Crafts and Hobbies

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

To register by phone using a Visa or MasterCard, call 336-761-1002.

Basket Weaving

Release your creative juices by crafting beautiful, useful works of art. Learn to weave unique baskets by hand, while enjoying the company of other weavers. You will learn how to identify the different types of basket weaves.

Note: Bring your own project or purchase a basket kit from the instructor. Approximate cost per kit, $25. Additional supplies required. Please ask for supply list upon registration.

Course Code: 103885
Cost: $65
Date: January 25-March 14, M, 1-4pm
Location: South Fork Recreation Center

Course Code: 103886
Cost: $65
Date: April 4-May 23, 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: 100216
Cost: $65
Date: January 20-March 9, W, 1-4pm
Location: South Fork Recreation Center

Course Code: 100218
Cost: $55
Date: March 30-May 4, 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: 100223
Cost: $95
Date: April 5-May 10, 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.

If interested, please e-mail forsythtechcced@forsythtech.edu.

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: 100233
Cost: $85
Date: January 25-March 14, M, 6-9pm
Location: West Campus, Room 34

Course Code: 100235
Cost: $85
Date: April 2-May 21, S, 9am-Noon
Location: West Campus, Room 34

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: 100266
Cost: $95
Date: January 13-March 2, W, 6-9pm
Location: West Campus, Room 34

Course Code: 100267
Cost: $95
Date: March 16-May 4, W, 6-9pm
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: 100268
Cost: $85
Date: January 21-March 10, TH, 6-9pm
Location: West Campus, Room 34

Course Code: 100269
Cost: $85
Date: March-31-May 19, 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: 100272
Cost: $85
Date: January 12-March 1, T, 6-9pm
Location: Oak Grove Center, Room 1297

Course Code: 100271
Cost: $85
Date: March 15-May 10, T, 6-9pm
Location: Oak Grove Center, Room 1297