Make & Take

With our Saturday “Make & Take” classes, you can spend a few hours learning to create a craft item from start to finish under the direction of one of our expert instructors. And when the class is over you have a completed project to take home and enjoy!

Double-Walled Cherokee Basket
Saturday, May 13, 2017
10:00am – 4:00pmbasketClass

Instructor: Virgil Staggs

This class is cancelled but will be rescheduled for another day.

Join us in making this unique Cherokee basket. And leave with a treasured basket!
Supplies for students to bring to class: water spray bottle and a packing tool (flat screw driver will work)

We have ongoing Make & Take classes. If you have a suggestion for a possible class please contact the Art Center.

If you are interested in taking either of the classes listed below, please contact the instructor.

Drop Spinningdrop spindle
Learn the ancient art of turning fiber into yarn! Drop spinning is quick to learn, and a great introduction for beginning spinners; it is the method used for thousands of years, before the invention of spinning wheels. The class is $20, and we have beginner kits with a drop spindle and fibers available for only $20 – or bring your own and Cheri will teach you how to use it! Additional rovings can be purchased in our Gallery.
Class fee: $20
Instructor – Cheri French
For reservations, contact Cheri French 405.974.8891 / french.cheri@cox.net

Kumihimo Weaving
kumihimo2Kumihimo is the centuries old Japanese art of braiding, which over time has become an integral part of the Japanese culture. Its uses range from the functional – lacing devices for samurai armor – to the decorative – the obijime that holds the obi in place. In this class we will be using thin, round, leather cords to make a braid a cord, which will be fitted on the ends to make a bracelet.
Class fee: $20 / foam braiding plate: $30 / materials $5
Instructor – Donna Hilton
For reservations, contact Donna Hilton 405.822.8927 / director@guthriearts.org

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