28O.S.E.K. Kite Building Mini-Retreat
- Dec 30, 2007BACK BY POPULAR REQUEST
At the OSEK fall club meeting a winter kite-building workshop came up
for discussion. Several of those in attendance were at the 2006
workshop and enjoyed it so much they asked if I would plan another one
for this winter. I have done that. This year we have invited master
kite maker Cliff Quinn to lead us in our kite making experience.
Everything is set for our 2008 mini retreat.
The dates are February 9 & 10, 2008. This year we will construct one
kite over the two-day period. The kite we selected is a cellular
kite, the same one he is teaching at the Ft. Warden retreat in March.
Since we are only making one kite it will be necessary for everyone
to begin on Saturday and finish up on Sunday. Lunch and hall rental
will be included in the cost, so you will only need to bring yourself
and your equipment. I will make arrangements at a local restaurant
Saturday night for a group gathering. If you are interested in
joining us, let me know when you register for the workshop.
This kite will require straight stitching for the most part, but it
should be an interesting project for beginners and experienced kite
builders alike. If you are a beginner, we will have plenty of
experienced kite makers available to give you individual attention and
if you are experienced there are always new and useful techniques that
can be picked up. The cost of this workshop is $100.00. All of the
necessary materials for the project will be provided in kit form at
This workshop will be limited to 15 participants, so get your
reservations in early. You will need to bring your sewing machine,
scissors, thread, needles, straight edge and any other equipment you
normally use when sewing. Please be familiar with the sewing machine
you bring and know how to set it up and adjust it.
The location for the workshop is the same as in previous years. It is
the brick building adjacent to Shore Haven Lutheran Church in Euclid.
The address for the church is 280 East 222 St. Euclid, OH. Drive to
the north end of the church parking lot to unload your equipment
through the back door of the building. Please be at your machine and
ready to sew at 9:15 am. To register you can call Bob Lockhart call
or Email me. Because of logistics involved I will require your
payment at the time you register. We are looking forward to seeing
you there for a fun weekend. Personally I am looking forward to coming
away from this workshop with a unique and colorful kite.
O.S.E.K. Kite Building Mini-Retreat
Feb. 9 & 10 2008
Instructor: Cliff Quinn
Kite: Cellular Kite
Place: Euclid, Ohio (East of Cleveland)
Cost: $100 Includes Lunch and All Fees.