Monday, July 16, 2012

2nd Saturday Class Schedule - August 11, 2012

10:00 a.m.– 3:00 p.m.

Genealogy Seminar
Featuring J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA

Learn about the wonderful records that tell the story of our Kentucky &
Tennessee Ancestors.   Understand why our Ancestors were searching for limestone-filtered flowing springs and abundant fruit and grain.   Discover the Kentucky & Tennessee record groups that will help tighten migration travel routes and destinations.  
FEE:  $35 per person includes lunch and hands-on worksheets.  

Mark is a full-time professional
genealogist, author and teacher who
researches primarily in original records and manuscripts throughout the South. He is an instructor for the IGHR (Samford
University’s renowned school of genealogy in Birmingham, AL) and the Salt Lake
Institute of Genealogy UGA, Director of the Regional In-depth Genealogical Studies Alliance (RIGS Alliance), a Fellow of the
Utah Genealogical Association (FUGA)
and was awarded the
APG – Grahame T. Smallwood Jr. Award.

2nd Saturday Class Schedule - August 11, 2012

10 a.m. - 12 noon.  
Cooking Series
Maryann Byrd is a journalist based in Nashville who wrote, directed and
produced The Rise of the Southern Biscuit as her first independent film projectThe film won two regional Emmy’s for writing and cultural documentary and also won three Telly awards for music, cultural
program, and outstanding documentary. 
  She believes the Southern biscuit
encompasses  the  most unique thing about the South:  Southern Hospitality. 
Her mission is to revive the art of
homemade biscuit making. 
 “I’ve seen in my work, how a simple homemade biscuit is a loving gesture that builds better relationships between
families and loved ones.”

Join Maryann for a screening of her film and instruction on how to make a Southern biscuit. Students will leave with a recipe and a biscuit!

Class Fee:  $10

2nd Saturday Class Schedule - August 11, 2012

10:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Spinning Series
The Nashville
Spinsters will teach you about fiber and drafting and how to spin on a drop spindle. 
Kit fee includes all supplies.
Class Size:  10  Class Fee:  $10

2nd Saturday Class Schedule - August 11, 2012

12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Paper Crafting Series
Big Shot Class
Learn creative techniques using the Big Shot and the Petal Cone die.  In class, you will create four projects - 3 unique cards and a treat box!  Beginner (who wants
to learn more) to intermediate level skills required.

Please bring basic supplies
(bone folder, scissors, adhesive and paper trimmer with score blade) with you to class.

Maximum Class Size – 10 people
Cost:  $15 per person
Angela Waters, Stampin’ Up

2nd Saturday Class Schedule - August 11, 2012

12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Cooking Series
Inspiring a renaissance in home economics within
simple lifestyles has been Joan Wherley’s passion.
Joan, retired University of TN Extension Home Economist, will share her expertise on Brine Pickling-Simple and Delicious Probiotic Nutrition.

You know brined pickles as dill pickles, sauerkraut, kimchi and pickled peppers. Joan will show a      quicker and simpler way to make brined pickles with
results just as tasty and rich in probiotics.

Class Size:  20  
Class Fee $10

2nd Saturday Class Schedule - August 11, 2012

12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Crafting Series
Learn to felt a wool sweater and 10 craft projects that can be made from one sweater.
In class you will make a felted pomander ball from sweater rosettes. Kit provided for one pomander ball.
Class Size:  10  Class Fee:  $10

August 11 - 2nd Saturday! You don't want to miss this!

Monday, April 30, 2012

May 12, 2012

Spin with the Nashville Spinsters,
Knit and Crochet with
Knit and Crochet Tennessee
(FREE lessons for all newbies!)

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Expanded class schedule 
will resume
August 11, 2012

Friday, March 2, 2012

March 10: 12:30 - 2:30 Watercolor Stampin' Up Style

Paper Crafting Series

Watercolor Stampin’ Up! Style

The Easy Events Stamp Set is perfect for all occasions and for watercoloring. Create 5 cards using a combination of ink, marker and crayon watercoloring techniques. Beginner - intermediate level skills.Bring basic supplies (bone folder, scissors, adhesive) with you to class.

Instructor: Angela Waters

Class Size: 10 Class Fee: $10

March 10: 12:30-2:30 Knit Doll Accessories

Knitting Series


Complete your doll’s look with the perfect knitted triangle shawl, beret and tote bag! Students need to know how to knit, purl and read a pattern. All supplies included. Students need to bring appropriate size needles for worsted weight yarn.

Instructor: Jo Meyer

Class Size: 8 Class Fee: $10

March 10: 12:30 - 2:30 Artisan Bread

Cooking Series


Artisan bread is exactly what its name suggests: bread that is crafted, rather than mass produced. Deborah Stillwell will teach the technique of making delicious Artisan bread with a dense center and a crusty, chewy crust that can be made in your kitchen quickly with only a few ingredients and kitchen tools. All students will leave with a freshly baked loaf!

Class Size: 10 Class Fee: $10

March 10: 10 - 12 Retro Doll Accessories

Crochet Series


Inspired by fashions of the 1960s, these crocheted doll accessories will add fun to an 18” doll’s wardrobe. Students need to know how to crochet and read a pattern. All yarn provided. Students need to bring hook used for worsted weight yarn.

Instructor: Jo Meyer

Class Size: 8 Class Fee: $10

March 10: 10 - 2:30 American Girl Clothes Part 1& 2

Sewing Series


PART 1: 10-12 noon

PART 2: 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Doll and sewing enthusiasts alike will enjoy sewing cute, coordinated miniature outfits. Learn step-by-step instructions on how to use fabric from store-bought, pre-bundled fabric to create pants, a blouse, and a skirt. This class is for all skill levels, beginners to advanced, but sewing machine knowledge is required. Material provided.

Instructor: Sally Solesby

Class Size: 5 Class Fee: $20

($10 for Part 1 and $10 for Part 2)

March 10: 10-12 Sourdough Breadmaking

In the kitchen series


Discovery the mystery behind delicious sourdough bread.

Instructor Deborah Stillwell will share her secrets

and some of her 100-year-old starter

so you can make bread at home!

Students will enjoy samples during class and leave with a freshly baked loaf.

Class Size: 8 Class Fee: $10