The Basics of Craft Wholesaling Workshop

The Basics of Craft Wholesaling.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 10:30 am, Quidi Vidi Village Plantation

Join us to explore the world of craft wholesaling.  Janet Costigan, Craft Marketing Specialist with TCII will talk about preparing for the wholesale market, while Shannon Reid of the Craft Council will provide details of this year’s new Provincial Craft & Gift Wholesale Show.  This session will benefit any craftsperson intending to market work at a wholesale level, whether or not you’re planning to attend the 2018 wholesale show.

Fee: $28.75 (HST included)

For more information, contact Katie at 570-2038 or catherineparnham@gmail.com.

Price: $28.75

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Fur Mitten Workshop (Winter)

Date: January 27
Time: Saturday, 12:00 – 5:00
Instructor:
Barry Buckle

Join Barry Buckle in the creation of a traditional pair of seal fur mittens over the course of the afternoon. All materials will be provided, and the instructor will guide you step by step through the process of creating the mittens. This workshop is intended for experienced sewers and it is limited to eight participants to ensure adequate attention from instructor. At the end of this workshop you will go home with your very own pair of gorgeous seal fur mittens!

$138 (includes HST & all supplies)

 

 

 

Price: $138.00

Christmas Craft Basket Draw

Anna Templeton Centre for Craft, Art & Design’s
Christmas Craft Basket Draw

Valued at $1,000!

Draw date: Sunday, December 10th, 2017
Location of Draw: Anna Templeton Centre Christmas Tea & Sale, 278 Duckworth Street

Tickets: $2.00 each or 3 for $5.00

Tickets can be mailed or picked up at 278 Duckworth Street. Call 739-7623 for more information.

 

Photograph: Vase donated by Anita Singh

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Price: from $5.00

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“Show Yourself Some Love” Workshops at the Quidi Vidi Village Plantation

Show Yourself Some Love at the Quidi Vidi Village Plantation
Saturday, February 10, 2018

Who doesn’t need a little pick-me-up in the middle of winter? “Show Yourself Some Love” is an opportunity to engage in a little self-indulgence, alone or with a friend. Choose from two hour-long workshops happening between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. and let one of the resident artisans help you make something beautiful.

10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Make an Iris Fabric Folded Heart Card – with Kerri Ivany of Kerri’s Crafts and Accessories. Maximum of 10 participants.

11:30 – 12:30 p.m. Make Simple Drop Earrings – with Katherine Walters of The Purple Raven Boutique. Maximum of 10 participants.

The cost of each workshop is $15.00 plus HST and includes materials. For more information Catherine Parnham at 570-2038 or via email at catherineparnham@gmail.com 
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Price: $17.25

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Graphic Novels: An Introduction (Winter)

Date: March 5 – April 16 (no class April 2)  2018
Time: 5 Mondays, 7:00 – 9:30
Instructor: Wallace Ryan

Comic and illustration veteran Wallace Ryan will use his expertise in graphic novel layout, illustration, and figure drawing to help you create your own graphic novel. You will learn how to create and write the narrative and develop characters as well as how to achieve perfect lines, weight, and proportion in your graphic novel illustrations. Your imagination is the limit! Whether you want to create a superhero epic or illustrate the tale of your parents growing up, all projects are welcomed and encouraged! All skill levels welcome.

Fee: $150 (includes HST, supplies extra)

Supply list: Graphic Novels

Price: $150.00

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Celebrate Craft: Shirley Scott & Christine LeGrow


Shirley Scott & Christine LeGrow

Get A Warm! The Story of Newfoundland Knitting

Lecture: Friday, June 16, 7:00 pm
Hand knits have played a big part in the struggle for survival and prosperity in this place. Where did our knitting patterns originate and what makes them special to our culture? Touchable samples will illustrate this lively talk on one of our most widespread and lasting craft traditions.
Everyone welcome and it’s free!

