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The Net Loft Traditional Handcrafts

Net Loft Children's Summer Workshops

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Hi everyone! Net Loft Children's Handcraft Sessions return to the Net Loft, with classic Net Loft Classes for Cordova youth.
The program this year includes individual classes and full weeklong camps.  Adults welcome in all classes. 
Alena Craig, instructor. (assisted by Dotty Widmann)

Select your class choice from drop down menu. 
Check back here for more listings on available upcoming workshops
  1. June 9:  Thursday, 9:30-11:45 am.  

Net Loft Hand Painted Wooden Treasure Box with Alena

Create, transfer, and paint your own design  on a latched wooden box.

$15.00 includes all materials including box.

Ages 7 and up

Dress appropriately for working with acrylic paint. 



  1. June 14: Tuesday 2-4 pm

 Vintage Net Loft French Wired Ribbon Crafts with Alena

 Learn the basics of working with French wired ribbon as you create a ribbon rose barette, pin, petite pillow sachet, and handkerchief lavender sachet.

$25.00 includes all materials and instruction.

Ages 7 and up



  1. June 21: Tuesday 2-4 pm

 Net Loft Needlefelt Wool Painting with Alena

 Learn the basics of wool painting as you create a unique hanging picture using needlefelt techniques with wool and other natural and hand dyed  fibers.

$16.00 includes all materials and instruction.

Ages 7 and up


  1. June 27- July 1 Monday- Friday 9:30-11:30 am

 Net Loft Stitch Camp

Join Alena for the first ever Net Loft Stitch Camp, a week long adventure in stitches featuring projects that teach early lessons in embroidery, wool applique, and beginning hand sewing.   Ages 7 and up

Project include:

DAY 1: Embroidered Linen “Sac de Cordon”, a drawstring project bag to keep your needlework supplies and small projects handy.

DAY 2: Chantelaine

Create a ribbon chantelaine which keeps your needles and scissors close at hand.

Class includes all materials including a pair of embroidery scissors.

DAY 3: Pin Cushion

Make a darling applique fox pincushion with wool felt and stuffing.

DAY 4 and 5: Wool Felt Sea Otter

To put your new stitching skills into action, we will be creating the sweetest little sea otters from wool felt and stuffing.

Ages 7 and up



  1. July 5    Tuesday   9:30 am-12 noon

Classic Net Loft COUNTED CROSS STITCH HEART with Alena

An introduction to counted cross stitch with our Net Loft counted cross stitch heart in colors of your choice.  Learn basics of working with embroidery floss, and techniques for visually transferring a design from chart to cloth.

Ages 7 and up

$15 includes all materials



  1. July 6    Wednesday   9:30 am-12 noon

     Counted Cross Stitch Forget Me Not  Treasure Jar with Alena

      Next step for young needleworkers, create a treasure jar with a forget me not cross stitch lid.

      Ages 8 and up and taken beginning cross stitch or had previous cross stitch experience       

$15 includes all materials


  1. July 12  Tuesday    10 am-11:30 am.

Beginning Stitching for Wee Ones with Alena

Using Wee Gallery Lacing Cards, this class will encourage hand eye coordination, motor skills, and dexterity.  Perfect for beginning problem solving and creative play, and  precursor to beginning hand sewing.

Participants will receive two heavy duty adorable reusable lacing cards  with laces, to take home with them. 

      AGES 3-5 years



  1. July 18-22 Tuesday  9:30-11:45 am.

Net Loft ART CAMP -  Blueberry Days

A full week of art activities centered around the beloved blueberry. Skills covered include an introduction to making paint from natural pigments, painting, printmaking, and illustration.

Ages 7 and up

$75 includes all materials and instruction

(photo of hand made paint in seashells form Nick Neddo "Organic Artist for Kids", available for purchase at the shop.