Online Class Calendar

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Upcoming events

    • Tuesday, January 25, 2022
    • Thursday, February 10, 2022
    • 6 sessions
    • Class time is Pacific Time, Class Code JE-AJA012522NA-2
    • 6
    Registration is closed

    This class will be conducted via Zoom. Class time is Pacific Time.

    In this 6 session online version of this class, you'll learn to work with templates and different graphite to create top, side, and front (orthographic) views of jewelry items. Jewelry illustration is the skill of working out ideas and expressing design choices. We will work with collage to enhance design ideation. Using light tables, tracing paper, and mirrors, this class will discover new ways to develop design concepts. Also covered will be an illustration of basic faceted and cabochon gemstones.

    Details:

    • Registration for this online class will close on Sunday, January 23rd at 11:30am. 

    • A Zoom link to join this online event will be sent to the email you registered with one day prior to the start of the eventPlease watch for this email. You may need to check your spam folder for emails from BARN.

    • This class will be taught via the Zoom video conferencing program. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial.

    • BARN is committed to accessibility. Tuition Assistance is available - click here to fill out the simple application before registering for a class. For those who might need physical assistance, please learn about BARN's Companion Program here.

    Instructor Bio:

    Nanz Aalund’s wide-ranging career as a jewelry designer, goldsmith, and educator, began with high school shop classes. After serving as a fine jewelry designer and marketing consultant for Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, and Tiffany & Co. Aalund taught jewelry and metals classes at the University of Washington and at the Art Institute in Seattle. Earning a Masters of Fine Art (MFA/Metals) and a Masters of Education/College and Technical Teaching Curriculum (CTTC). Her work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally since the 1980s. She authored the book, “Masters Gold,” published by Lark Books in 2009, and her most recent publication, “A Jeweler’s Guide to Apprenticeship” published in 2017 for MJSA, received a national AM&P Excel Award in 2018.

    • Tuesday, January 25, 2022
    • Tuesday, February 22, 2022
    • 5 sessions
    • Class time is Pacific Standard Time
    • 36
    Register
    **This workshop will be live streamed via Zoom.** 

    The Writers Studio is happy to announce the revival of Word Sprint-- a weekly time to write in the company of others. Using Zoom to come together, we'll write for twenty-five minutes, take a break, repeat. There is no sharing or critique of your writing, only fast-paced, supportive productivity in the company of other writers. It will be fun, exciting, and might be the thing to help you finish (or start...) your manuscript. These virtual sessions will help participants set aside time to write and be with other writers in an informal setting. 

    The sessions will be led by a rotating team of hosts including Jen Scheiderman, Amelia Ramsey, Kassia Sing, Genevieve Douglass, and Steve Bice


    Details:

    • You can register at anytime even if a session has passed.

    • A Zoom link will be sent one day prior to each session to the email you registered with. Please watch for this email. Signing up does not mean you have to commit to all the sessions.


    Studio Lead: Mary Sloat   Writers.Lead@bainbridgebarn.org

    • Tuesday, January 25, 2022
    • Wednesday, February 02, 2022
    • 2 sessions
    • Event time is Pacific Time
    • 3
    Register

    **This event will be live streamed via Zoom.** 

    Virtual Slow Stitch Tuesday
    Tuesday, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

    Join Dale Walker for a virtual open studio on Tuesday afternoon. Since we can't meet in person, or if you’re not comfortable coming in, drop by via Zoom to see what others are doing and show your work. Or just to say hi and let us know how you're doing! 

    What is slow stitch?  Basically, we’re considering anything you do with yarn or thread by hand, slow stitch.  This includes knitting, crochet, embroidery, needlepoint, mending, tatting and other handwork.

    Details:

    • Because this is an ongoing free event, you can register at any time even if a session has passed.
    • You will get reminder emails on Monday, one day before the event with the Zoom link to join.
    • This event will be presented via Zoom. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorialPlease make sure you have the most current version of the Zoom software.
    • Thursday, January 27, 2022
    • Thursday, February 24, 2022
    • 5 sessions
    • Class time is Pacific Standard Time
    • 43
    Register
    **This workshop will be live streamed via Zoom.** 

    The Writers Studio is happy to announce the revival of Word Sprint-- a weekly time to write in the company of others. Using Zoom to come together, we'll write for twenty-five minutes, take a break, repeat. There is no sharing or critique of your writing, only fast-paced, supportive productivity in the company of other writers. It will be fun, exciting, and might be the thing to help you finish (or start...) your manuscript. These virtual sessions will help participants set aside time to write and be with other writers in an informal setting. 

    The sessions will be led by a rotating team of hosts including Jen Scheiderman, Amelia Ramsey, Kassia Sing, Genevieve Douglass, and Steve Bice


    Details:

    • You can register at any time even if some sessions have passed.
    • This class will be conducted via Zoom. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial. Please make sure you have the most current version of the Zoom software.

    • A Zoom link will be sent one day prior to each session to the email you registered with. Please watch for this email. Signing up does not mean you have to commit to all the sessions.

    Studio Lead: Mary Sloat  Writers.Lead@bainbridgebarn.org

    • Saturday, January 29, 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • BARN ETA Zoom Room, Class Code: EL012122MS
    • 5
    Register

    https://lightburnsoftware.com/

    This class has a prerequisite. Please see below.

    **This class will be live streamed via Zoom.**

    Learn the basic features of LightBurn, essential software that controls both of our new laser machines. This is the software you'll use whether you are quickly cutting out some parts for your project or are fine tuning your complex etching. LightBurn software replaces RetinaEngrave you may have used previously.

    This class will get you started and will help you implement your own creative laser designs. This class is not a substitute for "Intro to the Laser Cutter".

    Who should take this class?

    If you took "Intro to the Laser Cutter" on the Full Spectrum Laser, this class can get you up and running with our new laser cutters. If you've taken "Intro to the Laser Cutter" on the new lasers and are ready to see how to get more from LightBurn, this class is for you. If you used Inkscape and RetinaEngrave with the FSL and didn't like the software, this class is for you. If you loved using Inkscape and RetinaEngrave, you'll learn how LightBurn fits into your workflow.

