The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen offers an array of classes for adults in blacksmithing, glass, jewelry, fiber, wood, and pottery. Our workshops are accessible for everyone, with most being suitable for beginners. We strive to continually connect our Guild members and local artists to the local community through education. Join us for an afternoon or evening and learn a new skill!

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  • Wheel Thrown Pottery
    2022-02-03
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Instructor: Carlo Jury Skill Level: Beginner Have you ever wanted to learn how to throw clay? In this two hour class, students will learn the skills necessary to throw bowls, cups, and cylinders. Each student will have the chance to make several pieces and choose from 2 house glazes to fire their work in. The first Continue reading

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  • The Beautiful Heart
    2022-02-05
    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Instructor: E. Douglas Wunder Skill Level: All skill levels Students will learn aspects of design to create a unique colorful heart pendant in metal. The workshop will include a hands-on demonstration in cold fabrication. Techniques of coloring in heat and electricity will be a focus. There will be plenty of time to draw, discuss, and experiment Continue reading

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  • Bezel Set Stud Earrings
    2022-02-05
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Instructor: Nancy Bryant Skill Level: All Choose from a fresh selection of rose-cut gems and design yourself a new pair of stud earrings. Using sterling silver materials and gems like, citrine, kyanite, garnet, turquoise, and tourmaline learn to build bezels and enhance them with decorative wire and tiny beaded granulation. Basic soldering skills will be demonstrated Continue reading

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  • Needle Felted Valentine Cupcakes
    2022-02-05
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Instructor: Lisa Haldeman Skill Level: Beginner Join local Fiber Artist and Instructor, Lisa Haldeman to make a cute little Needle Felted Valentine Cupcake that you can display year after year. No Experience is necessary and all supplies will be provided. Students must be at least 16 years old to participate. About the Instructor: Lisa Haldeman is a Continue reading

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  • Quilted Tree Wall Hanging
    2022-02-06
    11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Burd Kerchner Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate Learn how to quilt your own Tree wall hanging in this new workshop! Students will be given a pattern piece to take home with them for future projects. All fabric is included. Supplies needed: Students will need to bring their own sewing machine and be familiar with their Continue reading

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  • Wheel Thrown Pottery
    2022-02-10
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Instructor: Carlo Jury Skill Level: Beginner Have you ever wanted to learn how to throw clay? In this two hour class, students will learn the skills necessary to throw bowls, cups, and cylinders. Each student will have the chance to make several pieces and choose from 2 house glazes to fire their work in. The first Continue reading

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  • Date Night: Glassblowing
    2022-02-10
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Instructor: Michael Peluso Skill Level: Beginner Join us for this new and fun date night class! In this workshop, two individuals will get the opportunity to explore the glass medium together. Come knowing nothing, leave with lots of knowledge and your own creations. Shot glass, bud vase, or a holiday ornament are some examples of Continue reading

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  • Stained Glass Snowflakes
    2022-02-12
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Instructor: Dan Hayward Skill Level: Beginner During this one-day workshop, stained glass Master Artisan Dan Hayward will share his techniques for creating “snowflakes” from stained glass. Dan will help you through each of the steps from selecting materials, shaping with a grinder, applying copper foil, positioning the pieces, soldering, and finishing. Participants will be able Continue reading

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  • Silver Stacking Rings
    2022-02-12
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Kelly Rapp Skill Level: All skill levels During this 3 hour workshop, students will learn how to size, fabricate, solder, and finish a complete set of sterling silver stacking rings! Students will also have the option to bezel set a gemstone for one of their stacking rings and patterned or plain wire will be provided Continue reading

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  • Fused Glass Heart Dish
    2022-02-12
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Kathleen Forney Skill Level: Beginner In this 3 hour class, Kathleen Forney, Fused Glass Artist will review the fundamentals of Fused Glass. Students will learn techniques for cutting glass and incorporating that glass into a pattern of their design on a palette of black or clear glass in the shape of an abstract heart  The piece will Continue reading

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