Atlanta is full of experts and artisans: check out all of the great things you can learn right here in our City in the Forest.
Sewing 102 is geared towards the returning sewer or advanced beginner. This is the perfect class for a sewer that wants to learn the fundamentals of taking ideas (dog beds, zipper pouches, mother/daughter aprons, you get the idea ) and making them a reality.
Join Fabricate Atlanta to focus on sewing (and fitting!) a commercial pattern. We’ll cover the basics (how to read the pattern, what all the terminology and symbols mean and how to navigate the instructions without frustration) and then we’ll work through fitting this pattern to your body measurements. In this session you’ll be making a button down blouse!
Join MASS Collective to cover the fundamentals of turning a rough piece of lumber into a perfectly square and usable piece with master wood worker Jay Wiggins.
If you are looking to progress your knife forging skills further after our Railroad Spike Knife class, this is a perfect next step.
Join Green Girl Basics to create a beautiful variety of handmade soaps with food grade oils & lye plus your choice of herbs, essential oils (or phthalate free fragrances), colorants, clays, butters, exfoliating nutrients, oats, honey...so many choices. You will learn a soap making method that is safe, efficient, & fun!
In this three hour course, Jay Wiggins of MASS Collective introduces the fundamental woodworking tool: the flat back chisel. Students will learn to sharpen, tune, and use the tools in order to produce consistent and quality craftsmanship. This course is a prerequisite for the furniture building course, as well as the courses on mortise and tenon joinery and hand cut dovetails.
Would you like to learn the secrets to formulating your own recipe for all the benefits you desire in your soap? Join Green Girl Basics to learn the properties of oils and how they contribute to lather, hardness, trace, & more. You will learn how to calculate your very own soap recipes, based on sap values, temperatures, and desired soap qualities- from laundry soap to facial bar.
Join MASS Collective in this six hour course covering the fundamentals of dovetail joinery. Dovetails are a critical skill in the completion of many types of woodworking projects that require solid tensile strength. The dovetail technique predates written history, is simple to learn but takes a lifetime to master. Students will get hands on experience with cutting dovetails as while learning about the various types and functions of this incredibly versatile woodworking technique.