I am thrilled to announce that we have moved to a better + brighter studio. we’re still in 195 chrystie–the same artist-only loft building new york magazine dubbed the “highest concentration of design genius in the city.” look for us in 501B.
a big thank you to all of our students past, present and future. here’s to a happy and healthy 2015! as always, we hope to see you in the studio soon.
give the gift of making to a loved one, or even better, to Y-O-U! today through new year’s eve we’re offering a discount on gift certificates for any of our workshops in 2015. use coupon code holiday20 in our online shopping cart to redeem. please note this offer cannot be combined with other discounts. merry merry!
one of our most popular workshops is back in the new year: shoemaking 102: high-heeled pumps starts saturday feb 7 at 1pm. this workshop is the ultimate holiday/valentine’s day gift. no previous experience necessary. our talented instructor, kat roberts, will be teaching you everything you need to know to design and make your dream pair of shoes.
hope everybody enjoys a wonderful holiday weekend. online registration is available 24/7. feel free to email us with questions and we’ll be in touch first thing monday morning, december 1. cheers!
why not step up your gift-giving game this year? as we all know, presentation is everything. the super talented (and fun!) lindsey of lindseycrafter will be in the studio to teach you all of the fundamentals for wrapping like a pro along with a variety of tips and tricks for creating your own toppers and trims out of inexpensive materials. AND she’ll be hosting a pop up shop of her fab creations, so you can get some of your holiday shopping out of the way, too. to sign up, click here. hope to see you!
make workshop offers one-on-one or small group sewing lessons in everything we offer in the studio and more. if you’d like to tailor the session to your own interests–or need help completing a project–we can do that too! while you’re here you’ll have access to all of our professional equipment and large cutting tables, which is a huge plus when you’re working on any project. the rate is $60/hr. to book a session send an email to info (at) makeworkshop.com letting us know what you’d like to do or make and a few good days and times to meet and we’ll be in touch.
we’ve just added a bunch of new sessions to the calendar this month and next, and we’re working on dates through the end of the year. since we’re in planning mode, this is the perfect time for special requests. if there’s a class you’ve been wanting to take definitely send an email to info at make workshop.com and we’ll work on booking it. make workshop founder diana rupp is also available for private lessons most weekday evenings and some weekends, so if that’s of interest please be in touch! as always, we hope to see you in the make workshop studio soon.
good news: I’ve just posted new sessions of our two most popular jewelry making workshops, taught by our very talented and lovely guest instructor gaffney of gaffney designs. intro to jewelry making begins thu jul 24 and intro to soldering meets thu sep 18. each workshop meets for 2 nights from 7 to 930pm for two weeks. hope to see you in class!