The Craftsman & Apprentice

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Private Workshops + Parties. Adults.

$ 125.00

Our workshop is available for private workshops, birthday parties, special events, group meetings, pop-ups, dinner parties, workspace & more. Work with us to host your next shindig.     HERE'S HOW IT WORKS: WORKSHOPS Our social craft workshops are designed to build skill and community ... READ MORE

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Our workshop is available for private workshops, birthday parties, special events, group meetings, pop-ups, dinner parties, workspace & more. Work with us to host your next shindig.  

 

HERE'S HOW IT WORKS:

WORKSHOPS

Our social craft workshops are designed to build skill and community while you have fun making and doing in a low pressure space.

No experience necessary. 

  • Choose from one of our in-house two hour workshops.
  • All of the workshops listed below are a standard rate.
  • Interested in a workshop taught by a guest instructor like Macrame Wall Hangings or Weaving as Meditation? Let us know. Our teachers are happy to arrange private workshops at the same ticket rate as their social classes. 
  • $275 for up to 8 + $30/additional guests up to 20. 
  • Perk: We're happy to put together a custom invite for your event.
  • You bring your people and whatever food + drink you like (note: no alcohol + power tools). 
  • Please call or email to schedule. 303.718.3012.
  • Have questions, special requests? Reach out and we'll help. 
  • Let us bring the party to you at no additional charge. All projects are available for offsite events unless noted with an *.

    In-House Workshop Offerings:

    FIBER ARTS:

    Raw Wool Tassels: Learn about the history of the ages-old world craft tradition while you create large and small tassels to adorn your walls, bags, and home. 

    Mini-Weaving, Wall Hangings: Learn to weave without the time commitment of taking on a large loom project. Using our 5x7 looms, we'll learn a few weaving techniques and you'll come away with a woven wall hanging to be proud of. 

    Basket Weaving: We're a little obsessed with basket weaving around here. It's a craft tradition that started with usefulness and grew into an object of adornment and skilled craftsmanship. Learn the basics of weaving with rope and yarn. You'll take home a small basket of your own creating. 

    Yarn Wall Hangings: Forget macrame. This simple technique packs a big bang. Create a beautiful yarn wall hanging in just a few hours. If we're feeling ambitious, we can create tassels and pom poms to add to the hangings. 

    Embroidery 101: This is a two hour crash course in the basics of hand embroidery. We'll create a fun sampler that will give you all the skills to embark on your own free hand embroidery journey!

    HAND CRAFTS:

    Book Binding: Book binding was my first craft obsession. We'll select hand made papers and learn a technique similar to Japanese punch binding to create a unique journal with an exposed binding. 

    Copper Tooling: Using thick copper foil, we'll design, trace, and emboss a copper relief. We'll apply a faux patina and frame each finished piece then attach our work to a piece of reclaimed wood. 

    Arrow Making: Archery dates back to the ancient Egyptians. Since then, it has been a part of almost all cultures. We'll learn the basics of arrow making while creating two decorative arrows complete with arrow heads and real feather flocking. 

    Pine Cone Firestarters: Get your camping prep on! We'll learn all about the properties of creating a good firestarter. Then we'll bind and wax dip pine cones to create firestarter kits that can them be saved for your expeditions or given as gifts. 

    Seed Bombs: In this down and dirty DIY project, we'll learn all about how spreading bee friendly seeds and plants helps bees thrive. We'll mix up seeds, compost, and clay to form simple balls. Then just toss (with permission), water, and grow! Great for spring. 

    WOODWORKING:

    Wooden Boxes or Trays: Cut and assemble a rustic wood tray or box using cedar planks. Sand, stain and finish to your liking. Plants included upon request. 

    *Reclaimed Wood Candle Holders: We have tons of scrap wood and tree limbs. Cut, drill and finish your own holders then we'll blend a few scents, melt, and pour 100% soy wax into your holders. 

    Wood Flower Press: Create an 8x10 flower press to preserve all of those specimens. We'll also talk about proper harvesting and preservation techniques. 

    *Sling Shots and Felt Ammo: Dennis the Menace has nothing on the adults that come to make sling shots. Design, cut, and finish your own wrist rocket. We'll then spend some time making felted wool balls to use as ammo. This is a great corporate event or a date night!

    Space only rental

    $75/hour with a three hour minimum 

    • We let you in, give you the wi-fi code.
    • One staff member will stay on site to help with clean up. 
    • A $125 non-refundable deposit maybe made online. 

    P.S. Our shop is stocked with all the bells and whistles of a topnotch event and meet up space: glassware, silverware, plates, and more. We have wi-fi, a projector, and kitchenette.

     

     

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