Workshop: Saturday, June 17, 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Knit the Wreckhouse Wristers! This stylish contemporary fashion accessory is made using traditional Newfoundland patterns and techniques. You will learn: two-colour double ball knitting, thumb gusset construction, right and left leaning increases and decreases. Bring you own materials or purchase a kit in class. You will need: one set of 4.00mm double pointed needles, 50g worsted weight wool in a light colour, 50 g worsted weight wool in a dark colour. Bring lots of enthusiasm too!
$45 (includes HST, advanced registration required)

Price: $45.00

Hand Knitting: Socks (Winter)

Date: March 6 – 27  2018
Time: 4 Tuesdays, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Instructor: Pearl Fifield

Learn one of our much-loved “Operation Homespun” patterns and make a pair of cozy socks for a friend – or keep them for yourself! Instructor Pearl Fifield will guide you through the knitting process in four sessions. Come armed with skeins and needles and go home with socks! Don’t want to make socks? Pearl will help you with any intermediate knitting project you’d like to take on, bring a pattern and the tools and she will help you make it happen!

This class is perfect for someone who has completed a session of “Knitting: Introduction” or for someone who has knit on their own and understands the basics.

Fee:  $64 (includes HST)

Pattern & Supply list (3 pages):

Operation Homespun Socks 1 + Operation Homespun Socks 2 + Operation Homespun Socks 3

Price: $64.00

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Making Leather Moccasins (Winter)

Title: Making Leather Moccasins
Dates: 3 Saturdays 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Times: February 24 – March 10  2018
Instructor: Clare Fowler
Description:
In this 3 part series you will create your own set of moccasin style slippers.  You will have options of using NL harp seal leather, moose hide, seal skin, rabbit or beaver.    The participant will move through the process of creating a pattern based on their own foot size and become familiar with techniques used to cut fur and leather as well as hand sewing with leather needles and artificial sinew.
Price: $168 (includes HST and supplies)

Price: $168.00

Introduction to Leather Working (Winter)

Title: Introduction to Leather Working (Using Newfoundland Harp Seal Leather)
Dates: 3 Saturdays 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Times: February 3 – 17
Instructor: Clare Fowler
Description:
In this series of classes you will be introduced to basic hand sewing techniques specific to leather work.  We will learn how to prepare the leather for cutting and stitching and use basic patterns to create a functional item you can take away and use. As well, the participants will learn techniques for stitching and to give their pieces a finished look.  Participants will be introduced to tools such as leather chisels, punches, mallets, burnisher, leather needles, stitch pony and artificial sinew.
Price: $135 (includes HST and supplies)

Price: $135.00

The Art of Photo Transfer (Winter)

Date: March 5 – 19  2018
Time: 3 Mondays 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Instructor: Pepa Chan

Details: Photo transferring is a fun and exciting way of adding a personal touch to your belongings, and creating keepsakes from your treasured photos. Not only can you create artwork to hang on the wall, and hand-made cards or wrapping papers, but also add a personal touch to a host of store-bought items: notebooks & agendas, boxes and bags, candle holders, you name it! Using just a photocopies of your image and a gel medium (provided by the instructor, but it can easily be purchased at any local art supply store) you can move the image from your paper onto any other surface – wood and canvas are popular!

Bring in any images you might like to transfer – this can be designs, drawings, family photos – anything you like! Local artist Pepa Chan will show you the simple, step by step process of printing it onto various other materials to produce a small series of projects, include canvas, wood panel, and collage. In the second half of this course, bring in your own materials (books, bags, cards, etc.) and work on turning them into beautiful, unique works of art!

$85 (includes HST & some supplies)

Price: $85.00

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Knitting: An Introduction (Winter)

Dates: January 24 – February 28  2018
Time: 5 Wednesdays 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Instructor: Pearl Fifield

Though traditionally associated with colder weather, knitting is a perfect all-season activity! Because it is so portable, it’s the kind of craft you can stuff in your bag and take along with you while relaxing at the cabin, on the beach, or sitting on a friends patio. In this class you will learn how to knit, purl, cast on, cast off, increase, decrease, how to fix mistakes, and how to follow simple stitch patterns. In four Tuesday evenings Pearl will get you knitting as you practice the basics and complete your choice of suggested projects – hats, scarves, dishtowels are common favourite firsts.

Fee:  $72 (includes HST and some supplies)

Supplies will be discussed in the first class with your instructor.

