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Modern Calligraphy for Beginners

Date: Saturday, July 9th, 2016
Time: 10AM to 1PM OR 2PM to 5PM

World renowned calligrapher Molly Suber Thorpe is joining us to teach her popular workshop, Modern Calligraphy for Beginners.

The workshop is three hours long and covers all the basics of modern script calligraphy, from holding the pen to writing the complete lowercase alphabet. The workshop is hands-on using traditional materials: pointed nibs, pen holders and ink. All the supplies you'll need for the workshop, including a beautifully-packaged kit and letter guide booklet for you to keep, are included in the ticket price.

The workshop includes:

3 hours of instruction with Molly Suber Thorpe
2 pen nibs
1 straight pen holder
1 oblique pen holder
1 jar of black ink
1 pad of quality practice paper
1 baseline and italic line guide
Plurabelle's own resource and letter specimen booklet

Absolutely no previous calligraphy experience is required. Whether you will be picking up a calligraphy pen for the very first time or are seeking hands-on instruction to enhance your existing, beginner-level calligraphy skills, this class is right for you!

Sign up at PlurabelleStudio.com

Templeton General Flower CSA

Looking for a way to brighten up your home this summer? Join the Templeton General Flower CSA! Laura of Templeton General is a great friend of GrayMist, and we're thrilled to be a pick up location for her flower CSA this year.

CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture. This year Templeton General is offering a flower CSA to a limited number of members. Members sign up in advance, which helps the grower buy the supplies needed for the upcoming season. In return for their investment, members receive a bouquet of fresh picked flowers, greens, and other interesting cuttings grown out in Templeton, Massachusetts. Shares will be available for pick up in the store on Thursdays during the growing season from noon to 6PM.

Start date is dependent on weather, each member will be notified via email when pick up will start. There are 4 week, 8 week, and 12 week shares available, please choose according to your desires. Flowers will be arranged and wrapped for easy transport. When you arrive at home, or the office, please fill a clean vase with water, unwrap the bouquet and trim the stems, then place your flowers in the vase for an instant arrangement.

If you happen to be going away during a week of your share, feel free to send in a friend, family member, or neighbor! Just let us know in advance please.

Sign up at: http://www.templetongeneral.com/pages/flower-csa

Special Class: Nantucket Cuff Bracelet

Date: Thursday, June 16, 2016
Time: 10:00AM to 12:30PM

Cost: Cherry or Maple: $108 (all materials are included)

This month, we will be holding a special workshop that will teach you to make your own Nantucket cuff bracelet!
These beautiful handwoven bracelets feature premium wood end caps, and have long been a favorite of GrayMist customers. Our skilled instructors will teach you step-by-step how to hand-weave your own unique, Nantucket cuff bracelet.

This class is open to all skill levels, from beginner to advanced.

*Please resister for only one class on the same day.
*The choice of materials depends on what we have in stock(Cherry or Maple). If you are interested in a specific type of wood, please contact us for its availability.
*If you'd like to use other materials, you may do so with an additional fee as long as we have the materials in stock.
*Seats are limited. Please register as soon as possible to ensure placement in the classes.
*The finished product may vary.

Register Online!

Special Class: Nantucket Basket Pendant

Date: Thursday, June 16, 2016
Time: 10:00AM to 12:30PM

Cost: Cost: $87.00 (All materials are included.)

Learn how to make a tiny 1" Nantucket Basket Pendant for your necklace.

This class is designed for all skill levels, from beginner to advanced.

We have Cherry, Maple, Walnut, or Oak available for the pendant.

*Please resister for only one class on the same day.
*The choice of materials depends on what we have in stock(Cherry or Maple). If you are interested in a specific type of wood, please contact us for its availability.
*If you'd like to use other materials, you may do so with an additional fee as long as we have the materials in stock.
*Seats are limited. Please register as soon as possible to ensure placement in the classes.
*The finished product may vary.

Register Online!

Paper Peony Workshop with Lucia Balcazar

Boston bases artist Lucia Balcazar will be joining us again to teach her paper flower workshops. Her classes sold out quickly last time, so we're excited that she'll be able to teach again in May.

Paper Peony Workshop
Saturday, May 21st
Time: 1PM to 3:30PM

Cost: $40 per class

All materials are included. Students go home with a finished flower and a tutorial to make more on their own.

*Seats are limited. Please register as soon as possible to ensure placement in the class.
*The finished product may vary.

Register Online!

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