    The class covers the basics of LightBurn in the laser cutter workflow. It also covers setting laser parameters for cutting and engraving, importing your designs, vector graphics (line art) vs raster graphics (pixel art), manipulating shapes and tuning images, using the laser libraries, and previewing your work.

    Prerequisite: Laser 101: Intro to Laser Cutter Operations. Please login to your BARN account and click on "My event registrations" to ensure you have completed the required prerequisites before you register for this class.

    Details
    • Class size is limited to 6.
    • This class will be taught via the Zoom video conferencing software. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial.
    • A Zoom link will be sent to the email address you registered with one day prior to the event start date. Please watch for this email. You may need to check your spam folder for emails from BARN.
    • Students should have a laptop with LightBurn downloaded: https://lightburnsoftware.com/pages/trial-version-try-before-you-buy
    • BARN is committed to accessibility. Tuition Assistance is available - click here to fill out the simple application before registering for a class. 

    Instructor:

    Mike Schrempp is enjoying retirement after spending 39 years in the design and development of computers.  He’s done product development, mechanical part design, engineering management, and architected servers used in big data centers at Amazon and Microsoft.  Now he enjoys making things -- from wood, plastic, metal, food, and Python code -- and showing others some of the tricks he’s learned along the way.


    • Saturday, February 05, 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • ETA Virtual Zoom Room, Class Code: EL020522RG
    • 13
    Register

    **This workshop will be live streamed via Zoom.** 

    Designed as a user's guide to BARN ETA studio, this free orientation session is highly recommended for all participants. It will cover everything from studio etiquette and policies to an overview of what we have and where stuff is. 

    You'll get to see the 3D printers, laser cutter, soldering station, hand tools and more. Overall BARN policies as well as studio-specific ones will also be covered.

    Participants will also learn about the leadership structure within ETA  and about opportunities to participate in helping everything run smoothly. Volunteer jobs range range from serving as studio monitors to helping with studio maintenance.

    Details:

    • This class will be taught via the Zoom video conferencing program. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial.
    • A link to join this event will be sent to the email address you registered with. Please watch for this email. You may need to check your spam folder.



    Contact: ETA.Lead@BainbridgeBARN.org
    • Saturday, February 05, 2022
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Class Time is Pacific Time, Class Code: WR020522JL
    • 2
    Register

    This class will be taught through Zoom. Class time is Pacific Daylight Time.

    Writing and publishing are two very different experiences, and every book has its own journey from first drafts to bookshop shelves. Jen will share what she’s learned in her experiences writing and publishing three YA novels in three unique ways all with the same publisher. The class will start with book-writing basics then dive into publishing. From outlining a novel and making time to write to query letters, agent-seeking, and how titles and covers are created, there are so many pitfalls and moments of joy to be found in traditional publishing. Also, there will be snacks!

    Details:

      • This class will be taught via the Zoom video conferencing program. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial.
      • A Zoom link to join this online event will be sent to the email you registered with one day prior to the start of the eventPlease watch for this email. You may need to check your spam folder for emails from BARN.
      • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to fill out our simple application before you register.
      Instructor Bio:

      Jennifer Longo writes novels for Random House Books. What I Carry is the 2021 Washington State Book Award YA and 2022 Iowa State Library All Reads YA winner. SIX FEET OVER IT received stars from KIRKUS and The Bulletin, is a 2015 Washington State Book Award finalist, and a VOYA Perfect TenUP TO THIS POINTE is a 2017 Washington State Book Award finalist, YALSA 2017 Best Fiction YA shortlist, and starred by The Bulletin and Shelf Awareness. Jennifer lives with her family on Bainbridge Island.

      • Tuesday, February 08, 2022
      • 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
      • Class time is Pacific Time 6:30-7:00pm, Class Code ME020822PM
      • 8
      Register

      **This workshop will be live streamed via Zoom.** 

      In this overview class you will learn about some of the many ways to clean up and beautify your castings including grinding, machining, sanding, sand blasting, polishing and adding patina.

      Details:

      • Although this class is free, you must register due to limited space and to receive the Zoom link.
      • This class will be conducted via Zoom. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial. Please make sure you have the most current version of the Zoom software.

      • A Zoom link will be sent to the email address you registered with along with the confirmation. Please watch for this email. You may need to check your spam folder for emails from BARN.
      • BARN is committed to accessibility. Tuition Assistance is available - click here to fill out the simple application before registering for a class. 
      Instructor Bio: Peter Moseley is a retired mechanical engineer and manufacturing manager who’s shop experience includes making operating live steam 2.5”/foot scale narrow gauge model locomotives along with an associated outdoor railroad. 

      Contact: David Hays - David@haysys.com


      • Thursday, February 10, 2022
      • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
      • Class time is Pacific Time, Class Code FI021022SG+
      • 19
      Register

      **This workshop will be live streamed via Zoom. Class time is Pacific Daylight Time** 

      Interlocking lines and spaces worked in geometric precision that defy traditional Moyouzashi grids and create patterns that fill up your fabric to thrilling effects ... don’t be intimidated! They look much more complicated than they really are (but we won’t tell if you won’t). With a little forethought into drawing Moyouzashi Key Forms and stitching them in proper order, you’ll be a Sashiko boss in no time at all! 

      Prerequisite: Moyouzashi Sashiko Essentials or equivalent. Email fiber.lead@bainbridgebarn.org with questions about how to meet the prerequisite.

      Supplies neededRing thimble with plate, Sashiko needle, 12-weight thread or Sashiko thread, 8” x 8” fabric swatch, marking pen suitable for the swatch, thread snips, pencil, ruler. 

      Optional kits and supplies are available to purchase available at: shibaguyz.com. Order before Feb 1st to ensure your supplies arrive on time!

      This class will be recorded. The recording will be available to all registrants for 30 days after class. Can’t join at the scheduled time? Register and watch on your schedule—as many times as you like—for 30 days after the class!

