Classes

Classes and Workshops

Soldered Pendants- with Becca Jo

Our most popular class is back again! Create a personalized keepsake by encasing images under glass.

Use photos, fortunes, pressed flowers and more to create two one-of-a-kind pendants or ornaments.

Soldered pendants make wonderful heartfelt gifts for family and friends.  Bring COPIES of photos or

images printed on non glossy paper,  a favorite illustration from an old book or decorative paper.

Images should be no larger than 1.5 inches wide and no larger than 3 inches tall.

**This is a one session class**  $30.00.

Thursday May 12th  5:30-8:30 pm

Wednesday June 1st 5:30-8:30 pm

Saturday July 16th 12-3 pm

Coptic Book Binding- with Meg

Create a coptic bound book from recycled materials. We will repurpose old book covers (bring your own,

or choose one in class) and bring new life to it by transforming it into a photo album, sketchbook or journal.

Coptic books are great for journals because they lay completely flat when open.

Students will choose the type of paper, cover style and size of their book.  You will learn basic book binding

techniques including folding, sewing and creating signatures.

** This is a 2 session class**  $60.00 class fee + $10.00 materials fee payable to Meg the day of class

Tuesday May 17th & 24th 6-9 pm

Knitting a Market Bag- with Misty

A great spring project to get you ready to visit the Farmer’s Market. This simple lacy market bag is not only

functional but is a great way to learn a basic lace pattern. We will also be adding some embellishments in the

form of knitted flowers. This class is intended for students with basic knitting skills.

Knitters will need 261 yards of worsted weight yarn, preferably cotton or another durable & washable

fiber and one US #8 16″ circular needle.

**This is a 2 session class**  $30.00

Wednesday May 18th & 25th 6-8 pm

Girl’s Ruffle Skirt- with Maclore

In just a couple of hours you can turn a pile of t-shirts into an adorable ruffle skirt with major twirly appeal!

Draft your own simple pattern which can be made in any size you choose. You’ll need to bring a skirt or pair

of pants to create your basic pattern ( this is only used for size reference), 4-5 t-shirts you no longer wear, 1

yard of 1″ waistband elastic, thread, scissors and a sewing machine.

Basic sewing skills are required.  $30.00

**This class is one session** –

Thursday May 19th 6-8 pm

Wednesday July 20th 12:30-2:30 pm

Buttercream Spring Flowers- with Jess

Class begins with a demo on how to make delicious buttercream icing! Yum.

Learn to ice cupcakes like a pro and create buttercream roses, daffodils & daisies- just in time for spring!

All students take home a fabulous recipe for buttercream icing, decorating skills & supplies and a yummy

cupcake or two!

**This class is one session **  $25.00

Saturday June 4th 12-2 pm

Tuesday June 21st 6-8 pm

Mason Jar Hanging Lamp- with Maclore

Learn how to make just about anything into a hanging lamp with supplies found at the hardware store.

We’ll use Mason jars in class, but you’ll come away with the knowledge and a supply list that will allow you

to amaze your friends well into the future with your mad lamp-hacking skills. No one needs to know how

easy (and inexpensive) this can be.

All materials will be supplied in class.

** This class is one session** $30.00 class fee + $15.00 materials fee payable to Maclore the day of class

Thursday June 2nd 6-8 pm

Knitted Mermaid Gloves -with Misty

These fingerless gloves are a great introduction to a basic ribbed lace pattern and thumb gusset. This is a

perfect small beach project to get you ready for those cool August nights.

Knitters will need 2 skeins of sock yarn and a pair of size 2 knitting needles.

This class is intended for students with basic knitting skills.

**This is a 3 session class** $40.00

Wednesday June 8th, 15th & 22nd 6-8 pm

Hair Accessories- with Maclore

Learn the basics for making headbands and barrettes that are as simple or over-the-top as you’d like!

We’ll use silk, satin, felt & other fabrics to create different types of flowers , adding feathers, tulle & sparkle

as desired. And yes!, you can even put a bird on it!

You’ll come away with at least one piece that you will be proud to wear or give as a gift, plus the skills and supply

list to make lots more at home. All supplies needed will be covered by the materials fee, but feel free to bring

elements that you’d like to incorporate into your work. Warning- this class is super fun!

