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Norris Mini Workshops (Various Dates)

Norris Mini Courses
Norris University Center

Mini Workshops


Mini Workshops are one-day sessions.  $16.00 per person. 

ALL SUPPLIES INCLUDED unless otherwise specified. 

NO REFUNDS are given for workshops.


Basic Sewing - Pillows
Instructor: Adam Lazar

Saturday, October 5, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: ARTica Classroom

Registration: $16.00

Create a pillow for your home while learning how to sew on a machine! Develop important skills such as threading the machine, choosing the right stitch and needle for your fabric and plenty of tips and tricks to make your sewing project fun and successful. You’ll leave this class with a completed pillow and the knowledge to start and complete your own projects independently.


* All supplies are included




Basic Sewing - Drawstring Backpacks

Instructor: Adam Lazar

Saturday, October 19, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: ARTica Classroom

Registration: $16.00

Stash your stuff in style with a drawstring backpack that you sew yourself! Develop important skills such as threading the sewing machine, choosing the right stitch and needle for your fabric and plenty of tips and tricks to make your sewing project fun and successful. You’ll leave this class with a completed backpack and the knowledge to start and complete your own projects independently.


* All supplies are included




Basic Sewing - Cutlery Rolls

Instructor: Adam Lazar

Saturday, November 2, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: ARTica Classroom

Registration: $16.00

Take your forks, chopsticks and reusable straws everywhere you go with a cutlery roll that you make yourself! You’ll create this project on a sewing machine while developing important skills such as threading the machine, choosing the right stitch and needle for your fabric and plenty of tips and tricks to make your sewing project fun and successful. You’ll leave this class with a completed cutlery roll and the knowledge to start and complete your own projects independently.


* All supplies are included




Learn to Knit - Basic Knitting 1

Instructor: Anne Howard

Saturday, November 2, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: TBD

Registration: $16.00

Pick up a meditative and creative hobby in just three hours! Fall is a great time to make yourself a warm new scarf. Learn the basics of knitting and develop a pattern for your first project.


* All supplies are included (knitting needles and a skein of yarn)




Learn to Knit - Basic Knitting 2

Instructor: Anne Howard

Saturday, November 9, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: ARTica Classroom

Registration: $16.00


After reviewing knitting basics, learn how to combine knitting and purling to follow patterns and complete projects.


* All supplies are included (knitting needles and a skein of yarn)




Halloween Photo Art Workshop

Instructor: Debra Blade

Tuesday, October 29, 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: ARTica Darkroom

Registration: $16.00


Learn creative creepy darkroom techniques using photo paper and scary objects. No darkroom experience necessary. All supplies are provided


* All supplies are included



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Basic Sewing - Pillows - Sat, Oct 5

Online ticket sales ended on 10/4/2019 at 1:00 PM (CT)

Basic Sewing - Drawstring Backpacks - Sat, Oct 19

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Basic Sewing - Cutlery Rolls - Sat, Nov 2

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Learn to Knit - Basic Knitting 1 - Sat, Nov 2

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Learn to Knit - Basic Knitting 2 - Sat, Nov 9

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