Patty Young Mezzanine
  • Dick and Jane
  • Basic Dots
  • 10th Anniversary
  • Black and White

Freespirit

  • Urban Flannels
  • Del Hi
  • Oh Boy!
  • Snow Flower

 

 

Open Knit Night Thursday!

Sunday, October 18th, 2009

We scheduled our first Open Knit Night! 

Thursday 10/22 and EVERY Thursday from 6pm – 8pm in the Lounge! 

Bring a project you are working on, need some help with or just want to show off!  Amy B will be there to talk you through a pattern or just admire your work.  We will have coffee, tea and water.  If you want your own beverage, feel free to bring it along!  

Remember, the lounge is always open for you.  Turn on your favorite TV show or just watch the river flow by!

See you Thursdays!

Oh yeah…its free!

Mitten Class Starting Tuesday 10/27

Saturday, October 17th, 2009

Hands getting cold? Ready to make some mittens? Join us from 6:30 – 8:30pm Tuesday 10/27 and Tuesday 11/3.
Supply list to follow! Call us to reserve your space.
Cost $30

New Classes Added

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

Uncommon T’s – Embroidery 101 $20
Saturday, October 24th 10am-12.
Learn a few simple embroidery stitches to embellish your favorite t-shirt. Bring a t-shirt, tank, or onesie and we will spruce it up with a hand-stitched design using backstitch, Chinese knots and more. We will also talk about some tips and tricks to working with knit fabrics, blending different threads and more.
Supply list:
Bring a t-shirt, tank, onesie or similar clothing item. Smooth t-shirt weight knits work best – fleece or sweater knits are more challenging. Any color, even printed knits are fine. Make sure it is washed and dried before you come. An assortment of embroidery thread 2-5 colors, embroidery needles, and embroidery hoop any size between 4 and 8 inches. Optional but helpful: pincushion, small sharp scissors

Ages 10 and up welcome
Instructor: Becka Rahn
Skill Level Beginner

Beginning Spinning: Two Day Workshop
$110
Saturday and Sunday, November 15th and 16th 10am – 4pm
Learn how to spin your own yarn! This workshop introduces spinning and plying on a drop spindle and spinning wheel with time to practice both techniques. Learn about different types of wool, wool preparations, drafting, and basic carding.
*You do not need to own a drop spindle or spinning wheel to take this class. They will be provided for your use. If you do have a wheel or spindle, please let us know if you plan to bring it to class when you register.
Materials fee: $25 (includes fiber and covers spindle and wheel rental fees).
Instructor: Jen Cuff

Embroidered Holiday Ornaments $20
Tuesday December 8th 6-9 pm
Make frosty ornaments spangled with sequins and stitches. Learn a handful of embroidery stitches that you can combine to make embellishments of snowflakes and stars and then several ways make finished edges. We will stitch on felt shapes and hang them from ribbons. A beautiful handmade gift that you will treasure for years.
Supply list:
1-2 sheets of felt in a color of your choice, 1 skein of embroidery thread in that color plus one that is a couple of shades darker or lighter, 1 yard of narrow ribbon that matches or coordinates with your color. 1 sheet of white or cream colored felt, white/cream embroidery thread, embroidery needle. Optional but helpful: pincushion, small sharp scissors.
Instructor: Becka Rahn

One Yard Laptop Bag $30
Monday, December 14th 6-9pm
Based on Becka’s pattern from the One Yard Wonders book, you get hands-on help (from the designer) making your own custom laptop sleeve. Choose your fabric – anything from sleek and classy to whimsical prints. We will measure to fit your laptop, you can customize your bag with a cute applique and stitch it up in an evening. Bring your laptop and your sewing machine, or use one of our machines.. A little sewing experience is helpful – beginners welcome!
Supply list.
A copy of the One Yard Wonders book.
1 yard of any fabric you like. Home dec weight is best. Regular cotton is fine too, but might not be quite as durable. Please choose a woven fabric – no knits or fleece.
Thread to match.
1/2 yard of thin cotton batting. (I prefer Warm N Natural or Warm n White.)
6 inch piece of sew-on velcro (1/2 in – 1 in wide)
A basic kit of sewing supplies – scissors, straight pins, seam ripper, extra machine needles, extra bobbins
Your sewing machine in good working order. Be sure to bring all the cords and the manual if you have it.
Your laptop

What are your kids doing this weekend?

Monday, October 12th, 2009

Wondering what to do with your kids this MEA weekend? We have the answer! Drop them off for one of our classes and come back and pick them up later…maybe spend some time shopping downtown Stillwater!

Schools Out for MEA – Classes for Kids
Oct 15th and 16th ages 7+      $25 each class (supplies included)

Sweet Dreams
Thursday 15th
9:30am-12:00pm
Ready for a good nights sleep! While learning the basics of hand sewing, each student will design and sew their own sleep mask and pillow. No prior knowledge of sewing necessary.

Wet Felting Geodes

Thursday 15th
12:30pm-3:00pm
Learn all about the process of wet felting while creating a colorful felt geode. The outside looks like a gray rock and in the inside will reveal wonderful surprises when we cut them open. Dress for wet messes.

Wet Felting Geodes
Friday 16th
9:30am-12:00pm

Wet Felt Geodes Class

Wet Felt Geodes Class

Stuffed Monsters
Friday 12:30-3:00pm
Design and sew your very own scary, funny or sweet monster. Hand sewing techniques will be taught.

Finger knit scarves
Saturday, October 17th 10-12pm
Saturday, October 17th 1-3pm
Ages 7+
Haven’t tried to knit with needles yet? Finger knitting is a great way to see what it is all about. We will make skinny scarves and finish them off with pom-poms.
Finger knit scarves is a Special Family Class…Pay for the first child, half price for the second and adults are free.

The doors are open

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

Well, the day has finally come.  We are officially open for business!

Monday – Friday (10am – 7pm)

Sat and Sun (10am – 5pm)

Brick Alley Building, 423 S Main St, Stillwater, MN 55082

shop window Aimee

Class Schedule Coming Soon

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

People are already asking about our classes! 

Check back Friday for our class schedule and process for holding your spot. 

We have great teachers and are excited to tell you about our Education Program.