Apr
28
Fri
Bean to Bar: Make Your Own Chocolate! with SRSLY chocolate
Apr 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Make chocolate from bean to bar with SRSLY chocolate’s owner and chocolate maker, Bob Williamson. The workshop will go over all aspects of chocolate making. From sorting, cracking, winnowing and grinding cocoa beans to tempering and molding stone ground chocolate, this class does it all! Participants get to hand craft and customize their own chocolate bars!

Apr
29
Sat
DIY Hair Care
Apr 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Yes, you can make salon quality hair care products at home with items you probably already have in your kitchen!

Learn from Dawn Ambuehl-Sadek, owner of Maman Sucre, who has been making personal care products personally and professionally for more than 6 years. Participants will make a conditioning hair treatment and a dry shampoo to extend the life of expensive hair treatments.
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Closing early at 5pm for Khatija’s bachelorette party!
Apr 29 @ 5:00 pm – 5:00 pm

 

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Apr
30
Sun
Knit Pencil Skirt Sewing
Apr 30 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Knit Pencil Skirt Sewing

The pencil skirt is a true classic. First introduced by Christian Dior, it quickly became a sought after look. This look has held up over the years and now this is something you are able to make and wear yourself. I have seen several variations of the pencil skirt and after some adjustments and long nights in the studio, I have found that this can be made quite simple for someone that has is familiar with sewing, but is still new to sewing with knits. In this class you will receive a pattern all your own, and once we do a quick fitting, minor pattern adjustments can be made so you can make a great fitted pattern over and over again!

 

This class is for the confident beginner who is already very familiar with machine basics, has some sewing experience, but is looking for a little bit more of a challenge and a dip into the world of sewing with knits!

 

All materials must be purchased before the class. Items are not available for purchase at CRAFT

 

Materials:

  • Sewing machine must have zig zag capabilities (if not, choose the rent option)
  • Knit fabric (see information below)
  • Jersey sewing needle
  • Matching Thread
  • Optional: If you have an overlock machine (serger), feel free to bring it with you!
  • Optional: Twin needle for double needle topstitch (requires second spool of thread and spool pin, email if unsure)

 

Fabric amounts and pattern size are based on your measurements. Amounts are also based on 58” wide fabric. If the fabric you choose to use is not this wide, you will need more. Fabric must have at least a 25% stretch.

 

Choose your size based on the information below. You will need to measure yourself or have someone measure you. • If you do not fall into any of the listed size categories, email me and I will see what I can do to get you something that works.

Size XS S M L XL XXL
Waist 22.5-23 in. 24-25.5 in 26-27.5in 28-29.5 30-32in 33-35in
High Hip 28-29in 30-32in 32-34in 35-37in 37-39in 40-42in
Hip 33.5-35in 35-36in 37-38in 39-40in 41-43in 44-45in
Thighs 20in 21-21.25in 21.25-22in 22-23.5in 24-25in 25-26in

 

Size Amount of fabric needed for just above knee skirt Amount of fabric needed for just below knee skirt
XS 1 yd 1.25yd
S 1 yd 1.25yd
M 1 yd 1.25yd
L 1.25 yd 1.5yd
XL 1.25 yd 1.5yd
XXL 1.25 yd 1.5yd

 

May
1
Mon
Intro to Machine Sewing 101: Sew a Wine Bag
May 1 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Sewing is the skill that keeps on giving! Have you ever been curious to find out what all the buzz is about? Satisfy your curiosity by taking the Intro to Sewing 101 class. In this class students will learn all of the basic operations for their machines. You will leave the class with your head spinning with info and with a reusable wine bag! These are great gifts, too, so you can always make more at home. This class is for the absolute beginner or someone that wants a quick refresher.

If you don’t have a machine, rent one for this workshop for an additional $5. You can always return to CRAFT to use one of the studio’s two machines at the rate of $10 per hour!


Materials: Fabric materials and pattern are provided to give you a taste of that sewing goodness. Student must bring machine thread. And don’t forget to bring your machine if you sign up for that option!

 

wine bag

 

 

Make Your Own Dream Catchers
May 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

We’ll go over the basic dreamcatcher pattern and how to add decorations. Starting with a hoop, lots of string choices, and many, many odds and ends that you can attach, you’ll leave with a unique dream catcher.

