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.
Join Fabricate Atlanta for a 4-part class designed specifically for entry level/beginner level sewers. We jump right in, reviewing how to thread your machine, wind a bobbin and use the stitch selector. Then we make some useful projects: a napkin with mitered corners, reversible tote bag, a versatile roll-up bag and a zippered pillowcase!
Get to know luthier, farmer, philosopher and all around Renaissance Man Josh Davis as he guides you through his experiences learning to build banjos. He can bust a tune out on one pretty well, too, so give your palate a present with some Eventide brews and treat your brain and ears to some banjo know-how & tunes.
Want to try indigo dyeing? Here's your chance to try one of the oldest and most loved textile dyes! You'll experience the magic of watching your fabric turn from green to blue as it comes out of the indigo vat and see first-hand the complexity of blues produced by this ancient and incomparable dye.
Learn the ins & outs of herbal medicine making and seasonal remedies while giving back to your community. The medicines made during the workshop will be used to stock The Herb Bus – a mobile clinic providing healthcare to Atlanta’s underserved communities.
Join Preserving Now for a four-hour, complete hands-on workshop to learn all the basics of home preservation using the most popular method: water-bath canning.
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.
It's fun, it's portable, it's adorable, it's time: you're about to learn embroidery. In this basic hand embroidery casual mini-class, you will get to know the ins and outs of embroidery from Sarah Roberts of In The Quiet Hours. You'll also get hands-on with your very own kit to learn basic stitches! Doors at 6:30, Demo 7-8ish.
You can dye with common kitchen staples! Who knew? You will after taking this fun class where you'll be introduced to the concepts of natural dyeing using supplies found at your local grocery store or in your backyard.