We have a great new lineup of classes! Find out what all the fun is about- join us for a class and take home a finished project! No experience necessary! All classes held at 113 A West All Saints St.
Girls night out has never been this fun! Enjoy an evening of refreshments, friendships, and crafting! Due to liquor board rules, these events are now BYOB. Feel free to bring refreshments to drink &/share!
Register for a class in person at The Muse or by calling 301-663-3632!
To see pictures of past classes and projects, visit facebook.com/shopthemuse or check out the blog section of the website!
Wed Jun 21:” It’s a Wrap!” $35 + $15 Kit 7-9pm Create your own versatile wrap bracelet with Laura Silberman. We’ll paint a central clay medallion and piece together bits of chain, leather and recycled jewelry parts to create a special bracelet! Students are welcomed to bring old and broken costume jewelry to use in their creation.
Sun Jun 25:”Creative Dyeing with Sharpie Markers” $35+$20 Kit 3-5pm Transform a plain white silk scarf into a unique fashion accent with Sharpie markers and rubbing alcohol. Then enjoy the “oohs and aahs” when people ask you where you bought it and you say “I made it!” Olga Schrichte shows you how! Please note that scarves are not guaranteed color fast.
Wed Jul 12: “Leather Long Stitch Bound Journal” $35+$15 Kit 7-9pm This class with Philip Scolaro will teach you how to bind a leather “long stitch” journal. Using linen thread, high quality acid free paper and salvaged leather you will learn how to make your own heirloom journal!
Sun Jul 16: “Fold and Dyed Cotton Bandana” $35+$10 Kit 3-5pm Margaret Hluch shows you how to make the latest square scarf fashion accessory! Create a kaleidoscope of color by folding and dipping fabric into fiber reactive dyes. Colored patterns open up like a flower. You will practice on several samples to figure out the design for your bandana.
Wed Aug 16:”Make Your Own Custom Planner/Notebook” $35+$10 Kit 7-9pm Popular collage artist, Courtney Prahl is back! Create your own cover and build your own book using templates for dividers, folders , pockets etc. This is your creation done your way! We will design a cover using an array of materials and then assemble the book using the very popular disc system. You can keep this forever and add or take out your pages as you would like.
Sun Aug 20: “The Color of Our Hearts; Torch Fired Color on Metal” $35+$15 Kit 3-5pm With every random act of kindness, teacher Lynne Suprock is inspired by the heart-ful-ness we share with one another. Lynne shows you how to create two necklaces (one for you & one for a friend) Learn to use alcohol inks and the butane torch on brass to create beautiful bursts of color. Tools and supplies included to create two take home necklaces or bracelets if you prefer!
Wed Sept 13:”Long Copper Necklace” $35+$10 Kit 7-9pm A fun long layering necklace? Yes. A choice of wonderous beads in many shapes, colors & sizes? Yes. An instructor that will guide you & inspire you to trust your eye & skills? Yes! Sue Leveille of Marney & Swa will guide you through a simple technique with a twist. Simple techniques go a long way & it’s up to you to take them there! Possibility to make more than one with additional kit fee during the class if desired.
Sun Sept 17:”Encaustics Basics with Photo Transfer” $35+$20 Kit 3-5pm Learn the impressive craft of encaustics! Collage by creating layers of hot wax. Learn how to transfer your photo onto fabric and incorporating it into your composition. Margaret Hluch is teaching this class again due to popular demand! Class limited to 8 students.