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Massabesic Center for Adult Learning

Arts and Crafts

Resin Jewelry


with Kerrie Doyle

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 21, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Curious about resin? No need to be intimidated. Try out UV resin art and create your own jewelry! Make 2-3 unique pieces in this one night class. No experience necessary. Bring: scissors Materials fee: $15

Table Top Mosaic


with Brigit McCallum

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 27, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Create a unique stained-glass mosaic table top! Those with experience and newcomers to mosaic art alike will learn the use of tools for cutting stained glass and tiles to create and execute a design on a small table brought to the class by each participant. Tables for the class will be limited to roughly one foot in diameter to make completion feasible during the four-session class. The tables will be brought home between class sessions, and some at-home work time may be involved. Bring: small table. Materials fee: $20 payable to instructor

Gel Plate Printing


with TammyJo Girard

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 1, 2023 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Gel plate printing is a fun and simple process used to create beautiful one-of-a-kind prints using a gelatin plate. In this class, students will learn the basic techniques of gel printing and pull lots of colorful prints using paints, stamps, stencils, and a variety of papers. These prints can then be used as background for cards, journals, or even framed as your own unique masterpiece! At the end of class, you will learn how to bind your own book with some of your favorite prints. All class materials will be provided by the instructor, but please bring baby wipes to clean your hands and wear clothes that you don't mind getting paint on. Material fee $20.00

Die Cutting Projects: Iron-on Project


with Cindi Bell

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 7, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Bring your die cutting machine and let’s make some projects together! Sign up for one or multiple projects. We’ll be making a tote bag iron-on design in the first session Bring: your die cutting machine and pad. Materials fee: $10

Spin Your Own Yarn


with Beva Meagher

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 15, 2023 at 3:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Try something new and different — let’s make our own yarn using a supported spindle! Yarn making was an ancient and necessary craft perfected by our ancestors. Today, it is both a method to produce custom yarn and a wonderful relaxing hobby that allows the maker to have great pride in the spinning of fibers. The instructor will provide you with your choice of a homemade spindle and support, wool fiber roving, written instructions, & video links to assist you beyond the in-person class. Materials fee: $20

Knitted Socks


with BJ Melick

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 16, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Knitted socks are like hugs for your feet! This class is good for the beginner who can cast on, knit, purl and bind off. We ask that you have basic knitting skills to take this class. More experienced knitters are always welcome, too! Topics will include the use of double pointed needles, yarn management, magic loop and other techniques. Bring: Size 1 or 2 of 32” circular needles, size 1 or 2 double pointed needles, and 400 yards of sock weight yarn along with your knitting notions.

Sewing Machine Basics


with Michelle Roberts

Calendar Next session starts Mar 21, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Learn the basics of how to use your sewing maching, including parts, maintenance, and troubleshooting. Find out what threads, needles, and fabrics to use and more in this hands-on class. Then, we will make a drawstring bag together! Bring: 1 yard of medium weight cotton fabric, spool of thread, scissors, pins or clips, and sewing machine, or we have a small number available to borrow if needed. Materials fee: $10

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Egg Art for Easter


with Sue Shipka-Heath

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 27, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Look closely at this basket - it’s actually an egg! Design and create this beautiful Easter egg basket to show off just in time for Easter. Design may differ slightly from photo Materials fee: $10

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