Category Archives: Classes

Sidney Volunteers-Olga ‘Toni’ Nelson

Toni Nelson, artist and one of the Sidney volunteers How long have you been a volunteering? Well 1979, I started to volunteer. Are you an artist? Yes, a watercolorist. I teach also. Who are some of your favorite artists in the gallery? I like Bev Pederson, Marti Green, there are a lot of great artists! Do you have a hobby?  I do enjoy putting together floral arrangements in the spring time. Now I focus most of my time painting. Would

Entrelac Knitting Class

February 17, Monday, 6 pm to 7:30 pm. March 3, 6pm to 7:30 pm.  Christine Stansbery taught an exciting knitting technique called ENTRELAC, a technique used to create a textured pattern that resembles basket-woven strips of knitted fabric.  Entrelac knitting allows for colorwork and is often used to create patterns in socks, hats, scarves, blankets, purses, pillows and more.  The students, who all knew basic knit and purl, finished the bottom triangles, and two types of rectangles.  The class resumed

Needle Turn Applique Class

Needle Turn Applique Class – March 10, 2014 The Sidney Museum and Arts Association is offering a free Needle Turn Applique class March 10th, 2014 from 6PM to 7:30PM.  The instructors for the class are Mary Peterson and Dana Harmon.  Both have been quilters for many years. You will learn the basic techniques of how to mark, cut, and sew the applique pieces down to a base fabric, using the ladder stitch to create an applique block.  The instructors will

How to Help Your Website Every Day – Using Blogs

Wednesday, February 19 — After a little confusion about the class date, we had another useful and informative web planning class with Guy Cook — How to Help Your Website Every Day – Using Blogs.  Every blogger has only so many hours in a day to select great content, write, network, promote and market. Whether growing a new blog or leveraging an old one for more business, Guy discussed the tools you'll need that support you and make you more

Sidney Volunteers–Guy Cook

  Guy Cook, vDomainHosting, Sidney's Web Master and one of the Sidney volunteers How long have you been working with SMAA? Oh, I started being the web master for SMAA around 2004. How long have you been working with developing websites? Since 1995.  I went to the Port Orchard Farmer's Market and looked for someone who would not buy a website so I could practice my sales speech.  I picked someone who sold wool sheep fiber and homemade soap –

Help Your Website Every Day – Planning and Software Set-Up

Monday, January 20–Another successful web planning class by Guy Cook. He covered planning your website and some of the software necessary to get started — how to take your idea from the planning stage to seeing it in your browser.  Part of this process has always been to look at what your competitors are doing online.  Click Help-your-Website-Everyday-Planning-and-Software-setup to see a copy of the presentation.  The next class will be in February and will be How to Help Your Website

“Help your Website Everyday – Have A Right Start”

As Benjamin Franklin once said, "If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail!"  This is especially true in navigating the intricacies when learning to set up websites and social media sites for your business.  Click on Guy Cook's class Help your Website Everyday – Have A Right Start for the presentation.  The class held at the Sidney Gallery on October 21 at 6 pm was a great success and will be followed up shortly with next steps. No