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

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CCRF 29 Introduction to Mosaics Workshop

Want to try your hand at basic mosaic? Here is your opportunity to dip your toe into an easy art project. Receive an introduction to mosaic tools, techniques and materials 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 and double the fun.

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 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. 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 2018: Yes

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CCRF 47 Sewing Project of Your Choice

Start a sewing project that you have always wanted to do, but needed guidance and support. Designed to allow students to attack sewing projects they have been reluctant to start. Receive the support and direction you need to start and finish your project. The instructor will answer questions, offer suggestions, and give you directions that will remove the fear of getting started. Learn with and from others as you create in a fun environment. 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 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 14017 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 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 three different ways to insert zippers. Discover multiple hem types and which one is appropriate for garments and which suits home decor. Find out how to determine the best hem for the type of fabric. Both beginning and experienced sewers are welcome. Alteration, mending and other sewing challenges will be addressed as time allows. Bring your own sewing machine and accessories to class.

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: No

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CCRF 52 Mosaics II

Mosaics II is for you if you have taken Introduction to Mosaics class or have limited experience working with glass and wish to continue exploring this art form. Receive a refresher in mosaics tools, techniques and materials in preparation for making your stepping stone and bird bath to take home. Design templates are provided but individual art creativity is encouraged.

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

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