Friday's Workshops
Pre-registered workshops will be held Friday, June 22, 2018 at the Hilton Garden Inn. 
The Lakeland Miniature Guild has also scheduled a workshop on THURSDAY evening for those arriving early.
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Register with each teacher ~ contact information is provided with each class description.  Include your contact information including email address, and payment. 
 

Workshops are 1/12th scale unless otherwise noted.

 

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Workshop #1 : "PETIT EXTRAORDINAIRE"

 

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Description: Participants will learn the art of water coloring the background of this delightful antique Walnut Heirloom (3” x 4”) Shadow Box, make Dogwood blossoms to place on tree branches and for that final special touch will add a pair (2) of cardinals

      Workshop #1 - Petite Extraordinaire
Time: 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm (Friday)
Price: $40.00
Students Bring: medium and fine soft brushes & scissors
Teacher:
Ilona Merritt
913 Rancho Drive
Sun City Center, FL 33573
(813) 633-3151

email Ilona Merritt

Please make check payable to the teacher.

 

Workshop #2 :  "Santa's Ice Cream Cart"
        
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Description: Everybody likes ice cream, even Santa and his elves.  Learn how to make frozen hot chocolate, peppermint sticks, candy canes, peppermint candy, cherries, a bowl of several scoops of ice cream, a banana split, ice cream sandwiches, ice cream cones, Santa's ice cream cookie cake, and containers of ice cream.  Everything pictured is included.  Leave off the Merry Christmas sign, use different colored napkins and towel and this ice cream cart can be used in any setting.
 
      Workshop #2 - Santa's Ice Cream Cart
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (Friday)
Price: $72.00
Students Bring: x-acto knife, 6" ruler, tacky glue, small & medium paint brushes, and tweezers
Teacher:
Donna Eckel
PO Box 357506
Gainesville, FL   32635-7506

email Donna Eckel

Please make check payable to the teacher.



Workshop #3 :  "Decorate My Garden"
1:48 SCALE
      
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Description: Join me for a really fun & easy project – “Decorate My Garden” Shop is a laser cut, 1:48 scale project built in 2 sections - the Exterior box is the Front & Sides of the shop and the Interior is a separate box that slides in/out from the back of the shop.  there is lots of room for you to add garden theme items & pictures (not included – this workshop is only for the structure). 

Everything is included in the workshop as shown in the picture & I will provide the paint & glue to finish “Decorate My Garden” as shown. 

Exterior size is 6-1/4”W x 4”H x 3-1/4”D (without sidewalk). 

Interior dimensions are 6”W x 3”H x 2-7/8”D. 

                                           If you have never done 1:48 scale before this will be the perfect time to start.
 
      Workshop #3 - Decorate My Garden   (1:48 Scale)
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Friday)
Price: $80.00
Students Bring: usual tool box items; glues and paints will be provided
Teacher:
Karen Benson
The Quarter Source

6290 Longleaf Pine Drive
Jupiter, Fl 33458
561-371-6175 (cell)

email Karen Benson

Please make check payable to the teacher.

 

 

Workshop #4 : "DREMELLING 101" (morning OR evening)

Workshop #5: "DREMELLING 102" (afternoon)

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Description: Students will learn how to use, maintain, and explore with their dremel.

Dremel 101 (morning):  Sealife - create up to 5 of Ron's sealife sculptures.

Dremel 102 (afternoon):  Door Hardware - learn on Ron's solid brass hardware

      Workshop #4 - Dremelling 101 (morning OR evening)
Time: Dremelling 101 [9:00 am until 12:00 pm] (Friday)  OR   [5:00 pm until 9:00 pm] (Friday)
Price: $55.00
Students Bring: dremel, smock, eye protection (safety glasses), and face mask
Teacher:
Ron Stetkewicz
376 Foster Road
Cairo, NY 12413
(518) 622-8311

email Ron Stetkewicz

Please make check payable to the teacher.

      Workshop #5 - Dremelling 102
Time: Dremelling 102 [1:00pm until 4:00 pm](Friday)
Price: $55.00
Students Bring: dremel, smock, eye protection (safety glasses), and face mask
Teacher:
Ron Stetkewicz
376 Foster Road
Cairo, NY 12413
(518) 622-8311

email Ron Stetkewicz

Please make check payable to the teacher.

