Our retreats are for mixed media, textile and paper arts enthusiasts. You can work on your projects and make connections with others who share your interests. Activities include quilting, beading, crafts, clothing design and construction, hand- & machine-sewing, book making, journaling, altered books and scrap booking. All interests and skill levels are welcome; we have everyone from professional artists to beginners. For more information contact Sandy at firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, January 30, 2012
Call for Workshop Ideas - SBTS Spring 2012
It is time to start planning for our free mini-workshops. Carrying on our tradition of sharing, we would like to offer several informal workshops during the retreat. Is there a technique or project you would like to share?
We need your input!What short classes would you like to offer?
As a workshop leader you choose the day, time and duration of your class. You can set a minimum and a maximum class size. Several people can lead a class together. You volunteer your time. You can offer a kit with a kit fee, and/or have a supply list for participants. The class can be hands-on or a demo.
In the past we have done things like learn doll-making techniques, make bubble bracelets, felt bars of soap, make altered board books, explore foiling on fabric, see demos of lace making, decorate glass Christmas balls, and try yoga. Anything goes!
Send your ideas to Sandy by February 15th.We will send out the offerings in early March so you can register for the classes you want.
For those of you who are attending for the first time, these are free workshops of 1/2 hour to 4 hours duration that are taught by volunteer teachers. The only expense to participants is the supplies. The purpose of the workshops is to share our expertise and interests, and to explore new techniques and materials. And, of course, to have fun together.
Here is the basic information we need:
TITLE OF CLASS
CLASS SIZE: Minimum, Maximum
KIT:If any. What is included. Cost.
BRING: Supplies /equipment participants should bring.
WORKSHOP LEADER:Can be more than one person if you want to work with a friend. One ortwo sentences about yourself.
PROPOSED DAY & TIME: What works for you? How much time do you need? Remember, you can do a demo and get people started then they can work on their own to finish.