STOP! Don't Throw That Away- Upcycled, Sustainable Fashion

Teacher: Natalie Dohman
Ages: All Ages
4 Saturdays
September 7, 14, 21, 28
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Fee: $50 ($55 non-member) + $25 Materials Fee

Creating a sustainable closet may sound overwhelming at first, but it’s not as intimidating as it may seems. To get you started, this class will teach you how to take your wardrobe basics and maximize them to create different looks. On the last day of class, all participants will star in their own fashion show to unleash their inner diva!

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Intro to Cosplay Design

Teacher: Natalie Dohman
Ages: All Ages
5 Saturdays
September 28; October 5, 12, 19; Nov 2
Time: 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Fee: $100 ($110 non-member) + $45 Materials Fee

Do you feel your spirit is in a certain character? Have you ever wanted to try cosplay but never had the chance? This class will teach basic material elements of making cosplay and understanding fashion design. You will learn basic make-up techniques and simple darning in terms of adhesion of fabric and material. At the end of the session, your instructor will take one photo of you in your costume and element.

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Beginning Knitting

Teacher: Amber Mowery
Ages: 16 – Adult
4 Thursdays
Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Fee: $100 ($110 non-member)
Materials Fee: $20.00 (includes needles and yarn)

This 4-week class is for anyone who’s never knit before or those of you who haven't knit in a long time and would like a refresher. You will learn how to cast on and bind off, how to do the knit and purl stitch, how to read patterns and how to back out of your mistakes. At the end of this class, you will have knit your very own scarf and acquired the basic skills needed to move ahead with more advanced projects.

Class is limited to six people and available on a first come, first serve basis.

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Weaving 101 

Teacher: Carol Reed
Ages: Teen - Adult
Time: 9:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 26
Fee:  $20 ($25 non-members)
Materials Fee: $15
Take a break and explore tapestry weaving. You will learn to warp a simple loom, plain weave, create pile or fringe and remove the weaving from the loom and finish it.  Each student will have 2 small wooden looms (approx. 3” x 2 ¾”) to make wall hangings, necklaces or ornaments and a cardboard loom to experiment with.

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Knitting ll-Working in the Round + Cables

Teacher: Amber Mowery
Ages: 16 – Adult
3 Wednesdays
Nov. 6, 13, 20
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Fee: $85 ($95 non-member)
Materials: US Size 10.5 16" circular needle, Size 10.5 8" double pointed needles, stitch markers, large cable needle, approx. 218 yards of chunky weight yarn
Prerequisite: Beginning Knitting or ability to knit & purl comfortably

This 3-week class is a great next step for grads of the Beginning Knitting class or those of you who already know the basics of knitting and want to learn a few new skills. You will learn how to knit in the round using circular and double point needles, how to shape your knitting using decreases & how to make those complicated looking cables!

Class is limited to six people and available on a first come, first serve basis.

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CALC Refund Policy for Art Classes
Carlisle Arts Learning Center does not provide a cash refund for cancellation of art classes, unless the class is cancelled by CALC. In order to request a withdrawal from a class or workshop, students must contact CALC at least 5 days before the first class meeting. Students who request a withdrawal at least 5 days prior to the first meeting will receive a 90% tuition class credit. Students withdrawing fewer than 5 days from the first day of class are not eligible for a class credit.
Please note we are unable to provide make-up opportunities, prorate or provide refunds for missed classes due to personal scheduling conflicts.