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State Fair Community College 
3201 West 16th Street
Sedalia, MO 65301

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1552 - 6:00-9:00 PM [Tues & Thurs 3/20 (4 sessions) Fielding200] John Ward, Instructor


1552 - Course Reference Number (CRN)
6:00-9:00 PM - Class Time
[Tues - Day(s) of week class meets
3/20 - Date course begins
(4 sessions) - Number of days class meets

Fielding200] - Building/Room

i.e. Class meets every Tuesday and Thursday starting on March 20th at 6:00 pm for 2 weeks or 4 sessions in the Fielding Building Room 200. The class ends at 9:00 pm.


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Arts, Crafts, and Hobbies

Explore your creativity.  Relax and use your hands to make something.  Discover the fun of creation.

Basket Making

Beginning Basket Making - Projects:  Complete at least 4.  This beginner class focuses on a variety of square and round baskets.  Learn techniques in weaving and twining, packing reed, color patterns, as well as dyeing and staining reed.  $40 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the first class meeting.  Wanda Seward, Instructor.  $59.00
6:00-9:00 pm Wednesdays 9/10/14 (5 Sessions)  Fielding 255
6:00-9:00 pm Tuesdays 9/16/14 (5 Sessions)  Potter-Ewing 400
Intermediate Basket Weaving - Projects:  2 challenging projects.  First design your own basket using ribbed basketry techniques.  Then, we will focus on twill basketry, learning to recognize twill patterns and using color to highlight the pattern in the basket.  A $45 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the first class meeting.  Wanda Seward, Instructor. $59.00
6:00-9:00 pm Wednesdays 10/15/14 (4 Sessions) Fielding 255


Wheel Thrown Pottery and Glazing Techniques - This course covers basic techniques for throwing and glazing pottery on the wheel and electric kiln firing processes in conjunction with many clay construction techniques.  Aesthetics of form and texture are emphasized.  Beginners are welcome.  Clay and tools required are available in the SFCC Campus Store.  Basic Tools can be made available upon request.  Michael Shukers, Instructor. $79.00
6:30-9:30 pm Tuesdays 9/9/14 (5 Sessions) Stauffacher 40
Raku This course covers Raku firing processes in conjunction with many clay construction techniques.  Aesthetics of forming and decorating are emphasized.  Beginners are welcome.  Clay and tools required are available in the SFCC Campus Store.  Basic Tools can be made available upon request.  Michael Shukers, Instructor. $79.00
6:30-9:30 pm Tuesdays 10/14/14 (5 Sessions) Stauffacher 40


Quilt in a Day Twisted Log Cabin - Project:  Twisted Log Cabin Quilt Top.  Eleanor Burns’ new pattern is a twist on the traditional Log Cabin Quilt Block. Class members will use the new ruler to make a “Wonkey” Log Cabin block. Each participant in the class will choose their own colors and setting. Setting diagrams will be discussed when the top is set together.  Rebecca Schnakenberg, Instructor. $49.00
6:00-9:00 pm Mondays 9/8/14 (3 sessions) MPC118
Machine Applique - Project: Seasonal Quilted Table Runner.  Applique made easy by using the sewing machine to make a seasonal quilted table runner.  Techniques in this class will include: making a pieced background, using fusible web, design placement, and finishing techniques.  Use your stash of scrap 100% cotton fabrics in this class. Rebecca Schnakenberg, Instructor.  $49.00
6:00-9:00 pm Mondays 10/6/14 (3 sessions) MPC118
T-Shirt Quilt - Project:  T-Shirt Quilt.  We will salvage what we need from each T-shirt, prepare them for sewing, discuss design options, construct the quilt, and discuss finishing options. Course meets every other week. Pamela Young, Instructor.  $49.00
6:00-8:00 pm Thursdays 10/23/14 (3 sessions) MPC 119

Quilting and More

Modern Quilt - Project:  Baby quilt or Wall Hanging size quilt.  We will be working with solid fabrics. Bring your sewing machine. Students must know how to use a rotary cutter and sewing machine. Course meets every other week.  Pamela Young, Instructor.  $35
6:00-9:00 pm Thursdays 10/30/14  (2 sessions) MPC 119
Quick Yo-Yo Projects - The Clover Yo-Yo maker will be used to make flawless Yo-Yos.  We will discuss ways to set yo-yos together to make Christmas garlands, table runners, bed spreads, purses and vests.  This project will use scraps of fabrics and your stash. Rebecca Schnakenberg, instructor.  $35.00
6:00-9:00 pm Mondays 11/3/14 (1 session) MPC118

Quilting, Etc.

English Paper Piecing - Hand sewing is both relaxing and portable.  We will practice traditional paper piecing techniques to construct a small table runner. Pamela Young, Instructor.  $19.00
6:00-8:00 pm Thursdays 10/16/14 (1 session) MPC 119


Watercolor for Beginners - Discover the basic techniques of watercolor painting and learn about color, composition, layout, perspective and more. Subject matter will be provided. Kathy Menefee, Instructor.  $59.00
6:30-9:30 pm Thursdays 9/19/14 (5 sessions) Stauffacher 36
Mixed Media - In this class you will create a photo art piece from a photo print and your choice of other media. Mary Kindle, Instructor.  $59
1:00-4:00 pm Saturdays 10/4/14 (4 sessions) Fielding 305


Beaded Jewelry Making - Create an original piece of jewelry. Leave this class with some creative pieces of jewelry and skills to make more. If you do not have materials and supplies, a $20 materials fee is payable to the instructor the first class meeting. Donna Hirner-Gardner, Instructor.  $25.00
6:00-8:00 pm Mondays 10/13/14 (6 sessions) Fielding 209

Rag Rugs

Earth Friendly Rag Rugs - Learn to make rag rugs made from recycled, re-purposed T-shirts. A $4 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the class meeting. Valerie Larm, Instructor.  $35.00
6:00-9:00 pm Wednesdays 10/22/14 (1 session) Potter-Ewing 400


Crocheted Boot Cuffs - Join us to learn to crochet a set of boot cuffs, decorative toppers to your boots! Bring one skein of any color yarn and a size “J” crochet hook. Lynn Gard, Instructor.  $39.00
6:00-8:00 pm Tuesdays 10/21/14 (2 sessions) TBD

Discounts Apply:

Prime Time Learners - Over 60 years old get 10% off
SFCC Staff should contact The Learning Force Office 7265 for the applicable discount code.