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Beginner's Embroidery: Patches and Pins

at Brooklyn Brainery - Brooklyn
1233 Prospect Ave Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn, New York 11218

Add some flare to your jacket with this functional custom Add some flare to your jacket with this functional custom embroidery class. By creating pieces on felt, students will make work that is durable enough for patches on denim jackets or sturdy enough to be attached to a pinback. We'll learn how to apply basic embroidery...

$35

Cleopatra: Her Life and Legacy

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Cleopatra needs no introduction. One of the most famous names of the ancient world, her life is the stuff of legend: her great beauty, her highly-publicized relationships with Julius Caesar and Marc Antony, her tragic suicide. The subject of countless paintings, statues, plays and films, she's been portrayed by everyone from Elizabeth Taylor to Kim...

$11

Greetings from Coney Island Walking Tour

at Brooklyn Brainery - Coney Island
1215 Surf Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11224

The history of Coney Island is like nothing you’ve ever heard before. From prostitutes living in a giant tin elephant, to the invention of the hot dog, to a ride that’s so scary it actually made its riders pee themselves, and we’ll tell you all about it!  Join New York Local Tours as we explore the engaging history of Coney Island’s...

$25

Intermediate Tapestry Weaving

at Brooklyn Brainery - Brooklyn
1233 Prospect Ave Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn, New York 11218

Intermediate Weaving will build on the skills covered in our introductory class, covering new patterns, knots, and shapes. You will learn how to make fringe, triangles within triangles, columns, ways to join different colors together and more! We'll also spend some time refreshing ourselves on skills learned in the introductory class. ...

$45

Watercolor Brush Lettering

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Learn the art of watercolor brush calligraphy! Start with watercolor basics and then learn how to create brush lettering. You'll gain all the skills you need to make cool lettering projects. Calligrapher Danielle Rothman will teach you the basics of how to get started with watercolors and how to use them to create one-of-a-kind...

$65

Cross-stitch for Beginners

at Brooklyn Brainery - Brooklyn
1233 Prospect Ave Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn, New York 11218

Made with repeated x-shaped stitches, cross-stitch can be a calming alternative to embroidery. This introductory class will cover how to read a chart, spacing out your piece, stitching, and finishing your work. Students will then customize their work by learning a few embroidery techniques! We'll be working on the...

$40

The Long and Fascinating History of Toilets

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Contrary to popular belief, Thomas Crapper did not invent the toilet. But who did? Better yet, when did people first start using toilets? And were they anything like the toilets we know today? This class will explore the long and fascinating history of toilets, from ancient Mesopotamia to today. We will walk through the not-so-short...

$10

Introduction to Embroidery: Tote Bags

at Brooklyn Brainery - Brooklyn
1233 Prospect Ave Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn, New York 11218

Join this class to learn the practical applications to embroidery. This class will focus on creating monogrammed designs by combining basic stitches to create a unique tote bag. In addition to fundamental stitches, we will also learn the satin stitch, which can be used to cover large areas, and proves most useful. Students will start these projects...

$40

Moisturizer and Lip Balm Workshop

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

In this workshop, you'll learn how to make your own moisturizers at home using simple recipes and all-natural ingredients like shea butter and beeswax.  You will leave with lotion and lip balm samples made as a group in class.

$42

Improv for Professionals

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Improvisation is not just something for actors and comedians. MBA Students are being asked to take improv classes. Why? The answer is the same reason why professionals and educators should be trained: the root is in communication. Even the basic improv principle of “yes, and” is the essential idea behind...

$32

Beaded Hoop Earrings

at Brooklyn Brainery - Gowanus
296 Bond St, Brooklyn, New York 11231

Beading is a wonderful way to exercise the mind, hands, and eyes while also creating a lovely piece of jewelry. In this class you will learn to fashion a fun and beautiful pair of hoop earrings, hand creating the loops with wire and embellishing them with colorful beads, all while learning how to use different types of jewelry pliers...

$40

Intermediate Tree Identification

at Brooklyn Brainery

If you have looked closely at trees before or taken a walk with the Brainery - welcome to the next level! Review a few and learn some new trees. Dazzle your friends with your new skills! Class meets rain or shine in Fort Greene. Exact meeting instructions will be sent the day before the walk.

$13

Mold Making

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

In this workshop, you will learn how to make flexible, reusable, nontoxic molds. We'll make three types of quick curing molds: platinum-based silicone, silicone putty, and alginate. You'll leave with the molds you made in class, casts from your molds (in soap and wax), and the information you need to replicate this...

$85

Kokedama: Make Your Own Living Moss Balls

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

In this hands-on workshop you’ll have access to all the materials needed to make your own beautiful kokedama and will be taken step by step through the unique process. Everyone will make two kokedama to take home with them at the end of the night. Originating in Japan, kokedama are living plant and moss balls. Traditionally displayed sitting,...

$58

New Amsterdam: The Birthplace of New York Walking Tour

at Brooklyn Brainery - Financial District
Battery Park, New York, New York 10004

On this walking tour, we’ll discover the life of pirates and prostitutes living in the scrappy Dutch colony of New Amsterdam, long before New York was New York. Step into the wooden shoes of the early settlers and see what life was like being an employee rather than a colonist. Based on exciting new research taking place over the last...

$25