      Details:

      • Registration for this class will close on Wednesday, February 9, at 3:00 pm.
      • A Zoom link will be sent to the email address you registered with one day prior to the event start date. Please watch for this email. You may need to check your spam folder for emails from BARN. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial.
      • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to complete our simple form. Please fill out the form before you register. We will register for you when we have completed processing your application.
      • BARN reserves the right to cancel this class in the case of low enrollment and a full refund will be given. 

      Instructor Bio:  

      Shannon Leigh Roudhán and Jason Bowlsby are the dynamic DIY duo from Seattle, Washington. Their award-winning crochet, knit, and sewing designs have been featured in and on the covers of domestic and international publications and their craft, portrait, and fashion photography has appeared in books and magazines around the globe. Shannon & Jason have published 10 books of crochet and knitwear patterns including complete Crochet Course – the Ultimate Reference Guide, Designer Crochet, and Crochet Geometry. Their latest book is titled Boro & Sashiko: Harmonious Imperfection from C&T Publishing.

      The duo have been partners in life for 27 years and have been teaching adults for 20+ years. With their mastery of subjects from crochet and knitting to photography, spinning, sewing, and quilting, their enthusiasm, quirky sense of humor, and relatable teaching style have made them sought after teachers in both local and national venues such as Sew Expo, Houston Quilt Festival, Pacific International Quilt Festival, and the Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN). They also have a wide range of online classes available from Craftsy and Creative Spark Online. The “edu-tainment” experience of a class with Shannon & Jason will leave you informed, empowered, and in stitches (see what we did there?).

      Shannon and Jason's Social Media Links:

      Facebook

      Instagram

      Twitter


      • Saturday, February 12, 2022
      • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
      • Class Code: EL021222RG
      • 8
      Register

      **This workshop will be live streamed via Zoom.**

      Get introduced to 3D printing in this 2-hour session. You'll get to see BARN's printers and gain an understanding of how they work and what they can make.

      You will see a computer file get readied for printing in a process called "slicing."

      You'll see the different printers we have and learn about filament, the material 3D printers use to make prints.  We'll start a print and you'll see the printer print.

      3D printing has many uses, ranging from practical to fun, such as replacement parts, mold-making, medical models used in surgery, prototypes and more.  

      Bring your curiosity and questions. You can continue to use the 3D printers at Open Studio where a studio monitor or other member can help you.

      Details:

      • Registration will close on Friday, February 11th at 10:00 AM.
      • Online students will participate via the Zoom video conferencing program. An email will be sent to the email address you registered with that will contain the Zoom link to join the class. Please watch for this email. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial.
      • Thursday, February 17, 2022
      • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
      • Class Time is Pacific Time, Class Code WR021722MW
      • 8
      Register
      **This workshop will be live streamed via Zoom. Class time is Pacific Time** 

      Join Mathew Weitman for a workshop to explore the hermit traditions of Ancient Chinese poets during the Tang Dynasty. From the wilderness of Han Shan and Wang Wei, the daily toils of Wei Ying-Wu and Stone House, and the friendship of Li Po and Tu Fu, we will examine how a life of solitude can inform the creative process. 

      After focusing on the translations of these poets by Washington State's very own Bill Porter (Red Pine), we will discuss how the hermit tradition and natural world can inform our own creative practice.

      Details:

      • Registration for this class will close on February 15th at 8:30pm (Pacific Time). Members are free but please register so you will receive the Zoom link. Guests: $10.
      • A Zoom link will be sent to the email address you registered with one day prior to the event. Please watch for this email. You may need to check your spam folder for emails from BARN.
      • BARN is committed to accessibility. Tuition Assistance is available - click here to fill out the simple application before registering for a class.  For those who might need physical assistance, please learn about BARN's Companion Program here.
      Instructor Bio:

      Mathew Weitman is a Brooklyn based poet, writer and musician. He is the winner of The Georgia Review's 2021 Loraine Williams Poetry Prize, and his work appears or is forthcoming in The Evergreen Review, The Missouri ReviewThe Southwest Review, Bennington Review and elsewhereHe received his MFA from the New School, where he was a student poetry editor at LIT Magazine.



      • Friday, February 18, 2022
      • Friday, February 25, 2022
      • 2 sessions
      • Class time is Pacific Time, Class Code JE021822CE
      • 3
      Register

      **This workshop will be conducted via live streaming with Zoom.**

      First in the new series of beaded rope workshops, this gorgeous, spiraling piece is a wonderfully accessible and enjoyable project for beginning to advance beaders. Students will learn / review basics of bead weaving and discuss the foundation of traditional herringbone stitch and its adaptation into this beautiful spiraling cord. Variations on the basics will be explored to demonstrate the infinite variety of finished looks. Participants can choose to make a bracelet length rope or go for a longer necklace length and you will have the option to incorporate personal charms or focal pieces. Obsession is pretty much guaranteed! 

      Details:

      • Registration for this class will close on Sunday, February 6th at 12:00pm so that kits can be assembled and mailed in a timely manner. Please verify your mailing address when you register. Requests for refunds or credits will not be accepted after February 6th.
      • To register, please choose the color combination you would like to receive in your kit. There are 2 kits to choose from in each color for each registration category. Should available kits sell out in a registration category, please add your name to the waitlist for that color or choose another color.
      • A Zoom link to join this online event will be sent to the email you registered with one day prior to each session. Please watch for this email. You may need to check your spam folder.

      • BARN is committed to accessibility. Tuition Assistance is available - click here to fill out the simple application before registering for a class.  For those who might need physical assistance, please learn about BARN's Companion Program here.


      Instructor Bio:

      Chris Eisenberg discovered beading while recovering from an accident and the resulting traumatic brain injury.  Beading was intensive therapy for Chris and has been medically credited for helping restore significant brain function.  Chris holds a PhD in classical piano performance and opera direction from the University of Northern Colorado and is currently on the faculty at Central Washington University in Ellensburg WA as a performance coach and collaborator.  She has previously taught art workshops at the Autumn Artist Retreat and in the Iron Mountain Arts studio near Port Gamble.

