Upcoming Classes & Events
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Giant Knit Blanket w/Cara Corey
Sunday, February 28th, 2021, 2-4PM PT, Online via Zoom
The ever-popular Giant Knit Blanket class is back for one last time this season. Learn how to make a dreamy super thick and cozy knit blanket out of merino wool roving, plus tips and techniques for caring for these blankets. No knitting experience required! Knit and crochet designer Cara Corey will show you how to use a "table knitting" technique, forming the stitches with your hands rather than using knitting needles.
Don't delay, this class sells out and this is the last time we will be offering it until next winter! Register by Feb. 14th to receive your choice of dyed wool in time, and by Feb. 22nd for undyed wool. Ages 14+
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Energy Healing for Your Living Space & Beyond
Thursday, March 4, 2021, 7-9PM Pacific Time, Online via Zoom
Have you ever wanted to learn more about the energy in your living space? In this new year, wouldn't it be great to clear out the old stagnant energy and start anew? We are excited to welcome back Rachel Sterling, energy healer and more, to Craft+Work for another exciting event. In this workshop, Rachel will teach you the basics and beyond for a successful energy healing of your living space. By removing negative energy from your living or work space you can live a more peaceful life. When people live in an environment free of negative energy they sleep better, experience more prosperity, and love and serenity are able to thrive. Ages 18+ only please.
Everything You Need to Know About Seed Starting
w/Bush Poppy Farm
Saturday, March 6th, 2021, 11AM-12:30PM PT, Online via Zoom
In this course, Master Gardener, flower farmer, and textile artist, Heather Marano of Bush Poppy Farm will teach you how to start vegetable and flower seeds on your own. From these seeds you can grow whatever you like in their garden, yard or even in containers. Students will learn: how to find their growing zone, what materials they'll need, how to use recycled containers to start seeds, how to understand a seed packet, how to sow the seeds and care for the seedlings, and much much more! You will end up with seedlings for yourself or to share with family and friends. Suitable for the whole family!
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Chunky Crochet Basket w/Cara Corey
Saturday, March 6th, 2021, 2-4PM PT, Online via Zoom
We love these big chunky baskets by Cara Corey Designs. On March 6th you can learn how to make your very own! Cara has updated the class to include a wooden base for the basket. With Cara's guidance, these baskets come together quickly using your only your hands instead of a crochet hook. Use the basket to store craft supplies, toys, books, masks, etc. Once you learn the technique, you can adapt it to other sizes and materials. Register by February 28th in order to receive your kit in time for class.
Basic Metalworking in Sterling Silver w/Sharon Z
Saturday, March 13 th 2021, noon-2:30PM PT, Online via Zoom
Are you curious about metalworking and want to explore this exciting hobby? Learn the essentials of how to form, hammer, and texture sterling silver wire to create your own unique pair of silver dangle earrings. In this class, you'll learn how you can use basic metalworking techniques such as hammering/forging, shaping, filing and texturing to express your creative side. You will purchase a small supply of jewelry-making tools directly from Sharon's supplier for you to use during the class and beyond! Read the class description for full details and links. Suitable only for adults.
Beginner Embroidery w/Melisa Joy
Saturday, March 20th, 2021, 1-3PM PT, Online via Zoom
Stitch it up! Learn several basic embroidery stitches and techniques as you create a beautiful, modern stitch sampler. You’ll leave with a skill set that can be used on so many different objects! We’ll talk about how to choose great colors and how to modernize an age-old craft. A handy set of skills that will leave you eager to continue “drawing with thread” on whatever strikes your fancy. Workshop includes an Embroidery Starter Kit with all of the materials needed plus a few added goodies! Ages 15+
Gel Plate Printing Inspired by Nature w/Elaine Chu
Sunday, March 21st, 2021, 2-4PM PT, Online via Zoom
Have you wanted to give printing a try? Graphic designer, Elaine Chu, will introduce you to the world of printing in this new class. Create stunning monoprints with leaves and found objects. Learn experimental techniques with this fun medium such as inking with masked objects and making ghost impressions. Each participant will create a unique set of cards and learn the pamphlet stitch, so you can make elegant books, using one or two printed cards as covers! Ages 14+
Natural Dyed Easter Eggs w/Heather Marano of Bush Poppy Farm
Sunday, March 28th, 2021, 11AM-1PM PT, Online via Zoom
Try your hand at dyeing eggs for Easter this year using natural dyes. Food items you already have in your kitchen, as well as powdered natural dyes, can create beautiful colors! Heather Marano, master gardener and natural dye expert owner of Bush Poppy Farm will lead you through this fun and informative online class. We'll experiment with logwood, cochineal, madder, turmeric and walnut powder as well as onion skins, tea bags, cabbage and more. Suitable for the whole family!
Felt Flower Crowns for Spring! w/Erin of Feed the Fish co.
Saturday, April 3rd, 2021, 11AM-1PM PT, Online via Zoom
Spring is in full bloom! In this workshop, learn techniques to design a felt flower crown, perfect for all your springtime frolicking. Students will work with wool blend felt and floral wire to create a one of kind piece that will last through the seasons. Ages 14+
Previous Classes at Craft+Work
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Giant Knit Blankets
Our bestselling Giant Knit Blanket Workshop is online! Learn how to make a dreamy super thick and cozy knit blanket out of merino wool roving, plus tips and techniques for caring for these blankets. No knitting experience required! Knit and crochet designer Cara Corey will show you how to use a "table knitting" technique, forming the stitches with your hands rather than using knitting needles.
Art Journaling - The Art of Self Care w/Michelle Holdt
The Art of Self-Care is an interactive creative workshop designed to
nurture and restore your creative spirit. Through art-making, mindfulness
and gratitude activities, we'll spend the evening exploring your biggest
goals and dreams. You will make your own handmade art journal to
continue your practice at work and at home.
Beeswax Food Wraps
Reduce your plastic use and join us to make Reusable Beeswax Food wraps! You'll choose from an assortment of organic cotton fabrics in different sizes and learn how to turn them into food wraps you can use again and again.
Join Rosanna Diggs Embroidery for this online class. Learn to embroider from home, while creating a lovely composition using Rosanna’s newest kit.
Book engineer, Shawn Sheehy, teaches us how make our own moveable cards and mechanisms for pop-up books.
Shibori Textile Dyeing
Explore the traditional Japanese art of Shibori to create mesmerizing patterns on fabric.