Crafts and Hobbies

For all questions , inquiries and suggestions please send an e-mail to sgriffenhagen@forsythtech.edu.

To register by phone, call 336-761-1002.

Basket Weaving and Chair Caning

Course Code: 97908
Cost: $65
Date: September 14-November 2, M, 1-4pm
Location: South Fork Recreation Center

Course Code: 97909
Cost: $55
Date: November 9-December 14, M, 1-4pm
Location: South Fork Recreation Center

Crocheting

Learn the basic stitches in crocheting, beginning with a simple project such as a pot holder.

NOTE: Supplies needed are crochet hooks (size H), 1 ball of cotton yarn and scissors.

Course Code: 97932
Cost: $65
Date: September 9-October 28, W, 1-4pm
Location: South Fork Recreation Center

Flower Arranging

Learn to make gorgeous flower arrangements using flowers from your yard, grocery store or a local florist. Learn all the tricks from the professionals to make stunning designs. The cost of flowers is included in the registration fee.

NOTE: Students will need to bring a bud vase the first night of class, a pair of scissors, a paring knife or small wire cutters and ribbon scissors.

Course Code: 97941
Cost: $95
Date: September 8-October 13, T, 6-8pm
Location: South Fork Recreation Center

Kudzu Basket Weaving Workshop

Learn how to use local vines to make beautiful baskets. You will leave class with a completed basket.

NOTE: Please bring a pair of sharp hand clippers.

Course Code: 98519
Cost: $35
Date: October 6, T, 6-9pm
Location: South Fork Recreation Center

Picture Framing and Matting

This class for beginners and continuing participants covers each step in the process of matting and framing. You will complete several projects to take home.

NOTE: You must provide your own supplies; the cost depends on the project. The first class is a demonstration for beginners, and you will receive information about where to get supplies.

Course Code: 98366
Cost: $85
Date: September 14-November 2, M, 6-9pm
Location: West Campus, Room 34

Course Code: 98367
Cost: $75
Date: November 7-December 19, S, 9am-Noon
Location: West Campus, Room 34

Quilting: Skill Builder NEW!

For beginner quilters and those who enjoy a refresher course, we are offering a Skill Builder Class. This six-week session will showcase traditional quilt blocks and their construction, with each week’s blocks becoming progressively more challenging. Two blocks will be demonstrated each week and fabric requirements will vary from week to week. A total of twelve blocks will be offered. Time in class will be devoted to accurate piecing while gaining confidence, along with setting solutions to turn those sample blocks into a quilt top.

Course Code: 98007
Cost $55
Date: September 14-October 19, M, 9am-Noon
Location: West Campus, Room 15

Silversmithing

This metalworking course for beginning and continuing participants focuses on fabricating jewelry. Ring design, soldering, bezel construction and stone setting are included. Continuing participants may bring their own projects to complete.

NOTE: You may need to purchase additional supplies costing $15 or more.

Course Code: 97984
Cost: $95
Date: August 19-October 7, W, 6-9pm
Location: West Campus, Room 34

Course Code: 97985
Cost: $75
Date: November 3-December 8, T, 6-9pm NEW Day!
Location: West Campus, Room 34

Stained Glass – All Levels

Beginners explore the qualities of stained glass methods with copper foil or leaded techniques learning fabrication processes of cutting glass, foiling, leading and soldering. Intermediate and advanced participants may explore painting with vitreous paints or fused glass elements as a component to their projects, filigree and/or sandblasting.

NOTE: A supply list will be provided at the first class. Supply cost depends on individual project and may range from $50-$100.

Course Code: 97995
Cost: $85
Date: September 3-October 22, TH, 6-9pm
Location: West Campus, Room 34

Course Code: 97997
Cost: $75
Date: October 29-December 10, TH, 6-9pm
Location: West Campus, Room 34

Woodworking

This beginning woodworking course is designed to familiarize you with most woodworking hand tools and power machines used in a carpentry lab. Students will learn about equipment safety, and there will be a lecture and demonstration of the woodworking power machines. You may construct small projects such as bookcases, magazine racks, small end tables, etc.

NOTE: You must furnish your own project materials.

Course Code: 97998
Cost: $85
Date: August 18-October 6, T, 6-9pm
Location: Oak Grove Center, Room 1297

Course Code: 98000
Cost: $85
Date: October 20-December 8, T, 6-9pm
Location: Oak Grove Center, Room 1297