Sunday, February 8, 2015

Cabin Fever 2015


Cabin Fever 2015
"CHRISTmas in the Cabin"

When:  Saturday March 7, 2015

Registration begins at 8:30am

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Where:  Crossroads Church  5467 1st Avenue, Pittsville




To register and select your 2 craft choices, RSVP starting February 12th by calling 715-884-2665 or email crossroadschurchtalk@tds.net



    A/AA - Creative Gift Wrap
    Add beauty and a personal touch with these gift wrapping ideas which use
    or recycle common household items.  The package on the outside can be as wonderful
    as the gift on the inside.  Great way to dress up those "White elephant gifts" too.



    B/BB and I/II - Folk Art Christmas Tree - This session is FULL

    Create a Christmas tree from buttons and burlap to make a picture to frame
    bringing a touch of folk art into the beauty of simplicity.


    C/CC/LL - Snowman Pockets - This session is FULL

    With a simple sponge and a little paint, remake a jean
    pocket into a whimsical snowman to be used as a Christmas
    ornament, wall pocket for candy canes or make a set and replace the stockings
    by the fire with pockets.  Could be a creative way to wrap a small gift also.


    D/DD and H/HH - Decorative Oil Lamp

    Create a small oil lamp that will add to the holiday atmosphere whether
    lit or not.  Here you have a choice of a snowman or Christmas holiday theme.

    E/EE and K/KK - Decoupage Plate - This session is FULL

    Use the technique of decoupage to personalize a serving plate with holiday fabric.  This
    could be a decoration to your own table next season OR used as a gift.  Just fill it with your
    own favorite cookies and pass it along to someone special.



    F/FF and G/GG - Build a Snowman - This session is FULL

    Create a snowman from picture frames and decorate with Christmas and
    winter notions to create a season long wall decoration.

    J/JJ- Green Centerpiece

    Create a beautiful center piece from greens, pinecones, and berries.  Can
    be used to decorate any desk, small table, etc.


    L - Tutu Ornament


    Create ornaments to give your Christmas tree it's own look next
    season.  These ornaments will add color and interest to your tree or can be
    used as a gift.

    Thursday, February 6, 2014

    Cabin Fever 2014

    Cabin Fever 2014
    Theme:  TAPPING IN TO GOD, will be Saturday, March 8th.  Cost: $10


    Registration will be at 8:30 a.m.

    Guest speaker:  Cynthia Ruchti

    REGISTRATION FOR CRAFTS AND DEMONSTRATIONS HAS BEGUN! PLEASE CALL: 715-884-2665 OR EMAIL: CROSSROADSCHURCHTALK@TDS.NET
    Please see crafts & demonstrations below:









    Cabin Fever Craft Descriptions



    A/AA Maple Syrup 101: Learn the basics to tapping the maple trees in

    your yard and making your own Wisconsin maple syrup.


    B/BB Pottery Demonstration: Pittsville’s New Pittsville Pottery owner,
    Dave Lyons will demonstrate the use of the potters wheel and likely
    explain the significance of being clay in the Master’s hands.




    C/CC
    FULL/CLOSED*****
    Gift/Portfolio Bags: Create small gift bag from scrapbook paper


    and supplies. These creative little bags can even have multiple
    pockets and dividers. These bags are as much a gift as the gift they
    enclose!


    D/DD
    FULL/CLOSED*****   
     
    Framed “To Do” List: This clever framing of the family shopping              


    list ‘to do’ list will keep your lists handy and available at all times.






    E/EE Rubber Band Bracelets: Create colorful new bracelets from mini
    rubber bands. With a variety of designs come prepared to create
    fun bracelets to share with your friend and family as many of the young generation do.



    F/FF
    FULL/CLOSED*****

    Gift Cards with Coordinating Bookmark: Create beautiful and


    multi-purpose gift cards from scrapbooking supplies and stamping.
    Ideas will be supplied but your own creativity is welcome!



     


    FULL/CLOSED***** 
      G/GG Hummingbird Feeder: Remake a pop bottle into a hummingbird
    feeder for the summer. Recycle AND feed the birds this spring.



    H/HH
    FULL/CLOSED*****

    Recycled T-shirt SCARF: Use your colorful old t-shirts to create a


    new scarf. Scarves are the current fashion and these would be a
    great gift idea for all ages.


     I/II   
    FULL/CLOSED*****
    Button Flowers:
    Learn to make long stemmed button flowers that

    can be used to accent flower arrangements or create flower
    arrangements with them. Make and take two flowers home to
    begin the creation of your own bouquet using your own ‘button bin’.
    They are beautiful.






     J/JJ   
    FULL/CLOSED*****
    Stenciled Tire:
    Remake the sidewall of a tire into a new lawn


    ornament by painting and stenciling. This creation can be used as a
    wall hanging or a bird feeder.




    K/KK Get Started- Planting: Learn to make seed starting pots from
    newspaper and plant seeds to welcome in spring. Bring a plastic
    shoe box and seeds of your choice IF you wish to get a serious
    start to this project.





    L/LL   
    FULL/CLOSED*****

    Homemade Hand/Body Scrub: Learn to make a variety of hand


    and body scrubs from common household ingredients. These
    recipes have been tried, tested and appreciated.


    M/MM Zipper Bracelet: Make a new, tastefully simple bracelet out of a
    used zipper and beads. This bracelet is classy and easy to put
    together.





