SWAT Spouse Events

2018 SWAT Family Programs

Hello!  Welcome to the 2018 SWAT Family Programs Registration System! 

This year's selection of programs and demonstrations is designed to provide fun activities for the family members of the SWAT attendees.

We will have a variety of crafting classes and demonstrations on all three days. We will have our annual favorites as well as several brand new classes! Check the attached PDF file below, to see samples for most of the classes. Also, when you come to SWAT, come visit the Family Programs Sign-up tables to see samples in person! Finally, follow our SWAT Family Programs FB page to see more details on each class.

This year, our main room will be available as our "Community Store - to Shop, Sit, and Socialize" for select times only. We will also have tables in the hallway area; bring your favorite unfinished projects to work on or if finished, move them to the Community Store to share or to sell Saturday morning! Come ready to spend time with friends!

We won't have organized trips this year but will have lists of local antique stores and quilt / fabric shops. And of course, you and your friends can take the Silo District Downtown Trolley, venture out to the Waco Mammoth National Monument or Homestead Heritage Traditional Crafts Village, check out the new Titanic exhibit (starts in June) at the Baylor Mayborn Museum Complex, check out the Dr. Pepper Museum, the Texas Ranger Hall of Fall and Museum, of visit the Genealogy Center at the Waco-McClennan County Library and so much more!

Check the event schedule below and register early; classes fill up quickly! All fee-based activities will require payment to the instructor with cash only. 

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Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Location Time (CDT) Available Slot
08/24/2018 (Fri.) Lone Star Room #103   8:00am - 10:00am  

"Community Store - Shop, Sit and Socialize" (when not in class!)

No need to "sign up" - We’ll have room to sit and visit here and in hallway. Bring your unfinished projects to work on. Many beautiful hand-crafted creations for sale + finished projects to view. Room open Friday, 8-10am, Saturday 8-10am.

 
4 slots filled - more available
Annie Grissom
Nancy Murray
Rosanna Churin
Charis Young
Lone Star Room #104  9:00am - 10:15am  

Create Christmas Tags (16)

$20 - Join Charis Young, professional card-maker, in creating Christmas tags. She will provide all supplies, cut and ready to assemble using various speciality papers, stamps and coloring techniques.

 
2 of 16 slots filled
Suzanne Tucker
Nancy Slovak
Lone Star Room #105  9:00am - 10:15am  

Create Fused Glass Jewelry (12)

$25 - Join Susan Thillen, professional artist, to make jewelry with fused glass. Jewelry will be kilned overnight and ready the next day. Fee includes instruction and supplies. Extra inventory of finished jewelry will be available for sale by instructor.

 
5 of 12 slots filled
Barbara Haynes
Dordi Duncan
Shirley Kenyon
Tawney Carter
Carol Jane Myers
Ranger Room #106  9:00am - 10:15am  

Create Plant Decorations (18)

$20 - Join Amanda Hampton, horticulture education instructor, in creating this cute scarecrow pot planter or decoration. Fee includes instruction and supplies.

 
1 of 18 slots filled
Deborah Horn
Lone Star Room #103  10:30am - 11:45am  

Add a Crochet Edge to Fleece (16)

$10 - Come join Mary Clark, DIY crafter extraordinaire, in learning how to add pizzazz to a fleece blanket. We will make a sample blanket with a crochet edging. Knowledge of simple crochet is needed. Please bring a F or G hook. Kits cost $10.

 
3 of 16 slots filled
Nancy Slovak
Penny Clowers
Marcy Bass
Lone Star Room #104  10:30am - 11:45am  

Triskele Paper Globes (12)

$20 - Create beautiful Triskele Paper Globes. Zentangle enthusiast, Judy Enloe, will share techniques and encourage you to color and add your creativity in making two Paper Globes.

 
2 of 12 slots filled
Shari Brand
Sylvia Rabalais
Lone Star Room #105  10:30am - 11:45am  

Create Fun & Funky Cards (16)

$20 - Join Charis Young, professional card-maker, to create handmade 3D cards (3) for Birthday, Get Well, Thank you. She will provide all supplies, cut and ready to assemble using various speciality papers, stamps and coloring techniques.

