Sauder Village
22611 St. Rt. 2
Archbold, Ohio 43502
In Northwest Ohio

1-800-590-9755


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Winter/Spring 2015 Class Schedule

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We hope you enjoy our Winter/Spring 2015 Class Catalogue. As always, we are offering a variety of classes for all ages. Additional classes may be added, so visit here for our COMPLETE class listing and important registration information. If you have any questions that cannot be answered here, please call our class registration office at (800) 590-9755.
Jamie Napolski, Education Department


Class Categories

Chair Caning
Knitting/Tatting
Quilting/Sewing
Tinning
Tea
Soap Making
Cooking Classes
Glass Blowing
 

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Chair Caning...

Chair Caning for Chairs with Holes

Do you have an antique chair that needs a new caned seat? (These are the chairs with the holes around the perimeter.) Join us for two days of instruction and go home with a completed chair! The instructor will guide you as you complete each of the 9 steps in caning the seat. (It’s suggested that any refinishing of the chair be completed first.)

2 Saturdays, March 14 & 21
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
with an hour for lunch
Instructor: Kaye Galvin
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Fee: $50/$45 members (includes supplies)
Class Size: Min 4 / Max 10

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Replacing Pressed Cane Chair Seats

Pressed cane chairs have a groove, rather than drilled holes, around the perimeter.  Bring your chair and join us for this three hour class to learn to replace the pressed cane and spline.

Saturday, March 28
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Instructor: Kaye Galvin
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Fee: $30/$27 members (includes supplies)
Class Size: Min 2 / Max 10

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Knitting/Tatting...

Beginning Tatting

Tatting is a wonderful heritage art that adds an elegant and heirloom touch to many things.  This is the class for those who have always wanted to learn to make tatted lace.  Learn the tatting stitch, how to make rings & picots, how to join and how to do ring and chain. 

Tuesdays, March 17, 24 and 31 (three sessions) 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Instructor: Georgienne Westrick
Class Fee: $40.00/$35.00 members
Supply Fee: $20.00 payable w/registration fee
Ages: Beginner
Class Size: Minimum 4 / Maximum 8
Skill Level: Beginner

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Beginning Knitting Class

Have you ever wanted to learn how to knit but didn't know where to start?  Do you like those images on the internet but can’t quite seem to make your project look that way?  Nothing can replace face to face instruction and this class is the perfect opportunity to learn the art of knitting.  Great idea for parents, grandparents and children to learn together.  You’ll learn all the ins and outs of knitting and create a project of your choice.

Saturdays, April 11, 18 and 25, (three sessions)
10:00  am – 12:00 pm

Instructor: Georgienne Westrick
Class Fee: $35.00/$32.00 members
Ages: Beginner - 8 and up
Class Size: Minimum 4 / Maximum 8

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Quilting/Sewing...

General Class Information...
Notice: Please read offering carefully. Unless otherwise noted, quilt class fees do not include supplies. Paid registrants will receive a copy of the supply list with class confirmation. If you have not received confirmation and supply list one week prior to the class date, please call Education Dept. at 800.590.9755. Project samples are on display in the classroom area (as well as our website). Supplies may be purchased at Threads of Tradition located in Sauder Village. For your convenience, five Bernina sewing machines are available for student use in class. Please indicate on the registration form if you would like to reserve one of these machines (limited to availability).

Quilter Skill Level Definitions

• A Beginner is eager to learn and can sew a fairly straight line with a sewing machine.

• You are an Advanced Beginner if you know how to thread the sewing machine, wind a bobbin and use a rotary cutter. You can sew simple pieced designs and simple appliqué. Blocks may come out different sizes or odd-shaped.

• You are an Intermediate quilter if you have been quilting for several years, have taken several quilting classes, and are having more success with piecing skills. You are learning the finer points of pressing, cutting and adjusting seam allowances for more accuracy. You are trying more challenging patterns and designs.

• You are an Advanced quilter if you have mastered all the basic skills. You have begun designing your own quilt blocks and patterns, combining designs from various sources, and learning more advanced techniques to enhance your work.

 


Sew Together Bag

Do you love sewing together with your friends, but need a way to organize all the notions you brought? The Sew Together Bag solves that dilemma!  This a nifty little bag features three zippered pockets, four open pockets all held together by a zipper that forms two handles.  This bag will easily hold your 8" scissors, rotary cutter, marking pencils, seam ripper, extra needles, thread, snippers, and much more. It will amaze you how much you can hold in this fun and compact bag.  If you are making a gift for a non-sewing friend, this bag is perfect for cosmetics, jewelry or any smaller items that need to be packed and toted as part of our mobile lifestyle.