Price: $72.00

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Sculptural Crochet (Winter)

Dates: new dates! March 15 – April 5  2018
Times: 4 Thursdays 7:00 – 9:30 pm
Instructor: Mimi Stockland

Description: This class approaches the craft of crochet from a contemporary art perspective and explores how to move simple textile technique beyond making flat pieces and simple garments, into the realm of 3D crochet. The workshop will use mathematical concepts to think about crochet, and ultimately give you the freedom to manipulate yarn and form in a fresh, inventive way that satisfies your imagination. By using one simple, foundation technique, students with little experience will, by the end of the 4 weeks, will be able to create shapes and more complex sculptural pieces. This class will expand the horizons of what is possible in crochet and give you more tools to add to your creative belt. Open to all level experiences. Bring 2 to 3 different sizes of crochet hooks and any favorite yarns. Experimentation is highly encouraged and students may bring any type of flexible materials they are interested in exploring.

Fee: $72 (HST included)

Price: $72.00

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Quilting Introduction (Thursdays)

Date: September 21 –  October 19
Time: 5 Thursdays, 6:30 – 9:30 pm
Instructor: Sheila Ford

This class in a fantastic opportunity to learn the quilting process. Sheila Ford will guide you through the steps of making a lap quilt using the quilting technique of “Stacking the Deck”.  You will stack, slice, and shuffle fabrics to create your design. Then you will sew, learn how to do stippling plain machine quilting, and how to apply a binding as you complete your 36” square quilt.  Basic sewing machine skills are required.  This class is also good for individuals still new to quilting and wishing to improve their skills.

Please note: this class is restricted to eight participants to ensure adequate time with the instructor.

Fee:  $155 (includes HST, supplies extra)

 

Price: $155.00

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Crochet: Hats (Winter)

Date: January 30 – February 20  2018
Time: 4 Tuesdays, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Instructor: Pearl Fifield

Details: Crochet is a centuries old technique that has seen a revival in recent years with contemporary applications and designs.  It’s a craft you can take anywhere with you as it uses only a hook and a ball of thread or yarn.  The loops and chains of crochet are made with only four different stitches, then all of the different patterns and designs are just different combinations of those four basics.  Use these simple steps to craft a multitude of projects like hats, scarves, doilies, tablecloths, mini-monsters, chair-covers, and more! The focus of this class will be learning to make a crochet hat.

Fee: $64 (includes HST and most supplies)

Supplies will be discussed in the first class with your instructor.

Price: $64.00

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Advanced Serger & Pattern Making Workshop: Dresses (Winter)

Datenew dates! April 21 – 28  2018
Time: 2 Saturdays, 1:00 – 5:00 pm
Instructor: Barry Buckle

In this workshop students will learn how to draft a basic knit dress pattern from their own measurements. The student will learn how to properly lay out the knit fabric, pin and cut the basic fitted or flared dress they have have drafted. The dress will be constructed with proper sewing and production techniques according to Canadian Industry Production standards. Students will purchase their own materials and bring their sergers to class along with all accessories and manuals.

Class is limited to six participants to ensure enough space and time with the instructor.

Fee: $157 (includes HST, supplies extra)

Supply list: BarryBuckle_AdvancedSergerPatternSupplies

Price: $157.00

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Intermediate Quilting: Shelburne Tartan (Winter)

Date: March 1 – April 26 (no class April 5)  2018
Time: 8 Thursdays, 6:30 – 9:30 pm
Instructor: Sheila Ford

Description: In this class you will learn how to make the Shelburne Tartan Quilt pattern. The following is a description of the pattern from much-loved quilter Sheila Ford:

“This pattern is a lively geometric pattern. It could be used on your bed or on your couch to cover up in the evenings. This Quilt top is constructed with 5″ blocks and 2 1/2″ strips. These blocks and strips are built into rectangular subsets. Then four of these subsets and one  2 1/2″ square are combined together to make one complete block. These blocks are then sewn together and framed by borders to finish the quilt top. This is a great pattern to use up left over 2 1/2″ strips, combined with a solid color to complete the tartan pattern. Or a quilter might choose  to purchase all new materials using Jelly Rolls ( rolls of 2 1/2″ precut strips ) or 2 1/2” strips of various fabrics, combined with yardage/meterage for the solid colour. “

Previous sewing skills are an asset, as well as the ability to sew an accurate 1/4 ” seam.

