Knitting & Pottery Classes

Knitting Classes

Private Lesson: Ages: 6yrs and up
Cost: $12.00 per 1 hour session.  No supplies are included in the lesson fee
Class description: Doris offers all types of knitting classes, from beginning stitches (knitting and purling) to more complicated stitches like cable stitch, Kitchener stitch, etc.  The new knitter will learn the knit stitch and the purl stitch, then will proceed to actually making something!  She recommends that the new knitter sign up for a minimum of four sessions to learn basic techniques.  For the advanced knitter, Doris can assist you in reading a pattern, determine needle size, adjust a garment to fit you or someone else.  Sometimes even the experienced knitter needs advice on translation and application of directions.

Pottery Classes

Private lesson (one-on-one instruction)
Ages: 6yrs and up
Cost: $45.00 per 1 1/5 hour session.  All supplies are included in lesson fee (clay, glazes and firing)
Class description: In the beginning pottery class, the student will learn how to work on a potter’s wheel, wedge clay, trim a piece, firing and glazing.  Doris recommends four sessions to learn basic pottery skills.  Depending on the student, a student can make anywhere from three to six bowls over the four sessions.  If the student desires, she can also teach handbuilding with clay.
Class Tip: Remember to wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.

Pottery Parties

Children or Adult Parties, Birthday Parties, Girls Night Out, Mom’s Escape
Ages: 6yrs and up
Locations: In the studio or possibly your home.  If you are interested in having a party at your home, please call to talk about location possibilities.  There is an additional trip fee of $25 for off site location parties.
Clay Parties or Workshops: several ideas for children parties or adult parties or workshops.  Please call for more information or e-mail her.  The clay party can last from 1 hour up to 2 hours depending on the size of the group.  Can accomodate up to 6 – 10 people in her studio.  Otherwise will have to come to your house. The cost is $15.00 per person.
Painting Parties: Individuals can paint ceramic pieces using a theme (example, fall, Christmas, Easter, Valentine’s Day).  Prices of the pieces to pick from can range from $5.00 up to $45.00.  Pricing includes glazes and firing charges.  Only additional fee is a possible trip charge of $25.00, depends on your location. Can accommodate up to 10 people in her studio.  Wheel Parties or Workshops can take up to six people and is only available in the studio.