Courses
Are you an experienced woodworker looking to expand and practice your skills? In this class, you will build a cabinet with a raised door panel as you learn various types of joinery including dadoes, rabbets, shiplap, dovetails, and mortise and tenon.


January 23, 2019 to March 13, 2019, SHS
Have you ever had the desire to prepare a sensual meal for you and your sweetie in celebration of Valentine's Day (or any day, for that matter)? If so, this class is for you!  Spend a relaxing, creative and fun day in the light-filled kitchens of Cascade Culinary Institute learning how to create (and eat) a five-course, love inspired menu.


Saturday, February 9, 2019, CUL 119
This is a great place to start learning metal fabrication and the use of machine tools. Gain skills using hand tools, band saw, drill press, metal lathe, milling machines, and more.


January 8, 2019 to March 14, 2019, RDM3 306
Looking for a new hobby or to hone your welding skills? This introductory course will cover basic welding processes. It includes relevant safety topics and an introduction to shielded metal arc welding.


January 8, 2019 to March 14, 2019, RDM3 306
Learn basic sewing techniques in this hands-on class. Topics will include tips on which stitch to use, types of needles and when to use them, adjusting tension and different types of seams for various applications. Students will have the opportunity to complete one pillow case in this four-hour class.


Saturday, January 19, 2019, HCC 0230
Take your beginning sewing experience to the next level.  Learn applied techniques of sewing a fleece jacket or vest with a collar, zipper and optional pockets.  Learn tips on pattern layout, making adjustments, matching prints and construction from start to finish. 


February 2-9, 2019, HCC 0190
Take your beginning or intermediate sewing experience to the next level. Learn and experience techniques of sewing with stretch fabrics including pattern layout, making adjustments, matching prints and working with nap. Students will have the opportunity to complete at least one pair of stretch/knit pants or leggings with elastic waist and one stretch/knit top (pattern of their choice) in this three-day class.


March 9-23, 2019, HCC 0190
Want to learn to sew, but not sure how to use your sewing machine? This class is a great way to get started on your sewing adventure. Bring your machine and owner's manual and learn common features shared by all standard sewing machines, as well as some features specific to your model. This two-hour class is intended for the beginner with a portable, standard sewing machine (not specialty machines for quilting or embroidery).


Saturday, January 5, 2019, BEC 0160
Saturday, January 5, 2019, BEC 0160
Monday, January 7, 2019, BEC 0160
Wednesday, January 9, 2019, BEC 0160
Monday, January 14, 2019, BEC 0160
Wednesday, January 16, 2019, BEC 0160
Use your beginning and intermediate sewing skills to create your own personalized mini bag.  Students can choose from a mini-cinch backpack, hobo or tote bag. Patterns are provided.


Saturday, February 16, 2019, HCC 0190
Create a fun and colorful bunting banner.  This popular flag banner is a fun way to decorate for a special occasion, theme, holiday, or to brighten any space.  Students will have the opportunity to complete a short bunting banner in this four hour sewing project class. 


Saturday, January 26, 2019, HCC 0230
Make your breakfast count by adding vegetables! Vegetables can help prevent many diseases as well as stabilize weight. Despite the wonderful qualities of this food source, the Center for Disease Control reports that only 1 in 10 get enough vegetables in their daily diet. In this class, learn about key vegetables for everyday health, shopping and prepping tips and expanding your breakfast menu with veggies that are healthy and tasty.


Saturday, March 9, 2019, CUL 118
Watermedia is any media that is soluble in water such as watercolor, acrylic and gouache (opaque watercolor) paint.  Explore the innate properties & techniques of each of these media and learn how to combine them for the most stunning results.


February 25, 2019 to March 18, 2019, BEC 0152
The couple that welds together, stays together. Welding may not be a traditional way to spend Valentine's Day but it does create a sense of togetherness. Students will work together on a project after being introduced to MIG (metal inert gas) welding and instructed on using a plasma cutter. Students will fabricate their own Valentine's Day project by producing basic welds.


Saturday, February 2, 2019, RDM3 306