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

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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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Looking for a new hobby? Step-by-step processes designed for the very beginner.  Learn basic knife cuts and how to recognize wood grain while carving a cowboy boot and a shore bird. Explore finishing techniques and other carving styles. Other required supplies: Link to supply list            

7400040

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; 4 sessions; starting 11/29/2016, ending 12/20/2016

Tuition: $75.00

Supply Fee: $12.00

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

Room :  HUM 114

Instructor : Charles Sapp 

Please read: see supply list

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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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Go beyond the basics of crocheting by learning how to double, triple and shell stitch. Grasp the concepts of reading a simple pattern to create those cute little hats, the popular granny square pattern or toys. The list of what you can create is limitless. SUPPLY LIST: https://stcharles.augusoft.net/Customers/StCharles/files/Supply%20Lists/I'm%20Hooked%20Now%20What_crochet.pdf  

7400080

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 5 sessions; starting 1/10/2017, ending 2/7/2017

Tuition: $75.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

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

Room :  HUM 114

Instructor : Rhonda Schrum 

Please read: Supplies required. See supply list.



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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 2/2/2017

Tuition: $59.00

Supply Fee: $12.00

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

Room :  HUM 102

Instructor : Charles Sapp 

Please read: $12 supply fee payable with tuition. ...More



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Learn how to use semi-precious stones and silver to create unique earrings, bracelets, necklaces and pendants.  Instructor Anne Womack has 20 years experience in jewelry design and repair and is the owner of The Jewelry fixx Repair and Design Shop in Cottleville.  Learn the basics and progress to more advanced techniques to create trendy jewelry designs.

Start date: 01/24/2017

Tuition:: $250.00

Supply Fee:: $0.00

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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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Start with the basic tools and materials used in wire jewelry.  Learn and practice making and using jump rings, loops, wraps, drops, coils and cages.  Create the elements to assemble into a bracelet or necklace with beads and silver plated wire.  

7400118

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 1/24/2017, ending 1/24/2017

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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