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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; 7 sessions; starting 9/11/2017, ending 10/23/2017

Tuition: $75.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

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

Room :  HUM 101

Instructor : Carol Pitzer 

Please read: Supply list available online.



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Learn the basics of Miss Mustard Seed's Milk painting in this custom monogram workshop.  Paint and distress a custom birch monogram, approximately 19" round and finish it with a beautiful bow for hanging on a wall or front door.  All supplies included.  Maximum 9 characters on last name.

7400123

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 10/5/2017, ending 10/5/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Supply Fee: $20.00

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

Room :  FAB 112

Instructor : Jessi Goodhart 

Please read: A $20 supply fee payable with tuition.



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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 - Thu 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; 4 sessions; starting 11/16/2017, ending 12/14/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 11/23/2017)

Tuition: $75.00

Supply Fee: $12.00

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

Room :  HUM 102

Instructor : Charles Sapp 

Please read: Supply list available online.



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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 9/21/2017, ending 9/21/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Supply Fee: $20.00

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

Room :  FAB 112

Instructor : Jessi Goodhart 

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Learn the basics of crocheting and how to complete a fabric.  Students will complete a simple project of their choice and learn techniques to correct simple errors and how to read a pattern. SUPPLY LIST: https://stcharles.augusoft.net/Customers/StCharles/files/Supply%20Lists/Get%20Hooked%20on%20Crocheting.pdf

7400032

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 5 sessions; starting 9/12/2017, ending 10/10/2017

Tuition: $55.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

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

Room :  SSB 1207

Instructor : Rhonda Schrum 

Please read: Supply list available online.



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Looking for a new hobby or have you always had a passion for designing y our own circuit?  Learn how to build circuits by soldering, calculate components of circuits using simplemath.  Choose interesting kits to work on in class and learn to design your own circuit.  All supplies included.

7400126

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 10/17/2017, ending 11/21/2017

Tuition: $95.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

Location : One Academy Place Location : 
  One Academy Place.

Room :  Room 223

Instructor : Lyle Williams 

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Do you have a sewing machine, but don't know how to use it?  Attend this class and learn how to use your machine and get started on creating great items you've made yourself.  You'll learn to thread your machine, wind the bobbin, use various stitches, and lots of other useful information for getting started.  We'll make a small project as well. 

7400124

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; 3 sessions; starting 8/24/2017, ending 9/7/2017

Tuition: $55.00

Supply Fee: $0.00

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

Room :  FAB 104

Instructor : Gretchen Jaspering 

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Learn how to make a classic lined tote bag and then several more customized bags to suit your style.  Work with different fabrics such as oil cloth, cotton and canvas as well as make different kinds of straps.  Sign up early to get a monogram on one of the bags you make.  Learn basic sewing and embellishment techniques that you can use to make other customized items.  Bring sewing machine to class or call 636-922-8233 to reserve a machine if needed.  First come, first serve basis.

7400125

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; 3 sessions; starting 9/13/2017, ending 9/27/2017

Tuition: $55.00

Supply Fee: $20.00

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

Room :  FAB 104

Instructor : Gretchen Jaspering 

Please read: A $20 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 - Thu 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM; starting 9/14/2017, ending 9/14/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Supply Fee: $5.00

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

Room :  SC 206

Instructor : Laura Dooley 

Please read: $5 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 - Thu 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM; starting 10/12/2017, ending 10/12/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Supply Fee: $5.00

Location : St. Charles Art Council Location : 
  St. Charles Art Council.

Room :  Not Assigned

Instructor : Laura Dooley 

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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 - Thu 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM; starting 11/9/2017, ending 11/9/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Supply Fee: $5.00

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

Room :  SC 206

Instructor : Laura Dooley 

Please read: $5 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 - Thu 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM; starting 12/14/2017, ending 12/14/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Supply Fee: $5.00

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

Room :  FAB 112

Instructor : Laura Dooley 

Please read: $5 supply fee payable with tuition.



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