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Crafts & Hobby Classes

Try a Crafts & Hobbies class with us and to learn how to make your own keepsake item. Through hands on learning from our professional instructors you will develop the basic skills to create your own home-made treasures. Our affordable classes provide a lifetime of rewarding hobbies. Sewing, quilting, basket weaving, stained glass and jewelry making are just a few examples of the things you can learn to make with us. Each course is designed to teach you a skill that you can develop so you can learn to make unique crafts that will impress.


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Crafts and Hobbies - Upcoming Classes

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Explore the art of stained glass in this class for beginners. You'll get hands‐on experience as you learn to cut glass, build your soldering skills, and practice assembly techniques for both copper foil and lead came. You'll complete one project using each technique. The instructor will provide all the tools you need. Note: A $40 lab fee will be collected at the first class. Bring a sack lunch to each class meeting.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section FAB‐PE

05383
$250
10/21/18 - 10/28/18
Sun 9:00 AM ‐ 3:00 PM
Linda Guernsey
Hot Flash Glass Inc.

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Blacksmithing – the technique of heating metal and forging it into necessary implements and tools dates back over a thousand years. There has been a recent resurgence of interest in this field. Most blacksmiths are self taught, however understanding the basic principles and techniques can speed the learning process. Please join us at historic Casa San Ysidro in Corrales for a hands‐on opportunity to gain the fundamental knowledge necessary to begin making your own tools, knives, and decorative art.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment

Section FAA‐PE

05353
$85
10/27/18
Sat 9:30 AM ‐ 1:30 PM
Dave Sabo
Casa San Ysidro: The Gutierrez/Minge House

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The art of basket weaving has been around for millennia and is still enjoyed and appreciated today. Learn the basics of this fun art form including the tools, terms, and techniques and make your own basket. Note: A $40 materials fee will be collected at the first class. You will need to bring utility scissors, a tape measure or ruler, pencil, large towel, white glue, and a 10‐inch diameter pan that can hold a water depth of six inches. Class will break for a one‐hour lunch.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section FAA‐PE

05366
$79
11/3/18
Sat 10:00 AM ‐ 3:30 PM
Marlene Niemann
CE South Building

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Learn how to use a domestic sewing machine to create numerous quilting designs for open spaces, borders, and piecing accentuation. Sewing machines are available for use free of change at Ann Silva's Sewing Center. Materials: See http://quiltingmod.blogspot.com/p/class‐supply‐list.html

Section FAA‐PE

05405
$65
11/29/18 - 12/20/18
Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Afton Warrick
Bernina Sewing Center

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Are you new to crochet or knitting and wish you knew more about the different types and sizes of yarns that are available? In this lecture only class we will learn about how yarns are constructed and the different materials from which yarns can be made. We will learn how to read a yarn label, different coloring techniques and how yarns work up differently for crocheters and knitters. We will also study yarn terminology. You may send yarn questions in advance to the instructor at stitch4fun@unm.edu and please feel free to bring in any yarns you have questions about.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment

Section FAA‐PE

05402
$49
12/1/18
Sat 10:00 AM ‐ 12:30 PM
Shirley Fleischauer
CE South Building

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Explore the art of stained glass in this class for beginners. You'll get hands‐on experience as you learn to cut glass, build your soldering skills, and practice assembly techniques for both copper foil and lead came. You'll complete one project using each technique. The instructor will provide all the tools you need. Note: A $40 lab fee will be collected at the first class. Bring a sack lunch to each class meeting.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section FAC‐PE

05383
$250
12/9/18 - 12/16/18
Sun 9:00 AM ‐ 3:00 PM
Linda Guernsey
Hot Flash Glass Inc.

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UNMUNM Tuition Remission

UNM Staff, Faculty & Retirees: You may use your Personal Enrichment Tuition Remission for Crafts & Hobby Classes.

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