November 8th and 9th from 9 to 3
Study watercolor portraiture with renowned
portrait artist Jane Paul Anglehart $185
This workshop will focus on the watercolor portrait. The class will cover
Jane’s techniques from her DVD, taking great photos for watercolor
portraits, color theory, color mixing and many techniques resulting in
a great watercolor portrait. The goal of the workshop is to build
understanding and confidence in tackling a portrait in the safety of
a workshop setting. There will be an abundance of one on one help
to advance your watercolor to the next level.
Space is very limited, to reserve your spot contact Renee Balfour 434-960-5115 or email@example.com.
Visit Jane’s website at anglehart-portraits.com. A material list will be provided after registration.
November 16th from 9 to 12
Chunky Knitting Workshops - Beginning Chunky Knitting Workshop $40
Hand make a cozy knitted gift for the holidays, learn the basics of knitting. Please bring #19 circular knitting needles (about 30” long, I think they are blue at Michaels) to class. In the workshop, I will get beginners started with a basic test square and then we will make a hot cup sleeve you can use on commercial cups. You will learn how to cast on & off, knit and purl stitches and how to sew up your project. A busy 3 hours! You will go home with lots of knitting knowledge and ideas for the next projects.
Purchase the workshop through my website (www.sarahtremaine.com). The “product” is called Possum’s Store Beginner’s Knitting
Cost: $40 which includes free materials for the class – random colors. If you want a specific color, go online to Cascade Yarns and search for their Cascade Magnum (Bulky Yarn). We all need to use the same yarn, it retails for $23-26/sk. I sell it at cost
(including shipping @$18/skein. It is Peruvian Merino and does not pill = excellent quality.
Let me know what color you want by color name and color number by emailing me at firstname.lastname@example.org. We’ll sort out yarn pre-payment at that time. If you are a Beginner and staying for the afternoon, Bring a sack lunch – no delis nearby.
Beginning knitters will do an infinity scarf or start a lap blanket, if you want. You need to know yourself and how much you can take on at one time….BRING A FRIREND AND GET A DISCOUNT: If you sign up with another person (or 2), you get a
15% discount on both ($70 instead of $80). Likewise, if you take both morning and afternoon workshops, you get a 15% discount.
November 16th from 1 to 4
Chunky Knitting Workshops - Blanket (or Beginners finish scarf) $40
In the afternoon, beginning knitters can start (and finish?) an infinity scarf (1 skein = $18) OR learn to knit a chunky lap blanket.
Experienced knitters will get a refresher on casting on, knit and purl stitches & how to use a cable needle. We will talk about lap blanket design and then you will pick your pattern, get started and get instructions on finishing your item when you are done.
Folks making lap blankets will need to buy 6 skeins of Cascade Magnum yarn from me at $18/skein (6-8 sk for lap blanket), and please bring 30”+” long, #19 circular needles and a large cable needle to class. The patterns were written by me for this yarn; a different yarn brands will behave differently – you are making an heirloom, use good yarn. Please contact me to choose your color
of yarn (look at cascade magnum yarn colors and send me both name and color number; email@example.com). You can see some of the colors in the pictures.
Purchase the workshop through my website (www.sarahtremaine.com). The “product” is called Possum’s Store Chunky Knitting: Lap Blanket. Cost: $40 for the teaching & handouts. Yarn is extra, as described, above. I will have some colors on hand and we can order during the workshop and shipped it to you, but shipping will be more expensive for individual orders.
BRING A FRIREND AND GET A DISCOUNT: If you sign up with another person (or 2), you get a 15% discount on both ($70 instead of $80). Likewise if you take both morning and afternoon workshops, you get a 15% discount.
If you are an afternoon-only knitter, come around noon with a sack lunch and eat with the morning folks.
Possum’s Store is located at 914 Old Blue Ridge Turnpike, Criglersville, VA 22727
Possum’s Store will provide tea and waters and a SUPER cool place to hang out and knit, by a wood stove!
Infinity Scarves – Beginner’s project
Knitting a Lap Blanket
Example Lap Blankets
Yummy teal colored yarn