The Net Loft Classes & Events

Introduction to Embroidery

with Alena Craig

Learn to embroider with Alena Craig. Practice basic embroidery stitches in a small mini sampler, then begin a Tamar embroidery kit. Session 1 will meet August 15 on zoom. Students will have  a month to work on finishing their project and will meet again in September to learn how to finish the hoop framed picture, aa well as begin a new fall project, designed by Alena, if desired. (to be released soon)

Class fee $10 plus kit cost (price varies)  for Session 1.   Please select desired kit. Kit includes Printed fabric, illustrated stitch guide embroidery DMC threads, and needle.  

Students will need to bring embroidery scissors 

Fee includes mini class sampler exercise for in class zoom teaching session.

Class meets 15th August  1-3 pm  on zoom. 


Prerequisite: Must know how to thread needle and tie knot.

Ages 12- adult

Ages 10-12 with parent present.




We are excited to announce our lineup of guest artists who will be joining our Monday live watercolor journaling sessions via zoom. Come join us for an interview and exercise session from these wonderful artists.

August 9: Sarah Bracco @bracco.sarah

August 16: Bryce from Platinum Pen
August 23: John Muir Laws @johnmuirlaws

We thank these artists for their willingness to come visit our Monday sessions and share a glimpse of their art life with us. We meet at 12 noon and 7 pm Alaska time. The evening session may be a taped session of our earlier noon meeting, depending on the artist and their location.

Contact us for information of our watercolor video lessons and how you may join our weekly live gatherings.

The Net Loft continues to be here to encouragesupport your creative ventures, featuring opportunities to learn and launch beginners and beyond in art & craft.

Virtual & In Person Sessions

   Virtual Classes: 

Register for  painting workshops and link will be sent to you:

Net Loft Needlefelt Workshop

Virtual Class Anytime Anywhere
Class Registration Link




In this three session class, participants will have the opportunity to construct a simple color strand hat.  We will be using the book, Fair Isle Weekend, by Mary Jane Mucklestone..  We will be making the Maalie Cap.  Color strand knitting can be a bit challenging, this class will provide both beginners and experienced knitters an opportunity to practice and implement the techniques that Terri  has found useful in her 30+ years of color pattern knitting. Skill Set Participant must have the following skills for this class:

Class Meets April 10, 17, 24 10 am - noon


Net Loft Watercolor Journaling Sessions

An introduction to watercolor journaling. We will email you a link to a google doc with access to instructions to follow.  Weekly group zoom sessions included.  Come join us as you learn the very basics for beginners. We start with a gratitude journal incorporated into a study journal that takes you through the very basic materials and how to use them.

Perfect launch for starting a nature, travel, or Knitting/Handcraft journal. 

We would love too help you get started. There is a series of do at your own pace videos to follow and help you along.

Class text: "Modern Watercolor" by Kristin Van Leuven.  Requested google doc will tell you what to order from website.

Register for Sessions HERE


Zoom Gatherings 

All Welcome!



12 noon Alaska time

Follow the link and sign in on Zoom to join the group from your home computer or phone.

Gather your knitting or craft and a cup of tea in your favorite teacup, and let's get together online! 

to Join Zoom Meeting, please email us and we will send you link and password. 

The Net Loft Gansey Knitting Group

Thursdays 12 noon Alaska time

Gather your gansey project and join us for an international gansey gathering online each Thursday.

to Join Zoom Meeting, please email us and we will send you link and password. 

Thursdays 12 noon





For more information on any classes call or email:

The Net Loft     907 424-7337

140 Adams Avenue   Cordova, Alaska