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Bottle Vase Basket - NEW!

$25

with Martha Chessie

Calendar Apr 30, 2019 at 9 am

Bring along 2 glass jars, such as a mayonnaise, salsa, spaghetti sauce or pickle jar to make these wonderful baskets, just in time for mother’s Day. I will bring extra jars along as well. Please bring the following to class: mop-size bucket, sturdy shears, 12 spring-type clothespins, tape measure, pencil, jack knife, spray bottle and old towel. Materials fee of $10 payable to instructor at class. INSTRUCTOR: Martha Chessie began her love of baskets by taking basket-weaving classes 36 years ago through an Adult Education program. She now sells her baskets throughout Maine and her home state of Vermont. Martha enjoys adding unique items to her creations such as antlers, beaver sticks, horse bits, leather reins and halters, birch strips and seashore finds.

Chalk/Clay Painting 101

$75

with Darlene Mitchell

Calendar Apr 24, 2019 at 5:30 pm

In this basic course, you will learn 5 techniques of chalk painting, including paint layering, paint washing, clear wax, dark wax and glazing. These techniques are done on wood, glass or metal. Gain the confidence to paint furniture, kitchen cabinets or lamps in your own home. Paints are no VOC (volatile organic compounds), odorless and contain no solvents. No stripping, sanding or priming is necessary to transform your project into something new. All instruction, paints, brushes, finishes, moldings, glass and other supplies are included. Wear clothes suitable for painting. INSTRUCTOR: Darlene Mitchell has been passionate about furniture painting for 40 years. Five years ago Darlene enrolled in beginner and advanced classes for chalk/porcelain clay paints. She then became a retailer and opened Mainely Vintage, which is located in Reed's Antiques in Wells.

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Seaweed Pressing-NEW!

$25

with Carol Steingart

Calendar Apr 24, 2019 at 6 pm

Let your imagination flow with seaweed art. Design beautiful seaweed pressings using local species found right here on our shoreline. It’s simple, easy and fun. Every creation is unique and equally beautiful. Enjoy a leisurely evening with Carol Steingart of Coast Encounters, who will provide simple instructions for this fun activity. Please bring a 9x13 casserole dish and a large book (phone books work great) to blot and transport your finished artwork home. (ages 12 and up). INSTRUCTOR: Carol Steingart is a marine educator, owner of Coast Encounters, LLC, and specializes in unique programs centered around Maine’s rocky intertidal region.

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Strapped Berry Picking Basket - NEW!

$25

with Martha Chessie

Calendar May 23, 2019 at 5 pm

Keep your hands free as you pick your berries with this cute and functional basket. Complete with a fabric adjustable strap. Please bring the following to class: mop-size bucket, sturdy shears, 12 spring-type clothespins, tape measure, pencil, jack knife, spray bottle and old towel. Materials fee of $16 payable to instructor at class. INSTRUCTOR: Martha Chessie began her love of baskets by taking basket-weaving classes 36 years ago through an Adult Education program. She now sells her baskets throughout Maine and her home state of Vermont. Martha enjoys adding unique items to her creations such as antlers, beaver sticks, horse bits, leather reins and halters, birch strips and seashore finds.

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