According to Asdzání on Yahoo! Answers, dream catchers are Ojibwa cradle decorations, like crib mobiles. They have no spiritual significance or magic powers. They work to keep bad dreams away the exact same way that a child’s night light keeps the monsters away.

dreamcatcher friends

May
3
Wed
Closed for Private Event
May 3 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 

We will be closed Wednesday May 3rd for a private event. Our regular hours are:

Sunday 2pm-8pm
Monday 2pm-8pm
Tuesday closed
Wednesday 2pm-8pm
Thursday  2pm-8pm
Friday 2pm-10pm
Saturday 2pm-10pm

May
4
Thu
DIY Felt Patches
May 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

In this workshop, we’ll teach you how to make your very own felt patches to add to backpacks, totes, or to mix in with your enamel pin collection on your 90s denim vest, or even to attach to your own cards. You’ll learn basic embroidery stitches as well as patch edge options. Please come with an idea of what you’d like your patch to have on it (words or simple outlines) and we’ll work together to turn it into a patch you’ll love. We’ll provide the supplies, instruction, and help you need. And you’ll leave with all the skills you need to make your very own snarky Girl Scout patches!

 

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Glitter Painting
May 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

In this workshop, you’ll learn to create your own design that will work with glitter, and we’ll teach you all our little tricks and tips to working effectively with this magical substance.

All materials will be provided, including a canvas.

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May
5
Fri
Advanced Chocolate Making Summer Workshop Series: Roasting with SRSLY Chocolate
May 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Advanced Chocolate Making Summer Workshop Series: Roasting with SRSLY Chocolate

 

Join chocolate maker and SRSLY chocolate owner, Bob Williamson, for an in depth exploration of chocolate making. This class in in the first of a series of three workshops that cover major aspects of chocolate making. The three classes are Roasting, Grinding, Tempering. Class size is limited to 10. The focus of this workshop is cocoa bean grading, roasting technique and theory, sensory evaluation. We will be working with cacao beans from 3 different origins. Lets roast some beans together!

May
6
Sat
BYOB: Build Your Own Bench with C. Muire
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
** Sign up for one shift only. The first shift is 10:00am-2:00pm, and  the second shift is 2:00pm-6:00pm.
Join woodworker Celina Muire and learn how to make your own box-joint bench. It can also double as a small coffee table. All tools and materials will be provided. In this workshop we will go over the basics of assembling a simple box joint. Students will cut their own wood to size, assemble, and sand it down for a finish.
The “Box Joinery” used in this workshop imitates a finger-like joint when combined with calculated cuts. The concept can easily be applied to build larger tables, and this workshop provides a great foundation for using this simple, yet strong technique for adhering corners.
These benches will not be stained during the workshop, due to time constrictions. However, we will go over all types of staining and finishes so at the very least you will go home prepared and ready to stain your new bench.
Please wear comfortable clothes and closed-toe shoes. Protective eye wear will be provided.
Workshop participants go home with:
-Their own bench/coffee table
-Free apron with goodies
-Bragging rights
Refreshments will be provided
(BYOB is merely a pun used for the title, no alcohol consumption will be allowed during this workshop. However, celebrations are encouraged after the completion of the workshop)
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Have fun, write home! Make Your Own Cards and Envelopes
May 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Summer’s coming, and that means letters home from camp! Or not, now that we’re adults. Either way, you’ll learn to fold cardstock for the size you want, create and line envelopes, stamp and heat emboss (like magic!), make a pop-up, and a few of our other tricks — just in time to send your mom a handmade card for Mother’s Day!

May
7
Sun
Boozie Buddies: Make a Wine Bag and Beer Koozies
May 7 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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Everyone loves receiving handmade gifts! One thing I like to do for my friends that enjoy a cocktail or two, is make wine bags and koozies as gifts. These are great for all occasions. You can choose between a pint glass or bottle/can koozie so think about your fabric choice in case you want to pair it with your wine bag! These koozies are not only for alcoholic drinks; they can be used for hot tea, lemonade, or whatever you choose to indulge in! This class is great for a beginner that is already familiar with their machines, but it can be just as much fun for and advanced stitcher! If you are a bit more advanced, bring enough fabric just in case you are able to make more! Come cheers with me and check out the class!

