Instructor: Judy Carter Skill Level: Students should have previous rug hooking knowledge and experience. If you have questions about whether this class is right for you, get in touch! Do you ever wish you could paint realistically – but with your favorite material, wool? In this 3-day workshop, you will create a realistic rug-hooked portrait of (more…)

  • Realistic Rug Hooked Animals - Day 1
    May 1, 2020
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Realistic Rug Hooked Animals - Day 2
    May 2, 2020
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Realistic Rug Hooked Animals - Day 3
    May 3, 2020
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Beginning Stained Glass Saturday and Sunday, May 2nd and 3rd, 2020 9:00am – 4:00pm This beginner stained class requires no prior experience and is the perfect way to get the feeling of working with glass panels.  The course will provide participants with an understanding of safety measures associated with working with glass, solder, lead came (more…)

  • Beginning Stained Glass
    May 2, 2020
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Beginning Stained Glass
    May 3, 2020
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Instructor: Suzi Nonn Skill Level: Beginner Create a unique tree to display your favorite collectibles, ornaments, or family heirlooms. In class, learn how to fringe wool, twirl branches, and assemble a tree with a wooden base. Trees range in height from 18-inches to 4-feet (students may not complete trees over 2-feet, but will have the (more…)

  • A Forest of Felted Trees
    May 2, 2020
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Instructor: Nancy Bryant Skill Level: Beginner Choose from this gorgeous selection of rose-cut tourmaline slices in this new workshop. We will forge and texture our own rings bands from heavy gauge sterling stock. Learn to solder tiny granulation for a one of a kind look. Traditional bezel setting will be taught and demonstrated. Students will (more…)

  • Stacking Tourmaline Rings
    May 2, 2020
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Instructor: Lisa Haldeman Skill Level: Beginner Learn to make this cute sheep out of wool and felt! Beginner level, no experience necessary!  Local fiber artist and instructor Lisa Haldeman will walk you through this fun and easy craft step by step. The class will be approximately two hours long. As needles are very sharp, this (more…)

  • Needle Felted Sheep
    May 3, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Instructor: Carlo Jury Skill Level: Beginner Have you ever wanted to learn how to throw clay? In this two hour class, students will learn the skills necessary to throw bowls, cups, and cylinders. Each student will have the chance to make 2 pieces and choose from 2 house glazes to fire their work in. This workshop (more…)

  • Wheel Thrown Pottery
    May 5, 2020
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Instructors: Rod Spotts & Barry Mentzer Skill Level: Beginner Spend a day learning the art of Blacksmithing! Students will have the chance to learn how to forge steel to form a fireplace poker, spatula, bottle opener, set of wall hooks, or a stake for a firepit. The class will take place outside, rain or shine. (more…)

  • Beginning Blacksmithing
    May 9, 2020
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Stories in Clay: The Art of Clay Monoprints Instructor:  Andrew Smith Saturdays:  May 9, 16, & 23, 2020 9:00 AM-11:30 AM Class Fee $120 Materials Fee $10 When we were young, we drew what we imagined, telling stories, and sharing ideas of what we experienced around us. As we progressed through school, we learned techniques (more…)

  • Stories in Clay: The Art of Clay Monoprints at the Yorktown Chapter - May 9
    May 9, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Stories in Clay: The Art of Clay Monoprints at the Yorktown Chapter - May 9
    May 16, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Stories in Clay: The Art of Clay Monoprints at the Yorktown Chapter - May 9
    May 23, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:30 am

Instructor: Mary Rose Feldman Skill Level: Beginner This is the class that you’ll be talking about for weeks!! We are going to tangle jewelry! During class we will create some tangled large bugle beads that can be used for necklaces, zipper pulls, or any other little dangly place you choose. We will also learn to (more…)

  • Tangled Beads & Baubles
    May 9, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Instructor: Mary Rose Feldman Skill Level: Beginner We are going big during this class! The Zentangle Opus tile is a 10.5” square tile, but you will learn how to break down this larger tile into workable areas so that it is a little less intimidating. We will use multiple tangles and learn how to blend (more…)

  • Tangled Opus Tile
    May 9, 2020
    1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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Instructor: Carlo Jury Skill Level: Beginner Have you ever wanted to learn how to throw clay? In this two hour class, students will learn the skills necessary to throw bowls, cups, and cylinders. Each student will have the chance to make 2 pieces and choose from 2 house glazes to fire their work in. This workshop (more…)

