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The following course information is effective for the Summer 2018 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 Summer 2018: No

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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 Summer 2018: No

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CCRF 29 Introduction to Mosaics Workshop

Want to try your hand at basic mosaic? Get an introduction to mosaic tools, techniques and materials, then make your own 4" x 4" mosaic to take home. Design templates are provided but individual creativity is encouraged! All materials and supplies are included in the class fee. Register with a friend for twice as much fun.

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Summer 2018: Yes

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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 Summer 2018: No

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CCRF 47 Sewing Project of Your Choice

Reluctant to begin a sewing project you have always wanted to tackle? Get the helpful support and guidance you need to start and finish your project. Our seasoned instructor will answer questions, offer suggestions, and give direction that will keep you motivated. Learn and create in a fun environment with fellow project conquerors. 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. No class March 20 and March 27.

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Summer 2018: No

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CCRF 51 Buttonholes, Zippers and Hems...Oh, My!

Let us help you tackle the scarier sewing processes. Learn how to make basic buttonholes and how to sew on buttons with a sewing machine. Learn different ways to insert zippers. Discover multiple hem types and which ones best suit your type of fabric, garments and home decor. Alteration, mending and other sewing challenges will be addressed as time allows. Both beginning and experienced sewers are welcome. Bring your own sewing machine and accessories to class.

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Summer 2018: Yes

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CCRF 53 Beginner Quilting: Ripped Log Cabin Quilt

Learn these quilting basics in a fun, introductory class: quilt terminology, fabric selection, color coordination, fabric tearing (grain straightening), log cabin squares, quilt seam allowances, log cabin patterns, batting and backing, tie through and stitch-in-the-ditch. Make a nine-square baby quilt or wall hanging (approximately 47" x 47") as your final project. A supply list will be provided prior to the first 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. Register with a friend! 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 Summer 2018: No

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CCRF 54 Express Yourself with Personal Typography: Fonts, Feeling and Fun

Make a play date with friends for fonts of fun. Examine the typography, the visual presentation of words, and learn what emotions fonts, such as serif and sans serif, express through typeface, color, size and shape. Experiment and discover the different effects produced by various writing tools, colored markers, gel pens and pencils. Craft your own fonts to express your desired message. Experience the synergy of fellow students’ encouragement, creativity and exploration as you play and discover how lettering styles can embellish everyday life. Begin to apply your personal touch to journaling, scrapbooking, cards, gifts and other artistic communication. All supplies included.

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Summer 2018: Yes

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