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One of a kind accessories and a one of a kind night! Join us for this workshop and enjoy wine, cheese, and a killer party just next door! Our neighbors Pattern will be launching their fall music and fashion issue of their magazine on this very night. Make a pair of earrings with us, put them on, then join Pattern for a night you won’t forget!

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.

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In this hands-on workshop, lead by bookbinders Teresa Walker and Chelsea van der Meer, from the National Library Bindery Co. of Indianapolis, students will create a hardcover blank book using a traditional Japanese binding technique. Students will learn about basic bookmaking materials and methods, including cutting, gluing, assembling and sewing. The book can be used as a journal, a sketch book, a photo, or scrap book, truly whatever your heart desires.

Each book will be one-of-a-kind, as students will have a selection of specialty handmade papers from Dolphin Paper Company for the cover material. The inside flap of the book will also be embellished with a small pocket, what will you put in yours?

The National Library Bindery Company is a truly marvelous hidden gem right here in Indy. They are currently nestled in a modern office building on State Ave, but upon walking through the doors, its like stepping into the past. Since 1873, the bindery has faithfully preserved traditional bookmaking techniques developed during the turn of the century. Originally established to convey the written word to the early settlers and pioneers of the Wild West, the bindery now specializes in producing high-end, deluxe edition books, archival quality preservation of publications, and restoration of antique books. The bindery has recently expanded to offering year-round bookmaking classes to the Indianapolis community. Find out more at www.nlbco.com.

All supplies and tools are included in the cost of the workshop.

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.

In this hands-on workshop, lead by bookbinders Teresa Walker and Chelsea van der Meer, from the National Library Bindery Co. of Indianapolis, students will delve into the magical world of paper marbling. Hypnotic swirls and swoops, waves of wonder, collisions of color, dreamy dribbles: all worthy words for the experience that awaits in an afternoon of paper marbling! Students will learn the basics of the marbling process, materials, set up, color mixing and printing to produce their own set of twenty marbled papers in the is fun and colorful approach to a classic art form.

The National Library Bindery Company is a truly marvelous hidden gem right here in Indy. They are currently nestled in a modern office building on State Ave, but upon walking through the doors, its like stepping into the past. Since 1873, the bindery has faithfully preserved traditional bookmaking techniques developed during the turn of the century. Originally established to convey the written word to the early settlers and pioneers of the Wild West, the bindery now specializes in producing high-end, deluxe edition books, archival quality preservation of publications, and restoration of antique books. The bindery has recently expanded to offering year-round bookmaking classes to the Indianapolis community. Find out more at www.nlbco.com.

All supplies and tools are included in the cost of the workshop.

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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. 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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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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