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Feathers may fly, and you will understand why, when you take this introductory jewelry making workshop, with Rana Salame Striedinger of Salame Jewelry Designs. This workshop is perfect for anyone wanting to create a one of a kind fashion statement and has an interest in crafting accessories. Take this workshop with a stylish friend or give the earrings as a unique gift. Students will learn basic feather working and jewelry assembly techniques. All supplies and tools are included in the cost of the workshop.

Please be sure to purchase your tickets at least 48 hours in advance, as the workshop needs a minimum number of attendees to run. If the minimum is not reached tickets will NOT be sold at the door.

This workshop is open to anyone ages 13 and up.

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Do you have a great product to sell but can’t seem to make it photogenic? Do you wish you could get clear and intriguing images from your cell phone or point and shoot camera? Then this workshop is for you, the artisan without a complex DSLR camera or fancy photo editing software. Join this workshop and develop images to use for online sales, vendor applications, catalogs and more! Learn basic photography rules, lighting tips, prop usage, and background selection to maximize your images and make your product stand out from the rest.

Student needs to bring along samples of their product, camera or phone, recommended but not required, props and packaging.

Please be sure to purchase your tickets at least 48 hours in advance, as the workshop needs a minimum number of attendees to run. If the minimum is not reached tickets will NOT be sold at the door.

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This workshop is for artists and crafters who would like to move into the exciting world of Etsy selling. Or for those who have recently opened an Etsy shop and are feeling a bit lost. This workshop covers all the basics you need to know to prepare an Etsy shop for launch, and offers expert tips on standing out above the competition. Topics covered include product selection, targeting your niche market, creating the “perfect” listing, pricing your work, key words for SEO, leveraging Etsy for profitability, time saving tools and apps for Etsy, and so much more.

Instructor, Tamara Hoffbauer is the owner of Decorative Design Works and runs a successful Etsy shop. Her Etsy shop had accumulated more than 5000 sales in the past few years and she sells to customers all over the globe. Her work is sold in galleries and gift shops across the country, here at Homespun: Modern Handmade, as well as several arts and crafts fairs in the midwest. Prior to opening an Etsy shop, Tamara had over 15 years of experience in retail, catalog, and online sales.

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Low maintenance, lovely and easy to assemble, succulent terrariums are fun for all ages! This workshop is open to a child and caregiver pair. No child, no problem, you can take the workshop solo! Students will learn basic succulent cutting and rooting techniques. All supplies and tools are included in the cost of the workshop. One ticket gets you one terrarium, if you want to create a second terrarium along with your partner make sure to register for two seats.

Please be sure to purchase your tickets at least 48 hours in advance, as the workshop needs a minimum number of attendees to run. If the minimum is not reached tickets will NOT be sold at the door.

This workshop is open to ages 4 and up (caregiver must stay with child for the duration of the workshop).

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Join us for this mother & child (or grandmother, aunt, sister, brother, uncle, grandfather, father, etc.) bookmaking workshop to celebrate Mother’s Day. Students will create a lovely ribbon bound, paper accordion fold book that can be used as a photo album or journal. This class will be taught by Lee Bennett, a local bookbinder and owner of Read Write Books. You’ll leave not only with a beautiful keepsake book but also the memories of creating it together. With help, this book is easily completed by ages 4 and up. If you want to use the book as a photo album please bring at least 12 photos (size 4×6 or smaller). All supplies and tools are included in the cost of the workshop. One ticket gets you one book, if you want to create a second book along with your partner make sure to register for two seats.

Please be sure to purchase your tickets at least 48 hours in advance, as the workshop needs a minimum number of attendees to run. If the minimum is not reached tickets will NOT be sold at the door.

This workshop is open to ages 4 and up (caregiver must stay with child for the duration of the workshop).

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Have you ever wanted to go on a gem hunt? Well here is your chance, Rana Salame Striedinger of Salame Jewelry Designs, is opening her treasure chest of gemstones for you to peruse and select three lovely pieces, to create a one of a kind jewelry set. Students will learn several wire wrapping and jewelry assembly techniques to create a pair of earrings and necklace.

A variety of chains, closures, and ear wires will be available, in silver, gold and antique brass metals (all are lead and nickel free). Gemstone types available vary in forms of, jasper, turquoise, chalcedony, jade, onyx, raw quartz, and more. All supplies and use of tools are included in the cost of the workshop. A limited supply of higher quality gemstones will be available for an additional cost during the workshop, if you choose to upgrade. Square payments will be accepted.

Please be sure to purchase your tickets at least 48 hours in advance, as the workshop needs a minimum number of attendees to run. If the minimum is not reached tickets will NOT be sold at the door.

This workshop is open to anyone ages 13 and up.

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Flowers, flowers everywhere, in a vase and in your hair. Take this workshop and folks may stare some may even sniff your hair. I couldn’t help myself, I get super poetic when I think of flowers. Register now and join us for this workshop filled with lovely scents and breath taking blooms taught by the delightful Meg of Meg Catherine Flowers. Students will learn basic floral arranging and accessory assembling techniques, just in time for spring. Supplies and tools are included in the cost of the workshop.

Please be sure to purchase your tickets at least 48 hours in advance, as the workshop needs a minimum number of attendees to run. If the minimum is not reached tickets will NOT be sold at the door.

This workshop is open to anyone ages 13 and up.

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April workshop is being rescheduled for a later date. Stay tuned.

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