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                  Workshop Number 1
                          Luggage Set


This workshop includes a regular sized suitcase and train case or makeup case. Both cases open with details such as a mirror and garment straps. The handles, name tag and latches give this set a very authentic look.

Instructor:     Judy Blondell
Duration:       Full Day
Price:            $75.00
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                  Workshop Number 2
                  Table and Mirror Set


The table has a working drawer and elegant pre-turned legs.  All components are pre-cut.

Instructor:     Christina Dierckx
Duration:       Full Day
Price:            $45.00
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                       Workshop Number 3                  
               Floral Arrangement in Urn
             
Participants will make Bird of Paradise, Red Anthurium, Liatris, Yellow Asiatic Lillies, Red Carnations, and a variety of foliage.  Flowers and foliage are a combination of punched and handcut shapes and other items. These will be assembled in an ornate urn (resin, supplied). Kit will contain a clear plastic box in which to take home the arrangement.

Instructor:     Barb Striethorst
Duration:       Full Day
Price:            $55.00
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                  Workshop Number 4

                  Bedroom Room Box


This room box, suitable for a bedroom scene, is approx. 16" wide by 12* deep and 12" high.  The box is made of gator board with cherry wood trim to accept the acrylic front. Also included is cherry baseboard. The lid of the box will be pre-wired for 5 lights, which are included along with a transformer to operate the lights.  Participants are required to provide their own interior and exterior wall coverings and floor finish. (Bed in photo is not included.)

Instructor:      Gerry Brockhurst
Duration:       Full Day
Price:            $150.00                                        
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                  Workshop Number 5
    1/4 Scale Boudoir in Decorative Frame


The wallpapers are "Brodnax" treated with a peel and stick backing, and are pre-cut.  The box will be constructed of wood.  Students will cover the exterior in black velveteen. Instructor will provide all furniture, fabric and paints. One room in the structure is finished but vacant so that it could be used for anything the student wants (i.e. store, living room, attic, etc.)

Instructor:     Lori Ann Potts
Duration:       Full Day
Price:            $85.00
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                  Workshop Number 6
                Murphy Bed and Wall Unit


The working "Murphy" bed with wall unit is constructed of cherry wood. A variety of door configurations are offered; solid glass, one of each, etc.  The piece is electrfied, with a light mounted behind the decorative piece at the top of the central bed portion of the unit. The workshop shown is in 1" scale, but it is available in other scales, if requested.

Instructor:     Catherine ten Den
Duration:       Full Day
Price:            $98.00
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                  Workshop Number 7
                        Painted Armoire


Students will paint a trompe l'oeil scene on a wood armoire, provided by the instructor. (The armoire may be a different style than the one shown in the photo, but the painted design will be the same.) No painting talent is required!  Instructor will provide step-by-step instructions to ensure that you leave with an artistic triumph!


Instructor:      Gayle Baillargeon
Duration:       Full Day
Price:            $95.00
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                  Workshop Number 8
                  Cherry Display Case


Students will construct a cherry wood with cherry veneer and glass display box.  The class will include staining and glazing techniques. The inside dimensions are: 9 inches wide, by 7 inches deep, by 9 inches high.  The kit also includes a decorative "carrying handle".

Instructor:      Renaud Prefontaine
Duration:       Full Day
Price:            $75.00
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                  Workshop Number 9
                  Lovely Lady Gets Dressed

Dress a pretty lady, posed to sit on the side of a bed or on a chair. She is wearing lace trimmed panties and slip. Students can choose from pink or soft white silk for the underwear. You will also add a negligee (not shown) to complete the look. She will be pulling on her stockings, and the class will include some simple to make slippers. Students will assemble the doll from the kit stage to the finished doll. A choice of wig colours will be available. Learn the technique of dealing with a sitting doll- not just a bent standing body. If time permits, we will add silk roses and ribbon bows as decoration.  If you can sew a straight seam, you can do this project.


Instructor:      Joy Parker
Duration:       Full Day
Price:            $75.00
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                  Workshop Number 10
     Handsome Gent in Smoking Jacket

Students will construct a lined smoking jacket wth contrasting collar and cuffs, and trousers from a selection of fabrics.  You will also make slippers for him for comfortable lounging at home. You will then wig the gentleman and hand him his pipe, cigar or glass of scotch.


Instructor:      Linda Beaupre
Duration:       Full Day
Price:            $70.00
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                  Workshop Number 11
"Casual Elegance" Wicker & Wood Canopy Bed with matching Bed Bench

Take wicker off the front porch and bring it into the bedroom, give it a dressing of a fabulous Dupioni silk, and you've got a piece that will give you the "wow" factor.  On the first day,you will learn to blend two mediums in one piece - wood and wicker. You will learn how to stain both a rich dark brown. You will also learn some upholstery techniques while making a matching end-of -bed bench.  On the second day, you will learn to work with Dupioni silk, dressing the bed and draping the canopy. Simple hand sewing techniques will be used. The class is suitable for all levels of students.



Instructor:      Debi Kolenchuk
Duration:       Day and A Half
Price:            $150.00
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                  Workshop Number 12
Room Box with Built-In Fish Aquarium


The room box is all wood construction, framed with side hinge for easy access and magnetic closing. Students will do diffused overhead lighting, lay cherry hardwood flooring, do a crackle finish on the frame. Wallpaper, paint, mouldings are all supplied. Students will create a realistic built-in fish aquarium. Room will be completed ready to be furnished. The box is 12 inches square and 6 inches deep; frame is slightly bigger. (Furniture shown in picture is not included.)


Instructor:      Maxine Truemner
Duration:       One and A Half Days
Price:            $150.00
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                  Workshop Number 13
Three Containers with European Chocolates


Students will create three very European and sumptuous looking chocolate containers. One larger box with mixed shapes and "flavours" of chocolate, 1 smaller, long, narrow clear-topped box of "snowflake" chocolates (picture not available) and 1 hexagon-shaped "glass" bowl of bon-bons.

Instructor:      Sherri MacRaild
Duration:       Half Day Morning
Price:            $25.00
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                  Workshop Number 14
 French Cachepot with Lily of the Valley

Students will create a small French cachepot and fill it with lily of the valley.

Instructor:      Sherri MacRaild
Duration:       Half Day Afternoon
Price:            $
25.00
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