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May 2024- Decorate and Paint Shells

Join us on Monday, May 13th at 6:30-8:30 pm or Tues, May 21st at 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm as we gather together to decorate and paint on seashells!
Our Instructor is Tamara Carroll, Creativity Coach with her company Breathe Creative.  She is a newcomer to New Bern as well!
Cost is $25 pp.  Space is limited so don't wait to register.  No experience is nec. and all supplies will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own shells or cute napkins to share. She will be providing us with a Clam, Cockle, Large scallop, Oyster or Oyster cluster shells as well as all of the other supplies.She will also give you instructions on how you can turn your shells into trinket holders, night lights or ornaments and will also demonstrate how to create on a large Whelk Crown.
Make your payment by check, cash or venmo to Christine Soler. by May 6th to hold your seat.


Activity Leader.  Christine Soler

To reserve your spot and to learn where to send check email 

The Crafters group enjoys socializing with new friends while making a different craft each month.  Suggestions for new projects are welcomed!

Looking forward to meeting new members and having a great year!

Look Back at Past Events

March 2024

Our March event will be in cooperation with the Outdoor group.  We will kick off the event with a stamp making session to be followed by an outdoor event.  We will see members from both groups at the event.
Letterboxing Stamp Making Event
March 21, 2024
10:30 to 12:30
River Bend Community Center
51 Shoreline Drive
New Bern
Cost: $8 for supplies, RSVP required

February 2024

In February, we will be making cookies with a cookie decorating class.

Each day has a different local cookie maker/designer.  You can attend both classes if you wish. Y

January 2024

In January we made button cards for Valentines Day, by gluing buttons on cards or sewing buttons on cards with embroidery.

December 2023

We made pinwheel ornaments that look quilted but are in fact pinned.

November, 2023

We made holiday wreaths and had a bow-making class.

November 20, 2023 at 6:30 PM
Where: Fairfield Harbor, 904 Coral Reef Road, New Bern, Community Room 1

October 2023

We made table toppersv that can be used in both October and November.
Fairfield Harbour Activity Center, 904 Coral Reef Road, New Bern, Room 1

September, 2023

Our September  craft was making  air fern terrariums! Once you know how to create them, they will  be fun and easy housewarming or get well gifts for friends and family.


June 15 1:00 - Sign creation

A Painted Home at The Craft Studio

Craft will be $30-This craft will take place at the Craft Studio, where we'll be using our talents to create signs that can be interchangeable for the seasons.

May 18  6:00 - 8:00 PM Macrame'

April 20 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM - The Book folding class 

September 15 1:00 – 3:00 Wine and Design

June 16 – 1:00 PM

Flower arranging/plant dish garden – Harbourside Garden Co. 1:00 pm.

May 19 - 1:00 PM

Zentangle – Marsh Harbor Studio

(Pictured are: Cindy Harrington,  Sarah Duda, Joanne Taylor and Suzanne Maciulewicz


April  21 - 1:00 PM

Craft Studio

March 17 - 5:30 PM

Accidental Artist

March 19 - 10:00 AM

Got together at Cindy Harrington’s house, March 19th at 10am and painted Tiki Bags.

Vases cut from slabs of clay.



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