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The following course information is effective for the Fall 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 Fall 2018: Yes

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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 Fall 2018: Yes

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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 Fall 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 Fall 2018: Yes

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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 Fall 2018: Yes

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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 Fall 2018: No

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CCRF 54 Express Yourself with Personal Typography: Fonts, Feelings 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 Fall 2018: No

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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 Fall 2018: Yes

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