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For sewing classes, sewing machines are available to rent for $5 per class, unless otherwise noted.

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ST. CHARLES ARTS COUNCIL CLASSES:
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Explore the world of stylish and elegant handwriting.  Beginners will learn italic script, which is the easiest to learn and often considered to be one of the most beautiful styles.  Use calligraphy to personalize your scrapbooking or to add an artful touch to any lettering project. Supply list https://stcharles.augusoft.net/Customers/StCharles/files/Supply%20Lists/Calligraphy%20.pdf  

7100001

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; 8 sessions; starting 1/23/2017, ending 3/13/2017

Tuition: $75.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  HUM 109

Instructor : Carol Pitzer 

Please read: Supplies need, see supply list.



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Students will work from a variety of patterns to creat a beautiful afghan suitable for a precious little one.  Mastery of basic crochet stitches (sc, hdc, dc) is required.  Stitches will be reviewed.

7400111

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM; 3 sessions; starting 2/21/2017, ending 3/14/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 3/7/2017)

Tuition: $55.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  HUM 107

Instructor : Rhonda Schrum 



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Take your furniture from drab to fab in one day!  Learn step-by-step methods to transform your piece using two product lines, including Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint and General Finishes Milk Paint.  Discuss the science of wood and the chemical reaction of each product on furniture to avoid some disasters.  Review prepared sample finishes to decide which style will best suit your desired outcome.  Learn how to properly prep furniture to paint, patch holes if necessary, apply colors of your choice, distress and apply the furniture waxes or topcoats to finish your piece.

7400112

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 1/26/2017, ending 1/26/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Supply Fee: $20.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  FAB 112

Instructor : Staff To Be Announced 

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Take your furniture from drab to fab in one day!  Learn step-by-step methods to transform your piece using two product lines, including Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint and General Finishes Milk Paint.  Discuss the science of wood and the chemical reaction of each product on furniture to avoid some disasters.  Review prepared sample finishes to decide which style will best suit your desired outcome.  Learn how to properly prep furniture to paint, patch holes if necessary, apply colors of your choice, distress and apply the furniture waxes or topcoats to finish your piece.

7400112

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 3/9/2017, ending 3/9/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Supply Fee: $20.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  FAB 112

Instructor : Staff To Be Announced 

Please read: $20 supply fee payable with tuition. Bring a ...More



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Hone your woodcarving skills. Work with basic palm gouges with special attention given to carving facial features. Carve a wood spirit utilizing all the skills learned.   SUPPLY LIST: https://stcharles.augusoft.net/Customers/StCharles/files/Supply%20Lists/Woodcarving%20Supply%20List.pdf    

7400041

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; 4 sessions; starting 1/12/2017, ending 2/9/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 1/26/2017)

Tuition: $59.00

Supply Fee: $12.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  HUM 102

Instructor : Charles Sapp 

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More wire skills using advanced techniques to make shapes, spirals, findings; and how to use jigs, blocks, anvils, texturing hammers and mandrels.  Students will create silver plated earrings and a pendant of hearts suitable for Valentines; or other shapes, as desired.

7400119

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 2/7/2017, ending 2/7/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Supply Fee: $10.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  FAB 112

Instructor : Anne Womack 

Please read: $10 supply fee payable with tuition.



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 A variety of projects with memory wire, silver plated wire, pearls and crystals to celebrate moms and grandmothers can be made in this class. Choice of two per student: birthstone crystal or pearl bird's nest pendant, crystal or pearl memory bracelet, wired birthstone heart tassel, or wired birthstone tree pendant.

7400122

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 5/9/2017, ending 5/9/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Supply Fee: $10.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  HUM 102

Instructor : Anne Womack 

Please read: $10 supply fee payable with tuition.



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Discover the exciting world of steam punk jewelry.  Learn about connections, jewelry salvage, design and assembly of this fun and creative technique.  Students are encouraged to bring broken or cherished jewelry parts to be used in their new designs.  Completed elements can be used in pendants, bracelets or brooches.

7400121

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 4/11/2017, ending 4/11/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Supply Fee: $10.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  HUM 102

Instructor : Anne Womack 

Please read: $10 supply fee payable with tuition.



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Wrap a semi-precious stone with wire to create a beautiful pendant. Embellish with crystals, charms and pearls. Students will complete a pendant wrapped in silver-plated wire and have materials to make a second pendant as time permits or at home. 

7400120

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 3/7/2017, ending 3/7/2017

Tuition: $49.00

Supply Fee: $15.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  HUM 102

Instructor : Anne Womack 

Please read: $15 supply fee payable with tuition.



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Do you love to be creative nad enjoy gardening?  In the LoKey Designs succulent planting class, you will learn how to plant and keep alive a beautiful planted succulent, hen and chick, or cactus.  The arrangements are low maintenance, easy to care for and perfect to put around the house, the office or as a gift.  Choose from two container options (hanging glass terrarium or wood planter box).  Class includes all planting materials.

7400117

Schedule : Weekly - Fri 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; starting 2/10/2017, ending 2/10/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Supply Fee: $5.00

Location : St. Charles Community College Location : 
  St. Charles Community College.

Room :  FAB 112

Instructor : Staff To Be Announced 

Please read: $5 supply fee payable with tuition.



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