white ballet slippers – Angelina is for the ballerina in your life! This quilt pattern is a petite art quilt which uses both sides of one focus fabric for the pointe shoes and ribbons, tights (reverse), sole (reverse), and binding. Choose a focus fabric using the tips included in the pattern and add scrappy, fun background fabrics. The technique is easy and the quilt is fast to make, using fusible applique.The quilt makes a great gift for the aspiring or accomplished ballerina and is a great way to learn the basics of the #usebothsides method.*Complete, detailed instructions.*Guide for auditioning focus and background fabrics.*Learn about value as you audition your fabrics with both sides of your focus fabric.*Full-size template.Quilt finishes at 18 x 24".Search #usebothsides to see more customer quilts made with these patterns!
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: An adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Victorian horror classic. Nov. 29-30, 8 p.m.; Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. Special midnight show Nov. 29. West Valley College Main Stage, 14000 Fruitvale Ave., Saratoga. $10 students/seniors; $12 general. 408-741-2058. San Jose Dance Theatre Nutcracker: This 47th annual production is performed in conjunction with Los Gatos Ballet. Visitors to the Candy Kingdom can get autographs and take pictures with the dancers white ballet slippers. Dec. 6-8. San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Blvd., San Jose. $10-$55. 408-286-9905, sjdt.org..
Saratoga Contemporary Artists: The group presents Mike Chambers, owner and manager of Picture Element in Santa Clara, who will share information on how his printing business produces quality prints and giclees of paintings and photographs. Dec. 7, 10 a.m. Share/Care Center, 14376 Saratoga Ave., Saratoga. The Art of Bulgari: San Francisco Fine Arts Museum docent Kay Payne highlights jewelry by Bulgari that defined a pivotal period in Italian design and will include many pieces from the personal collection of Elizabeth Taylor, featured in the deYoung Museum’s current exhibit, “The Art of Bulgari: La Dolce Vita & Beyond 1950-1990.” Dec white ballet slippers. 6, 6 p.m. Saratoga Library, 13650 Saratoga Avenue, Saratoga. 408-867-6126..
Affordable Care Act 101: Community Health Partners present a program about healthcare insurance options and how to apply for coverage. Dec. 11, 10:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saratoga Library, 13650 Saratoga Avenue, Saratoga. 408-867-6126 white ballet slippers. Chinese Book Group: Participants can read the books in either English or Chinese, but the discussion will mainly be in Mandarin. The library has copies of the featured book, “A Good Fall” by Luo Di, in either language. Dec. 12, 10:15 a.m. Saratoga Library, 13650 Saratoga Avenue, Saratoga. 408-867-6126..
Korean Art During the Joseon Dynasty: Docents from San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum will trace the dynasty’s history and influence on the culture of Korea. Art from the museum’s current exhibit, “In Grand Style” will illustrate the presentation. Dec. 13, 2 p.m. Saratoga Library, 13650 Saratoga Avenue, Saratoga. 408-867-6126. Lawyers in the Library: Meet with a volunteer attorney online for a free 20-minute consultation. Dec. 16, 5-7 p.m. Saratoga Library, 13650 Saratoga Avenue, Saratoga. 408-867-6126 white ballet slippers. probonoproject.org/virtual-clinics..
History Club of Los Gatos Open House: Learn more about volunteering and rental opportunities white ballet slippers. Dec. 7, noon-3 p.m. History Club of Los Gatos, 123 Los Gatos Blvd., Los Gatos. history clublosgatos.org. Fantasy of Lights: Envelop yourself in the holiday spirit when Vasona Lake County Park becomes a winter wonderland. Drive the 1.5-mile route lined by large, animated light displays including Santa Shooting hoops, a pen of playful penguins, light tunnels and a 90-foot sparkling tree. Nov. 29-Dec. 31, 6-10 p.m. Vasona Lake County Park, 333 Blossom Hill Road, Los Gatos. $10-$50. 408-355-2201, sccgov.org/sites/parks..