This class will teach you the art of lampworking, a technique of using a torch and melting glass rods to create various shapes. Safety and appropriate equipment handling are emphasized. […]
Put your cubic right-angle weave and peyote stitch skills to work in this PRAW bracelet. Learn to transition from PRAW to peyote stitch and back to PRAW again. Decrease your peyote to graduate down to fewer stitches per round. Embellish with Swarovski crystals. Instructor: Karen Kubby. Prerequisite: Cubed right-angle weave skills. Registration is $72 and […]
This is a great introduction to wirework. Two skills are learned and practiced—making a closed wrapped loop and making this loop into another closed loop. This set of skills allows you to make secure earrings, pendants, and chains. You will make earrings from Czech pressed glass, stone, fresh water pearls, and Swarovski crystals. No previous […]
You can make endless figurative beaded pieces with brick stitch. Learn tricks to be successful. Make a pair of flat, brick stitched earrings in the shape of a stalk of corn—just right for sweet corn season. No experience needed. Instructor: Karen Kubby. Registration is $68 and includes all materials and instruction. Register in person, via […]
Take your wire weaving skills to the next step with this new class. Use square wire to capture a bead with prongs versus a bezel or wire wrapping. A simple bail will be constructed to create a smooth line when finishing this delicate pendant. This will increase your wire working skills and you will walk away […]
With options ranging from comfort food and traditional staples to unexpected combinations coupled with the freshness of local ingredients, your taste buds are sure to be quite pleased.
If you haven’t been here lately, you’ll want to experience the eclectic, collegiate spirit of Iowa City and the University of Iowa combined with the shopping and recreational attractions there is adventure around every corner.
Shopping in Iowa City’s curious communities includes options from local sellers as well as large retailers. Find the perfect gift for someone special or a unique piece for your collection!
Iowa City and its curious communities are full of events year-round. You’ll find events ranging from author readings and workshops to musical performances and athletic competitions.