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You must be 18 or older, or a currently enrolled NC State student, and have health insurance to take classes at the Crafts Center.

Classes are available in varying session lengths as an ongoing study in a specific studio. Classes that are 15 hours and over include studio membership for the duration of the semester. For classes less than 15 hours, students have the option to sign up for other classes and/or purchase a membership.

Workshops are focused sessions that are held for several consecutive days. Workshops do not include a studio membership; however, students will have access to the studio during the time in which the workshop is being conducted.

Crafts Center classes are extracurricular, non-credit classes.


Class Prerequisites:

Each class is designed specifically for a designated level of experience. PLEASE DO NOT SIGN UP FOR AN INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED COURSE IF YOU DO NOT HAVE THE REQUIRED EXPERIENCE.Please refer to this key, which designates each class level:

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Open to all_blue circleLinen Napkin Sets [Workshop]

Instructor: Gina Fry

Linen Napkin SetMake a set of six linen napkins! No experience necessary. Entertain in style by making beautiful linen table or cocktail napkins! Bring your own sewing machine or use one of the Crafts Center’s sewing machines for use during class. All supplies and fabric included but feel free to bring your own fabrics for accents as well.

Saturday, July 7: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Prerequisites: Basic sewing machine experience is required.

Class fees by level: I – $40   II – $50   III – $55    Register for this class»

 

Open to all_blue circleRandom Weave Baskets

Instructor: Anne Willson

Anne Willson - Black Random Weave BasketLearn the random weave process and create a basket to use for yourself or gift to another. Seemingly chaotic, the random weave actually embraces several fundamental structural components and allows for a range of forms to be built with highly textured surfaces. Carve out creative time and learn the process while making a basket tailored to your own aesthetics. Great for those exploring artistic work as well as artists wanting to learn a new medium. A $15 materials fee payable to the instructor at the first session includes all reed and supplemental items. See Anne’s baskets at annewillsonart.com.

Wednesdays [2 weeks], June 6 & 13: 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Prerequisites: none

Class fees by level: I – $25   II – $40   III – $45    Register for this class»

 

Open to all_blue circleSunbrella® Pillow Covers [Workshop]

Instructor: Gina Fry

Sunbrella PillowsMake your own pillow covers for outdoor leisure or indoor decoration! Celebrate the beauty of summer by making your very own decorative pillow covers. This workshop covers [get it?] two 20” feather pillow forms, a zipper, cording and fabric provided by Sunbrella®! Cost includes all supplies and fabric. Bring your own sewing machine or use one of the Crafts Center’s sewing machines for use during class. All supplies and fabric from Sunbrella® included. Sunbrella® produces premium, performance-grade fabrics that withstand the elements and are durable yet tactile and sustainable. Better yet, Sunbrella® fabrics are manufactured in South Carolina, right here in the USA.

Saturday, June 2: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Prerequisites: Basic sewing machine experience is required.

Class fees by level:  I – $30   II – $45   III – $50    Register for this class»

 

Beginner's green asteriskWeaving on a Floor Loom

Instructor: Maggy Inman

Weaving on a Floor LoomLearn to weave! Wind a warp, dress your loom, and weave it off.  Beginners to the craft will explore twill patterns and other weaving techniques before completing a woven scarf. For continuing students, it would be helpful to have your project planned before the first class. Class fee includes materials and use of a loom through the end of the semester.

Wednesdays [6 weeks], May 30 – July 11 [skip July 4]: 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Prerequisites: none

Class fees by level: I – $105   II – $ 150   III – $160    Register for this class»

Includes use of a floor loom for the entire semester.

 

 

 

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See Crafts Center registration guidelines and instructions »

Cancellations

Most of our classes fill quickly so there is often a wait list. Late notice cancellations require considerable processing and labor to try and fill the reserved seat. Therefore, cancellations under 10 days are not able to be refunded unless we can fill the space.
• If cancellation occurs 10 or more days prior to the start of a class, a 75% refund of payment will be issued; 25% of payment is assessed for processing charge.
• If cancellation occurs less than 10 days prior to the start of a class, a refund cannot be issued unless the space can be filled. If the space is able to be filled, a 50% refund of payment will be issued.
If you find you need to cancel out of a class you have registered for, you must drop the class via Reporter», our new online registration system

Cancellation requests will not be accepted at the main desk or via phone or email.

Absences

To receive an optimal experience and get the most out of the class, attendance is important as there are no provisions for make-up sessions for missed classes.

Wait Lists

Names are accepted on waiting lists via Reporter» after a class is full until the day the class begins.  Wait lists are only valid for the current semester’s class – wait lists are not carried over to the next semester.