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Fri. June 15th -
Little House on the Hill
Handstitched Mini Quilt with Susan Edmonson
With Susan's gentle guidance and expertise you will create
a sweet little mini fabric quilt with hand stitching/embroidery
techniques perfected by Susan with her years of experience.
These one of a kind pieces can be used as a wall quilt, a cover
for a book, an applique for a worn or torn pocket or framed as
a gift for a new homeowner. The possibilities are endless and the
techniques that you learn in this all day class will honor long lost
traditions of hand stitched art work. 10am till 4pm $80. Some
Sat. June 16th 10-4 Seeds & Pods with Susan Edmonson
This one of a kind workshop is an all time favorite here at Random Arts
and it's going to be a fun journey exploring all the unique ways that you can
make hand stitched seeds & pods inspired by nature.
These little treasures can be created and used for a garland, prayer flags, fabric book
or small wall quilts. You might even want to brighten up a linen tunic or jacket and attach as a pocket or re-awaken a vintage piece of clothing.
Learn many different stump work techniques and fun embroidery stitches; some from the 1700 and 1800's. 10 am till 4pm $80. (some supplies required)
3rd in an ongoing, monthly hand crafted book workshop series.
(all supplies always included)
Wed. June 20th 1-3 with DJ Gaskin
"Learn the Accordion"
This simple structure book require NO sewing!
DJ will provide printed paper, collage papers for
the covers & inside pages for your finished look.
The size of this book is approx. 4x4 inches
1pm till 3pm $45. (all supplies included)
Learn the Accordion
Learn the Accordion
Learn the Accordion
Our monthly book art series is offering the Cross Structure book on Wed. July18th.The use of heavier color coordinated papers will make up both the front & back covers with 10 inner signatures. This book has many variations for the finishing process which will allow you some interesting and unique creativity. You will learn a simple stitch for sewing the signatures to the covers in this process. 1-3 $45. Jane is teaching this class. (Supplies included)
The Cross Structure Book July 18th
Sat. July 28th
Soap Box Derby Racers
with Artist Bobbie Polizzi
Gentleman (and ladies) start your engines!
Create your own derby car;not from pine wood or soap box, but from a child's shoe. Put your imagination into
gear as you learn to transform an old shoe into
a whimsical race car with wheels, driver and anything
else that moves you. You will get your
mechanical thrills as you attach wheels, and you will
explore decorative embellishing tricks
and paint techniques.
And of course, your auto will need a driver.
At the end we will test their mettle and aerodynamics
to the finish line.
10 am till 4pm $80
Sat. July 28th Bobbie Polizzi
10 am till 4pm $80. July 28th
It is necessary to pre-register for all workshops in advance. Fees are returnable if your cancellation is made at least 1 week prior to workshop date (less a 20% service fee) If the class is canceled by Random Arts for any reason, your fee is completely refundable. Fees are due at the time of registration. Sorry, no exceptions. No refunds after the one week deadline. Acceptable forms of payment for workshops: • personal checks(with proper ID), • Visa and MC credit & debit cards. • PayPal (we will send a paypal invoice to you) • Cash Mailing address: Random Arts 481 Louisiana Ave. Saluda, NC 28773. For registration please email us. email@example.com
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In the past, eclectic mix of instructors & workshops has brought students from as far away as Florida, Georgia, Ohio, Kentucky, Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Colorado, California, New Jersey,Tennessee, and of course, South Carolina to
our studio in Saluda.
My gosh, we even had someone come from England! And some of our instructors traveled from California, Canada, England & Australia, as well as those who live in our own little mountain town of Saluda and towns and villages nearby. Read on, and you will discover that our plans for this year are equally as exciting as years past.
••• Watch for our updated newsletters that detail
a wide variety of workshops in our new building that include fiber work, beading, jewelry, collage, assemblage, stamping, mixed media art and more. You will be able to join together with experienced instructors, from all over the country with a vast working knowledge of their craft. They'll share their skills with us on a regular basis and bring us inspiration & encouragement as our creative journey continues to grow. Be sure to check our web site for updates & class availability as we move forward on a daily basis.
(Best way to reach us in a timely manner is by email)