Remaining Fall Semester Classes

Fall semester’s not over yet! You can still register for these remaining classes:

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. For classes that are 15 hours and over, students will have access to the studio in which they are enrolled 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 additional studio access; 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:Prereq Icon Key


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Introduction to Borosilicate Flameworking [Workshop]

Instructor: Jonathan Davis

intro to boro glass_story block imageLearn to sculpt glass using torches and small rods and tubes of borosilicate glass. You will create small figures, vessels, and other glass sculpture.  A materials fee of $15 payable to the instructor covers all glass used during the workshop. For more about Jonathan, visit:

Section A:

Saturday, October 27: 10:00 am – 5:00pm

Sunday, October 28: 10:00 am – 5:00pm

Section B:

Saturday, November 10: 10:00 am – 5:00pm

Sunday, November 11: 10:00 am – 5:00pm

Prerequisites: None

Class fees by level:  I – $60   II – $95   III – $105   Register for this class»


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Stained Glass Ornaments and 3-D Stars[Workshop]

Instructor: Deborah Rodgers

3-D Stained Glass OrnamentsStained Glass Ornaments_Deborah RodgersCelebrate your Holiday Season by making ornaments in stained glass Create one significant piece such as an open-center star, and/or make a series of simpler flat glass ornaments to give away as gifts! Various patterns to choose from will be available. Glass and solder is included in the supply fee.

Friday, November 30: 6:30 – 9:30pm

Saturday, December 1: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Prerequisites: Students must have completed the Introduction to Stained Glass class.

Class fees by level:  I – $65   II – $90   III – $95    Register for this class»



Sandwich Pendants  [Workshop]

Instructor: John Fetvedt

Sandwich PendantExpand your metalsmithing skills by making a sandwich pendant. Tools and techniques used will include the bench shear, rolling mill, hydraulic press, and riveting, as well as filing, sanding, polishing, etc. We will also use an acetylene torch to anneal metal. This workshop is suitable for beginners as well as more advanced metalsmiths. A $15 materials fee, paid to instructor at the end of the workshop, includes enough copper and supplies for two pendants. Additional metal and supplies will be available for purchase from the instructor. All necessary tools will be available for use in the workshop, although you might want to bring an Optivisor. Visit John’s website: bijoux–de–

Saturday, November 10: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Prerequisites: none

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



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Watercolor Poinsettias [Workshop]

Instructor: Laura Azzi

Watercolor Poinsettias_Laura AzziNo experience necessary. The poinsettia is a unique plant of which the leaves themselves become the flower. The unassumingflowering bracts of this ornamental holiday plant carries symbolism in its color and star-shaped leaves. Using a limited palette of only six paints and simple techniques, enjoy creating the brilliance in the flaming leaf-flower and the petal-like leaves. Students are responsible for providing some of their own supplies and will receive a supply list upon registration.  [If you have no supplies on hand, expect to pay $20 – $35 for supplies at a local art supply store.] See Laura’s work at:

Saturday, December 1: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Prerequisites: none

Class fees by level: I – $35   II – $50   III – $55   Register for this class»


For NC State students only; no experience necessary. Don’t have time to commit to a full-length crafts class? Come join us for an afternoon of fun and learning! Register for one or more sessions.

Class fee : $10 per session, all supplies included (studio membership not included)    

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Watercolor Snowman Cards: Learn fun watercolor painting techniques while painting a snowman motif on folding cards.
Friday afternoon, 4-7 pm, November 30   Register for this classe»