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Basic Sewing: Machine Mastery - Online

Learn to love and/or troubleshoot your sewing machine through this very basic sewing machine class. You will learn how to thread your machine, wind the bobbin, adjust the tension, learn the functions and how to operate your machine safely. Upon completion of this class, you will have the knowledge and confidence needed to use your sewing machine and start on your first sewing project. Your instructor, Lori Nease, is a fashion designer, with a degree in fashion design and pattern making. She has 35+ years of sewing experience and 10 years as a sewing instructor. Important: make sure your sewing machine is in good working condition! Obtain a supply list by visiting https://communityed.neisd.net. This is a distance learning class held through Zoom. Instructions for logging into Zoom will be emailed by the instructor prior to the first class meeting.

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Basic Sewing: Make Your Own Mannequin - Online

Have you ever wanted a mannequin in your body shape? Now you can without paying hundreds of dollars! Join this class in creating a mannequin just your size and shape with a t-shirt, Duck® tape, plastic wrap and stuffing. Instructor is Lori Nease. Obtain a supply list by visiting https://communityed.neisd.net. This is a distance learning class held through Zoom. Instructions for logging into Zoom will be emailed by the instructor prior to the first class meeting.

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Basic Sewing: Make Your Own Tote Bag - Online

Everyone loves a good tote bag! And custom tote bags can be so fun! During this class, you will learn tips and tricks to sewing, cutting, pinning, using a pattern and fabric layout. When you finish learning the basics to making this cute tote you will want to make more for gifts, books or fancy grocery bags. Important: Make sure your machine is in good working condition and you are confident in threading your machine and loading the bobbin. Instructor, Lori Nease. Obtain a supply list by visiting https://communityed.neisd.net. This is a distance learning class held through Zoom. Instructions for logging into Zoom will be emailed by the instructor prior to the first class meeting.

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Create an English Style Border with Texas Flair - Online

If you yearn for the delicate blend of creative color and flowing forms often found in quaint English cottage gardens in your Texas landscape then you are in luck! By working the soil and using Texas natives and other well-adapted water savers, you can have the garden you’ve always dreamed of. In this course, you will be introduced to an ample pallet of native plants that will not only help you emulate an English-style border but will attract bees, butterflies and birds to give your garden design an important function. Instructor, Michelle Gorham, will teach you basic design concepts and soil improvement techniques, and discuss the features of some reliable native plants. She will provide a sample design and native plant pallet to get you started. This is a distance learning class held through Zoom. Instructions for logging into Zoom will be emailed by the instructor prior to the first class meeting.

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Family Fairy Gardening - Online

Grownups grab your little ones (ages 5+) and get them ready for an evening of fairy gardening! Adults and kids alike will have fun customizing their fairy gardens by using their imagination. You will need a container (10x10x4 is best) or you can purchase one from the instructor! Marianne Rodriguez owns Whimsical Fairy Gardens and has been gardening for over 20 years. The deadline for registration will be on Tuesday, October 20 at 4:00 P.M. This is a distance learning class held through Zoom. Instructions for logging into Zoom will be emailed by the instructor prior to the first class meeting. A $30 supply fee is payable to the instructor at the time of supply pick up on Wednesday, October 21 at the Community Learning Center from 5:00 – 6:15 p.m. Supply fee is for one basic fairy garden kit. If you need a container, it is an additional $10. The instructor will call to ask your plans for this part.

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Grow Your Own Cut Flowers - Online

This class is for the flower arranger who wants to grow their own flowers and for the gardener who knows how to grow but wants ideas to fill their house with their harvest. Your instructor will teach you the best varieties to grow in San Antonio, techniques on soil improvements, and harvesting tips for keeping your flowers fresh longer. Michelle Gorham is the owner of Wallflower Farm and Garden and has over 25 years of experience in horticulture. This is a distance learning class held through Zoom. Instructions for logging into Zoom will be emailed by the instructor prior to the first class meeting.

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The Art of Home Organization - Online

Are you tired of the clutter? Covered up in stuff? Buying organizing solutions that just don't solve the problem? Discover the real problem behind the chaos and how to get your home in order once and for all. Instructor Brandi Norton is president and chief organizing officer of Neatly Nesting. This is a distance learning class held through Zoom. Instructions for logging into Zoom will be emailed by the instructor prior to the first class meeting.

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ZenBroidery - Online

Imagine adult coloring but with a needle and thread! Learn the building blocks for more complex stitches with Jennifer Nicolella of Abby’s Attic Sewing & Crafting Studio. Depending on the project design, you will learn 5-6 of any of these basic hand embroidery stitches: running stitch, backstitch, stem stitch, split stitch, French knot, chain stitch, lazy daisy, or satin stitch. You will receive a supply kit that includes an embroidery hoop, one embroidery needle, embroidery floss (a variety of colors depending on project design), fabric or felt remnants, and buttons, sequins, or beads. Please register with enough time to pick up your supplies at the studio by noon on Friday, October 9. Register more than one week in advance if you wish for your supplies to be mailed. This is a distance learning class held through Zoom. Instructions for logging into Zoom will be emailed by the instructor before the first class meeting.

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