• Step 1: Basic Hand Lettering Class – Preparation for Calligraphy or Lettering

    A prerequisite for all  Step 2: Calligraphy Letter Create Workshops is the Basics Hand Letter Class. This class translates into all forms of writing techniques including brush lettering, calligraphy, modern flourish script, paint lettering, to name a few.  It is a pencil and paper penmanship class – you will learn a solid foundation for any type of lettering.  However, we highly recommend you take a Step 2 class if you would like to learn calligraphy, brush lettering or flourish calligraphy. This is a basic class to learn the techniques of pressure, angle and direction of your writing instrument, types of papers and pens to consider, as well as the types of…

  • Glitter Ornaments Workshop

    Join us in the studio to make Glitter Ornaments.  We will go through the process, step by step – there is no experience needed for this workshop.  This workshop is open to all ages and it makes a great gift for teachers, family or friends. Each person will go home with 4 Finished Glass Glitter Ornaments. You can order more at check out if you would like. If you would like to book this as a private party in your home, please email us to book your private craft party:  LetterCreateClass@gmail.com   Glitter Color Choices:  Red, Orange, Gold, Green, Blue, Silver, Purple, Pink, White Vinyl Word Color Choices:  Red, White,…

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    Step 1 Basic Calligraphy Course – Now Online

      I just completed the editing and filming of the online version of our Step 1: Basic Hand Lettering Class – Preparation for Calligraphy, Brush Lettering, and Art Lettering. We will launch this class in December to a limited amount of people as our Pilot Group.  We will only be releasing this class 4 times a year.  If you would like to be first on the list to get the invitaton you can sign up below!

  • Porch Signs OR Over-Bed Signs Board Painting Workshop

    Come to the studio to make a 12″ x 4 foot Wood Sign that is personalized with any font or theme of your choosing.  We will go through the process step by step, showing you how to make these signs again and again at home with no special equipment. This workshop is open to all ages. However, anyone under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult in our studio for the duration of this class. Check out our events tab above for more information on upcoming craft workshops, watercolor instruction, calligraphy classes or retreats!  Don’t forget we also provide invitation calligraphy services right in our Appleton studio! The…

  • Porch Signs OR Over-Bed Signs Board Painting Workshop

    Make a customized porch sign or an over bed sign! You’ll learn how to build your 4 ft by 12 in sign with pre-cut wood pieces then stain and paint it with your favorite design and colors! What you get: Step-by-step instruction All project supplies included Take home one sign Knowledge to keep making signs to enjoy! Complimentary refreshments BYOB This workshop is open to all ages. However, anyone under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult in our studio for the duration of this class. Check out our events tab above for more information on upcoming craft workshops, watercolor instruction, calligraphy classes or retreats!  Don’t forget we…

  • DIY Rug Making Class

    Make your own rug in this workshop.  You can bring additional fabric (any type) to this workshop to create a more interesting depth to your rug.  We will have a limited variety of fabrics to choose from.  Cotton is the best fabric to use.  T-shirts make a great option as well. Everyone will go home with a 2×3 foot rug.  If you do not finish your rug during the workshop you will take home the instructions and be able to finish your rug at home.   This workshop is open to all ages. However, anyone under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult in our studio for the duration…

  • Step 1: Basic Hand Lettering Class – Preparation for Calligraphy or Lettering

    A prerequisite for Step 2 Calligraphy – Letter Create Workshops is the Basics Hand Letter Class. This class translates into all forms of writing techniques including brush lettering, calligraphy, modern flourish script, paint lettering, to name a few.  It is a pencil and paper penmanship class – you will learn a solid foundation for any type of lettering.  However, we highly recommend you take a Step 2 class if you would like to learn calligraphy, brush lettering or flourish calligraphy. This is a basic class to learn the techniques of pressure, angle and direction of your writing instrument, types of papers and pens to consider, as well as the types…

  • Boho Chic Wall Weaving Hanging – Basic Weaving and Loom Techniques

    We will begin by showing you how to build your own loom using an inexpensive frame and nails, and demonstrates how to set up threads. You will learn the basic over-under motion of classic weaving, create fringe, stripes, and colorful shapes. At the end of this first class, we will finish it so it can be hung on the wall.  You will also learn how to make your own loom. This workshop is open to all ages. However, anyone under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult in our studio for the duration of this class. Check out our events tab above for more information on upcoming craft…

  • Make Your Own Laundry Detergent Workshop

    Consider swapping out your chemical-based laundry detergent for this all-natural alternative. The typical detergent contains chemicals like phosphates, sodium hypochlorite, and ethylene-diamino-tetra-acetate—all of which can harm our bodies and greater bodies of water. If you’re ready to green up your clean up, then try this workshop to learn about an effective detergent using all natural ingredients.  Everyone will go home with their own batch of freshly made detergent. All supplies are provided. This workshop is open to all ages. However, anyone under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult in our studio for the duration of this class. Check out our events tab above for more information on…

  • Rug Hooking With T-Shirt Yarn Workshop

    Rug hooking is one of our favorite creative outlets in the studio!  This class is a little different from our rag rug fabric class.  This time we are going to take old t-shirts (or new) and create a yarn – we will show you how to do this step by step!  Then we will take our rug base that measures 24 by 30 inches.  We will create our pattern and show you how to finish your rug, including how to make the grip part on the back. For this workshop, you will need to bring at least 15-20 t-shirts of your choosing, adult sized.  You can find them at any…

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