private sewing workshops available now

good news: make workshop founder diana rupp is now booking one-on-one workshops. send us an email with a brief description of what you’d like to make and/or a pic and a few good days and times to meet and we’ll be in touch. we look forward to hearing from you!

learn how to make swimwear

over the years I’ve had tons of requests for a workshop that teaches how to make a bathing suit and I’m happy to announce there will be something on the calendar very soon for late may/early june. if you’re interested send us an email and we will contact you with more info as soon as the dates are booked.

intern positions available now

Make Workshop offers fine arts, design and craft students the opportunity to intern each season. Interns are involved with all aspects of the studio including assisting during classes, product development and design, marketing endeavors and studio maintenance. Benefits include use of the studio, equipment and free classes. Ideally we look for a 15-20 hour a week commitment for at least 3 months. Interested in applying? Please email us at for an application.

happy new year!

is your new year’s resolution to finally learn how to sew, knit, make shoes or just have more fun? if so, you came to the right place. diana is hard at work booking new dates and there’s more to come in the coming weeks. interested in a session but don’t see it online? send us an email and we’ll do our best to add it to the calendar as well.

give the gift of making

looking for the perfect present for a loved one that loves to make things or would like to learn how? then you came to the right place! make workshop gift certificates are available in any amount either as a custom PDF or via snail mail. to purchase simply click on our “gift certificates” link above. happy holidays!

a cozy new offering for the holidays

with cooler weather and colorful trees it’s finally starting to feel like fall, which is the perfect time to cuddle up with your first knitting project of the season. join our one night to knit workshop on friday dec 13 at 7pm to learn how to make a fashionable slouchy hat or fingerless mitts from start to finish. our instructor has dubbed it a crafty 5k: not too labor intensive for first-timers and the perfect refresher for those of us that need help dusting off the ol’ needles. hope to see you!