      • Thursday, February 24, 2022
      • Thursday, March 03, 2022
      • 2 sessions
      • Class time is Pacific Time, Class Code FI022322SG+
      • 14
      Register

      **This workshop will be live streamed via Zoom. Class time is Pacific Time** 

      Take your creative expression to new heights in this BARN exclusive online class. You will use the fabric piecing principles of Boro, a traditional Japanese mending and quilting technique, and associated Sashiko hand embroidery skills to elevate a stack of everyday scraps into rich one-of-a-kind textiles that will beautifully adorn your home as a one-of-a-kind art piece. Join internationally renowned instructors Shannon & Jason Mullett-Bowlsby and explore the exciting Japanese textile art of Boro!

      Beginners encouraged – No experience necessary! 

      Recycling, repairing, and reworking textiles using Boro and Sashiko is perfect for the maker who is ready to try something new and exciting. Even if you have never done any hand sewing and never fused two pieces of fabric together with a needle and thread, this class is for you! If you’ve wanted to try quilting but were intimidated by stodgy traditional techniques, you’re going to love this class. 

      We’ll use Boro techniques to create a whole new panel of unique fabric from seemingly unusable remnants and odd pieces. In just a week, you’ll have a stunning new fabric that you can use by itself to enhance your home décor or use as the basis for a larger project like a quilt top, tote, or throw.

      Want to make your reworked fabric even more special? Use an old shirt, a pair of jeans, old ties, or favorite fabric remnants, and we will work them into your design! Any fabric will do. Woven fabrics, pieces of lace, crocheted or knitted motifs… bring it on!

      Join us and reignite your creativity—one stitch at a time.

      What to bring to class:

      • Fabric scissors
      • Pencil and pen
      • Washable fabric pen/pencil
      • Ruler
      • Fabric pieces or scraps for cutting up and sewing into patches for your wall hanging. We recommend cottons, linen, light denim… the more random the better. Get as fancy or plain as you like!
      For this Boro Wall Hanging class you will need a basic Sashiko kit with needle, thread, and thimble; some kind of base fabric (simple cotton or muslin) at least 12” square but rectangular shapes work great too; and scraps of fabric you love. We recommend a few fat quarters with patterns and colors.

      The Shibaguyz have an optional kit with the tools and the base fabric available on their website. Please be sure to allow enough time to order and receive this kit before the class begins.

      https://www.designz.shibaguyz.com/store/p156/boroclasskit.html

      Kit Includes:
      • Wall Hanging Base fabric
      • Clover Adjustable Ring Thimble with Plate - Item #611
      • Sashiko Needles Long Type - Item #2009
      • White Marking Pen - Item # 517
      • Aurifil 12 Weight Cotton Thread - 2 Colors
      • Glue Stick
      Note: This workshop will be recorded. You will be emailed a link at the end of the first session so you can watch the video and practice between sessions. Recordings of both sessions will be available to registrants for 30 days after the class. Can’t join at the scheduled times? Register and watch on your own schedule—as many times as you like—for 30 days.

      Details:

      • Registration for this class will close on Wednesday, February 23rd, at 3:00 pm.
      • This class will be taught via the Zoom video conferencing program. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial.
      • A Zoom link will be sent to the email address you registered with one day prior to the event start date. Please watch for this email. You may need to check your spam folder for emails from BARN.
      • Tuition assistance is available. Click here before you register to complete our simple form.
      • BARN reserves the right to cancel this class in the case of low enrollment and a full refund will be given. 


      Instructor Bio:  

      Shannon Leigh Roudhán and Jason Bowlsby are the dynamic DIY duo from Seattle, Washington. Their award-winning crochet, knit, and sewing designs have been featured in and on the covers of domestic and international publications and their craft, portrait, and fashion photography has appeared in books and magazines around the globe. Shannon & Jason have published 10 books of crochet and knitwear patterns including complete Crochet Course – the Ultimate Reference Guide, Designer Crochet, and Crochet Geometry. Their latest book is titled Boro & Sashiko: Harmonious Imperfection from C&T Publishing.

      The duo have been partners in life for 27 years and have been teaching adults for 20+ years. With their mastery of subjects from crochet and knitting to photography, spinning, sewing, and quilting, their enthusiasm, quirky sense of humor, and relatable teaching style have made them sought after teachers in both local and national venues such as Sew Expo, Houston Quilt Festival, Pacific International Quilt Festival, and the Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN). They also have a wide range of online classes available from Craftsy and Creative Spark Online. The “edu-tainment” experience of a class with Shannon & Jason will leave you informed, empowered, and in stitches (see what we did there?).

      Shannon and Jason's Social Media Links:

      Facebook

      Instagram

      Twitter

      • Thursday, February 24, 2022
      • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
      • Class Time is Pacific Time, Class Code WR022422MM
      • 4
      Register
      **This workshop will be live streamed via Zoom.**

      Scenes are the basic units of all stories. They are “the most vivid and immediate part of a story, the place where the reader is the most emotionally involved, the part that leaves the reader with images and a memory of the action.” (Sandra Scofield) We’ll discuss different types of scenes and the elements that can make all scenes  powerful enough to move your story forward. Come prepared to try a few writing exercises.

      Details:

      • Registration for this class will close on Tuesday, February 22 at 8:30 PM (Pacific Time)
      • This class will be taught via the Zoom video conferencing program. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial.
      • A Zoom link will be sent to the email address you registered with one day prior to each session. Please watch for this email. You may need to check your spam folder for emails from BARN.
      • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to fill out our simple application before you register.

        Instructors' Bios:

        Maureen McQuerry is an award winning poet, novelist and teacher. Her YA novel, The Peculiars is an ALA Best Book for Young Adult Readers 2013 and winner of the Westchester Award. Her other novels include the Celtic Mythology duo Beyond the Door and The Telling Stone, and most recently Between Before and After, one of Barnes and Nobles most anticipated historical fictions for 2019. Big Ideas for Little Philosophers, a 4 book series featuring Socrates, Descartes, Aristotle and DeBeauvior, for preschoolers, releases in July 2020 to be followed by Big Ideas for Little Environmentalists.


