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Companion Craft Room Schedule

Register for craft room events.

Pre-registration is required. Space is limited for some classes. Any cost/materials fees (noted below) are payable directly to the instructor on the day of the session. Click instructor names to view bios.

Friday, June 13

8:40am to 10:10am
Demo: Handbags Galore on the Knitting Machine
Instructor: Carol Ellis
Cost: $0
Limit: No Limit
11:00am to 12:30pm
Make & Take: Fused Glass Pendant
Instructor: Leslie Ready
Cost: $10
Limit: 20 People
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Demo: Free Motion Quilting
Instructor: Julie Fisher
Cost: $0
Limit: No Limit

3:50pm to 5:20pm
Make & Take: Soap Making Demo
Instructor: Pat Jones
Cost: $0
Limit: 20 People
Saturday, June 14
8:00am to 9:30am
Make & Take: Card Making
Instructor: Mary Lou Glick
Cost: $10
Limit: 20 People

10:30am to 12:00pm
Make & Take: Big Bead Peyote Bracelet
Instructor: Leslie Ready
Cost: $6
Limit: 20 People

1:30pm to 3:00pm
Lecture/Show: Secrets of a Linen Whisperer
Instructor: Barbara Polston
Cost: $0
Limit: No Limit
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Make & Take: Chain Mail Pendant
Instructor: Bonnie Klein
Cost: $5
Limit: 15 People
Sunday, June 15
8:00am to 9:30am
Lecture/Demo: Digital Memory Keeper
Instructor: Heidi Hellinghausen
Cost: $0
Limit: No Limit

11:00am to 12:30 pm
Make & Take: Arm Knitting
Instructor: Carol Ellis
Cost: $10
Limit: 20 People

Register for craft room events.





Companion Program Tours

Pink Jeep Tours: Scenic Sedona Adventure Tour


  • Date: Saturday, June 14, 2014
  • Cost: $128.85 per person, includes the 10% discount, tax, and gratuity. Food is not included.
  • Reservations Required: Call (928) 282-5000 (Mention "American Association of Woodturners" to receive the discounted rate.)
  • Additional Information: http://pinkjeeptours.com/scottsdale/
  • Description: (11.5 hours) For an unforgettable excursion to spectacular Sedona. Climb aboard our luxurious, custom built Mercedes Benz tour vehicle to enjoy a day with our knowledgeable guides. On our way we’ll visit the ancient cliff dwelling at Montezuma Castle National Monument and then head straight for Sedona, known the world over for its awesome red rock formations. We’ll make a stop at the stunning Chapel of the Holy Cross set right into one of its crimson cliffs and tour other magnificent vistas. For the more adventurous, your guide will take you on Pink Jeep Tours famous Broken Arrow Tour for a thrilling off-road experience. Or enjoy time to shop in Uptown Sedona and experience its world-class art galleries and boutiques. Either way, you gotta do it!
Sample Itinerary
6:30am-7:30am - Hotel Pick-up
7:30am - Depart Phoenix metro area (north phx)
9:00am-9:45am - Montezuma Castle
10:00am - Photo stop at Bell Rock Vista (VOC)
10:30am-11:00am - Chapel of the Holy Cross
11:00am -12:00pm - Tour of Sedona
12:00pm-1:00pm - Arrive at PJT Plaza
1:00pm-3:30pm - Jeep tour or shopping (Tlaquepaque or Uptown Sedona)
3:30pm - Depart PJT Plaza for Scottsdale
5:30pm-6:30pm - Hotel drop-off in Phoenix/Scottsdale


Companion Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering during the symposium can be a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime for many visitors. Significant others are encouraged to give a few hours of their time. Sign up to volunteer.



Symposium Contacts

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 AAW Companion Program

Do you have a non-turner spouse, partner or adult guest who is interested in participating in activities while you attend Symposium rotations and demonstrations? They can register for AAW's Companion Program. By registering, your companion can receive information about all the non-turner activities AAW has to offer including a craft room and tours.