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Pickling 101: Preserving The Pershishables - Farmer’s Market Edition $48
/Ah, pickling... the wonderful food preservation technique that transforms plain old veggies into tart little treasures. And what Sunday morning Bloody Mary isn’t perfected by a garnish of yummy pickled green beans? In this class, Kelly McVicker of McVicker Pickles guides you in the tasty art of pickling. You will learn how to pickle different types of vegetables at home, pickling safety tips, and tricks for creating the best flavors in your pickled goodies. Each student will leave class with one jar of pickled cucumbers, a second jar of a pickled seasonal vegetable (changes based on what’s in season), and a list of resources, places to buy pickling supplies, pickling tips, and recipes to ensure that you can repeat this process at home.

For this class, we’re offering something new! We’re going to take advantage of the fact that it’s Sunday and do an extended "From the Farm to the Jar" session with a field trip to the lovely Divisadero Farmers Market. We’ll meet at Workshop, then stroll down to the Market where we will choose some veggies to pickle in class. (You’re also encouraged to bring some cash and get some fresh goodies for yourself to take home.) We’ll go through what to look for when you’re buying fresh veggies, talk to some farmers, and it’ll be a fun start with some sunshine & shopping for this extended special version of our pickling class!

teacher bio:
teacher bio: Kelly launched McVicker Pickles in 2012 to bring her love for pickling and food preservation to the masses. Born and raised in Kansas, she learned all about pickling and canning from her grandmas Margarett and Harriet. Kelly brought those traditions with her to San Francisco where she soon found herself haggling over boxes of cucumbers at the farmers market, and loving it. Kelly is the house pickler at Pig & Pie in the Mission, where she also sells her jarred creations. Check out McVicker Pickles on Facebook for the latest news on pop-ups and events, and don’t miss the monthly Beer & Brine Happy Hour at Workshop (3rd Friday of every month, 5-9pm).
Sunday, November 23rd, 11:00AM-2:00PM
Succulent And Moss Glass Jar Terrariums $43
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In this class, we’ll teach you how to make tiny desktop gardens from succulents, plants and moss in glass jars (feel free to bring your own too). It’s like your own miniature oasis that can travel with you, and it’s easier to care for than your pet rock. Well, almost.

We supply the vessel, dirt, succulents, moss of various varieties and even little woodland creature toppers to inhabit your terrarium. You will learn to make succulent and moss terrariums and any combination in-between! So you can make gorgeous living ones that are easy to keep alive or ones that can NEVER DIE. So whether you are a green thumb or a black thumb, we got you! We’ll discuss succulents, air plants and living and preserved mosses (we will have both). For this class you’ll walk out with one awesome terrarium or you can make two small guys. You will also leave with a care guide and are welcome to purchase additional mosses to take home.

supplies needed: None. If you would like to bring your own glass jar or vase, feel free! Also, if you would like to make more than one terrarium, bring cash to pay for extra jars and plants. You can bring your owrn succulents if you have any favorites, as well as you are welcome to bring your own air plants, which we talk about in class but do not include since they are a bit pricey.

ALL WORKSHOP CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 18 & OVER, WE OCCASIONALLY MAKE AN EXCEPTION IF A CLASS HAS APPROPRIATE CONTENT, PLEASE EMAIL US IF YOU ARE INTERESTED.
Sunday, November 23rd, 3:00PM-5:00PM
Floral Design: Bouquet And Arrangement Basics - Thanksgiving Edition $42
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Who doesn’t love flowers? They make you feel like a million dollars when a flower delivery person plants a bundle of them in your hands! But have you ever wanted to learn the art of floral design for yourself? In this new class, we show you how to use locally grown flowers and succulents to create a unique and sustainable flower bouquet! You will learn the proper way to cut flowers, tricks of the bouquet-making trade, and floral design tips and techniques. You will also learn how to make a floral arrangement using a recycled vase that you can take home. After this class you’ll be able to take a bundle of flowers and make them into something gorgeous! It’s up to you if you want to share your new skills to help out your Bridezilla friends with their wedding flowers...

