CALENDAR 2021

This is a great time to make art, make boxes, books, and create beautiful papers. Plus it is just plain fun to join a group of like minded people for several hours of creative work and play!

 ZOOM CLASSES

Most of my classes are currently Zoom, but hopefully we can transition to in person classes as it becomes safe to do so.  Classes scheduled for Sievers School of Fiber Arts and The Clearing are in person classes,

Zoom Classes:I will send a materials and tools list before the class so you can be ready with board and paper cut to size.There is also an optional materials pack you can order for an additional charge which will have most, if not all, pieces already cut to size and paper. I generally use Japanese Chiogami paper from The Japanese Paper Place, and Lokta, as well as a variety of other decorative papers from around the world. Many of my classes also have a companion YouTube video available if the scheduled day or time is not convenient or if you need a review. 

All times are given in Central Standard Time, USA.

APRIL CLASSES

SATURDAY/SUNDAY,APRIL 3-4, 2021, 9:30-12:30 CST

BOOK/BOX MINI - cost $90, plus optional materials, $40, a 4” hand bound book that fits snugly inside the 4 1/2” matching box - to register email: nakerly@charter.net

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SATURDAY, APRIL 17, 2021, 9:30-12:30 CST

BASIC TREASURE BOX - cost, $45, plus optional materials, $30, A 4” rectangular box with a interlocking lid, teaching the basics of Cartonnage Box Construction - to register email: nakerly@charter.net

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MAY CLASSES

SATURDAY/SUNDAY, MAY 8-9, 9:30-12:30 CST

CHINESE THREAD BOOK, an intriguing combination of bound book, origami folds, and a multi compartmented box for storing all kinds of treasures. Cost $90, plus optional materials/templates and paper, $40 - to register, email: nakerly@charter.net

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SATURDAY/SUNDAY, MAY 22-23, 9:30-12:30 CST

THE QUARTET BOX - a larger box, 6 1/2” square, containing 4 smaller boxes, each opening in a different direction - a geometric delight of color and form! - to register, email: nakerly@charter.,net

Cost $90, plus optional materials, $45

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JUNE CLASSES

SATURDAY, JUNE 6, 9:30-12:30 CST

HINGED BOX - A Cartonnage basic, using Bookboard, Book Cloth, and Decorative Papers with a magnetic closure (optional) - to register, email: nakerly@charter.net

Cost $45, plus optional materials, $40

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SATURDAY/SUNDAY, JUNE 19-20, 9:30-12:30 CST

BILEVEL TREASURE BOX- the best kind of functional art, a box, 5 1/2” Square, 3 1/2” High, with two compartments which you can design to meet your needs for smaller cubbyholes to fit jewelry, tacks and paper clips, or whatever treasures you like. - to register, email: nakerly@charter.net

Cost - $90, plus $40 for the optional materials packet.

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Zoom classes require a tablet, phone, or computer on which to download the Zoom App and Internet capable of streaming.  If you have never used Zoom, it is very easy and a great way to take a class when we can’t meet in person.  I will send the link a week prior to the class - on the day of the class, just click on the link and I will invite you to enter. 

If you wish to register for classes, please email me at: nakerly@charter.net. In addition to the class you would like to register for, please let me know if you would like the optional materials packet and I will send a Paypal link for payment, or you can mail me a check. Before the class I will send a list of materials, dimensions, and tools needed. Most classes include an instructional video of the class, emailed to you at the conclusion of the class. 

Coming later this summer and fall:

A Zoom Class of the intriguing Magic Box!

In person classes starting in July at both The Clearing Folk School and Sievers School of Fiber Arts! Fingers Crossed!!!

LIBERTY GROVE INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEOS

Links to my private You Tube instructional videos and detailed handouts are available for all the following classes for $35 each:  

1.ZHEN XIAN BAO: CHINESE THREAD BOOK                                                                                                          

2.THE BASIC TREASURE BOX

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3. THE ROLLING CUBE - a clever box based on the principal of a Jacob’s Ladder, that opens in 3 different configurations. Not sure what a Rolling Cube is?  See this short video, showing The Rolling Cube-  

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4. SQUASH BLOSSOM BOX 

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5. THE HINGED BOX

6. THE MAGIC BOX 

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7. THE TISSUE CUBE

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8. CREATIVE AND KINETIC CARDS

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TO  PURCHASE VIDEOS, REGISTER FOR A CLASS, OR WITH QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS, PLEASE EMAIL ME AT nakerly@charter.net

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