 

Materials:

All materials must be purchased before the class. Items are not available for purchase at CRAFT

For the Koozie:

  • Thread
  • ¼ yd of two different fabrics (one for the inside and one for the outside)
  • Velcro
  • ¼ yard of batting, Insul-Bright, or fusible fleece

 

For the Wine Bag:

  • Thread
  • Fat Quarter of 2 different fabrics
  • ⅜” or ½” wide grosgrain or other type of ribbon for tying

 

May
8
Mon
Intro to Machine Sewing 102: Make Your Own Tote Bag!
May 8 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm

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Now that you have your basics down, move on to a project that’s a little more challenging. Each student will choose to make a pieced medium sized tote bag (using 2 or more fabrics, similar to starting a quilt) or a slightly larger farmers market tote bagThe pieced tote bag will offer some basic information on the skill of piecing, which may be beneficial for those that are quilt curious, as well as how to line a small bag and other techniques that will apply to other future projects. The farmers market tote will teach students how to fully line a slightly larger bag. This class is for a beginner who is already familiar with machine basics.

If you don’t have a machine, rent one for this workshop for an additional $5. You can always return to CRAFT to use one of the studio’s two machines at the rate of $10 per hour!

 


All materials must be purchased before the class. Items are not available for purchase at CRAFT.

Materials for Pieced Tote Bag: All fabric should be quilting cotton.

  • Outside (main) bag fabric: 1/3 yard of fabric for the bottom of bag
  • 1/2 yard for top of bag; Lining (inside) bag fabric: 2/3 yard
  • 1 1/2 yards of Decor Bond Interfacing
  • Student will be able to choose which fabric for the straps from either lining or main fabric, and matching thread.

Materials for the Farmer’s Market Tote: All fabric should be quilting cotton. 

  • Outside (main) bag fabric: 1 yard of fabric  
  • Lining (inside) bag fabric: 1 yard of fabric
  • 1 1/2 yards of Decor Bond Interfacing
  •  Student will be able to choose which fabric for the straps from either lining or main fabric and matching thread.

May
10
Wed
DIY Skin Care for Your Skin Type
May 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

If you’ve been wanting to make your own skin care products but don’t know where to start, take this class to learn the basics of what ingredients you need for an all natural face wash, toner, lotion, cream, & scrub. Learn from Dawn Ambuehl-Sadek, owner of Maman Sucre, who has been making personal care products personally and professionally for more than 6 years. Participants will make a body scrub and face mask and go home with the knowledge of how to begin creating their own customized skin care regimen.

homemade butters and scrubs

Make Your Own Bitters — Sponsored by Dripping Springs Vodka
May 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

stimulation without intoxication

We’ll cover the history of bitters, flavoring and shopping, bottling, and more. After a lesson and bitters tasting, we’ll get our hands smelling good with your choice of these flavors, made from botanical matters:

  • Coffee + Texas pecan
  •  Key lime
  • cherry + hazelnut
  • cinnamon
  • orange

You’ll leave with a a quart jar of bitters, and they’ll be be ready in about six weeks. Pour into smaller bottles as gifts, or make your own cocktails to share at a party!

21+ only

May
11
Thu
Macrame 102: Decorative Wall Hangings
May 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

More info coming soon!

May
13
Sat
Glitter Painting
May 13 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

In this workshop, you’ll learn to create your own design that will work with glitter, and we’ll teach you all our little tricks and tips to working effectively with this magical substance.

All materials will be provided, including a canvas.

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May
14
Sun
Mother’s Day Macrame
May 14 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

It was cool when they were our age, and it’s cool again! What’s a better way to spend Mother’s Day than tying knots together!

Macrame uses knots to create art. In fact, you may have done macrame, with all those friendship bracelets in middle school! We’ll up the ante here, creating a decorative plant hanger or two. You’ll learn the basic knot and the pattern to tie in order to securely hang a pot or other item. You’ll also have the opportunity in this workshop to paint or decorate one small pot to go in your new hanger.

 

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Felt Flowers – Crowns, Wreaths, and Garlands
May 14 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Felt Flowers - Crowns, Wreaths, and Garlands

In this workshop, we’ll teach you two basic felt flower making methods – with variations for each – as well as show you how to create a garland or a wreath for decorating at home or a special event, or a flower crown for wearing. We’ll provide all the supplies, and instructions. And you’ll leave with the skills and materials to keep going and going.