• Let It Snow Decorated 3 Block Workshop

    We will make a cute block set for the winter season!  This is a fun project to make and give as a gift.  You will learn the pattern step-by-step with color choices.  Everyone will go home with a block set and the pattern to make more as gifts.  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 upcoming craft workshops, watercolor instruction, calligraphy classes or retreats!  Don’t forget we also provide invitation calligraphy services right in our…

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

    A prerequisite for all 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 lettering.  You will…

  • Thanksgiving Fall String Art Workshop

    Together we will create the 12×12 Wood piece of art with the State of Wisconsin with String Art.  We will provide you with all the materials and instruction.  You will also learn how to make more of these 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 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 view from our art studio faces the downtown fox…

  • 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…

  • Indoor Fall Herb Garden Workshop

    We will begin by showing you how to letter with fauxligraphy or another lettering to decorate your herb garden.  We will then finish and plant our herbs, you will be planting seeds, not the actual plant. At the end of this class, you will go home with 5 different herbs. 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!…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Tile Map Coasters

    In this workshop, you will learn how to make just about any type of tile coaster, but we will focus on using maps in this one.  You will go home with 6 completed coasters.  We will also finish them so that they will be ready to use. 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 view from…

  • Kid-preneur Empowerment Summer Camp at Letter Create

    This summer Letter Create will be offering Kid-preneur Empowerment camps to encourage and show kids how to be successful through Art and Business. Participants in the morning camp will participate in  hands on art activities, empowering talks, and daily sheets to take their lessons to a higher level at home and beyond!  We will also discuss how they can make their art available to the public, now.  Through online and local ventures.  We will also discuss how to promote their art work and focus on success and empowerment through independent growth. Each session has a daily themed according to our vision for empowering kids. Day 1:  All About Me –…

  • Color Workshop: The Basics for Crafters and Artists

    Learn how to bring your crafts, coloring and art to life with the color! In this workshop, we will break down color into it’s most basic properties, making this complex element of design immediately easier to tackle! You’ll learn color tricks, all about color schemes, and how to create your own inspiring color palettes. I’ll also explain how colors relate to emotions and moods, and how these ideas can be used in storytelling. Includes all materials, instruction and take home guide as well as supplies. You are welcome to bring your own refreshments, wine or snacks – we have light refreshments on hand too! Make sure you check out our…

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