70455 County Road 20 ~ Scottsbluff, Nebraska 69361 ~ 308-631-1116
Class Information
Program Coordinator: Marla Marx
308-641-3488
Payment Policy: Classes at $15 or less for members will be paid in full at sign up. Classes more than $15 require a 50% deposit at sign up, remainder due one month prior to class. Unfilled classes are open to non-members 4 weeks prior to class. Classes may require a pattern, kit or supplies fee, payable to the teacher.
Cancellation policy: Except in the case of emergency, no refunds are given. Please contact Program Coordinator ASAP if you must cancel. See Standing Rule 1.A. for further explanation of either Policy.


January 19, 2019 - Follows the meeting and brief lunch, approximately 12:30 - 4:00 pm :
Zips & Stones Brooches with Judy Amoo, Scottsbluff
at West Way Christian Church, 1701 West 27th Street, Scottsbluff, NE
Class Fee $15
All you need to bring is a good pair of scissors, and your patience and creativity! (Bringing extra lighting could be a bonus.)
Kit: $35 Please pay the instructor.
Kits: Will be distributed on class day and include embroidery hoop, felt, beading thread, beading needles, felting needles, sewing needles, and felting foam, all of which are yours to keep. I will also provide zippers, stones, crystals, beads, embellishments, vintage jewelry pieces, brooch clasp, glue, and heat gun. Kits can be purchased the day of class from the instructor.

Judy took a class at the Scott Bluff Fiber Arts Fair in 2017 to learn to make zipper brooches and fell in love with this art form! To create these one-of-a-kind pieces, Judy uses locally-sourced gems, crystals, stones, beads, and deconstructed vintage jewelry. The alpaca fiber is also sourced locally, some of it coming from a herd of alpaca in Mitchell, that her daughter, Josie, helped feed and clean up after when she was in fifth grade. Little Hawk Yarns in Chadron and Brown Sheep Company are also local suppliers of my alpaca fiber. The photos shown are examples of the beauties you will create in class. These are free-form pieces, designed by you with colors, shapes, and embellishments you choose!

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