Fee: $168 (includes HST, supplies extra)

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Shelburne Tartan Fabric Requirements

 

Price: $168.00

Quilting Introduction (Winter)

Date: March 7 – April 11 (no class April 4)  2018
Time: 5 Wednesdays, 6:30 – 9:30 pm
Instructor: Sheila Ford

This class in a fantastic opportunity to learn the quilting process. Sheila Ford will guide you through the steps of making a lap quilt using the quilting technique of “Stacking the Deck”.  You will stack, slice, and shuffle fabrics to create your design. Then you will sew, learn how to do stippling plain machine quilting, and how to apply a binding as you complete your 36” square quilt.  Basic sewing machine skills are required.  This class is also good for individuals still new to quilting and wishing to improve their skills.

Please note: this class is restricted to eight participants to ensure adequate time with the instructor.

Fee:  $155 (includes HST, supplies extra)

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Price: $155.00

Machine Sewing: Beyond the Basics (Winter)

Dates: new dates! January 23 – February 20  2018
Time: 5 Tuesdays, 6:30 – 9:30 pm
Instructor: Gina Rae King

Are you comfortable at a sewing machine?  Do you have basic sewing skills?  Are you ready for a new challenge that will take your sewing skills to the next level?  If you have answered yes to these questions and you would like to learn how to sew clothing & garments, then you are ready for “Machine Sewing: Beyond the Basics”.   In the first class, your sewing instructor Gina Rae, will discuss project options and help you choose a project that will challenge your skills & you feel ready to take on.   Everyone will complete at least one garment as Gina Rae guides you expertly through the sewing process step by step.  You learn by doing and advance your sewing skills with the experience.    

Fee:
$168 (includes HST, supplies extra)

This class is restricted to eight participants to ensure adequate time with the instructor. Supplies will be discussed in the first class. 

Price: $168.00

Abstract Methods in Drawing & Painting

Date: new dates! January 30 – February 27
Time: 5 Tuesdays 7:00 – 10:00 pm
Instructor: Jason Wells

Abstract Methods in Drawing & Painting: Exploring the relationship of form and colour using a variety of methods and materials

Details: Paul Klee once said “A Line is a dot that went for a walk”.  Take your art practice for a walk through the exploration of Abstract Methods in Drawing & Painting.  Students will become familiar with abstraction through the relationship of form and colour.  Transform perceived information into conceptual information through marks and mark-making.  Explore colour and movement through non-objective art.  Loosen up your painting style with a wide range of techniques and materials. Make marks which convey your feelings.  Students of all levels are welcome in this class.

Fee: $168

 

Price: $168.00

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Machine Sewing: An Introduction (Winter)

Dates:
4 Mondays, 6:30 – 9:30 pm, January 15 – February 5  2018
or
4 Tuesdays, 6:30 – 9:30 pm, February 27 – March 20  2018

Instructor: Gina Rae King

Details: This short course is an ideal choice for anyone who wants to get started machine sewing.  You will learn about machine set up, parts and accessories, cutting patterns, sewing straight and curved seams, finishing techniques, and more.  You will learn the basic skills as you as you gain hands-on experience, follow a simple pattern, and complete two projects: a canvas tote bag with accent and a pair of comfy pajama pants. We provide sewing machines and sewing notions.

Fee:  $135 (HST is included, supplies are extra)

Note:  Supplies for this sewing class are purchased directly from the instructor for a $35 fee

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Price: $135.00

Embroidery Study Programme Part 2: Surface Stitching (Winter)

The Hand Embroidery Programme is a five course intensive, each course taking 30 hours to complete with the addition of homework assignments and written components.

Date: March 14 – May 16  2018
Time: 10 Wednesdays, 7:00 – 10:00 pm (time may change slightly)
Instructor: Susan Furneaux

Part 2: Surface Stitching
Introductory level

Surface stitching is the foundation for most decorative stitching. Traditional techniques such as Bayeux stitching, Jacobean and Elizabethan Crewel will be discussed but emphasis will be place on contemporary design, techniques and materials. This is the second part of the Hand Embroidery Certificate Programme, but the segments do not need to be completed in sequence.

