Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Holiday Make It Fair!

Wish you could get off the spending bandwagon for the holidays and give gifts with a bit more meaning? Well Seattle Free School is going to help you with that. Come to our Make It Fair and learn how to make quick, easy and inexpensive gifts. We'll be having the fair at the Cascade People's Center (309 Pontius Ave N) during the first week of December so you can get started making gifts early! Here's a quick look at the classes offered for this years fair (you can register and get the supplies list on the website, www.seattlefreeschool.org ):

Tue, Dec 1:
Quick and Easy Gifts and Treasures from your Recycle Bin
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Come learn to make quick and easy gifts and treasures from your recycle bin.
You will learn various techniques to stretch holiday dollars. Tin stars, Ornaments decoupage office sets, cork trivets all will be made!

Wed, Dec 2:
Rubber Stamping Gifts
Time: 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Wish your cards were a bit more personal? Want to give a letter writer a beautiful homemade gift? Well then join us for this great Rubber Stamping class. Make packets of greeting cards and gift tags to give as holiday gifts or make holiday cards to inscribe and mail. Teacher will provide stamps, ink, and card stock (sorry, no envelopes!). Bring your own supplies if you have them and get started making your own holiday gifts!

Thu, Dec 3:
Hot Process Soap Making
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Come learn to make soap the easy way. Hot process soap making means your soap is ready to use as soon as it's cooled off! We'll also be discussing cold process soap making while our soap cooks.

Fri, Dec 4:
The 20 Minute Skirt and Recycle that T-Shirt!
Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Want to learn how to make a quick, easy skirt and/or dress and/or tote bag out of materials you may already have? This class is for you! Whether you are an expert sewer or a beginner, you'll be able to make at least one of the items taught in this class. You are welcome to bring a sewing machine and the materials listed at www.seattlefreeschool.org for the project you'd like to do, or just bring some paper and a pen for taking notes about how to make these at home.