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Craftsmen’s Guild of Mississippi

February 2020

Fly Tying

February 22 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bill Waller Craft Center, 950 Rice Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157 United States
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$50

Are you a fisher? Have you ever been interested in learning fly tying? Come join us in this class to learn some techniques and tie your own fly! This class will be led by Roger Pearson, who will demonstrate his techniques for tying various types of flies, including: Spiders Minnows Wooly buggers Bass bugs With hands on instruction and some practice, anyone can learn to make a few of their own. Supplies will be included. Class fee is $50 and…

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Beginning Spinning

February 22 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Bill Waller Craft Center, 950 Rice Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157 United States
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$155

Beginning Spinning on a Wheel Workshop Saturday, February 22, 2020, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm Come and learn to make yarn on a spinning wheel; equipment, fiber, and a monograph will be provided. The workshop will be taught by Marcy Petrini, Fellow member of the Craftsmen’s Guild of Mississippi and recipient of the Guild Lifetime Achievement Award 2016. Workshop cost is $155, non-refundable. The workshop is limited to 4 people and paid registration must be received by Monday, February 17,…

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Silk Batik with Candy Cain

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bill Waller Craft Center, 950 Rice Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157 United States
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$100

Batik is a "resist" process for making designs on fabric. The artist uses wax to prevent dye from penetrating the cloth, leaving "blank" areas in the dyed fabric. By repeating the process for each desired color, you will create complex multicolored designs. Candy will guide you through the wax and dye process, helping you to make a beautiful dyed silk piece in this fun class that you can take home and use what you learned to create more! Instructor: Candy…

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Continental Knitting

February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bill Waller Craft Center, 950 Rice Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157 United States
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$30

Continental Knitting   Most Americans learn to knit English style (carrying working yarn in the right hand), but ribbing, colorwork, and knitting in general can be much easier when you carry your yarn in your left hand. Learn and practice how to comfortably hold your yarn and “pick” your stitches the right way to continental knit. You may never “throw” your yarn again! Student will provide their own materials which includes smooth, light colored worsted weight yarn and US Size…

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March 2020

Clay Hand Building (Evening Class)

March 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until March 16, 2020

Bill Waller Craft Center, 950 Rice Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157 United States
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$150

Come join us as we play with clay! We will learn hand-building techniques to make simple forms from clay. Pieces will range from figurative structures, such as animals and people, to serving dishes and containers, where we will explore patterns and textures. We will also have a variety of glazes to accent the textures of whatever pieces we create. We will learn a lot, but the main goal is to have fun and try something new. Instructor:  Sam Clark Class…

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Clay Hand Building (Morning Class)

March 4 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Wednesday, repeating until March 18, 2020

Bill Waller Craft Center, 950 Rice Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157 United States
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$150

Come join us as we play with clay! We will learn hand-building techniques to make simple forms from clay. Pieces will range from figurative structures, such as animals and people, to serving dishes and containers, where we will explore patterns and textures. We will also have a variety of glazes to accent the textures of whatever pieces we create. We will learn a lot, but the main goal is to have fun and try something new. Instructor:  Sam Clark Class…

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Improvisational Quilting

March 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on March 4, 2020 at 10:00am

Bill Waller Craft Center, 950 Rice Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157 United States
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$75

You can make a crib sized heirloom quilt using outgrown or worn out baby or children's clothing. Students will learn basic machine sewing skills, piecing techniques, quilt assembly and finishing. Instructor: Carolyn Hudson Class is 2 sessions:  Wednesday, February 19 and March 4 from 10 am to 12 pm Fee: $75 Students need to bring: Sewing machine (we have some possible loaners) Outgrown or worn baby/toddler/children's clothing Neutral color thread Sewing essentials (scissors, straight pins, measuring tape, etc) Register for…

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Seconds Sale

March 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Bill Waller Craft Center, 950 Rice Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157 United States
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Come to the Bill Waller Crafts Center and purchase seconds from our Craftsmen. They have cleaned out their studios, shops, closets and garages of items that will be treasures to you at bargain prices. In addition, Craftsmen will be selling used tools and supplies to create their craft at bargain prices.  Please come check it out!  

