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Introduction to Sewing Machine

at Make Workshop - Gowanus
256 3rd Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11215

If you've never ever touched a sewing machine, or the last time was in junior high school home ec, this is the perfect workshop to develop some basic machine sewing skills. In addition to teaching you how to successfully thread a machine, we'll teach you the basics of sewing and provide shopping advice if you're in the market to buy one. This class...

Wednesday Oct 3rd, 11am

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One Day Glass Blowing Workshop

at Brooklyn Glass - Gowanus
142 13th St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

This class is great for the curious at heart who want to learn more about making glass by hand. Students will begin to learn about the fluid nature of glass by working directly with the 2100 degree molten glass to form and shape it into beautiful hand crafted art objects. Each student should expect a hands on experience and to work as team to help...

Intro to Glassblowing: Tumblers Glasses

at Brooklyn Glass - Gowanus
142 13th St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Learn how to create your very own blown glass tumblers and highball in this one-day workshop. Apply colors, patterns and enjoy a great introduction to glass blowing. This class makes a wonderful gift as does the beautiful work that you will make. Q&A Q: Can I take what I make home?  A: Yes! You will absolutely be...

Intro to Woodworking

at Makeville Studio - Gowanus
119 8th St Unit 208, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Designed for beginners with little to no woodworking experience, this five-session class covers wood physics, shop safety and etiquette, an introduction to joinery concepts, and hands-on experience with the most commonly used woodworking machines. The project for this class is a small side table featuring half-laps, bridle joints, and a round top....

$595

5 sessions

Introduction to Modern Woodworking

at Craftsman Ave - Gowanus
117B 11th St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

This workshop introduces students to modern woodworking through an immersive experience of crafting fine wooden furniture. It is designed for beginners who want to get a hands-on introduction to woodworking and take home a beautiful product. After a brief survey of principles and process, students will dive into their projects to make a small wood...

Saturday Sep 29th, 1pm

Introduction to Embroidery

at Make Workshop - Gowanus
256 3rd Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11215

By mastering just a few easy stitches you'll have the skills to create original works of art using a variety of methods, perk up your wardrobe like jeans and tees and/or be able to complete a design by your favorite needlework artist. Note: Class fee includes a Make Workshop Embroidery Stitch Sampler kit ($18 value.) Supplies included

Wednesday Sep 26th, 11am

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Introduction to Metal Fabrication

at Craftsman Ave - Gowanus
117B 11th St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

During this 4 hour metal fabrication workshop, students will create a small scale coffee table. The instructor will guide you through welding, metal forming, and machine operation to construct the frame of your project. After the main frame of the project is created, wood will be used to complete the surfaces of each piece. Important Things to Note:...

One-Day of Neon

at Brooklyn Glass - Gowanus
142 13th St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

One-Day of Neon at Brooklyn Glass is a concise introduction to the art and science of neon tube making! Students can expect to learn about the components that make a neon tube, the tools needed, and the method to create a spectacular custom light source. Students can expect to create an abstract piece of neon, using various torches with intimate instruction....

Natural Dyeing 101 Deal

Natural Dyeing 101

at Textile Arts Center - Gowanus
505 Carroll St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

This two day intensive introduces students to the world of beautiful, accessible, and sustainable botanical dyes. Students learn the basics of selecting and preparing fibers, extracting color from a variety of plant materials, and fixing natural dyes to fabric. We’ll discuss the history of natural dye use, and explore some contemporary applications...

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$290.59
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2 sessions

Machine Knitting 101 Deal

Machine Knitting 101

at Textile Arts Center - Gowanus
505 Carroll St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

In this 12-hour class, students will learn the basics of machine knitting on their own individual Brother 864 standard gauge knitting machine.  Students will learn the cast on and cast off processes, how to get a finished edge, how to increase and decrease, and garment finishing. Students will walk away with a finished project. Examples of projects...

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$290.59
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$322.88

2 sessions

Saturday Sep 29th, 11am

Fencing for Adult Beginners

at Brooklyn Fencing Center - Gowanus
600 Degraw Street, Brooklyn, New York 11217

Tired of those boring stretches on the treadmill? Yoga too zen? Try fencing! It's a great workout that challenges your mind, too. And yes, adults can compete: there are even specific divisions for fencers 40-plus, 50s, 60s, and even 70s! Even if you choose not to compete, it's a sport you can enjoy your entire lifetime. Our modular program allows...

Tuesday Sep 25th, 7:30pm

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Pumpkinmania One Day Workshop

at Brooklyn Glass - Gowanus
142 13th St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

This one-day workshop is a perfect introduction to glass blowing. You will learn the basics of gathering and blowing at the glass blower's bench. Then, you will create your very own unique glass pumpkins, squash and other harvest decorations just in time for Halloween and Thanksgiving. No experience necessary.

Crash Course: Developing Film

at BKC Brooklyn Central - Gowanus
Gowanus Darkroom 119 8th St Ste 212, Brooklyn, New York 11215

There's nothing quite like good black-and-white film for smooth continuous tone and unmistakable vibe. Whether you're a recent acquaintance or long-time lover of analog, you'll probably want to learn the fascinating physical process of developing your own black-and-white film.  Through careful selection and manipulation of chemistry, you can...

Lathe 101: Intro to Turning

at Makeville Studio - Gowanus
119 8th St Unit 208, Brooklyn, New York 11215

This three-session class is a hands-on introduction to the art of turning wood on the lathe, covering lathe setup, operation and safety, carving techniques and tool sharpening. Instructor Alan Dorsey will guide you through the basics, with a special focus on decorative and functional furniture parts such as chair parts, table legs and finials to name...

$445

3 sessions

Wednesday Oct 10th, 7pm

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Glass Terrariums

at Brooklyn Glass - Gowanus
142 13th St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Give your plants a beautiful place to live with a glass-blown terrarium. This 5-hour intensive workshop will guide students through gathering from the furnace, blowing out the glass & applying color in order to create 1-2 glass terrariums. This class is excellent for beginners and will provide them with a concrete understanding of introductory...