Sunday, August 1, 2010

September 11, 2010!

September 11, 2010
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
$10 entrance fee
Includes cropping area,
access to vendor shopping and lunch!
For reservations call 615/743-3400 or email

9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Let Me Show You How
Instructor: Heather Hicks, Close to My Heart
Independent Consultant

Come enjoy and in-depth, face paced and detailed class using over seven different techniques and/or products, papers, stamps, embellishments, how to books and more! We will create a fun double page interactive layout that you will treasure for years to come.
KIT FEE: $20
NOTE: Class size limited to 10.

9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Assembly Line Scrapbooking
Instructor: Pam Butler, Club Scrap
You've never scrapped like this before! Just bring a 12" trimmer and tape runner adhesive; if you can read a ruler you can do this. No kidding! You'll make six great looking tropical/beach-themed 12 x 12 pages in 60-90 minutes. Pam will show you how easy it is to add pictures -- afterwards!
KIT FEE: $15
NOTE: Class size limited to 20.

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Digital and Hybrid Scrapbooking Class
Instructor: Jill Ryder, Creative Memories Consultant
Wondering what all the hype is about Digital and Hybrid Scrapbooking? Learn tips and tricks to help speed up your album making projects. Bring 12-15 photos on a CD or flash drive. Class participants will create a few different digital goodies that can be printed at home or at your favorite photo center and a copy of our free digital software and templates.
KIT FEE: $10
NOTE: Class size limited to 15.

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Mini Stitch Bound Book
Instructor: Pam Butler, Club Scrap
Learn simple book-covering techniques and kettle stitch to make a sweet 3" x 4" mini-book. Fill it with pictures, quotes, words of wisdom or doodles and give it as a gift or keep it in your purse! You'll want to make plenty of these as gifts once you learn the techniques.
KIT FEE: $10
NOTE: Class size limited to 12.

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Cricut Workshop
Instructor: Robin Andrews
Learn Tips and Tricks for the Cricut machine. This class is for beginners, however I am sure there is something for everyone! We will show cutting card stock, chipboard, vinyl and saving paper. Bring a couple of sheets of 12x12 paper and take home a title and embellishments for a favorite project.
FEE: $10
NOTE: This class is limited to 15.

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Copics Class featuring the Angel Company Stamps
Instructor: Gina Lindsay, certified Copic instructor
Find out what the buzz is all about with Copic markers. Gina will teach you the basics with these versatile markers so that you can have professional looking colored images on your cards, scrapbook pages or other paper crafts. Class participants will receive a 20% discount on their purchases from The Angel Company.
KIT FEE: $10
NOTE: This class is limited to 8.

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

A Year's Worth of Memories
Instructor: Angela Fleming,
Heritage Makers Publishing Consultant

Capture a year's worth of memories that can be shared with family and friends via digital scrapping. Create a 100% customizable 11 x 8.5 wire-bound 2011 calendar. This calendar is printed on premium paper that is of archival quality and will last a lifetime. Participants can come prepared with pictures on a thumb drive or you can just come and work on the design and embellishments of the calendar and then add pictures at a later time.
KIT FEE: $27 (includes a one month premier Studio membership
and cost of calendar

NOTE: Class size limited to 8.

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Photography for Scrapbookers video
Instructor: Jill Ryder, Creative Memories Consultant
Enjoy this 30-45 minute video that discusses how to become a better photographer including tons of tips and encouragement. Handouts included.
A must see for every scrapbooker.
FEE: Free

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Scrapbooking Studio J Style
Instructor: Heather Hicks, Close to My Heart
Come take a tour through the New Studio J online scrapbooking software. Scrapbooking beautiful layouts faster, simpler and easier has never been more true as it is with Studio J. Let me show you how! Participants will need to bring a flash drive with 3-12 pictures on it all relating to the same event/theme to practice and play creating their own layout. The class if free with the option to purchase the created layout at the end of the class or later at home.
FEE: Free
NOTE: Class size limited to 8.

September 11, 2010!

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Beadle Mania!

On Saturday, June 12, FiftyForward Knowles will host Beadle Mania, a morning of workshops to teach the skill of beading as embellishment in knitting and crochet as well as classes in basic beading techniques. Look through the posts for details and pictures of the classes that are being offered.

Beadle Mania Saturday, June 12

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Beaded Blessings

Doors will be open to anyone who would like to participate in the Beaded Blessings Project, an afternoon aimed at engaging people of all ages and backgrounds to create packets that contain prayers, wishes, hopes or dreams. Each participant will be asked to create two sealed packets; one to keep or pass along to someone in need and another to be place in an exhibit in the FiftyForward Knowles lobby. FEE: FREE, all supplies are included and reservations are advised but not necessary. Send reservation requests to or call 615/743-3400.

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Beaded Necklace

Lame yarn and bicone and faceted glass beads will be used to create this fabulous necklace. FEE: $15 which includes all supplies and instruction.

9:15 a.m.-10:45 a.m. Earrings

Learn the basics of beading and wire work in this workshop, at the end of which you will have the skills to make basic earrings and necklaces. FEE: $15, includes all supplies and instruction.

11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Knitted Beaded Christmas Ball

One project from the Leisure Arts book "12 Exquisite Beaded Ornaments to Knit" will be taught. FEE: $15, includes all supplies, including the Leisure Arts book (courtesy of Leisure Arts), and instruction.

9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Sock Beading

Learn the art of adding beads as trim to dress up socks. FEE: $15, includes all supplies and instruction.

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Crazy Patch Project

This is a sample of what will be taught at the Crazy Patch Workshop on May 1. Your kit will include everything you need: fabric, thread, needles, DMC floss and trims. All you will need to bring is a thimble (if you use one) and your scissors!

