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The following course information is effective for the Spring 2019 term.

CCRF 2 Glassblowing Paperweights

Intended for beginners with little or no hot shop experience, this hands-on class will concentrate on making three different round paperweights using various processes and colors: Glo-ball, Shard-ball and Cane-ball. Leave with three of your own paperweight creations and a better appreciation for working with Hot Glass. Proper attire is mandatory: long-sleeved cotton shirt, long pants, socks, closed-toed shoes, a pair of sunglasses. Class time may vary depending on the number of students. Course fee covers all materials. Class is held at Peter Patterson Glassworks, 888 Tower Road, Unit E Mundelein, IL. Students 14-17 may register for this class through the Explore program and attend with a registered parent or other authorized adult. Call (847) 543-2615 for more information. Parent must sign a waiver with Patterson Glassworks.

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2019: No

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    CCRF
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    0.00

CCRF 4 Beginning Glassblowing

Learn the secrets of the ancient art of glassblowing in this class intended for beginners with little or no hot shop experience. Starting with a simple gather we will work our way up to blowing a glass vessel, exploring different techniques in shaping, forming and coloration of the glass and even experimenting with specialty glass, such as Dichroic or “Glo Glass”. Expect to complete eight to 12 pieces. Class time may vary depending on the number of students. Class fee covers materials. Proper attire is mandatory: long-sleeved cotton shirt, long pants, socks, closed-toed shoes and a pair of sunglasses. Class meets at Peter Patterson Glassworks, 888 Tower Road, Unit E, Mundelein, IL. Students 16-17 may register for this class through the Explore program and attend with a registered parent or other authorized adult. Call (847) 543-2615 for more information. Parents must sign a waiver with Patterson Glassworks.

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2019: No

  • Subject:
    CCRF
  • Units:
    0.00

CCRF 29 Introduction to Mosaics - Holiday Edition

Share creative friend or family time in a fun, relaxed and inviting atmosphere while learning basic mosaic techniques, methods and applications. Fashion a glass holiday-themed coaster using a pattern or create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece with your own design. A great gift for anyone on your list or just for yourself. All materials and supplies are included in the class fee. Register early. Space is limited.

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2019: No

  • Subject:
    CCRF
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    0.00

CCRF 31 Beginner Sewing: Sew Happy Together

Here's a fun class to show you and your sewing machine how to "sew happy together". Get acquainted with your machine: needles, threading and troubleshooting. Learn how to read a pattern and choose fabric. Enjoy cutting, assembling and completing your own sewing project. A supply list will be provided before the first night of class. Bring your own sewing machine, sharp scissors and a box of pins to the first class. The instructor will discuss additional supplies in class. Class size is limited. Returning students are welcome. Students 14-17 may register for this class through the Explore program and attend with a registered parent or other authorized adult. Call (847) 543-2615 for more information.

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2019: No

  • Subject:
    CCRF
  • Units:
    0.00

CCRF 50 Pattern Drafting

Fashionistas! Get ready to rock the runway! Learn basic pattern drafting techniques to create a customized pattern which you can alter to make different styles. Begin by creating a paper pattern and a fitted muslin sloper, the building block for all other pattern making. Learn and execute the steps necessary to complete your own pattern. Basic math and fraction skills are required. Bring your own sewing machine. A supply list will be provided prior to class. Students age 14-17 may register through the Explore program and attend with a registered adult. Call (847) 543-2615 for more information or visit www.clcillinois.edu/youth.

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2019: No

  • Subject:
    CCRF
  • Units:
    0.00

CCRF 55 Creative Drawing with Zentangle

Zentangle® is a calming, contemplative drawing process that uses pen and ink and simple, repetitive patterns to create beautiful, unique pieces of artwork. Anyone can draw easily using this technique – no artistic talent needed to be successful! Leave class with your own beautiful creation, a quiet mind and relaxed body, and all the materials you need to practice at home. All materials are included in the class fee.

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2019: No

  • Subject:
    CCRF
  • Units:
    0.00

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