SCAC offers wire crochet jewelry making workshop

By LINDSAY DYESS / Shelby County Arts Council

Are you looking for a creative outlet but don’t know where to begin? Check out the Shelby County Arts Council! We offer a variety of classes to fit any schedule. From one-day workshops to once a week classes, we have something that will work for you.
On Saturday, Aug. 1, jewelry artist Patti Sippola joins us for a unique wire crochet jewelry making workshop. Patti will teach students how to manipulate wire and beads with a crochet hook to create a beautiful, one-of-a-kind statement necklace. No previous crochet experience is needed to take this class!
This workshop will take place Saturday, Aug. 1 from 10 a.m. until noon and costs $75. Students will need to bring one spool of craft or jewelry wire (28- or 30-gauge) in wire color of choice, one metal crochet hook (Size 5 or 5.5 mm) and an assortment of small size beads and crystals no larger than 7 mm. The instructor will provide the rest of the supplies.
Class will take place at the Shelby County Arts Council, 105 W. College St., Columbiana, AL, 35051. Visit Shelbycountyartscouncil.com to register for this workshop and call 205-669-0044 for any questions.

Lindsay Dyess writes and works for the Shelby County Arts Council and can be reached at lindsay@shelbycountyartscouncil.com.