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Build Your Own Coil Bottle (Pottery) – All Ages Class

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on March 15, 2020 at 1:00pm

Bill Waller Craft Center, 950 Rice Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157 United States
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$100

Come join us on Monday, March 9 at the Bill Waller Craft Center and Build your own Coil Bottle with our Potter Eryn McCarthy! This class is for ages 10 and up including parents! Class will meet on Monday, March 9th and get together again on Sunday, March 15th to glaze your work. Instructor: Eryn McCarthy Fee: $120 (includes supplies) Click here to register http://weblink.donorperfect.com/BuildaCoilBottle

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Clay Hand Building (Evening Class)

March 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until March 16, 2020

Bill Waller Craft Center, 950 Rice Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157 United States
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$150

Come join us as we play with clay! We will learn hand-building techniques to make simple forms from clay. Pieces will range from figurative structures, such as animals and people, to serving dishes and containers, where we will explore patterns and textures. We will also have a variety of glazes to accent the textures of whatever pieces we create. We will learn a lot, but the main goal is to have fun and try something new. Instructor:  Sam Clark Class…

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Make your own Tulip or Daffodil (All Ages Class)

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on March 11, 2020 at 10:00am

Bill Waller Craft Center, 950 Rice Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157 United States
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$150

Come to the Bill Waller Craft Center to make your own mosaic Spring Flower. You can choose a tulip or daffodil and learn from our very own Corley Marsalis. Class is open to ages 10 and up Class fee is $150 (supplies included) Class times: Tuesday, March 10 from 10 am to 4 pm and Wednesday, March 11 from 10 am to 12 pm Instructor: Corley Marsalis To Register click here http://weblink.donorperfect.com/SpringFlowerMosaic

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Clay Hand Building (Morning Class)

March 11 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Wednesday, repeating until March 18, 2020

Bill Waller Craft Center, 950 Rice Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157 United States
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$150

Come join us as we play with clay! We will learn hand-building techniques to make simple forms from clay. Pieces will range from figurative structures, such as animals and people, to serving dishes and containers, where we will explore patterns and textures. We will also have a variety of glazes to accent the textures of whatever pieces we create. We will learn a lot, but the main goal is to have fun and try something new. Instructor:  Sam Clark Class…

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Make your own Tulip or Daffodil (All Ages Class)

March 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on March 11, 2020 at 10:00am

Bill Waller Craft Center, 950 Rice Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157 United States
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$150

Come to the Bill Waller Craft Center to make your own mosaic Spring Flower. You can choose a tulip or daffodil and learn from our very own Corley Marsalis. Class is open to ages 10 and up Class fee is $150 (supplies included) Class times: Tuesday, March 10 from 10 am to 4 pm and Wednesday, March 11 from 10 am to 12 pm Instructor: Corley Marsalis To Register click here http://weblink.donorperfect.com/SpringFlowerMosaic

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Making Magical Amulets

March 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bill Waller Craft Center, 950 Rice Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157 United States
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$40

Students will use wool fibers, soapy water and friction to make the felt fabric from which they will construct an amulet that can be worn as a necklace or used to hold a message or a piece of jewelry. Instructor: Jane Mullins Class Fee: $40 Supplies Included Register at http://weblink.donorperfect.com/MakingMagicalAmuletsMar11

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Sheep to Shawl

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bill Waller Craft Center, 950 Rice Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157 United States
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Sheep to Shawl fiber arts demonstrations at the Bill Waller Crafts Center How does sheep's wool become handmade cloth? Please come watch exciting demonstrations including: Live sheep and shearing demonstrations See wool being spun into yarn Hands-on loom weaving Fiber sale benefiting the guild It is a fun and educational event for all ages! Admission is free!

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Build Your Own Coil Bottle (Pottery) – All Ages Class

March 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on March 15, 2020 at 1:00pm

Bill Waller Craft Center, 950 Rice Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157 United States
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$100

Come join us on Monday, March 9 at the Bill Waller Craft Center and Build your own Coil Bottle with our Potter Eryn McCarthy! This class is for ages 10 and up including parents! Class will meet on Monday, March 9th and get together again on Sunday, March 15th to glaze your work. Instructor: Eryn McCarthy Fee: $120 (includes supplies) Click here to register http://weblink.donorperfect.com/BuildaCoilBottle

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Clay Hand Building (Evening Class)

March 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until March 16, 2020

Bill Waller Craft Center, 950 Rice Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157 United States
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$150

Come join us as we play with clay! We will learn hand-building techniques to make simple forms from clay. Pieces will range from figurative structures, such as animals and people, to serving dishes and containers, where we will explore patterns and textures. We will also have a variety of glazes to accent the textures of whatever pieces we create. We will learn a lot, but the main goal is to have fun and try something new. Instructor:  Sam Clark Class…

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Piece Your Own Quilt

March 17 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on March 24, 2020 at 1:00pm

One event on March 31, 2020 at 1:00pm

One event on April 7, 2020 at 1:00pm

Bill Waller Craft Center, 950 Rice Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157 United States
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$175