    Sunday, February 3, 2013

    Cabin Fever Crafts 2013



     CABIN FEVER 2013 CRAFTS 

    MARCH 2, 2013    9:00-2:30
    Registration starts at 8:30

    Cost: $10.00

    Theme: Black & White and Read All Over
    Registration opens February 7th call:
    715-884-2665 or email
    * indicates craft is downstairs

    Speaker: Mary Pierce


    *K/KK Stamp & Frame Book Page
    SORRY THIS CRAFT IS FULL

    M/MM Zipper Pin
    SORRY THIS CRAFT IS FULL


    
    E/EE Flower Hook
    SORRY THIS CRAFT IS FULL
                                  

    
    *H/HH Spring Floral Wreath
    SORRY THIS CRAFT IS FULL


    
    *J/JJ Angel Centerpiece
    SORRY THIS CRAFT IS FULL


    *I/II: Snowman Ornament
    SORRY THIS CRAFT IS FULL
    C/CC Stampin' Up Plant Ornament
    SORRY THIS CRAFT IS FULL
    

     

    
    D/DD Wildflower Bookmark



    
    
    G/GG Birch Christmas Wreath
    SORRY THIS CRAFT IS FULL

    
    F/FF Card Making
    SORRY THIS CRAFT IS FULL

    
    *L/LL Bug Garden Ornament
    SORRY THIS CRAFT IS FULL




    A/AA:  Wool processing and spinning demonstration- Julie and family run a small hobby farm that is ‘productive’.  She has a small flock of sheep that she sheers and then turns the wool into useful products.  She will demonstrate carding, spinning and finishing techniques for wool.




    B/BB:               Backyard birding demonstration- Nancy from General Farm Supply of Marshfield will demonstrate techniques for attracting birds to your backyard.  What a perfect time to learn a new hobby and add to the beauty of your own back yard.
    SORRY THIS CRAFT IS FULL


    Thursday, September 13, 2012

    Cabin Fever 2013

    Ok Ladies...  Cabin Fever will be held on March 2nd, 2013.   Our theme this year is Black and White and Read All Over.  We will be posting more as time gets closer, so stay tuned..........

    Tuesday, February 7, 2012

    Here are the 2012 crafts!!

    SORRY, THIS CRAFT IF FULL
     
                                   A/AA: Gifts in a Jar- Join in the fun of decorating jars for giving gifts.  Fun colored paper, ribbon, buttons and creativity will produce great gift wrapped container out of a jar. There are three different designs.

         SORRY, THIS CRAFT IF FULL.
                                 B/BB: Stamping Cards- Come create your own greeting cards with the help of an instructor, lots of cool paper, a variety of stamps and many great ideas for making the cards yours.  Remember to check your calendar before you come so you know who and what occasion you are in need of next for friends and family.

                        SORRY, THIS CRAFT IS FULL.
                                     C/CC: Kitchenware Wind Chime- It’s spring!  Time to clean out the cupboards and find new uses for all those old metal utensils and metal containers, tea pots, trays, strainers, and jello molds.  Create a wind chime by combining these objects with a little fish line, a few holes and a bunch of knots.


    SORRY, THIS CRAFT IS FULL
                                    E/EE: Decorative  cross from cinnamon sticks- Adorn a cross made of cinnamon sticks with assorted floral items, ribbon and accents.  Great as magnets or window accents.  Make a set and decorate for Christmas and Easter.


                                   F/FF:  Wool Wreath- scraps of wool, old fabric, fleece, or even that old blazer/suit coat in the back of the closet and be cut into squares and thread together to create wreaths over varying sizes and colors.  Whether used as ornaments or wall hangings, these wreaths will provide a warm cozy feel to their space.


               SORRY, THIS CRAFT IS FULL.
                                   G/GG: Spindle Garden Angel- Create a primitive spindle garden angel out of some wire, scrap wood, a heart cookie cutter and a few nails.  This angel will be a great addition to your spring flower/vegetable garden.                

    SORRY, THIS CRAFT IS FULL.
          *H/HH: Fall Wreath- Decorate grapevine wreaths the size of a door wreath with fall accents.


                                    *I/II: Lace Decoration- Create an ornament or window decoration/magnet out of scrap lace and a selection of accents.  Great item to use as a gift wrapping accessory too!

        SORRY, THIS CRAFT IS FULL.
                                     *J/JJ: Tea for the Birds- Too many odds and ends of mugs and tea cups in your cupboards.  Remake them into fashionable bird feeders by creating and adorning a wire hanger for each cup and saucer. 


                                   L/LL: Crochet a Potholder - Come learn to crochet by starting a basic potholder.  If you have experience with this skill, join the group and help teach someone else an old skill that’s fading.  (Remember you get to take the potholder and hook with you)
                                   D/DD: Cake Decorating Demonstration- The session will offer a demonstration of different cake decorating techniques and styles taught by Kristi’s Kountry Cakes
                                  *K/KK: Ceramic Demonstration- A local ceramic instructor, Sharon Piller, will demonstrate ceramic painting techniques and share some great ideas on what supplies are needed to get started with this hobby. 
                                 *Rooms are located in the basement

    Registration begins Thursday February 9th, call 715-884-2665 and reserve your two crafts!

    Monday, February 6, 2012

    Just a glimpse


                                 F/FF: Wool Wreath- scraps of wool, old fabric, fleece, or even that old blazer/suit coat in the back of the closet and be cut into squares and thread together to create wreaths over varying sizes and colors.  Whether used as ornaments or wall hangings, these wreaths will provide a warm cozy feel to their space.

    Sunday, January 1, 2012

    Getting Ready....

    We are busy preparing for Cabin Fever this year.  That date is set for March 3rd, 2012, same time, same place. We are bringing in a guest speaker from Connecticut this year. Our theme this year is A Tea Party. More information to come......