Teen Summer Solstice Suncatchers

Celebrate the longest day of the year with Teen Summer Solstice Suncatchers on Thursday, June 20 from 6 to 6:30 p.m. in the Studio.

This workshop is the perfect opportunity for creative kids (ages 12+) to welcome the summer season. In this hands-on class, participants will use a vibrant array of beads and charms to design and create their own dazzling suncatchers. All materials are provided and no previous experience is necessary.

$20/person. Register here by June 17. All sales are final.

Teen Summer Solstice Suncatchers is part of the Summer Solstice Celebration, so be sure to also hang out and enjoy music, a food truck, bonfire and other activities commemorating the longest day of the year! Find more information here.

If you will need disability-related accommodations to participate, please email Olivia Bunting at owarren@illinois.edu.

About the Instructor

Jennie Ingram is a lifelong crafter who has been sewing, costuming, quilting, crocheting, and making jewelry since childhood. She received her MFA in Costume Design from UIUC in 2007, and has worked in costume shops across the country including Idaho Shakespeare Festival and Williamstown Theatre Festival.

She spent six years as the Costume Shop Manager at Western Kentucky University, where she enjoyed expanding her student’s skill sets by offering workshops in quilting, corsetry and jewelry making. Since leaving academia she has run an Etsy shop selling handmade charm bracelets, and other gifts.

Jennie is also a moderator and active member of LettuceCraft.com, a forum where members share their handmade creations. Most recently her Halloween sampler quilt, titled Stitch ‘n Witch, was shown at the 20th Annual Festival of Quilts in Urbana.

About The Farms

The Farms: An Allerton Folk School, offers classes, workshops, and gatherings focusing on art, health & wellness, history, nature & outdoor education, or science. All experiences value hands-on, experiential teaching and learning, and are facilitated by and for the members of the community.

See the complete summer session here.


Jun 20 2024


6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Jun 20 2024
  • Time: 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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