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- Hands-On Workshops -

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Most Hands-On Workshop supplies generously donated by DeSerres

All workshops include admission, light breakfast, art supplies and finished project. Purchases are non refundable and participants are restricted to those 16 years and older.

DIY Soap and Bath Herbs Workshop with Karen Marie Kimpel of Elora Soap Company
Saturday, Nov 29, 9am to 11am

In this workshop, you will create your own natural body care products (a bar of glycerine soap and a selection of bath herbs) using your choice of herbs and essential oils.

Bio: Karen Kimpel has been a soap maker since 1987.  She majored in Genetics at the University of Guelph, and was particularly interested in native plant species.  Elora Soap is a company that specializes in skincare products made with local native species.   They are deeply committed to the environment, as they strive to reduce, reuse, and recycle, and only create 3 bags of garbage in production per year.

In this session, student will receive:

Two hour instructions with Karen

All studio materials to complete the project

A light breakfast and a reusable shopping bag


Read our Q&A with Karen

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DIY Holiday Ornament Workshop with Lisa Dickie of Coy Depot
Sunday, November 30, 9am to 11am

In this workshop, Lisa will guide you through the process of creating a hand-stamped and hand-sewn retro tree ornaments scented with lavender or cloves.

Bio: With a love for vintage advertising art, Lisa started Coy Depot 5 years ago (first iteration, Coy Clothes) as an outlet to create funny, super comfy tees. Since then, she has branched out to silk screen: napkins, tea towels, aprons and this year she will be introducing table runners and placemats.

In this session, student will receive:

Two hour instructions with Lisa

All studio materials to complete the project

A light breakfast and a reusable shopping bag


Read our Q&A with Lisa

WORKSHOP FEE $50 – Sign Up Now!
 

Customized T-shirt Workshop with Lise-Marie Cayer & Stéphane de Sampaio of Voyou
Saturday, December 6, 9am to 11am

In this workshop, Lise-Marie and Stéphane will show you how to hand sew a chest pocket using fun, patterned fabric on to a solid colour tee.

Bio: Stéphane and Lise-Marie are a couple who work together for the past 4 years. Lise-Marie is a fashion designer who founded Voyou and Stéphane is a graphic designer who joined her when VOYOU merged with the basic brand, Blank.

In this session, student will receive:

Two hour instructions with Lise-Marie and Stéphane

All studio materials to complete the project

A light breakfast and a reusable shopping bag


Read our Q&A with Lise-Marie & Stéphane

WORKSHOP FEE $50 – Sign Up Now

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