Two groups of students did just that last week at Sievers! Knitters in the Creative Knitting Retreat led by Sandy De Master and Mary Germain spent so many hours on so many projects, even the “knit clock” couldn’t keep track. Need extra light for knitting at the Red Cup Coffee House? Mary will come to your rescue! There were opportunities for both some outside knitting and some inside “close-to-the-chart” knitting during the week. Overlapping on the weekend, the woodcarvers in the Carving Songbirds class taught by Jerry Landwehr uncovered small birds from basswood blanks. A few simple carving tools and they were ready to take flight. Whether it’s woodcarving, knitting or your own favorite hobby, keep carving out the […]
Our quilting week continued with a three-day class taught by Julie Lambert titled Machine Quilting. Students started by drawing designs on practice pieces and learning the steps of machine quilting. Some brought quilts from home to mark and sew as well. Julie shared so many beautiful samples and offered an added treat with a trunk show of many more of her quilts. Basketry class with Jeanette Biederman is in session until Wednesday and after the holiday weekend, the looms will go up for weaving Friendship Coverlets with Rita Hagenbruch from July 7-12.