Kids WeavingKelly Wilkinson
Weaving is distilled down into its most basic elements in this class, so kids will learn and find satisfaction in the tactile, repetitive nature of "over, under, over, under." With a no-fuss portable loom and scraps of bright yarn, kids will create wall hangings, necklaces and cuffs.
DIY Kids Knitting NeedlesMelanie Falick
Kids will receive an even bigger rush of satisfaction when they knit with needles they made themselves. Melanie shows you what adults need to do, and when kids can jump into the project. With just a dowel rod, polymer clay and basic tools, you and the burgeoning knitters in your life will whip up a colorful collection of handmade needles.
Kool-Aid Dyed YarnMelanie Falick
Put your kids' colorful imaginations to use! Using Kool-Aid is an easy and fun way to create hand-dyed yarn – for your knitting projects, as well as hooking a future generation of crafters. Melanie shows you how to create a palette at home without any special equipment or a tangled mess. She also offers tips for working alongside kids and shows how different fibers take the dye differently.
Clothespin DollsAmy Karol
Turn wooden clothespins into dolls with Amy Karol and her daughter. Together they’ll show you how to paint the dolls, add faces and hair, and create dresses with fabric scraps. You’ll even learn how to make a sweet little felt travel pouch. Best of all, this project enables kids to add their own personality to their wee creations.
Astro OrigamiFaith Hale
Use text-weight paper and a few simple folds to construct an entire galaxy. In this class paper-crafter Faith Hale demonstrates three different structures: a spaceship, a planet, and a small star you'll make handfuls of. Try it now and discover which one is inflatable! With Faith's enthusiastic guidance and clear instructions, you'll make enough stars for your own milky way.
REPLAY: Daily Drawing ChallengeLisa Congdon
This is the class that started it all: our years-long fascination with Daily Practice classes. Featuring updated material and additional content, this is the perfect class to discover the transformative power of undertaking a big creative challenge. Every single day for a month, we challenge you to draw along with Lisa Congdon. Lisa has hand-picked 31 objects to draw, and demonstrates several ways to render each object using just your imagination. This creative exercise is designed to help you embrace wonkiness and imperfections, all while learning to see everything around you—be it bird or bikini—as artistic fodder.
Make Friendship BraceletsTwinkie Chan
There's no better way to celebrate your friends than with friendship bracelets. In this class, fiber artist and good friend Twinkie Chan will teach five very cool bracelet designs, plus four different ways to finish and secure them. You can make them for yourself, give them as gifts, or go old-school and trade them with your besties. They're fun and simple to make and can be easily sent through the mail to your favorite people.