This is a perfect class for our teacher Janny Potter – not only is she a fantastic and adventurous knitter, she is a warm, kind-hearted and gentle teacher – so she makes learning new techniques a breeze. In this workshop, you’ll learn about turning knitted pieces into more sculptural items through the process of felting (causing the wool fibers to lock through heat, water and agitation). Felting is easy and has multiple crafting applications. $10 fee; all materials provided for this workshop. Registration is required http://denverlibrary.org/node/2626 and will open on Wednesday, January 18.
Mondays, February 6, 13, 27, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Your first chance of the new year to learn the craft of knitting. Fresh City Life has been creating new knitters since Fall of 2004 with the aid of our expert knitting teachers and the relaxing multiple-night classes. Learn the basics and we’ll help you move on to more advanced knitting as your confidence grows. All materials provided; $10 materials fee. Registration required http://denverlibrary.org/node/4130 and will open on Monday, January 23.
Our talented and inquisitive DIY crew is ready to teach you ‘cold process’ soap making. Once you have the basics down, you’ll be able to make beautiful soaps with luxurious add-ins. Great for presents or just to enjoy for yourself. Give a man a fish, he eats for a day – teach him how to make soap, and he smells good all the time. $20 materials fee. Registration is required http://denverlibrary.org/node/4132
and will open Friday, January 20.
Denver’s oldest and most beloved bookbinding house is opening its doors for a unique, insider’s look at creating and binding books. Tour includes a workshop on making your own hardcover, single-signature book to take home. $15 materials fee (all materials and supplies included). Registration is required http://denverlibrary.org/node/967 and will open two weeks prior to each event.
Have you ever wanted to take your favorite superhero everywhere you went? Well, now you can! Come design buttons with your favorite characters. ¿Alguna vez has querido llevar contigo tu superhéroe favorito a todos lados? Pues, ¡ahora sí lo puedes hacer! Ven y diseña botones con imágenes de tus personajes favoritos.