Published DatePLYMOUTH — Artistic Roots Co-op is offering a variety of classes, ranging from rug-making to photography, during April.
The classes will be held at the the Co-op shop at 75 Main St., on the square in downtown Plymouth will be All classes are offered by Co-op artisan members.
The classes being offered are:
Granny bag sewing, April 6, 9 a.m-noon. Instructor Donna Caster will demonstrate how to sew granny bag from start to finish. Those with questions can call Caster at 968-9627.
Creating dichroic glass pendants, Mondays, April 8 and 15 6-8 p.m. Instructor Lynn Haust will show the techniques used to melt glass, and create kiln-fired pendants from clear and black dichroic glass. Glass technology, safety, equipment, resources and creative directions will be covered in this class.
Children's Hula Hoop-making class, Saturday, April 13, 10:30 a.m. Stacey Lucas will teach youngsters how to make this iconic plaything. The class is recommended for children aged 8 years and up.
Digital photography, Wednesday, April 17, 5:30-8 p.m. This beginner's class taught by Melissa Greenawalt will cover use of camera settings and learn through hands-on class activities how to manipulate these settings to ensure greater control over images, whether birds at the feeder, kids at play, flowers, landscapes, or flowing water. The class will involve both indoor and outdoor photo sessions. Students need to provide their own camera, camera model, and are also encouraged to bring a tripod.
Earring making, Monday, April 22, 6-8 p.m. Instructor Lynn Haust will show how to make earrings with an assortment of materials, including sterling silver, semi precious stones and shrink
Making Russian spiral bracelets, Tuesday, April 23, 1-5 p.m. Suzan Gannett will teach how to make a variety of bracelets using the Russian spiral stitch.
Square stitch bracelet class, Wednesday, April 24, 5 p.m. Instructor Suzan Gannett will show how this stitch can create a wide chunky bracelet, can be embellished with other beads
or designs can be embedded into the bracelet.
Rug hooking, Wednesdays, April 24, May 1, 8 and 15 5:30-7:30
p.m. Instructor Cathy Dupuis will teach this class geared for the first-time rug hooker or the
Spring wildflower photography, Saturday, April 27, 2-
6 p.m. Instructor Melissa Greenawalt will lead students on a walk to photograph wildflowers in their natural setting. Students should wear comfortable shoes suitable for hiking through the floodplain behind the Plymouth State University ice arena.
Those who wish to register or learn the costs of the classes can go to the Co-op gallery daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., or visit the website: www.artisticroots.com.