 

 

Workshop #6 : "MAKE YOUR OWN MINIATURE BUNNY"

Bunny1                     Bunnies2

 

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Description: Make your own fully jointed miniature bunny. This little bunny can serve as an Easter decoration or be held by your favorite doll. Plush white fabric will be used for the head, body, arms and legs. The paw pads and inner ears will be made of thin ultra-suede. Finish your bunny with a small embroidered nose and onyx beads for eyes.

Trimmings Ultra-suede, jacket pattern, buttons, antique lace and silk ribbon will be available for a small extra fee.

What will the participant receive?     Pattern for bunny (laminated) – designed by Priscilla Kershaw, Plush fabric and ultra-suede pieces to make 1 bunny, sewing thread, Size 12 quilting needle, Silk embroidery thread for the nose, Plastic container to hold itemsCotter pins (10) and discs (5) to join arms, head and legs to body; 1 pair of black onyx beads for eyes

 

      Workshop #6 - Make your own miniature, jointed bunny (+/- 2 – 3 inches)
Time: approximately eight (8) hours; 9:00 until 5:00 (Friday)    
Price: $55.00
Students Bring: Sharp Scissors, Pin Cushion, Fibre fill – to stuff bunny and a needle threader. Magnifier and light if you feel you will need it.
Teacher:
Priscilla Kershaw  
3750 Hield Rd
Melbourne, Florida, 32904
(321) 557-5441

email Priscilla Kershaw


Please make check payable to the teacher.

 

 

Workshop #7 : "BOY & GIRL ELVES"

      1 elves    1 boy     1 girl

 

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Description: Participants will make 4” boy and girl elves, which can either be sitting or standing. Elves will be dressed in green tights with a jerkins of patterned cotton with suede collar; belt and hat band, trimmed with gold beads.

      Workshop #7 - Boy & Girl Elves
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm (Friday)
Price: $100.00
Students Bring: Small sharp scissors (for fabric), regular paper scissors, Eileen’s Tacky Glue, straight pins, scotch tape, and container to take dolls home in.
Teacher:
Tish Tierney
1003 Providence Lane
Oviedo, FL 32765 
(
407) 417-1680


email Tish Tierney

Please make check payable to the teacher.

 

 

Workshop #8 - Dutch Cupboard Bed (your choice of scale:  1", 1/2", or 1/4")

                   white dutch cupboard bed       green dutch cupboard bed

 

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Description: This unit includes a cozy nook for sleeping, working drawers, and a closet with hinges and handles and plenty of space to decorate. A foam mattress is provided as well as optional LED’s for bed compartment and the battery is conveniently stored in the lower drawer. Shelves and some accessories are supplied for the inside.

      Workshop #8 - Dutch Cupboard Bed (your choice of scale:  1", 1/2", or 1/4")
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm (Friday)
Price: $75.00
Students Bring: basic toolbox (pencil, ruler, xacto w/ blades, etc.) paint or stain with paint brushes, optional wallpaper and paste (if you want the inside papered), glue, a gluing jig (if you have one), and Mod Podge with a small brush. Bring your own quilt or bedspread to cover the foam mattress.
Teacher:
Connie Reagan
24 Sawyer St.
Portland, ME 04103
(207) 650-8008

email Connie Reagan


Please make check payable to the teacher.

 

 


Thursday Workshop: "HOCUS POCUS"

HOCUS POCUS 1               HOCUS POCUS 2

 

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Description: Participants will spend an easy, fun evening creating this witch's dressing table.  You will receive a preassembled and painted table and bench. You will pad the bench; cover the table top (you have two choices); fill bottles and vase; finish books; jewelry holder; perfume bottle and hats; and decorate the trinket/powder box.  Prep work is DONE!!!  Have fun arranging all of your goodies on the table.

If you prefer to assemble and/or paint your own furniture- just let Bonnie know. 

Must have reservations by May 15

 

         Thursday Workshop:  HOCUS POCUS
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm (Thursday)
Price: $65.00
Students Bring: tacky glue, toothpicks, small scissors
Teacher:
Bonnie Helterhoff
1752 Poppy Circle
Lakeland, FL   33803
(214) 495-7433

email Bonnie Helterhoff

Please make check payable to the teacher.