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V-Day String Art Project

$25

with Megan Haden

Calendar Feb 3, 2020 at 5:30 pm

V-Day String Art Project: 7.5-by-18-inches - will come pre-stained, we will just do the string art together! Do you need some grown-up craft time? Join Megan Haden at her Blue Barn Door {studio} for these sophisticated step-by-step projects you will create and take home at the end of the evening. Your project will be ready to display in your home or give as a gift. Megan provides all the supplies you’ll need, and you will get to choose your favorite colors and sayings for customizing each project to your taste. Crafting aprons are available. You’re welcome to BYOB!

Register by Jan. 30

Megan Haden is an instructor at Blue Barn Door {studio}. Megan has been painting signs for several years and loves to help others create. Blue Barn Door {studio} focuses on step-by-step guided instruction in a fun and stress-free environment; bring your friends or come solo and unleash your creativity! And don't worry, Megan is experienced at working even “craft challenged” students through all the steps and techniques that will allow you to have a project that you are proud of.

Pinterest Night Meeting 1

$15

with Eileen Thibault

Calendar Feb 20, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Do you love crafting and Pinterest-ing but never find the time to get to all those projects? Join this hands-on, step-by-step guided class, and create the Pinterest “surprise” craft selected by your instructor, Eileen. Your surprise Pinterest craft project will be revealed during class, and all supplies will be provided by your instructor.

Register by Feb. 13

Eileen Thibault is a local crafter experienced in using a variety of mediums. She has taught Pinterest classes for several years for Salina Public Library. Eileen has a home workshop where she makes projects that she often donates to fundraisers. She loves sharing her joy of crafting with others. She believes that there are no “failed projects,” because crafting is not always supposed to be perfect. It’s supposed to be fun!

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Cute Spring Emboidery

$15

with Kathy Mastin

Calendar Mar 10, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

During the first class, choose your favorite cute nature-inspired spring designs — including flowers, fawns, ducks, chicks, etc. — transfer your image, learn to thread your needle and basic stitches. Take your embroidery home to continue working. Bring your questions for the second class with instructor Kathy Mastin where you will learn more stitches and troubleshoot preparing your design for final display as a pillow, quilt piece or framed picture. Kathy will have fabric, transfer paper and scissors for you to use during class. Students should bring at least x4 skeins of embroidery floss, a 5" or bigger embroidery hoop and x4 embroidery needles.

Register by March 3

Instructor Kathy Mastin has a B.S. in education with a minor in art from Kansas Wesleyan University. She has researched genealogy for herself and others for many years. Her love of family and history started at a young age, listening to her grandparents talk about their lives and ancestors as they made their way across the Atlantic, and generations later, making their way to Kansas. Kathy also enjoys embroidery and has made over 30 quilts.

Chinese Arts & Crafts: All Four

$35

with Kansas State Confucius Institue

Calendar Mar 18, 2020 at 7:15 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Explore the rich history and culture of China through these guided arts and crafts classes taught by Chinese instructors from Kansas State University Confucius Institute. Instructors will provide all of the supplies you need from start to finish in a casual and fun crafting hour. Take the arts and crafts classes a la carte or all together. Or join the beginning Chinese language class, which includes each of the arts and crafts sessions for free after your lesson!

Register by March 15

Kansas State University launched its Confucius Institute in April 2015 in partnership with China’s Jilin University and Hanban (Confucius Institute Headquarters). Its mission is: -To promote, enhance and elevate understanding of the Chinese language and culture at K-State and the greater Manhattan community. ‌-To create exchanges between U.S. and Chinese academic institutions and communities. -K-State Confucius Institute has promoted a series of collaborations between K-State colleges, departments and units and China’s Jilin University.

Chinese Arts: Ink-Painting

$10

with Kansas State Confucius Institue

Calendar Mar 18, 2020 at 7:15 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Explore the rich history and culture of China through these guided arts and crafts classes taught by Chinese instructors from Kansas State University Confucius Institute. Instructors will provide all of the supplies you need from start to finish in a casual and fun crafting hour. Take the arts and crafts classes a la carte or all together. Or join the beginning Chinese language class, which includes each of the arts and crafts sessions for free after your lesson!

Register by March 15

Kansas State University launched its Confucius Institute in April 2015 in partnership with China’s Jilin University and Hanban (Confucius Institute Headquarters). Its mission is: -To promote, enhance and elevate understanding of the Chinese language and culture at K-State and the greater Manhattan community. ‌-To create exchanges between U.S. and Chinese academic institutions and communities. -K-State Confucius Institute has promoted a series of collaborations between K-State colleges, departments and units and China’s Jilin University.

Pinterest Night Meeting 2

$15

with Eileen Thibault

Calendar Mar 19, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Do you love crafting and Pinterest-ing but never find the time to get to all those projects? Join this hands-on, step-by-step guided class, and create the Pinterest “surprise” craft selected by your instructor, Eileen. Your surprise Pinterest craft project will be revealed during class, and all supplies will be provided by your instructor.

Register by March 12

Eileen Thibault is a local crafter experienced in using a variety of mediums. She has taught Pinterest classes for several years for Salina Public Library. Eileen has a home workshop where she makes projects that she often donates to fundraisers. She loves sharing her joy of crafting with others. She believes that there are no “failed projects,” because crafting is not always supposed to be perfect. It’s supposed to be fun!

Distilling Lavender Essential Oil 101

$25

with Mike Neustrom

Calendar Mar 21, 2020 at 10 am

We’ll begin with the history of distilling essential oils to understand the significance of their current uses in daily life for healthy living. The lavender farm’s steam distiller will be running, and you’ll be able to observe and learn about the physical process. Instructor Mike Neustrom will explain how lavender is separated and selected for use in his lavender essential oil product line. Each student will receive a 15-milliliter bottle of lavender essential oil and a 4-ounce spray bottle of lavender hydrosol made at the Lavender Farm.

Register by March 18

Instructor Mike Neustrom has been the owner and operator of Prairie Lavender Farm, just north of Salina, for 17 years. He has taught classes for more than 150 students, helping them experience the benefits and joys of using herbs in their daily lives. Mike is also a founding member and past president of the United States Lavender Growers Association.

Wooden Bunny

$35

with Megan Haden

Calendar Mar 30, 2020 at 5:30 pm

Wooden Bunny: 10-inches by 3-feet, bring your own bow! You’ll paint your bunny during class time. Do you need some grown-up craft time? Join Megan Haden at her Blue Barn Door {studio} for these sophisticated step-by-step projects you will create and take home at the end of the evening. Your project will be ready to display in your home or give as a gift. Megan provides all the supplies you’ll need, and you will get to choose your favorite colors and sayings for customizing each project to your taste. Crafting aprons are available. You’re welcome to BYOB!

Register by March 26

Megan Haden is an instructor at Blue Barn Door {studio}. Megan has been painting signs for several years and loves to help others create. Blue Barn Door {studio} focuses on step-by-step guided instruction in a fun and stress-free environment; bring your friends or come solo and unleash your creativity! And don't worry, Megan is experienced at working even “craft challenged” students through all the steps and techniques that will allow you to have a project that you are proud of.





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