SPONSOR NEWS: January 2012
Happy New Year Everyone! After you emerge from your holiday food coma (and all-day pyjama fest), it’s a great time to think about picking up a new skill or taking your craft biz to the next level. Check out these listings from Wise Daughters for some great options.
Please contact sponsors directly to sign up for classes or with any questions related to their listings.
Stitches from the Start
Really Learn to Knit with Gloria Williams
6 Thurs nights 7:00 – 9:00 starting Jan 12
Ideal for the brand new knitter, or those wishing to brush up their skills. $195 includes all materials.
Beginner Sewing Level 2
Sun, Jan 15, 22, 29, 1:00 – 4:00
Learn curved seams, edge stitching, darts, interfacing, gathering and zippers! Beginner machine sewing knowledge required. $155 includes use of machines and all materials.
Operation Sock Monkey
Sat, Jan 21, 1:00 – 5:00 – All Ages
Come make a cheeky monkey either to keep ($35) or to donate ($5) with Operation Sock Monkey, an organization that sends monkeys with Clowns Without Borders to therapeutic clowning programs around the world.
CALLING ALL HANDMAKERS!
The Art of Selling
Wed, Jan 18 from 7:30 – 9:30
Learn to price, package and promote your handmade goods. You’ll craft a pitch and practice it in the supportive company of peers.
The Art of Marketing via Social Media Level 1
Wed, Jan 25, 7:30 – 9:30
What is social media? It’s a catch phrase encompassing all kinds of online interaction, but how can you use it to get your brand online? This workshop is for creative entrepreneurs with little or no experience with Facebook, Twittter or other popular social media sites.
The Art of Marketing via Social Media Level 2
Wed, Feb 1, 7:30 – 9:30
Ok, you’re on Facebook and Twitter, and maybe Etsy, but where are your customers? There are people out there looking for your art or handmade product, so build an online presence to appeal to them!
One workshop for $25 or $20 each when you register for two or all three.