**This is a 1 session class** $30.00 class fee & $10.00 materials fee payable to Maclore the day of class

Saturday June 11th 11am- 2pm

Copper Enameling – Introductory to Torch Enameling- with Steven James

No kiln? No problem! Use how to use a butane torch in a whole new way and hand fire enamel.

Take an easier approach to the process of fusing glass to metal with tips and tricks learned in class.

Create a variety of designs including pendants, earrings & gift tags while learning a new way to use

a truly versatile tool. If needed, torches can be provided -please let us know when registering if you

will need a butane torch (creme brulee torch)

**This is a one session class** Steven comes to us all the way from San Fran., so take this class while you can!

$60.00 class fee + $10.00 materials fee payable to Steven the day of class.

Sunday June 12th 10:30am -2pm

Torch Enameling 2: Transparents- with Steven James

Adding color to copper is a breeze with a professional-grade butane torch. Now you can take your

torch enameling techniques in new directions with the use of transparent enamels. Come to class

and play with a new palette of colors!  Layer them on top of each other, cover fine silver & gold foil

shapes, or add it directly to the surface of stamped metal for amazing designs.

** This is a one session class** $60.00 class fee & $10.00 materials fee payable to Steven the day of class

Sunday June 12th 2:30 -6pm

Foundations of Jewelry Making- with Larissa

Learn the ins & outs of jewelry making such as basic bead stringing, earring making and working with chain.

By the end of class you will have a beaded necklace, a necklace on chain & a pair of earrings that you have

made yourself!

Materials fee includes an earring kit, pendant kit & beaded necklace kit. There are a variety of styles to choose from.

Additional kits will be available to purchase for take home projects.

**This is a one session class** $40.00 class fee & $25.00 materials fee

Wednesday June 29th 6-9pm

Tuesday July 12th 6-9pm

Knitted Coachella Camisole- with Misty

Make a simple knit halter with a T back perfect for hot July & August afternoons. Learn to knit in the round with simple

shaping up the body and a unique armhole construction. This is a great project for knitters new to garment knitting.

Knitters will need DK or worsted weight yarn and size 7 & 8 circular needles.

** This is a 3 session class** $40.00

Thursday July 7th, 14th & 21st 6-8pm

Drum Lampshade- with Kristen

Create a totally customized drum shade in one afternoon! You won’t believe how easy it is to make a custom shade to hang

on a pendant or use on an existing lamp. Students will need to bring a minimum of 1 yard of fabric – bring a variety to play with.

You can also bring trims such as pompoms, rick rack, etc. Kristen’s supply kit will include rings for the shade, styrene and

basic trim to finish the shade.

**This is a one session class** $40.00 class fee + $10.00 materials fee payable to Kristen the day of class

Saturday July 9th 10am -2pm

Mini Squares Quilted Pillow- with Rebecca

Prepare to amaze your friends & family with your attention to fine detail when you show off the pillow you’ve made from

121 individual 2″ squares. It may seem overwhelming, but we’ve got a trick to complete this project in one afternoon

using a quick piecing technique! In addition to piecing the pillow front, you will learn how to make an envelope back

closure for inserting your pillow form.

You’ll need to bring some fun fabrics and your sewing machine. Basic sewing skills required (i.e. you must know how

to use your sewing machine and sew a straight line)

**This is a one session class**$40.00 class fee + $15.00 materials fee payable to Rebecca the day of class

Sunday July 10th 12-4pm

Hand Applique-with Kristen

Learn easy ways to embellish clothing or make a piece of art using patterned fabric, felt, embroidery floss, beads & buttons.

Basic embroidery stitches will be demonstrated and you will leave with finished applique and a snappy new skill!

Students need to bring printed fabric, embroidery needles, 3 skeins of embroidery floss, and an item to applique such as

a sweater, sweatshirt or skirt.

**This is a one session class** $30.00

Tuesday July 19th 5:30-8:30pm

Sidewalk Sales!!

Stop by the store for crafts on clearance!

Saturday & Sunday July 23rd & 24th

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