  • Wheel Thrown Pottery
    May 12, 2020
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Instructor: Kevin Lehman Skill Level: Beginner Learn how to make handmade glass flowers with Glass artist and ceramicist, Kevin Lehman! Students will have a chance to make one large flower while learning how to tool and shape molten glass. An array of glass colors will be available to choose from. Because the glass needs to (more…)

  • Glass Flowers
    May 12, 2020
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Instructor: Jessica Keemer Skill Level: Beginner In this three hour class, students will make two sets of sterling silver earrings using a Durston Rolling Mill to create a pattern and texture on the surface of the metal. Students will have the option to set 6 mm stones on one pair of earrings. Tips on fabrication, (more…)

  • Roll Printed Earrings
    May 13, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Instructor: Elizabeth Gates Skill Level: Beginner Working with beautiful Japanese Chiyogami papers, students will learn the basics of Japanese stab bindings and make several small books using traditional Japanese sewing patterns. All materials will be provided by the instructor. *** Please note *** A materials fee of $15 is due to the instructor at the (more…)

  • Japanese Stab Bindings
    May 16, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:30 pm

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Instructor: Jessica Keemer Skill Level: All Skill Levels Come and explore the world of glass bead-making! From the time you learn to light the torch and melt the glass, you will be guided through a variety of techniques including how to create particular bead shapes such as round or donut shapes, cylinders and bicones. Shop maintenance (more…)

  • Flameworking Glass Beads - Day 1
    May 16, 2020
    10:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Flameworking Glass Beads - Day 2
    May 17, 2020
    10:30 am - 4:30 pm

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Instructor: Amy Burk Skill Level: Beginner Learn how to make your own ceramic stamps in this 2-hour class! One trick of the trade is making your own stamps for decoration. Amy will be bringing all of her stamps for everyone to use and ideas for the students. Clay and use of tools are provided. Bring (more…)

  • Clay Stamp Making at the Hattie Weselyk Studio
    May 16, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Instructor: Lisa Haldeman Skill Level: Beginner Learn to make these adorable mice out of wool and felt! Beginner level, no experience necessary!  Local fiber artist and instructor Lisa Haldeman will walk you through this fun and easy craft step by step. The class will be approximately two hours long. As needles are very sharp, this (more…)

  • Needle Felted Mice
    May 17, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Instructor: Kevin Lehman Skill Level: All Skill Levels Join the Guild for a night of making colorful glass paperweights with local potter and glass artisan, Kevin Lehman! Each student will have the chance to make their own unique glass paperweight with the colors of their choosing while learning the basics of working with glass. The (more…)

  • Glass Paperweights
    May 19, 2020
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Instructor: Jessica Keemer Skill Level: Beginner Learn the art of flameworking with frit glass! Students will use crushed up glass and implode these small pieces of glass into clear glass to make frit pendants. Everyone will make approximately 3-5 pendants and string them onto silk for a complete, ready to wear pendant!   Cancellation/Refund Policy:  The (more…)

  • Frit Glass Pendants
    May 20, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Instructor: Mary Rose Feldman Skill Level: Beginner Summer is upon us, so we will need a way to cool off! These delicate and gorgeous fans are perfect for us to chill out. We will tangle these beauties during class and they will be ready to use when you leave. Please bring your basic Zentangle supplies (more…)

  • Tangled Fans
    May 23, 2020
    10:30 am - 1:30 pm

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Instructor: Mary Rose Feldman Skill Level: Beginner The newest addition to our Zentangle tile library, these grey tiles have become my favorite surface!! They are the perfect blend of soft texture for shading but with strength for layering techniques. White charcoal pencils and white gel pens add a gorgeous pop of color too. Ahhhh, these (more…)

  • Tangling on Grey Tiles
    May 23, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Instructor: Jessica Keemer Skill Level: All Skill Levels Learn the basics of Flameworking while making a set of fun swizzle sticks for your next cocktail party! All materials are included in the tuition. Each student will have the chance to make at least one set of 5 swizzle sticks, more if you’re a natural! Your (more…)

