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Stitch 'n Paint at Art & Soul - Summer 2017  

Join the staff from Art & Soul for this fun three hour class that combines sewing and art. In each class, participants will receive 1 1/2 hours of machine sewing instruction and 1 1/2 hours of painting instruction and complete two unique projects. Bring a drink and we will supply a snack.

  • Classes will be held at ART & SOUL and are limited to 10 participants ages 7 and up.
  • Cost: $70/child for each class.  Cash or check only
  • Register in person at Art & Soul, 80 Street Main, 2nd floor, New Canaan or by mail.

 

July 6: 9:30 am-12:30 pm

Beginner Sewing - learn the basics of machine sewing: parts of the machine, threading bobbin and machine, changing stitches and simple troubleshooting. Each participant will make a simple pillow.

Pottery Painting: Learn some cool painting techniques to create a unique summer theme plate.

 

July 7: 2:00-5:00 pm

Advanced Beginner Sewing (for those that have taken any of Lee Ann’s learn to sew classes prior) We will be making summer skirts

Pottery Painting: Tropical flowers are the theme for our fun mug painting project!

 

July 26th 2:30-5:30 pm

Beginner Sewing - learn the basics of machine sewing: parts of the machine, threading bobbin and machine, changing stitches and simple troubleshooting.  Each participant will make a pillowcase.

Pottery Painting: Think Shopkins! as you paint a fun cupcake shaped plates for snacks.

 

July 27: 9:30 am-12:30 pm

Advanced Beginner Sewing (for those that have taken any of Lee Ann’s learn to sew classes prior) We will be making an American Girl Doll (or stuffed animal) mermaid tail.

Canvas Painting: We will be painting a canvas of a mermaid enjoying a sunset.

 

August 24: 9:30 am-12:30 pm

Beginner Sewing - learn the basics of machine sewing: parts of the machine, threading bobbin and machine, changing stitches and simple troubleshooting.  Each participant will make a simple pillow.

Canvas Painting: Let the world know how you feel with an emoji painting to decorate your room.

 

August 25: 9:30 am-12:30 pm

Advanced Beginner Sewing (for those that have taken any of Lee Ann’s learn to sew classes prior) We will be making aprons.

Pottery Painting: Use cool decorating tools such as stamps and stencils to create a one of a kind square pencil holder.

 

About the Instructors:

Art & Soul, located at 80 Main Street, 2nd floor, New Canaan, is an inspiring and innovative art studio that has been serving New Canaan since 1997. We offer pottery painting, beading, mosaic and fused glass, to walk-ins. We also offer classes and camps for adults and children in our studio and through the NC Board of Recreation.

Sewing instructor Lee Ann Mistretta was a 25 year New Canaan resident who has run craft, cooking, and sewing classes for many years at her home, at the library and through NC Board of Recreation. She has a small party and baking business and her facebook page can be seen at creationsbyleela.