Always a favorite, Russell Sutherland’s famous tissue carnation returns to Special Sessions! The technique is easy and results in an extremely realistic carnation. You’ll be making bouquets of them soon. Best of all, Rob will also teach his original heart vase model entitled “Standing Up for Love.” What a terrific way to declare your love for Valentine’s Day!
Assuming you have extra piles of cash lying around (don’t we all?), what better way of showing off than making moneyfolds! Yee Nar has gathered a trio of her favorites: a lucky frog (you can put a coin, or candy in its mouth), a heart that holds a quarter coin in the center, and a flexagon (similar to the rotating tetrahedra). Run to the bank and get fresh bills!
Take a stroll along the beach with Annette; you never know what you’ll find. Seabirds circle overhead. Sailboats, catamarans and canoes brave the surf. Closer at hand, there are turtles, whales and penguins. These simple models are both traditional and original designs that you probably haven’t seen before. Class size limited to 10.
Strut down the runway with Maria as she models the latest line by famous designers. Featured designs will include a dress, blouse and skirt, and a pant suit. These flat models are perfect for displays, cards and ATC’s. Dress up your greeting cards with these adorable clothes.
This delightful little modular dragon is made from “Golden Venture” units. The easy-to-make triangular units are put together to form the dragon. Sumako will show you how to turn them into ornaments, decorations, and greeting cards. Make 2012 a fiery and fabulous year!
The poinsettia plant is a holiday classic! Bob’s design uses the traditional flower module in two layers with a stem to make a most realistic poinsettia bloom with green leaves, red or white bracts and the tiny yellow true flowers at the center. The class will make a red bloom and a white bloom, and possibly even more in different sizes as time permits.
Inspired by a friendly inchworm during a camping trip, John has been busy creating these original insects. The whimsical Lovebug is a variation of his butterfly where the wings form the shape of a heart, making it perfect for Valentine’s Day. More insects will be taught as time permits.
Extend your origami skills by folding treated fabrics! Kathryn will show the best ways to bond paper to fabric thereby making the fabric foldable. The class will be using fusible web that melts and bonds with the touch of an iron. Then learn to fold boxes and tatos with your new fabrigami. Class size limited to 12. A materials fee of $3 will be collected in class.
It’s the perfect little shopping bag for that special occasion, with matching wallets. Fun to make as well as functional, Toby will teach these models using beautiful calendar pages. A great idea for end of the year recycling.
Create the quintessential Thanksgiving place setting or centerpiece with this charming compound model. Joyce has combined Leyla Torres’ “Abundant Hen” with a fan-fold ornament to form what she calls a “churkey.” No matter, it works well as a turkey. Best of all, the “hen” is actually a gift box and you can put little candies and other treasures inside for your guests to discover.