Crazy Patch Workshop May 1

Learn the coveted artistic and skillful form of the Victorian crazy quilt using a wide variety of embellishments and embroidery stitches in this one day workshop.

Saturday, May 1
19:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
FEE: $35
Includes instruction, kit and lunch.

Friday, March 12, 2010

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Workshop - Three Bookmarks

INSTRUCTOR: Knowles Scrapbookers
DESCRIPTION: Create three beautiful bookmarks using paper punching, stamping and coloring techniques.
LEVEL: Beginner

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Workshop - StoryBook Creator

DESCRIPTION: Want to make beautiful scrapbooks but don’t think you have the time? If you have a computer, you CAN scrapbook! This workshop will teach you the basics of computer scrapbooking using the Creative Memories StoryBook Creator software. Learn how to create beautiful scrapbooks in minutes without scissors, paper, stickers and all the other stuff you may think you need.
FEE: $5
LEVEL: Beginner to advanced.

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Workshop - DVD Tin Scrapbook

INSTRUCTOR: Nerissa Goetes, Stampin’ Up!
DESCRIPTION: Mini-scrapbook in a DVD Tin
BRING: Adhesive, cutter with scoring blade, paper snips, sticky strip
KIT FEE: $20
LEVEL: Beginner/Intermediate

11:00 a.m. - 12 noon Workshop - Paper Album

INSTRUCTOR: Jill Ryder, Creative Memories
DESCRIPTION: This paper album is the perfect gift for Mother’s Day, a birthday or any other special event. Photos are not required (but encouraged) for this project.
BRING: Basic cropping tools (trimmer, scissors, tape runner) glue stick NOT encouraged.
KIT FEE: $18

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Workshop - Quick Jot Journal

INSTRUCTOR: Pam Butler, Club Scrap
DESCRIPTION: This is a great project to start with if you are new to bookmaking and perfect for experienced bookmakers to make their own. Inside this 4 x 6 journal you’ll find a cute little notepad and a hidden pocket for keeping mementos.
KIT FEE: $20
LEVEL: Beginners (with some paper experience) to advanced

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Workshop - Assembly Line Scrapbooking

INSTRUCTOR: Pam Butler, Club Scrap
DESCRIPTION: Imagine attending a crop and making 10-14 pages in two hours! You can scrap quickly and beautifully whether you’re using your own paper or Club Scrap’s monthly kits using Club Scrap’s “Assembly Line” cutting/assembling method. We’ll make six 12 x 12 layouts in an hour!
KIT FEE: $15
BRING: Adhesive, 12” trimmer, 3-6 pictures (optional)
LEVEL: Beginner to advanced

11:00 a.m. - 12 noon Workshop - Dress Your Desk

INSTRUCTOR: Class offered by Craft-N-Camp, a weekend retreat that allows women 18 and up to get away and concentrate on working on their craft projects that they might not have time for at home. Whether you knit, paint, scrapbook, stamp, bead or crochet, CNC offers a weekend with 48 hours, 6 meals, 2 nights lodging, 4-5 feet of workspace and lots of laughs!
DESCRIPTION: Make a picture frame and pen holder out of coasters.
BRING: Adhesive, sanding block and crop-a-dile (optional)
LEVEL: Beginner

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Workshop - Make Easel Cards with Ease!

INSTRUCTOR: Janice Jones
DESCRIPTION: Create three easel cards. Attendees will learn how to create a card with a built-in easel. When you send someone a beautiful card, an easel makes it so easy for the recipient to display the stamped artwork. Workshop will cover basic stamping, punching, scoring and filling in color on line art stamps.
KIT FEE: $15
LEVEL: Beginner to intermediate

11:00 a.m. - 12 noon Workshop - Watercolor Class with The Angel Company

INSTRUCTOR: Karen Seifert
DESCRIPTION: Create three cards using watercolor crayons and waterflow brushes. For the first two cards, if you can scribble you can do this technique and your results will be beautiful! On the third card you will learn to shade and blend. Be prepared to WOW yourself!
KIT FEE: $10
BRING: Adhesive, scissors and paper trimmer
LEVEL: Beginner to intermediate

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Workshop - Scrapbooking with Close to My Heart

INSTRUCTOR: Heather Hicks
DESCRIPTION: Create a 12 x 12 double page layout with Close to My Heart exclusive papers, Acrylix stamps, ribbons and many more items all to create this gorgeous layout.
KIT FEE: $15, includes everything needed to create the layout.
BRING: Adhesive and scissors.
LEVEL: Intermediate

11:00 a.m. - 12 noon Workshop - Cricut Demonstration/Crafting

INSTRUCTOR: Renique from (Home of the PeekaBugs)
DESCRIPTION: Design and decorate your own Cricut, Expression, JukeBox or Cuttlebug Vinyl Cover (included) or choose from a PaperCrafting Kit with free Scrapbook kit included.
KIT FEE: $15
Includes choice of either vinyl cover kit that will be personalized in class for those who have a Cricut or Cuttlebug OR paper craft kit which will include everything needed to complete a craft which has been pre-cut with the Cricut and will also include a scrapbook kit.
BRING: A smile!
LEVEL: Beginner

Saturday, March 6, 2010


Scrap Happy
April 10, 2010
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
A scrapbooking extravaganza!
Cropping, workshops, shopping, prizes!
FEE: Entry $10
Includes lunch and vendor access
Workshops: 11 to choose from
Fees range from $5 - $20

For more information or to register, visit* or call 615/743-3400.
*site will be live on 3/15/2010