 
2 of 16 slots filled
Amy Watts
Shirley Kenyon
Ranger Room #106  10:30am - 11:45am  

Needlepoint Class (10)

$25 - Come have some fun using needlepoint to create a beautiful gift. Class includes instruction by fibers and yarn expert, Laura Easterling. She will provide the needlepoint supplies. Additional kits might be available for $15.

 
5 of 10 slots filled
Sandra Hoenig
LaVerne Apodaca
June Koch
Dinah Van Peski
Tawney Carter
I am an advanced stitcher, in case you need help.
Lone Star Room #104  1:00pm - 2:15pm  

Create Decorative Tumbler with Vinyl (10)

$20 - Join Mary Schlobohm, crafter extraordinaire, to design, print and apply your vinyl decal to a 20 oz. tumbler. Various design techniques and other applications will also be discussed.

 
5 of 10 slots filled
Nancy Slovak
Amy Watts
Penny Clowers
Diane Bertrand
Sylvia Rabalais
Lone Star Room #105  1:00pm - 2:15pm  

Make a Fused Glass Pendant in a Mold (8)

$30 - Join Susan Thillen, professional artist, to use molds and chunks of glass in this new fused glass class. Make one pendant with a hole already in them; add your own necklace, silk cord or chain for a dazzling look. New theory to make this new style.

 
2 of 8 slots filled
June Koch
Carol Jane Myers
Ranger Room #106  1:00pm - 2:15pm  

Doll Rag Quilt Demonstration (18)

FREE - Join Amanda Hampton, horticulture education instructor, as she demonstrates how to make a Doll Rag Quilt. Kits available for $10.

 
7 of 18 slots filled
Shari Brand
Sandra Hoenig
LaVerne Apodaca
Marcy Bass
Dordi Duncan
Suzanne Tucker
Wilma Hancock
Lone Star Room #104  2:30pm - 3:45pm  

Create Decorative Wood Hanging with Vinyl (4)

$30 - Work with Mary Schlobohm, crafter extraordinaire, to design inspirational quote or family phrase. Use printed vinyl decal to decorate pre-sanded and prepared boards to create a finished sign, suitable for indoors or outdoors.

 
1 of 4 slots filled
Tawney Carter
Lone Star Room #105  2:30pm - 3:45pm  

Create Beautiful Scarf (16)

$20 - Join Susan Thillen, professional artist, in creating a beautiful tie-dyed scarf (11” x 60”) using tissue paper. Instructor will provide all materials.

 
4 of 16 slots filled
Suzanne Tucker
Barbara Haynes
Marcy Bass
Dordi Duncan
Ranger Room #106   2:30pm - 3:45pm  

Jewelry Class (18)

$20 - Join Amanda Hampton, horticulture education instructor, in creating a beautiful long necklace creation! Fee includes instruction and supplies.

 
5 of 18 slots filled
Barbara Haynes
Diane Bertrand
Shirley Kenyon
Sylvia Rabalais
Carol Jane Myers
Lone Star Room #103  4:00pm - 5:15pm  

Yoga for Beginner’s (4:00 - 5:00 pm) (16)

$20 - Come stretch and relax! Learn the main Yoga poses progressing through a beginner’s routine with yoga enthusiast, Susan Thillen. Yoga Mat is included as part of the fee.

 
2 of 16 slots filled
Nancy Slovak
Carol Jane Myers
Lone Star Room #104  4:00pm - 5:15pm  

Create Sweet & Sassy Cards (16)

$20 - Join Charis Young, professional card-maker, to create handmade cards (4) for Baby, Birthday, Blank, Love/Anniversary occasions. She will provide all supplies, cut and ready to assemble using various speciality papers, stamps and coloring techniques.

 
1 of 16 slots filled
Monica Miller
Ranger Room #106  4:00pm - 5:15pm  

Create a Fairy Garden (18)

$25 - Join Amanda Hampton, horticulture education instructor, in creating a beautiful fairy garden! Fee includes instruction and supplies. Fairy garden supplies will be available for sale!