  • Glass Swizzle Sticks
    May 27, 2020
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Instructor: Kelly Rapp Skill Level: All skill levels During this 3 hour workshop, students will learn how to size, fabricate, solder, and finish a complete set of sterling silver stacking rings! Students will also have the option to bezel set a gemstone for one of their stacking rings and patterned or plain wire will be provided (more…)

  • Silver Stacking Rings
    May 28, 2020
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Instructor: Dan Hayward Skill Level: Beginner Learn the art of making stained glass! PA Guild of Craftsman Master Artisan Dan Hayward will introduce participants to the tools and techniques to create works in stained glass using the copper foil method.  The class begins with a safety overview and an introduction to the tools used.  Everyone will practice (more…)

  • Beginning Stained Glass - Day 1
    May 30, 2020
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Beginning Stained Glass - Day 2
    May 31, 2020
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Instructor: Julie Riker Skill Level: Beginner This class is for artists/crafters who have some experience with painting but need a little push to take it outside. Learn about the process of Plein air painting, how to set up, select your subject, and paint with confidence. You may use any painting/drawing medium, but the instructor is (more…)

  • Intro to Plein Air Painting
    May 30, 2020
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Kelly Rapp Skill Level: All skill levels During this 3 hour workshop, students will learn how to size, fabricate, solder, and finish a complete set of sterling silver stacking rings! Students will also have the option to bezel set a gemstone for one of their stacking rings and patterned or plain wire will be provided (more…)

  • Silver Stacking Rings
    May 31, 2020
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Instructor: Carlo Jury Skill Level: Beginner Have you ever wanted to learn how to throw clay? In this two hour class, students will learn the skills necessary to throw bowls, cups, and cylinders. Each student will have the chance to make 2 pieces and choose from 2 house glazes to fire their work in. This workshop (more…)

  • Wheel Thrown Pottery
    June 2, 2020
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Instructor: Kelly Rapp Skill Level: Beginner In this 3 hour class, students will use a Durston Rolling Mill and laser-cut paper patterns. metal pattern plates, or fabrics to create a unique pattern onto sterling silver. Students will then learn how to solder on jump rings to create a one of a kind pendant and have (more…)

  • Roll Printed Sterling Silver Necklaces
    June 4, 2020
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Instructor: Suzi Nonn Skill Level: Beginner For this Craft on Tap, create these swirling colorful gourd eggs to display in a basket, or add a screw eye and create spring ornaments. During class, you will learn different methods of applying alcohol inks.  Then you will learn how to create a glass-like finish.  Each student will (more…)

  • Easter Gourdaments
    June 6, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Instructor: Kelly Rapp Skill Level: All skill levels welcome In this 3 hour class, students will learn to create a one of a kind stone set ring with two rose-cut cabochons on either side. One bezel will be handmade from scratch and the other will be pre-fabricated to fit a 6 mm stone. Various stone (more…)

  • Stone Set Balance Rings
    June 6, 2020
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Instructor: Susan Burlingame Skill Level: Beginner Hand build your own ceramic mug in this 3-hour class! Students will learn how to roll out clay, imprint with texture and build a mug. You will pick a finish glaze from provided samples. Mugs will dry slowly and be kiln fired and glazed by the instructor. The mugs (more…)

  • Make Your Own Ceramic Mug
    June 9, 2020
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Instructor: Carlo Jury Skill Level: Beginner Have you ever wanted to learn how to throw clay? In this two hour class, students will learn the skills necessary to throw bowls, cups, and cylinders. Each student will have the chance to make 2 pieces and choose from 2 house glazes to fire their work in. This workshop (more…)

  • Wheel Thrown Pottery
    June 9, 2020
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Instructor: Susan Burlingame Skill Level: Beginner Hand build your own ceramic mug in this 3-hour class! Students will learn how to roll out clay, imprint with texture and build a mug. You will pick a finish glaze from provided samples. Mugs will dry slowly and be kiln fired and glazed by the instructor. The mugs (more…)

  • Make Your Own Ceramic Mug
    June 10, 2020
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Instructors: Rod Spotts & Barry Mentzer Skill Level: Beginner Spend a day learning the art of Blacksmithing! Students will have the chance to learn how to forge steel to form a fireplace poker, spatula, bottle opener, set of wall hooks, or a stake for a firepit. The class will take place outside, rain or shine. (more…)

