Lace Cowl

Knit a pretty cowl and learn how to knit lace in the round and add a seamless ruffle along the bottom edge. This is a “bold beginner” project. Lorena will teach the class in two sessions. Class is only 10.00 per session. You will be using a 16” size 6 circular needle. The first session is Saturday Aug. 23rd from 10-Noon. The last session is Saturday September 13th 10-noon. All materials and tools are available at Imagine!photo (152)

Funky Felted Jewelry Class with Lyn Harris

Funky Felted Jewelry

Cost: $25 plus a $7 supply fee. The supply fee covers 1 oz of high quality merino top wool roving, use of wet and needle felting supplies, needles, threads, and 2 pin backs. Imagine has an excellent supply of seed and embellishment beads for purchase should you wish to decorate your pieces! Call to reserve your place 716 386 2244.For more information about the instructor go to www.lynharrisdesigns.com.

 

Time: Sunday, August 17th. 1-3 at Imagine in Bemus Point! See you there!felted jewelryphoto (153)

Knitted Flowers Class with Lyn Harris

KNITTED FLOWERS Come and learn the easiest of knitted embellishments–flowers! Create 3 easy knitted flowers you can make to adorn your hats, lapels or use as pins. Basic knitting skills are assumed: knit, purl, increase, decrease.

Cost: $25. Participants can purchase yarn and needles from the beautiful selection at Imagine. Size 7 or 8 needles recommended along with some worsted weight yarn. Tapestry needles will also be used. All patterns and instructions provided.For more information about the instructor go to  www.lynharrisdesigns.com

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Time: Saturday, August 16, 10-12 at Imagine in Bemus Point!

Beaded Bracelet Class with Jackie Thies

On Saturday, Aug 9th  2014

from 10:00-noon, come let Jackie show you how to bead this lovely bracelet. It is made with a needle and thread. Class fee is 25.00 plus 25.00 for the kit. A choice of color is available. All materials are available in class. Limited seating, so please book early. Call 716 386 2244 for your reserved seat.photo (93)

BASICS OF CONTINENTAL KNITTING

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IS IT REALLY FASTER? EASIER? WHETHER YOU’RE A LIFELONG “THROWER” OR BEGINNING KNITTER, COME LEARN THE BASICS OF CONTINENTAL KNITTING. LEARN SEVERAL METHODS OF CASTING ON, KNITTING, PURLING, INCREASING AND DECREASING IN THE CONTINENTAL STYLE.
STUDENTS ARE ASKED TO BRING SIZE 8, 9 OR 10 KNITTING NEEDLES. A SIMPLE SCARF OR DISHCLOTH PATTERN WILL BE PROVIDED. WORSTED WEIGHT YARN WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE OR STUDENTS MAY BRING A YARN OF THEIR CHOICE. PLEASE NOTE: ALL SUPPLIES ARE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT IMAGINE.
COST: $30 INCLUDES WRITTEN INSTRUCTIONS FOR CONTINENTAL KNITTING AND A PRINTED PATTERN. Class meets Thursday July 22nd 4-6pm.  Call for more information.716 386 2244

Needle- Felted Sheep

Make this adorable little sheep as a pin cushion or Christmas ornament or for no reason at all.

The class time: Thursday July 24th.Felt sheep6-9 pm Please sigh up early. The Fee includes a kit for making the sheep with everything you need and class fee. No sewing involved..$ 37.00 Tracy Kirchoff Johnson will be your instructor. Please call for reservations. Great for kids or beginners. 716  386 2244

more little critters available for anyone who wants to make them.

Felt FoxBears

Made In America

As a local business, we strive to support our fellow Americans. Did you know that just one manufacturing job supports five other U.S. jobs? We take pride in promoting and selling American made products. 

michaud We can’t wait to share them with you. 

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Six more weeks of Winter Knitting!!

So how can you complain about winter when you can stay cozy and knit. Just finished a great cowl using 1 skein of Cascade Casablanca and now flirting with the idea of starting Laura Nelkin’s lovely cowl using lace weight Freia. We have kits of Laura’s designs in four colorways ready for our opening in May 1st. Can’t wait to see what you are knitting.

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Casablanca, one skein cowl

Casablanca, one skein cowl

Laura Nelkin and Freia

Laura Nelkin and Freia

Latest News: Behind the Scenes in Bemus

Convention Center in PHiladelphia where we shop,shop,shop.

Convention Center in Philadelphia where we shop for the store.

Cheese knive with gorgeous flare.

Cheese knife with gorgeous flare.

Ever wonder what goes on in Bemus during the off season? Well, for one, its 13 degress this morning. There are snowmobiles and ice fishermen on the lake. Last weekend, a father and his son were para-sailing across the ice. At Imagine! we are sprucing up the place. And we are shopping. Our most fun trip is to the Buyers Market of American Crafts where we explored 800 booths of stunning artisan crafted US and Canadian work.We found great stuff from 21 of our favorite artists and we added 10 new ones. We are off to more markets and will keep you posted. Can’t wait to show you all the goodies in May.

Daphne jewelry is big, bold and very light. Love.

Daphne jewelry is great big, bold and very light.

Ableman Glass

Ableman Glass

Award winning Arden necklace of multi-layered clay.

Award winning Arden jewelry of multi-layered clay.

Lake Erie Living Names us #7

Lake Erie Living

 

Did you see we were #7 in this month’s Lake Erie Living’s, 10 Great Boutiques, Galleries and Stores around the Lake? Just in case you need another reason to come and visit us this summer.