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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.

Crafts and Hobbies - Upcoming Classes

Class Name

Homemade body products are ideal if you have sensitive skin. Learn to create a variety of body products using locally available ingredients. You'll review the fundamentals of the process and then choose five items from an extensive workbook to create using only 5-6 local ingredients. These products make wonderful gift basket items, too. Note: A $20 materials fee will be collected at the first class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SUA-PE

05373
$105
7/15/17
Sat 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Elizabeth Barnes
Barnes Studio in Peralta

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In this unique class, we will cut vintage tins into various shapes and add bits and pieces of our own favorite antique gems and jewels. Each student will create beautiful and fun brooches, belts, bracelets and more for personal adornment, or to give as gifts! Add a pin back or a belt buckle and you have a masterpiece! You will be able to make 3-5 pieces depending on what supplies you bring to class and your work style and pace. Note: A materials list is available at ce.unm.edu.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SUA-PE

05363
$55
7/29/17
Sat 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Phoenix Forrester
Forrester Home - NW Area

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Learn the basic techniques of glass fusing. Create dichroic jewelry, a beautiful plate and a night light. Kiln sizes and firing schedules will be discussed, as well as demonstrations of a variety of firing techniques. All materials included. Note: Closed toe shoes and long pants are required for safety

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SUA-PE

05384
$240
8/5/17 - 8/12/17
Sat 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Karen Conty
Hot Flash Glass Inc.

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This class is geared for those with some basic knowledge of the sewing machine who would like to learn more about garment construction. Project will help build basic sewing skills, provide more experience working with patterns, and learn to make basic alterations. The project this semester will be a robe. Prerequisite: Beginning Sewing. Note: Supply List is available at Anne Silva's Sewing Center. Bring your pattern to the first class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SUA

05420
$120
8/7/17 - 8/30/17
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Nancy Lovett
Ann Silva's Sewing Center

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Have you ever wondered about those marvelous spa recipes? Learn the basics of making salt glow scrubs, bath salts, dream pillows, bath bombs, fizzies and sachets. Make full-size samples in class to take home. A gift basket of these items will make anyone feel pampered and loved. The items are easy and inexpensive to make. Note: A materials fee of $20 is payable to the instructor at the beginning of the class. Directions to studio online at ce.unm.edu.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SUA-PE

05372
$105
8/12/17
Sat 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Elizabeth Barnes
Barnes Studio in Peralta

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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 SUA-PE

05383
$250
8/13/17 - 8/20/17
Sun 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Donna Greenstreet
Hot Flash Glass Inc.

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UNM Tuition Remission

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

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