        • Saturday, February 26, 2022
        • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
        • BARN's Great Room, Class Code: WR022622JS
        • 5
        Register

        **This workshop will be live streamed via Zoom** 

        Whether you write fiction, creative nonfiction, or memoir, the characters and real folks who populate your pages must ring true to your readers. We crave more than three dimensions when reading protagonists and other characters, but how can you write those more fully realized humans? Come discover a treasure chest full of easy but not-the-usual techniques for creating living, breathing characters readers will long remember. Beginning through advanced writers welcome.

        Details:

        • Registration for this class will close 2 days prior to the start date. 
        • This class will be taught via the Zoom video conferencing software. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial.
        • A Zoom link will be sent to the email address you registered with one day prior to the event start date. Please watch for this email. You may need to check your spam folder for emails from BARN.
        • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to fill out our simple application before you register.
        Instructor Bio:

        Jennie Shortridge is a teacher, editor, and bestselling author of five novels, including Love Water Memory. Her fiction and nonfiction work has been published for over twenty-five years. From the outset, a love of writing and helping others surmount writing obstacles led her to teaching in a variety of settings, including conferences, literary organizations, and nonprofits. She is currently at work on a memoir.


        • Monday, February 28, 2022
        • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
        • BARN Great Room
        • 60

        We invite BARN Staff, Board Members, and Studio Steering Committee Members to join us for our fourth annual BARN Community Meeting where we gather to discuss topics relevant to the future of BARN. 

        The topic this year is ‘Opening BARN Doors Wider’.  Our goals are to inspire participants to support BARN’s Core Value of Inclusivity, and to develop ideas for becoming a safer and more welcoming space for all.   

        We’ll begin with a brief overview of the past year and follow up on the major takeaways from last year’s Community Meeting. Then we will divide into smaller groups for discussions.  Highlights from each breakout session will be shared with the large group toward the end of our meeting, then we will finish with some next steps and action items from the meeting.  

        If you have any questions, please reach out to our Executive Director Denise Dumouchel or Program Director Jess Henderson. 

        We’re looking forward to spending the afternoon engaged in meaningful conversation with you!  

        • Saturday, March 05, 2022
        • Saturday, March 26, 2022
        • 4 sessions
        • BARN Fiber Studio, Class Code FI030522LB
        • 7
        Register

        Sew some samples for success and be ready to make any tailored wool jacket or coat!

        Baffled by bound buttonholes? Freaked out by welt pockets? Take the mystery out of tailoring and practice solid tailoring techniques like welt pockets, sleeve vents, and more … including bound buttonholes. You’ll learn to work with horsehair, establish lapel roll lines, and “bag the lining” for an all-in-one way to finish any lined garment.

        We’ll work together on full-size samples. During class, you can sew along with Leah, or you can watch the class and sew samples later. In the end, you’ll have built a reference library of techniques—and built your confidence—so you can apply these techniques to any wool jacket or coat pattern.


        You will need to order a kit/pattern from the instructor by clicking here. This kit will be available after January 20th and will be $10 payable directly to the instructor on her website.

        Can’t attend at the scheduled times? No worries! This class will be recorded and available to all who register, so you can watch on your own schedule, as many times as you like.

        Students should have on hand:

        • 100% wool fabric, approximately 1 yard long by ~ 60” wide. Ugly fabric works great, and 12”-x-12” swatches work great, too (check fabric store remnant sections for inexpensive wool)
        • 1 yard of lining fabric (thin, woven, and slippery, Bemberg rayon is widely available and inexpensive)
        • 1 yard of horsehair fusible interfacing: available at Esther’s Fabrics on Bainbridge Island, or order online at www.fashionsewingsupply.com
        • 1 yard of medium-weight fusible interfacing: available at Esther’s Fabrics on Bainbridge or online at www.fashionsewingsupply.com
        • freezer paper, to be used for pattern paper: available in most hardware stores or well-stocked grocery stores (check the canning/freezing section)
        • fabric marking pens or chalk or a sliver of soap—something you can see on your wool fabric
        • typical sewing notions such as scissors, rotary cutter, pins, and seam ripper
        • your steam iron and ironing board
        • your sewing machine, threaded with garment-weight thread that contrasts with your fabric

        Details:

        • Registration for this class will close on Thursday, March 3rd at 12:00pm.
        • Be sure to order a kit/pattern from the instructor by clicking here.
        • This class will be taught via the Zoom video conferencing software. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorialA Zoom link will be sent to the email address you registered with one day prior to the event start date. Please watch for this email. You may need to check your spam folder for emails from BARN.
        • BARN is committed to accessibility. Tuition Assistance is available - click here to fill out the simple application before registering for a class. 

        Instructor Bio: 

        Leah Boyan is thrilled to contribute to the BARN Fiber Arts Studio. She has taught online and in person at Esther’s Fabrics on Bainbridge Island. She's also a national sewing speaker, having presented at the Virtual 2020 American Sewing Guild National Convention and several national ASG chapters, and she is scheduled to present at the 2021 National Convention. Leah started her company, A Way We Sew, to combine her two passions: sewing and thinking about sewing. She develops and teaches innovative ways to sew faster, with fabulous results, all while having fun!


        • Saturday, March 05, 2022
        • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
        • ETA Virtual Zoom Room, Class Code: EL030522RG
        • 25
        Register

        **This workshop will be live streamed via Zoom.** 

        Designed as a user's guide to BARN ETA studio, this free orientation session is highly recommended for all participants. It will cover everything from studio etiquette and policies to an overview of what we have and where stuff is. 

        You'll get to see the 3D printers, laser cutter, soldering station, hand tools and more. Overall BARN policies as well as studio-specific ones will also be covered.

        Participants will also learn about the leadership structure within ETA  and about opportunities to participate in helping everything run smoothly. Volunteer jobs range range from serving as studio monitors to helping with studio maintenance.

        Details:

        • This class will be taught via the Zoom video conferencing program. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial.
        • A link to join this event will be sent to the email address you registered with. Please watch for this email. You may need to check your spam folder.