  • Beginning Blacksmithing
    June 13, 2020
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Marjolaine Arsenault Skill Level: Beginner or Intermediate Join Marjolaine on a two-day class to create a Nuno felt scarf, designed for beginners or intermediate. During this workshop, you will learn the technique to lay merino wool roving on silk to create a lightweight scarf. (Please note that this class requires standing most of the (more…)

  • Nuno Felted Scarves - Day 1
    June 13, 2020
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Nuno Felted Scarves - Day 2
    June 14, 2020
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Instructor: Lisa Haldeman Skill Level: Beginner Learn to make this sweet bunny out of wool and felt! Beginner level, no experience necessary!  Local fiber artist and instructor Lisa Haldeman will walk you through this fun and easy craft step by step. The class will be approximately two hours long. As needles are very sharp, this class (more…)

  • Needle Felted Bunny
    June 13, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Instructor: Dan Hayward Skill Level: Beginner Learn the art of making stained glass! PA Guild of Craftsman Master Artisan Dan Hayward will introduce participants to the tools and techniques to create works in stained glass using the copper foil method.  The class begins with a safety overview and an introduction to the tools used.  Everyone will practice (more…)

  • Beginning Stained Glass - Day 1
    June 20, 2020
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Beginning Stained Glass - Day 2
    June 21, 2020
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Instructor: Mary Rose Feldman Skill Level: Beginner New for 2020, this is the class series you’ve been asking for!! Every class in this series will be DIFFERENT and can be taken in any order. The focus will be on various tangle projects, new techniques, trends and/or enhancements. This is the class where you will expand (more…)

  • Let's Tangle Series
    June 20, 2020
    10:30 am - 12:30 pm

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Instructor: Mary Rose Feldman Skill Level: Beginner Grid tangles may seem to be a little bit boring to some, but they are probably the most versatile tool in our skillset. Reticula (the grid structure) and Fragments (the tangles within each grid space) can be combined in so many different ways that you can play with (more…)

  • Zentangle: Reticula & Fragments
    June 20, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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Instructor: Judy Carter Skill Level: Students should have previous rug hooking knowledge and experience. If you have questions about whether this class is right for you, get in touch! Do you ever wish you could paint realistically – but with your favorite material, wool? In this 3-day workshop, you will create a realistic rug-hooked portrait of (more…)

  • Realistic Rug Hooked Animals - Day 1
    June 24, 2020
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Realistic Rug Hooked Animals - Day 2
    June 25, 2020
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Realistic Rug Hooked Animals - Day 3
    June 26, 2020
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Registration

Participants are encouraged to register early. Register online or by calling 717-431-8706. If you have any questions, please email handmade@pacrafts.org.


Tuition

Tuition for each workshop is noted in the descriptions. Guild members receive a 10% discount on most classes. You may register online or by calling the office at 717-431-8706. If you would like to pay by check, please mail your payment to PGC 335 N. Queen Street, Lancaster, PA, 17603 and call the office at 717-431-8706 to let us know that you will be paying by check.


Confirmation

Once registered, you will receive a payment confirmation that confirms your registration. No printed tickets are required.


Cancellation/Refund Policy

The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen does not provide cash refunds for cancellation of classes unless the class is canceled by the instructor or the Guild.

In order to request a withdrawal from a workshop, students must contact the Guild by phone 717-431-8706 or email handmade@pacrafts.org at least 7 days prior to the class. Students who request a withdrawal at least 7 days prior to the class will receive a 100% tuition class credit that can be used toward another workshop.

Please note that we are unable to provide refunds for missed classes due to personal scheduling conflicts.


Accessibility

We do not have an elevator, so some of our classrooms are wheelchair accessible and some are not. Please contact handmade@pacrafts.org to find out more about your classroom.


Snow and Inclement Weather

Severe weather poses many safety concerns for participants that may require modifications to the workshop’s hours. Based on current conditions in the area immediately surrounding the event and our best judgment, the Guild staff may delay the opening of a workshop or postpone a workshop to another date that the instructor is available. Circumstances that justify amending workshop hours include icy roads, rapid snowfall, tornado warnings, and other severe weather conditions. The Guild does not offer weather-related refunds of class fees unless the workshop is canceled.


Class Proposals from Artists

Artists interested in teaching may submit a proposal online here.

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