Fee: $190 

Are you ready to take your stitching to the next level? This five part programme of study will immerse the student in the ancient art of embellishing cloth with stitches.  Each part will explore the technical approaches to a specific embroidery technique, as well as, outline steps necessary to bring individuality in design and stitch application.  The Hand Embroidery Programme is perfect for those who have a strong interest in creating fine craft, haute couture, costuming, historical textiles as well as conservation and restoration practices.

While it is not required to take each course in sequence; it is recommended.  Strong skills and foundation techniques learned in Parts 1 and 2 are necessary for Parts 3 – 5. Taking the each Course in succession will lead to a greater understanding of embroidery design and process.

Students will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement from the Anna Templeton Centre for Craft Art and Design upon successful completion of all Parts.

Click Here for the full details of the Hand Embroidery Programme.

Price: $190.00

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Advanced Serger & Pattern Making Workshop: Hoodies (Winter)

Date: new dates! March 10 & 17  2018
Time: 2 Saturdays, 1:00 – 5:00 pm
Instructor: Barry Buckle

In this workshop students will learn how to draft a basic hoodie pattern from their own measurements. The student will learn how to properly lay out the fabric, pin and cut the basic hoodie they have have drafted. The hoodie will be constructed with proper sewing and production techniques according to Canadian Industry Production standards. Students will purchase their own materials and bring their sergers to class along with all accessories and manuals. You will need 2.5 m jogging fleece suitable for a hoodie, which can be found at Fabricville.

Class is limited to six participants to ensure enough space and time with the instructor.

 

Fee: $157 (includes HST, supplies extra)

 

Price: $157.00

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Stained Glass Introduction (Winter)

Date: April 14 & 15,  2018
Time:   Saturday, 1:00 – 5:00 pm & Sunday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Instructor:  Brian Drover

Stained glass is an eye-catching way to express yourself, and make beautiful gifts for friends or decor for your home. In this hands-on workshop Brian will teach you the basics as you craft a flat piece of stained glass to hang as a decoration or sun-catcher.

Participants are welcome to bring their own glass supplies, tools, and  projects, but this is not required. All tools and materials will be provided. This class is limited to eight participants.

Fee:  $168 (includes HST)

Please note: This class is full but we do keep a waiting list.  Let us know if you are interested in this class and we’ll contact you if a space becomes available.  Call 739-7623 or email <annatempletoncentre@gmail.com>

 

Price: $168.00

Serger: Beyond the Basics

Date: November 4
Time Saturdays, 1:00 – 5:00 pm
Instructor
: Barry Buckle

This workshop is the continuation of the Serger Basics workshop. If you have completed the Serger Basics workshop, then you are ready for Beyond the Basics.

This class is intended for sewers with some previous experience using a serger. It is an opportunity to learn even more about what your serger can do, and to further develop your sewing & serging skills. Bring along your own serger, all its accessories, and the manual, and we’ll provide the supplies. It’s a hands on class and you will complete a t-shirt.

Fee: $118 (includes HST & supplies)

 

Price: $118.00

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Introduction to Printmaking (Winter)

Date: March 24 – 25  2018
Time: Saturday 12:00 – 4:00 pm and Sunday 12:00 – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Anita Singh
In this workshop participants will learn a variety of printmaking techniques including monotrace, collagraph and relief. Participants will experiment and gain hands-on experience with artist Anita Singh creating a series of their own original printworks. Students will learn techniques for carving, creating relief plates using foam and easycut. We will also explore Monotype and Monotrace (drawing and painterly) and collagraph prints, made by building up a ‘plate’ using a collage-like process, learn how to ink your ‘plate’ and print by pressing and rubbing using your hand, a wooden spoon and an etching press.
No previous experience required. Price includes materials and tax.
Fee: $125 (includes HST and supplies)

Price: $125.00

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Watercolour: Beyond the Basics (Winter)

Date: March 1 – 29,  2018
Time: 5 Thursdays, 7:00- 9:30 pm
Instructor: April White

If you have watercoloured before and want to a develop your skills then this is the class for you. This class offers an encouraging atmosphere to continue to explore watercolour as a medium, refine your technique, and find your style. Participants will work from still life, reference images, and their imaginations. Layering and mixing of colour, successful composition, and surface treatment techniques will be explored. April White will spend time with each individual, helping them grow from their current skill level, as well as help students work towards an independent practice.

Fee: $155 (includes HST, supplies extra)

 

Price: $155.00

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