        Contact: ETA.Lead@BainbridgeBARN.org
        • Thursday, March 10, 2022
        • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
        • Class time is Pacific Time, Class Code FI031022SG
        • 21
        Register

        **This workshop will be live streamed via Zoom. Class is Pacific Time** 

        Up to this point we have focused on a large square or rectangular grid for stitching Moyouzashi Sashiko patterns. It’s time to break out of the square grid and play with new angles! Isometric grids, with 30- or 60-degree angles, make for some simply stunning Sashiko patterns. Let us show you how to build your new grids step-by-step so you can create exciting new Moyouzashi Sashiko patterns for your projects.

        Prerequisite: Moyouzashi Sashiko Essentials or equivalent. Email fiber.lead@bainbridgebarn.org with questions about meeting the prerequisite.

        Supplies needed: ring thimble with plate, Sashiko needle, 12-weight or Sashiko thread, 8” x 8” fabric swatch, marking pen suitable for the swatch, thread snips, graph paper, pencil, ruler. 

        Optional kits and supplies are available to purchase at: shibaguyz.com. Order by March 1st to be sure your supplies arrive on time!

        Note: This class will be recorded. The recording will be available for 30 days after the class. Can’t join at the scheduled time? Register anyway and watch the class at your convenience—as many times as you like—for 30 days!

        Details:

        • Registration for this class will close on Wednesday, March 8th, at 3:00 pm.
        • Prerequisite: Moyouzashi Sashiko Essentials or equivalent. Email fiber.lead@bainbridgebarn.org with questions about meeting the prerequisite. Please login to your BARN account, click on your profile name and check the link "My event registrations" to ensure you have completed the prerequisite.

        • A Zoom link will be sent to the email address you registered with one day prior to the event start date. Please watch for this email. You may need to check your spam folder for emails from BARN.
        • BARN is committed to accessibility. Tuition Assistance is available - click here to fill out the simple application before registering for a class. 


        Instructor Bio:  

        Shannon Leigh Roudhán and Jason Bowlsby are the dynamic DIY duo from Seattle, Washington. Their award-winning crochet, knit, and sewing designs have been featured in and on the covers of domestic and international publications and their craft, portrait, and fashion photography has appeared in books and magazines around the globe. Shannon & Jason have published 10 books of crochet and knitwear patterns including complete Crochet Course – the Ultimate Reference Guide, Designer Crochet, and Crochet Geometry. Their latest book is titled Boro & Sashiko: Harmonious Imperfection from C&T Publishing.

        The duo have been partners in life for 27 years and have been teaching adults for 20+ years. With their mastery of subjects from crochet and knitting to photography, spinning, sewing, and quilting, their enthusiasm, quirky sense of humor, and relatable teaching style have made them sought after teachers in both local and national venues such as Sew Expo, Houston Quilt Festival, Pacific International Quilt Festival, and the Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN). They also have a wide range of online classes available from Craftsy and Creative Spark Online. The “edu-tainment” experience of a class with Shannon & Jason will leave you informed, empowered, and in stitches (see what we did there?).

        Shannon and Jason's Social Media Links:

        Facebook

        Instagram

        Twitter




        • Saturday, March 12, 2022
        • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
        • Class Code: EL031222RG
        • 10
        Register

        **This workshop will be live streamed via Zoom.**

        Get introduced to 3D printing in this 2-hour session. You'll get to see BARN's printers and gain an understanding of how they work and what they can make.

        You will see a computer file get readied for printing in a process called "slicing."

        You'll see the different printers we have and learn about filament, the material 3D printers use to make prints.  We'll start a print and you'll see the printer print.

        3D printing has many uses, ranging from practical to fun, such as replacement parts, mold-making, medical models used in surgery, prototypes and more.  

        Bring your curiosity and questions. You can continue to use the 3D printers at Open Studio where a studio monitor or other member can help you.

        Details:

        • Registration will close on Friday, March 11th at 10:00 AM.
        • Online students will participate via the Zoom video conferencing program. An email will be sent to the email address you registered with that will contain the Zoom link to join the class. Please watch for this email. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial.
        • Tuesday, March 15, 2022
        • Tuesday, March 22, 2022
        • 2 sessions
        • Class time is Pacific Time, Class Code JE031522CE
        • 8
        Register

        **This workshop will be conducted via live streaming with Zoom. Registration will close on Sunday, 2/27.**

        Explore this staple of bead weaving ~ peyote stitch! Great for beginners ~ satisfying for everyone!  Peyote stitch is one of the most versatile and popular basic bead weaving stitches. This class will review beading lingo, tools, and practices as well as introduce participants to "odd count" peyote stitch. Students will create a bead woven section that will be the foundation for an artisan bracelet bar, add a gorgeous crystal embellishment and finish with a magnetic clasp. The end result will be a personal masterpiece! 

        Students will need to supply scissors and round nose pliers.

        Details:

        • Registration for this class will close on Sunday, February 27th so that kits can be assembled and mailed in a timely manner. Please verify your mailing address when you register. Please note that requests for credits or refunds will not be accepted after Sunday, February 27th.
        • There is a $25 materials fee plus $4 for shipping included in the price of the class.
        • A Zoom link to join this online event will be sent to the email you registered with one day prior to each session. Please watch for this email. You may need to check your spam folder.

        • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to apply to complete our simple form before you register.

        Instructor Bio:

        Chris Eisenberg discovered beading while recovering from an accident and the resulting traumatic brain injury.  Beading was intensive therapy for Chris and has been medically credited for helping restore significant brain function.  Chris holds a PhD in classical piano performance and opera direction from the University of Northern Colorado and is currently on the faculty at Central Washington University in Ellensburg WA as a performance coach and collaborator.  She has previously taught art workshops at the Autumn Artist Retreat and in the Iron Mountain Arts studio near Port Gamble.

        • Wednesday, March 23, 2022
        • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
        • Class Time is Pacific Time
        • 7
        Register
        **This training will be live streamed via Zoom.** 

        This one-hour training via Zoom is required for BARN Volunteer Monitors, Liaisons, Steering Committee Members, and those instructors who may be teaching without a Liaison. It covers BARN's policies for the protection of youth and vulnerable adults, and how volunteers can help create a safe and welcoming culture for all at BARN.  

