Register online, stop by at 150 East 8th Street in Downtown Holland, or call 616.396.3278. Please read Class Policies when registering. Member prices are in parentheses.
Extinct Embroidery: Eastern Elk Instructor: Dayna Walton We will cover 4 basic embroidery stitches to complete a design of an Eastern Elk, declared extinct in 1880. We will talk about the history of the animal and what led to its decline. Participants will create a stitched work of art that can be used as a gift, wall hanging, or sewn into something else! This class is fit for both beginners and pros. The class will be split into small groups with periodic demos by instructor Dayna Walton to allow for all to work at their own pace. All supplies included, each participant will receive a printed sampler to stitch, a hoop, thread, needle, and instructional sheet. Ages 14 & up • Saturday • February 1st • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm • $40 members $65 non-membersREGISTER
How to Crochet Instructor: Susan Curry Have you ever wanted to learn how to crochet? Did you know that crochet and knitting are good for your brain? It can reduce stress, gives you the ability to cope with illness (physical or mental) and decreases the risk of cognitive impairment as you age. This introductory class is a perfect class for beginners and anyone wanting to pick up their crochet hook again. Learn how to determine the right fiber to use for the right project, basic stitches and how to read patterns. You'll leave with a set of your own hooks and a finished handmade project you created! Much more, you'll leave class with a new skill! Ages 14 & up • Saturday • February 22nd • 10:00 am - 2:30 pm • $60 members $85 non-members REGISTER
Flicks and Stitches: Super Fungi Embroidery Instructor: Dayna Walton During this all-levels embroidery crash course, we'll cover 4 outline and filling stitches and use them to complete a sampler of Michigan mushrooms. Beginners are welcome, and the pros are welcome to work at their own pace. After we've gotten familiar with our stitch techniques, we'll tune into the documentary "Super Fungi" to learn about how mushrooms fit into our ecosystem and how they may be able to solve our problems like pollution. This film is full of gorgeous shots of colorful fungi, time-lapses of their growth, and interviews with Paul Stamets. You'll leave with a finished embroidered wall hanging and a new awareness for fungi, hiding in plain sight all around you. Ages 14 & up • Saturday • March 7th • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm • $40 members $65 non-members REGISTER
Winter Weather Policy: When Holland Public Schools close, the Arts Council is also closed.
Holland Area Arts Council 150 East 8th Street Holland, Michigan 49423