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EdAdvance Adult Education FALL 2022 Catalog



Arts & Crafts

Writing A Legacy Letter (Online)

$20

with Jay Sherwin

Calendar Oct 12, 2022 at 2 pm, runs for 1 week

Shorter than a memoir (typically just a few pages), a legacy letter is a written document that allows people to share their life lessons, express their values, and transmit their blessings to future generations. This workshop, led by an instructor trained as a lawyer and hospital chaplain, offers advice, encouragement, and a model structure to help participants draft and complete their own legacy letters.

Quilted Gifts - Part 1 ( In Person ) Litchfield

$40

with Dawn Zillich

Calendar Oct 12, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

***NO CLASS 10/19***

Learn to make quilted gifts for everyone in your life will want and use for years to come. Part one will focus on items for the table and include a set of coasters and placemats. Part two will focus on items that hold things and the projects will be a Christmas stocking and gift bag. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to use pieced quilt blocks to make fabulous gifts for friends and family. Topics to be covered include but are not limited to: how to make a “quilt sandwich,” quilt motifs and binding techniques. The instructor will email students with a supply list prior to the first class. These classes are also available in person at EdAdvance in Litchfield. Please call 860.567.0863 Ext. 1145 to sign up for the in person Litchfield class.

Quilted Gifts - Part 1 ( Online )

$40

with Dawn Zillich

Calendar Oct 12, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

***NO CLASS 10/19***

Learn to make quilted gifts for everyone in your life will want and use for years to come. Part one will focus on items for the table and include a set of coasters and placemats. Part two will focus on items that hold things and the projects will be a Christmas stocking and gift bag. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to use pieced quilt blocks to make fabulous gifts for friends and family. Topics to be covered include but are not limited to: how to make a “quilt sandwich,” quilt motifs and binding techniques. The instructor will email students with a supply list prior to the first class. These classes are also available in person at EdAdvance in Litchfield. Please call 860.567.0863 Ext. 1145 to sign up for the in person Litchfield class.

Moravian Star Glass Workshop Beginner (In Person) Woodbury MS

$40

with Sarah Segovia

Calendar Oct 12, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

In this beginner class we learn the basic techniques of cutting, grinding, foiling, and assembling this beautiful 3D-stained glass hanging star. There is a $12 material fee (cash only) payable to the instructor on the first night of class.

Full Course

Fall In New England (In Person) Torrington

$20

with Jessica Bartlet

Calendar Oct 17, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Celebrate autumn in New England with a bucolic barn landscape. Learn basic wet on wet techniques with some watercolor magic. A sketchbook scale copy of the drawing will be sent out to students ahead of time to transfer. Topics include an intro to materials and basic paint handling skills.

Will run

Flowers! (In Person) Torrington

$20

with Jessica Bartlet

Calendar Oct 24, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn simple watercolor brush techniques to create some stunning floral studies! Drawing skills need not apply! All we need is a round brush and fun colors. Topics include an introduction to materials, basic paint handling skills, and the magical element of suggestion in painting. All levels of experience are welcome.

Full Course

Origami For The Beginner (In Person) Torrington HS

$40

with David Silver

Calendar Oct 26, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Origami naturally invites one to mindfulness. Getting lost in folding a model is an enjoyable pursuit. You will learn how to fold a greeting card and the traditional Japanese crane. The basics of how to fold and how to read diagrams will be covered. This is a comprehensive class which includes paper selection, recommended books, and online resources. No previous experience is necessary. There is a $8 material fee payable to the instructor at the first class.

All About Kumihimo Jewelry Making (online)

$40

with Naomi Ellenberg-Dukas

Calendar Nov 1, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Kumihimo, or “gathering of threads,” is a Japanese form of braiding used today to make beautiful braided jewelry. In this workshop, you will learn about this art and the basic Kongoh Gumi braiding technique to make a necklace with a freshwater pearl focal. A supply list will be sent out prior to the first class. Students need to register at least two weeks prior to the class to receive the necessary kits in time. The website to order kits ($35) is Ancient Moon Designs' Etsy Shop, https://www.etsy.com/shop/AncientmoonDesigns. Although beginners are welcome, a familiarity with Kumihimo is strongly encouraged.





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