        This training is offered every two months at 4pm on the 4th Wednesday of the month.  If you have any questions about this training or are unable to attend at the scheduled times, please contact BARN Program Manager Jess Henderson at jessh@bainbridgebarn.org or (206) 842-4475 x221.


        Details:

        • This class will be taught via the Zoom video conferencing program. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial.
        • A Zoom link will be in your registration confirmation email. You will also receive another reminder email one day before the event.


        • Thursday, March 24, 2022
        • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
        • Class time is Pacific Time, Class Code FI032422SG
        • 18
        Register

        **This workshop will be live streamed via Zoom. Class time is Pacific Time** 

        Whether you’re fixing a hem, setting in a sleeve, sewing in a new pocket, or constructing a garment, we all need to know how to do a little basic machine sewing. But why settle for basic when you can be extraordinary? A well-stitched seam will do more than just hold fabric together… it can dress up your seams, add visible stitches to your work, and add an extra WOW factor to any finished project.

        We have assembled 7 of the most-used seams in sewing that will totally up your game for home décor, garments, quilting, fiber art, and accessories. These techniques are all 100% functional but also add an element of elegance and polish to your finished projects and give your off-the-rack wardrobe just a little special touch. Want to know the difference between a Hong Kong seam and a French Seam and when to use each one? Join us for this fun and informative class!

        Supplies you will need:

        • Sewing Machine
        • 1 yd, light colored, cotton fabric
        • 40 or 50 wt thread (needle and bobbin) in contrasting color to fabric
        • Felt tip sharpie or other permanent fabric marker
        • Machine equipped with universal needle
        • Rotary cutter and mat
        • Standard sewing kit including at least:
        • Fabric scissors
        • Thread snips
        • Seam ripper

        Note:
        This class will be recorded. The recording will be available to registrants for 30 days after the class. Can’t join at the scheduled time? Register and watch on your own schedule—as many times as you like—for 30 days!

                Details:

                • Registration will close on Wednesday, March 23rd, at 3:00 pm.
                • A  Zoom link will be sent to the email address you registered with one day prior to the event start date. Please watch for this email. You may need to check your spam folder for emails from BARN.
                • BARN is committed to accessibility. Tuition Assistance is available - click here to fill out the simple application before registering for this class. 

                Instructor Bios:  

                Shannon Leigh Roudhán and Jason Bowlsby are the dynamic DIY duo from Seattle, Washington. Their award-winning crochet, knit, and sewing designs have been featured in and on the covers of domestic and international publications and their craft, portrait, and fashion photography has appeared in books and magazines around the globe. Shannon & Jason have published 10 books of crochet and knitwear patterns including complete Crochet Course – the Ultimate Reference Guide, Designer Crochet, and Crochet Geometry. Their latest book is titled Boro & Sashiko: Harmonious Imperfection from C&T Publishing.

                The duo have been partners in life for 27 years and have been teaching adults for 20+ years. With their mastery of subjects from crochet and knitting to photography, spinning, sewing, and quilting, their enthusiasm, quirky sense of humor, and relatable teaching style have made them sought after teachers in both local and national venues such as Sew Expo, Houston Quilt Festival, Pacific International Quilt Festival, and the Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN). They also have a wide range of online classes available from Craftsy and Creative Spark Online. The “edu-tainment” experience of a class with Shannon & Jason will leave you informed, empowered, and in stitches (see what we did there?).

                Shannon and Jason's Social Media Links:

                Facebook

                Instagram

                Twitter


                • Saturday, April 02, 2022
                • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
                • ETA Virtual Zoom Room, Class Code: EL040222RG
                • 25
                Register

                **This workshop will be live streamed via Zoom.** 

                Designed as a user's guide to BARN ETA studio, this free orientation session is highly recommended for all participants. It will cover everything from studio etiquette and policies to an overview of what we have and where stuff is. 

                You'll get to see the 3D printers, laser cutter, soldering station, hand tools and more. Overall BARN policies as well as studio-specific ones will also be covered.

                Participants will also learn about the leadership structure within ETA  and about opportunities to participate in helping everything run smoothly. Volunteer jobs range range from serving as studio monitors to helping with studio maintenance.

                Details:

                • This class will be taught via the Zoom video conferencing program. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial.
                • A link to join this event will be sent to the email address you registered with. Please watch for this email. You may need to check your spam folder.



                Contact: ETA.Lead@BainbridgeBARN.org
                • Saturday, April 09, 2022
                • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
                • Class Code: EL040922RG
                • 10
                Register

                **This workshop will be live streamed via Zoom.**

                Get introduced to 3D printing in this 2-hour session. You'll get to see BARN's printers and gain an understanding of how they work and what they can make.

                You will see a computer file get readied for printing in a process called "slicing."

                You'll see the different printers we have and learn about filament, the material 3D printers use to make prints.  We'll start a print and you'll see the printer print.

                3D printing has many uses, ranging from practical to fun, such as replacement parts, mold-making, medical models used in surgery, prototypes and more.  

                Bring your curiosity and questions. You can continue to use the 3D printers at Open Studio where a studio monitor or other member can help you.

                Details:

                • Registration will close on Friday, April 8th at 10:00 AM.
                • Online students will participate via the Zoom video conferencing program. An email will be sent to the email address you registered with that will contain the Zoom link to join the class. Please watch for this email. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial.
                • Saturday, May 07, 2022
                • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
                • ETA Virtual Zoom Room, Class Code: EL050722RG
                • 25
                Register

                **This workshop will be live streamed via Zoom.** 

                Designed as a user's guide to BARN ETA studio, this free orientation session is highly recommended for all participants. It will cover everything from studio etiquette and policies to an overview of what we have and where stuff is. 

                You'll get to see the 3D printers, laser cutter, soldering station, hand tools and more. Overall BARN policies as well as studio-specific ones will also be covered.