Machine piecing for Beginners Class This is a great introductory quilting class for you! For 4 weeks, we will be putting a small quilt top together, block by block. This easy quilt measures 50.5 by 50.5 inches and is made with 12 fat quarters plus sashing and border fabrics. There will be a lot of information presented about quilting tools and where to find them, different ways to accomplish the same results, and a friendly teacher who is always available…

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Clay Hand Building (Morning Class)

March 18 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Wednesday, repeating until March 18, 2020

Bill Waller Craft Center, 950 Rice Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157 United States
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$150

Come join us as we play with clay! We will learn hand-building techniques to make simple forms from clay. Pieces will range from figurative structures, such as animals and people, to serving dishes and containers, where we will explore patterns and textures. We will also have a variety of glazes to accent the textures of whatever pieces we create. We will learn a lot, but the main goal is to have fun and try something new. Instructor:  Sam Clark Class…

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Break Some Glass

March 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bill Waller Craft Center, 950 Rice Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157 United States
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$120

Come and break some glass with us at the Bill Waller Craft Center! Stained glass artist Roger Smith will teach you how to make stained glass with all the supplies included. When? March 18, 2020 from 9 am to 3 pm Class fee is $120 (supplies included) Instructor: Roger Smith To register click here http://weblink.donorperfect.com/BreakSomeGlass

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Art at AmFed Vol 3

March 19 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bill Waller Craft Center, 950 Rice Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157 United States
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$15

Art at AmFed / Vol 3 will be held on March 19, 2020 at the Bill L. Waller Crafts Center from 5pm to 8pm. The company hopes to raise more funds this year to further encourage the artistic and educational development of the young members of our community. For more information about the event please visit www.amfed.com or contact Sarah Freeman at 601.605.2013 or sarah.freeman@amfed.com See details at http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07egvi899bb7168b71&llr=hz98qrwab Click here at see the Art at AmFed event invite

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Piece Your Own Quilt

March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on March 24, 2020 at 1:00pm

One event on March 31, 2020 at 1:00pm

One event on April 7, 2020 at 1:00pm

Bill Waller Craft Center, 950 Rice Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157 United States
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$175

Machine piecing for Beginners Class This is a great introductory quilting class for you! For 4 weeks, we will be putting a small quilt top together, block by block. This easy quilt measures 50.5 by 50.5 inches and is made with 12 fat quarters plus sashing and border fabrics. There will be a lot of information presented about quilting tools and where to find them, different ways to accomplish the same results, and a friendly teacher who is always available…

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Making Magical Amulets

March 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bill Waller Craft Center, 950 Rice Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157 United States
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$40

Students will use wool fibers, soapy water and friction to make the felt fabric from which they will construct an amulet that can be worn as a necklace or used to hold a message or a piece of jewelry. Instructor: Jane Mullins Class Fee: $40 Supplies Included Register at http://weblink.donorperfect.com/MagicalAmuletsMar25

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Piece Your Own Quilt

March 31 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on March 24, 2020 at 1:00pm

One event on March 31, 2020 at 1:00pm

One event on April 7, 2020 at 1:00pm

Bill Waller Craft Center, 950 Rice Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157 United States
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$175

Machine piecing for Beginners Class This is a great introductory quilting class for you! For 4 weeks, we will be putting a small quilt top together, block by block. This easy quilt measures 50.5 by 50.5 inches and is made with 12 fat quarters plus sashing and border fabrics. There will be a lot of information presented about quilting tools and where to find them, different ways to accomplish the same results, and a friendly teacher who is always available…

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April 2020

Piece Your Own Quilt

April 7 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on March 24, 2020 at 1:00pm

One event on March 31, 2020 at 1:00pm

One event on April 7, 2020 at 1:00pm

Bill Waller Craft Center, 950 Rice Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157 United States
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$175

Machine piecing for Beginners Class This is a great introductory quilting class for you! For 4 weeks, we will be putting a small quilt top together, block by block. This easy quilt measures 50.5 by 50.5 inches and is made with 12 fat quarters plus sashing and border fabrics. There will be a lot of information presented about quilting tools and where to find them, different ways to accomplish the same results, and a friendly teacher who is always available…

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Beginning Basket Making (Weave your own basket)

April 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Bill Waller Craft Center, 950 Rice Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157 United States
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$100

Come and learn to weave your own basket! All of the supplies are provided for you to make a tray basket (6" by 9" and 3" deep) or a 6" deep basket. Instructor: Marilyn Diehl Class Fee: $100 (includes materials) Bring your own lunch or you will have time to go to a nearby restaurant. Register at http://weblink.donorperfect.com/BasketWeaving

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