 
4 of 18 slots filled
Laura Easterling Easterling
Shirley Kenyon
Joan Parker
Deborah Horn
08/25/2018 (Sat.) Lone Star Room #103  8:00am - 10:00am  

Our Share Time! (Bring your Projects to Share! - Cards, Quilts, Crafts, Photo Albums, etc - Whatever! There will be items for sale, too)!

FREE - Share your talents and items you’ve made; handmade cards, favorite quilted projects, craft projects, photo albums, etc. with our great group! Instructors and others will have crafts / supplies for sale.

 
6 slots filled - more available
Nancy Murray
Rosanna Churin
Sandra Desbrow
Charis Young
Tawney Carter
Deborah Horn
Lone Star Room #103   10:00am - 11:15am  

Add a Crochet Edge to Fleece (16)

$10 - Come join Mary Clark, DIY crafter extraordinaire, in learning how to add pizzazz to a fleece blanket. We will make a sample blanket with a crochet edging. Knowledge of simple crochet is needed. Please bring a F or G hook. Kits cost $10.

 
1 of 16 slots filled
Deborah Horn
Lone Star Room #104  10:00am - 11:15am  

Crochet a Decorative Gift Bag (16)

$25 - Crochet small gift bags using various types of yarn and scraps of ribbon. Class includes instruction by fibers and yarn expert, Laura Easterling. Yarn and ribbon provided, you bring an H or J hook. You must know how to crochet.

 
1 of 16 slots filled
Nancy Slovak
Lone Star Room #105  10:00am - 11:15am  

Create Fused Glass Jewelry (12)

$25 - Join Susan Thillen, professional artist, to make jewelry with fused glass. Jewelry will be kilned overnight and ready the next day. Fee includes instruction and supplies. Extra inventory of finished jewelry will be available for sale by instructor.

 
8 of 12 slots filled
Barbara Haynes
Amy Watts
Diane Bertrand
Shirley Kenyon
Jean Hampton
Carol Compton
Carol Jane Myers
Charis Young
Ranger Room #106  10:00am - 11:15am  

Create Decorative Tumbler with Vinyl (10)

$20 - Join Mary Schlobohm, crafter extraordinaire, to design, print and apply your vinyl decal to a 20 oz. tumbler. Various design techniques and other applications will also be discussed.

 
1 of 10 slots filled
Sheila Richardson
Lone Star Room #103   1:00pm - 2:15pm  

Lost Things PlayShop (12)

FREE - “Lost Things PlayShop” - Led by Diane Bertrand, published author and professor, learn how to recover lost things through writing short poems and stories.

 
1 of 12 slots filled
Diane Bertrand
Lone Star Room #104  1:00pm - 2:15pm  

Triskele Paper Globes (12)

$20 - Create beautiful Triskele Paper Globes. Zentangle enthusiast, Judy Enloe, will share techniques and encourage you to color and add your creativity in making two Paper Globes.

 
5 of 12 slots filled
Marcy Bass
June Koch
Sheila Richardson
Tawney Carter
Deborah Horn
Lone Star Room #105  1:00pm - 2:15pm  

Make a Fused Glass Pendant in a Mold (8)

$30 - Join Susan Thillen, professional artist, to use molds and chunks of glass in this new fused glass class. Make one pendant with a hole already in them; add your own necklace, silk cord or chain for a dazzling look. New theory to make this new style.

 
4 of 8 slots filled
Nancy Slovak
Rosanna Churin
Carol Jane Myers
Jean Hampton
Ranger Room #106  1:00pm - 2:15pm  

Create Decorative Wood Hanging with Vinyl (5)

$30 - Work with Mary Schlobohm, crafter extraordinaire, to design inspirational quote or family phrase. Use printed vinyl decal to decorate pre-sanded and prepared boards to create a finished sign, suitable for indoors or outdoors.