                Participants will also learn about the leadership structure within ETA  and about opportunities to participate in helping everything run smoothly. Volunteer jobs range range from serving as studio monitors to helping with studio maintenance.

                Details:

                • This class will be taught via the Zoom video conferencing program. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial.
                • A link to join this event will be sent to the email address you registered with. Please watch for this email. You may need to check your spam folder.



                Contact: ETA.Lead@BainbridgeBARN.org
                • Saturday, May 14, 2022
                • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
                • Class Code: EL051422RG
                • 10
                Register

                **This workshop will be live streamed via Zoom.**

                Get introduced to 3D printing in this 2-hour session. You'll get to see BARN's printers and gain an understanding of how they work and what they can make.

                You will see a computer file get readied for printing in a process called "slicing."

                You'll see the different printers we have and learn about filament, the material 3D printers use to make prints.  We'll start a print and you'll see the printer print.

                3D printing has many uses, ranging from practical to fun, such as replacement parts, mold-making, medical models used in surgery, prototypes and more.  

                Bring your curiosity and questions. You can continue to use the 3D printers at Open Studio where a studio monitor or other member can help you.

                Details:

                • Registration will close on Friday, May 13th at 10:00 AM.
                • Online students will participate via the Zoom video conferencing program. An email will be sent to the email address you registered with that will contain the Zoom link to join the class. Please watch for this email. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial.
                • Wednesday, May 25, 2022
                • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
                • Class Time is Pacific Time
                • 8
                Register
                **This training will be live streamed via Zoom.** 

                This one-hour training via Zoom is required for BARN Volunteer Monitors, Liaisons, Steering Committee Members, and those instructors who may be teaching without a Liaison. It covers BARN's policies for the protection of youth and vulnerable adults, and how volunteers can help create a safe and welcoming culture for all at BARN.  

                This training is offered every two months at 4pm on the 4th Wednesday of the month.  If you have any questions about this training or are unable to attend at the scheduled times, please contact BARN Program Manager Jess Henderson at jessh@bainbridgebarn.org or (206) 842-4475 x221.


                Details:

                • This class will be taught via the Zoom video conferencing program. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial.
                • A Zoom link will be in your registration confirmation email. You will also receive another reminder email one day before the event.


                • Saturday, June 04, 2022
                • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
                • Class time PST: Class Code: WR060422TR
                • 10
                Registration is closed

                **This workshop will be live streamed via Zoom.** 

                If you’re struggling to understand plotting and plot structure, the answer may lie not in books but on the screen. Learn screenplay plotting techniques to help rescue your novel from a flat opening, a sagging middle, a weak climax, and a boring hero. In this class, we’ll discuss several popular screenplay plotting methods including the class three-act structure, beat sheets, and the nutshell method. Join Tiffany Reisz, USA Today bestselling author for this two-hour online seminar. For all levels.

                Details:

                • Registration will close 2 days before the start of class.
                • This class will be taught via Zoom. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial.
                • A Zoom link will be sent one day prior to the event start to the email you used to register with. Please watch for this email. You may need to check your spam folder.
                • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to fill out our simple application before you register.

                Instructor Bio:

                Tiffany Reisz is the USA Today-bestselling author of the Romance Writers of America RITA®-winning Original Sinners series from Harlequin's Mira Books.

                Born in Owensboro, Kentucky, Tiffany graduated from Centre College with a B.A. in English. She began her writing career while a student at Wilmore, Kentucky's Asbury Theological Seminary. After leaving seminary to focus on her fiction, she wrote The Siren, which has sold more than half a million copies worldwide. 

                Tiffany also writes mainstream women's suspense fiction, including The Bourbon Thief (winner of the RT Book Reviews Seal of Excellence Award) and the RITA®-nominated The Night Mark.

                Her erotic fantasy The Red—self-published under the banner 8th Circle Press—was named an NPR Best Book of the Year and a Goodreads Best Romance of the Month. It also received a coveted starred review from Library Journal. 

                Tiffany lives in Louisville, Kentucky with her husband, author Andrew Shaffer, and two cats. The cats are not writers.

                • Saturday, June 04, 2022
                • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
                • ETA Virtual Zoom Room, Class Code: EL060422RG
                • 25
                Register

                **This workshop will be live streamed via Zoom.** 

                Designed as a user's guide to BARN ETA studio, this free orientation session is highly recommended for all participants. It will cover everything from studio etiquette and policies to an overview of what we have and where stuff is. 

                You'll get to see the 3D printers, laser cutter, soldering station, hand tools and more. Overall BARN policies as well as studio-specific ones will also be covered.

                Participants will also learn about the leadership structure within ETA  and about opportunities to participate in helping everything run smoothly. Volunteer jobs range range from serving as studio monitors to helping with studio maintenance.

                Details:

                • This class will be taught via the Zoom video conferencing program. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial.
                • A link to join this event will be sent to the email address you registered with. Please watch for this email. You may need to check your spam folder.



                Contact: ETA.Lead@BainbridgeBARN.org
                • Saturday, June 11, 2022
                • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
                • Class Code: EL061122RG
                • 10
                Register

                **This workshop will be live streamed via Zoom.**

                Get introduced to 3D printing in this 2-hour session. You'll get to see BARN's printers and gain an understanding of how they work and what they can make.

                You will see a computer file get readied for printing in a process called "slicing."

                You'll see the different printers we have and learn about filament, the material 3D printers use to make prints.  We'll start a print and you'll see the printer print.

                3D printing has many uses, ranging from practical to fun, such as replacement parts, mold-making, medical models used in surgery, prototypes and more.  

                Bring your curiosity and questions. You can continue to use the 3D printers at Open Studio where a studio monitor or other member can help you.

                Details:

                • Registration will close on Friday, June 10th at 10:00 AM.
                • Online students will participate via the Zoom video conferencing program. An email will be sent to the email address you registered with that will contain the Zoom link to join the class. Please watch for this email. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial.
                • Saturday, July 02, 2022
                • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
                • ETA Virtual Zoom Room, Class Code: EL070222RG
                • 25
                Register