Saturday, February 21
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Instructor: Linda Rufenacht
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
Class Fee: $30.00 / $27.00 members
Class Size: Min 4 / Max 10

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Modern Silhouette Vest

This modern vest has supple shaping for a flattering fit; choose from three different lengths.  Make it in wool, denim or the fabric of your choice.  The vest is constructed with a serged seam or overlapped and topstitched seam.  A demonstration of needle felting with roving will also be taught during this class which would make a nice embellishment for the collar of your vest. 

Saturday, February 28
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Instructor: Cheryl Troth
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
Class Fee: $30.00 / $27.00 Members
Class Size: Minimum 4 / Maximum 10

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Strip to Shore

Create this colorful quilt choosing a jelly roll or two and a background fabric to form hexagons that make the colors pop.  The combination of using 2½” strips and either the Creative Grids Hexagon Trim Tool or the 60 Degree Triangle Ruler makes the cutting easy and you’re ready to sew.

Saturday, March 14
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Instructor: Linda Stuckey
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
Class Fee: $30.00 / $27.00 Members
Class Size: Minimum 4 / Maximum 10

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Rapid Fire Hunter’s Star

Are you confident making four-patch units and easy blocks, but shy away from piecing more difficult quilt designs? Does the idea of making star blocks intimidate you? Or maybe you have made the Hunter Star block the traditional way and would like to find an easier solution. If so, welcome to the world of Studio 180 and the Rapid-Fire Hunter Star! Learn to use Deb Tucker's amazing technique and ruler for piecing the Hunter Star. This is a strip pieced technique with a very unique approach. We will use Deb's "basic recipe" to make a table runner or lay out of your choice.

Saturday, March 28, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m
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Instructor: Marie Moore
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
Class Fee: $30.00 / $27.00 Member
Class Size: Minimum 4 / Maximum 10

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Folded Needle Case

Looking for a better way to keep track of your needles or a cute project to give as a gift to a friend?  A folded needle case is the perfect project.  This class will teach basic sewing skills, basic applique' and various embroidery stitches.  

Saturday April 11
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Instructor: Lorraine McNeal
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Fee: $30.00 / $27.00 Member
Class Size: Minimum 4 / Maximum 10

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Carry On! Travel Bag

The perfect travel companion, this functional, stylish bag is carry-on compliant and sure to turn heads wherever you go.   A comfortable padded, adjustable carrying strap and quick-grab side handles make it convenient for all sorts of travel.  With zippered and slip pockets on the front, back and ends as well as a full zippered pocket and three more slip pockets inside, the bag will keep everything organized and close at hand.

Saturday, April 18
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m
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Instructor: Kendra Beck
Class Fee: $30.00 / $27.00 Member
Class Size: Min. 4 / Max 10
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

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Heritage Arts...

Pattern Making for Tinsmithing

This class will focus on laying out the flat patterns that are used to produce tinwork. Starting with measuring actual tin artifacts and taking measurements from photographs, the student will learn to make the templates needed to reproduce the object. Students will examine different forms, seams and edges employed in producing traditional tinware. Parallel line and radial line development will be explored and used in the creation of patterns. Don’t let the math scare you! The instructor uses easy to understand, hands-on techniques. All skill levels welcome. Students are encouraged to contact the instructor with project ideas to customize their class experience.

Saturday and Sunday, April 10 and 11
9:00 – 4:00 each day

(1 hour break for lunch)
Instructor: Michael Runyon
Skill level: all skill levels welcome
Class fee: $120 for nonmembers, $108 for members
Supply fee: $5 payable with registration
Class size: Minimum 3/ Maximum 6

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Tea...

The Virtues and Pleasure of Tea

Explore the benefits and varieties of teas for pleasure and well being. The Tea & Teatime Recipes Book is included in the price as well as shortbread cookies for your enjoyment! Bring your favorite cup and saucer for tea sampling during the presentation. This is a fun, informative class to share your love of tea. We will meet in the Herb Shop.

Saturday, April 25
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Instructor: Teri Bistline
Class Fee: $8.00/$6.50 members
Supply Fee: $8.00 payable with registration
Skill level or age: Adult

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Soap Making...

Soap Making 101

Do you enjoy using handmade soap sold in boutiques?  Here is your opportunity to learn the basics to create awesome vegetable based natural herbal soaps from scratch!  Due to the nature of making soap from scratch, this class is mainly demonstration but you’ll leave with very thorough handouts and enough information to make soaps at home from start to finish. Plus each participant will get two bars of Abundance Soaps wonderful creations!  Note: You’ll want to wear comfortable clothes that can get messy.