 
Lone Star Room #103   2:30pm - 3:45pm  

Crochet Scarf Class (18)

$15 - Join Amanda Hampton, horticulture education instructor, in creating a beautiful crocheted scarf. Must know how to crochet chain stitch and single crochet. Please bring a Q hook. Fee includes instruction and supplies.

 
3 of 18 slots filled
Penny Clowers
LaVerne Apodaca
Tawney Carter
Lone Star Room #104  2:30pm - 3:45pm  

Create Bell Silverware Jewelry (16)

$25 - Join Kathy Stevens, professional artist, to create beautiful bell silverware pendant or ornament. She will provide the prepared silverware cut, sanded and drilled. Pick choice of bell and bead embellishments. Inventory of finished items on sale.

 
7 of 16 slots filled
Mary CLARK
Suzanne Tucker
Barbara Haynes
Shirley Kenyon
Sandra Desbrow
Sylvia Rabalais
Carol Jane Myers
Lone Star Room #105  2:30pm - 3:45pm  

Create Fused Glass Night Light (15)

$35 - Join Susan Thillen, professional artist, to make a night light with fused glass. It will be kilned overnight and ready the next day. Fee includes instruction and supplies. Extra inventory of finished items will be available for sale by instructor.

 
5 of 15 slots filled
Laura Easterling Easterling
Dordi Duncan
Rosanna Churin
Sheila Richardson
Looks fun
Monica Miller
Ranger Room #106  2:30pm - 3:45pm  

Create Fun & Funky Cards (16)

$20 - Join Charis Young, professional card-maker, to create handmade 3D cards (3) for Birthday, Get Well, Thank you. She will provide all supplies, cut and ready to assemble using various speciality papers, stamps and coloring techniques.

 
1 of 16 slots filled
Deborah Horn
Lone Star Room #104  4:00pm - 5:15pm  

Create Bell Silverware Jewelry (16)

$25 - Join Kathy Stevens, professional artist, to create beautiful bell silverware pendant or ornament. She will provide the prepared silverware cut, sanded and drilled. Pick choice of bell and bead embellishments. Inventory of finished items on sale.

 
3 of 16 slots filled
Sheila Richardson
Tawney Carter
Carol Jane Myers
Lone Star Room #105  4:00pm - 5:15pm  

Create Beautiful Scarf (16)

$20 - Join Susan Thillen, professional artist, in creating a beautiful tie-dyed scarf (11” x 60”) using tissue paper. Instructor will provide all materials.

 
1 of 16 slots filled
Dordi Duncan
Ranger Room #106  4:00pm - 5:15pm  

Create Sweet & Sassy Cards (16)

$20 - Join Charis Young, professional card-maker, to create handmade cards (4) for Baby, Birthday, Blank, Love/Anniversary occasions. She will provide all supplies, cut and ready to assemble using various speciality papers, stamps and coloring techniques.

 
08/26/2018 (Sun.) Lone Star Room #104  10:00am - 11:30am  

Book Club Discussion - The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan (Wm. Morrow 2017) (18)

FREE - This annual book club discussion is one of the favorites each year, as our facilitator, Diane Bertrand, published author and professor, provides excellent discussion points and analysis for our consideration. NO Book Swap this year.

 
8 of 18 slots filled
Penny Clowers
Diane Bertrand
Helen Kincheloe
Dordi Duncan
Shirley Kenyon
Joan Parker
Carol Jane Myers
Deborah Horn
Lone Star Room #105  10:00am - 11:30am  

Drop Spindle Demonstration (18)

FREE - Drop Spindle Demonstration - Come visit with Laura Easterling, fibers and yarn expert, as she demonstrates how to use a drop spindle.

 
1 of 18 slots filled
Rosanna Churin
Ranger Room #106  10:00am - 11:30am  

Create Christmas Tags (16)

$20 - Join Charis Young, professional card-maker, in creating Christmas tags. She will provide all supplies, cut and ready to assemble using various speciality papers, stamps and coloring techniques.

 
2 of 16 slots filled
Jean Hampton
Tawney Carter
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