Monday, April 30, 2012

$10 Tuesday: Matchbox Shrines

Due to popular demand we have brought back...
$10 Tuesday!
This week the class is: 
Matchbox Shrines
Tuesday, May 1st from 6-7:30
Call to sign up: 503.249.2190

Friday, April 27, 2012

long stitch bookbinding.

Come learn the art of Long Stitch Bookbinding.
This Sunday, April 29th from 1-4:30pm.
Create a beautiful and colorful book with
a fancy long stitched spine with our fantastic
bookmaker extraordinaire Sonya Richards.

Give us a call to sign up: 503.249.2190

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

drawing workshop: charcoal

We just LOVE bunnies around here.
Come to class this Saturday and learn all the secrets
of drawing with charcoal from the talented Artist Jenna Lechner.
Drawing Workshop: Charcoal
Saturday, April 28th from 10-12 noon.

Monday, April 23, 2012

new products.

There are bunches of new goodies in at our stores.

Frozen Charlottes from the 1800's.

New printed tags.

Applique kits from pixikit.

A BUNCH of new book titles.

Magazines galore.

And newly packaged soy wax with a lower price!
One pound bags for only $4.50!

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

weekend classes.

Paper Marbling
In this class we'll cover several traditional techniques on paper marbling.
From the Japanese Suminagashi, to the Turkish Ebru style,
we'll have plenty of room to experiment with all these
beautiful techniques. Be ready to get a little messy,
and be marveled by the magic of marbling!
Saturday, April 21st  2-5pm

Basic Stitch Sampler
Come learn all those embroidery stitches you've been longing to know. 
And create a frame worthy stitch sampler.
Sunday, April 22nd 10-12pm

Representational Collage: Landscapes
Learn to use paper as paint to create a collaged landscape.
Use magazines and paper to create a compelling realistic image.
Walk out with a frame worthy piece of art!
Students should bring an 8x10 landscape image.
Sunday, April 22nd  2-5pm.

Just give us a call at the Alberta St. location to register:

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

$5 friday: stitched coffee cozy.

Stitched Coffee Cozy
$5 Friday, April 20th 6-7pm.
Come learn how to sew and stitch your very own coffee cozy.
Never play the switch the coffee back and forth while
burning your fingertips game again!
A great Mother's or Father's Day gift!
Call us at 503.249.2190 to register.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

great weekend classes.

There is a great line-up of classes this weekend.
Come check them out!

Japanese Stab Bound Book
Come and learn how to bind your books through Japanese stab binding.
This non-adhesive binding makes gorgeous decorative patterns on the spine
 of the book. We’ll go over four different techniques, and you’ll leave
 class with four little notebooks handmade by you!
Saturday, April 14th 10 - 1pm

Beginning Encaustic
Come learn the ancient art of encaustic painting using beeswax
and damar resin. Leave with artwork ready to frame and enjoy.
Sunday, April 15th  1-5pm

Monday, April 9, 2012

AWESOME Customer Appreciation Day this Thursday!!!

We heart you.
What more can we say?

We are celebrating our anniversary
by passing the fun and savings onto you!

Come on in to either store on Thursday, April 12th
and get in on giveaways, discounts and raffle prize fun!

Huge discounts, Gigantic Givaways, Terrific Raffle Prizes.
Need we say more?

Find out more about the fun on facebook.


Saturday, April 7, 2012

bunnies and wee folk.

We have two VERY cute classes this week.

Needle Felted Bunnies
Wednesday, April 11th from 5-7:30pm

Painted Wooden Figurines
Thursday, April 12th from 5:30-7:30pm
Create little wee folk of your choosing,
paint your family!

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

$5 friday: wrapped ballchain bracelets.

Join us Friday, April 6th from 6-7pm for $5 Friday!
This week we will be teaching you how to make
Wrapped Ballchain Bracelets.
Learn to weave Waxed Irish Thread, Ballchain
and Leather into a modern bracelet.
Call 503.249.2190 to register,
spaces are filling fast!