Saturday, March 7
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Instructor: Karin McGilvery, Abundance Soaps
Class Fee: $24.00/$22.00 members
Supply Fee: $6.00 payable with registration
Class Size: 3 Minimum/ 10 Maximum

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Advanced Soap making

In this class we will discuss highs and lows of soap making on your own and answer questions you have had. New techniques we will cover include layering of two colors/scents of soap, swirling/marbling of soap using 2 plus colors, embedding soap with shapes and more. We’ll try the “heat exchange method” of soaping, too as well as discuss hot process soap making. Students will leave the class with 2 bars of soap (or they can pay for 2 bars of the soap they made to be shipped to them). Please wear long sleeved shirts and clothes that are ok with spills. Eye protection, gloves provided. Class is observe and/or create depending on your comfort level.

Saturday, April 4
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Instructor: Karin McGilvery, Abundance Soaps
Class Fee: $24.00/$22.00 members
Supply Fee: $6.00 payable with registration
Class Size: 3 Minimum/ 10 Maximum
Must have taken the Beginning Homemade Soaps class or have prior cold process soap making experience.

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Cooking Classes...

Adults’ Cooking Classes 

Chicken Fricasse

Three recipes to bring the traditional fricasse to the modern table.   Make a tender, flavorful braised chicken dish that your family will love. 

Monday, February 9
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Instructor: Shellee Murcko
Class Fee: $24.00/$22.00 members
Supply Fee: $12/ payable with registration

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Grandma’s Recipe File

Grandma had a special recipe that everyone loves, but no one remembers how to make anymore.  Send in your old recipe and/or describe the dish to the teacher at jsmurcko@gmail.com and we’ll work together to recreate your family favorite.

Monday, February 16
6:00 p.m. -9:00 p.m.
Instructor: Shellee Murcko
Class fee: $24.00/$22.00 members
Supply Fee: $12 payable with registration
Class Size: Minimum 3 /Maximum 6

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Cook Once; Eat Twice

Make chicken breasts in a crockpot and then use them as a base to make quick, tasty weekday meals.  We’ll use the chicken to make three recipes in class: a casserole, a pasta dish and a fancy but easy croissant wreath.

Monday, February 23
6:00 p.m. -9:00 p.m.

Instructor: Shellee Murcko
Class Fee: $24.00/$22.00 members
Supply Fee: $12 payable with registration
Class Size: Minimum 3 /Maximum 6

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Bread Sticks and Pretzel Rolls

Everyone loves homemade breads for sandwiches or as a side dish to a meal.  In class, we’ll make popular pretzel rolls and several different bread sticks.

Monday, April 6
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Instructor: Shellee Murcko
Class Fee: $24.00/$22.00 members
Supply Fee: $12 payable with registration
Class Size: Minimum 3 /Maximum 6

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Cheesecakes

Cheesecake is versatile, delicious and easier than you think.  We will make at least 3 different cheesecakes to try and one full sized one to take home and share with your family!

Monday, April 20
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Instructor: Shellee Murcko
Class Fee: $24.00/$22.00 members
Supply Fee: $12/ payable with registration
Class Size: Minimum 3 /Maximum 6

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Glass Blowing...

Glass Blowing Experience

This memorable experience will give you the opportunity to work with internationally acclaimed glass artist Mark Matthews to create your own ornament, pumpkin or flower.  You’ll get to select the colors for your piece, help Mark turn the molten glass into your own artwork and get an ‘up close’ chance to learn more about glass making.  Please indicate on your registration form date, time and if you would like a flower or an ornament or a pumpkin.  Because the pieces will need to go through a cooling process, arrangements will be made at the time of the class to pick up your piece later or have it shipped.

Each session lasts about 60 minutes. You can sign up for multiple sessions if you wish to make more than one object.

June 20, 21, July 18, July 19, August 15, August 16, September 19, September 20, October 24, October 25
Saturday session times: 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 1:30, 2:30 or 3:30
Sunday session times: 12:00, 1:00, 2:00 or 3:00

Instructor: Mark Matthews
Class Fee: $45.00/$43.00 members per session, supplies included
Ages: 10 and up
Class Size: up to 4 people per session

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Class Registration Information...

Please register early as classes fill quickly. All classes require pre-registration and pre-payment along with the registration form. We reserve the right to cancel classes if we do not meet minimum registrations. In the event we need to cancel a class, your registration and supply money will be refunded. 

Any cancellation made more than two weeks prior to the class will receive their class fee refunded minus a 20% processing fee (minimum $2.00). Cancellations made after the cancellation date and no shows the day of the class will not receive a refund.

All registrants will receive written confirmation, additional information and supplies list.

Members must include the name on their current membership card and expiration date. Volunteers, Junior Historians and Employees of Sauder Village qualify for members’ rates. For more information on any of our classes call call 800.590.9755 and ask for Jamie.

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