For this special Thanksgiving edition: learn to make a beautiful floral centerpiece that’ll wow your guests and get your home into the festive spirit. No more lame store-bought decorations!,

Teacher bio: Lorena Cortez grew up in her grandmother’s garden and has had a life long love of flowers that continued until eventually she and her husband opened a local flower delivery service named Home.Sweet.Flowers here in San Francisco using only California grown flowers, recycled supplies, and delivering via bicycle. Maybe you’ll see one of her couriers riding by with flowers in their basket as you wait for the light to turn green.

Supplies needed: Feel free to bring a small jar, vase or mason jar for your arrangement. As well feel free to bring your own gardening shears or scissors, or you can use a set of basic scissors from Workshop.

ALL WORKSHOP CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 18 & OVER, WE OCCASIONALLY MAKE AN EXCEPTION IF A CLASS HAS APPROPRIATE CONTENT, PLEASE EMAIL US IF YOURE INTERESTED.
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Monday, November 24th, 8:00PM-10:00PM
Screen Printing For Newbies $45
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Learn the basics of screen printing, from burning an image onto a screen to transferring that image onto a surface (paper, fabric, undies, perhaps?) You’ll learn how to coat a screen, burn it using a vacuum exposure unit and how to use a press (tabletop and tee shirt press). There are over 18 water soluble ink colors for you to use in your printing. You will work with our house screens which include fun images such as fun phrases, spirit animals, popular graphics and many to choose from. You will walk out of this class understanding the basics of ONE COLOR printing. You will have the knowledge to print at home, at Workshop for additional screen printing classes, or other printing spaces in the city. We supply several cool papers, patches and have some fun things for sale that you can print on. This class is a great starter class, but it is not to be substituted for a multiple-week, intensive course. It will review the basics and give you some hands-on experience with screen printing. This class includes one hour of instruction and two hours of time to print, work with the instructor on pulling images, explore, and get creative!
supplies needed: none, but feel free to bring extra fabric, paper, canvases, pillowcases, aprons, t-shirts or other goodies if you would like to screen Workshop images onto them to take home. we do offer limited items for sale that you can purchase to print.

PLEASE NOTE OUR 48 HOUR CANCELLATION/ REBOOK POLICY. All classes are for adults 18 and over. Though we love kids- we design our space to be for adults only and have a lot of things around Workshop that are inappropropriate for kids/ teens. If you"d like to bring your child or teen to class with you we do occasionally make special exceptions but please email us or keep an eye out for our occasional teen/ kids classes we do offer.
Tuesday, November 25th, 7:30PM-10:30PM
Sewing Bootcamp For Beginners: All Day Sewing Camp & Tote Bag Projects $98
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In this new class, we combine the elements of SewIng 101, Sewing 102 and a fun project. Learn basic sewing skills including how to cut fabric, how to use a simple pattern, and how to perform a few different stitches. You will also learn how to operate a sewing machine. You will walk out having finished at least three simple projects including a koozie for a can or bottle. Then you can move on to learning about the ins and outs of fabric and fabric grain, proper cutting techniques, how to create and sew buttonholes using the sewing machine buttonhole feature, how to install basic zippers, and other handy skills for basic garment construction. You will use a store pattern which is included in the class costs and then will make a tote bag with a small zipper pouch inside. Perfect for that SF 10 cent bag ordinance and a great simple first project that wont terrify you. This is an intensive class that will last all day with a 30 minute lunch break-  show up alert and leave the hangovers at home- after all this is bootcamp guys!

THIS CLASS IS PRICED AT $98- AS IT INCLUDES ALL SUPPLIES & PATTERNS AS WELL AS A MORE INTENSIVE CLASS WITH LESS PEOPLE SO YOU HAVE MORE ROOM TO WORK AND ATTENTION.

supplies needed: we supply all fabric including denim or a thick duck fabric that is stylish and rad. This class includes all $26- of supplies from pattern to zippers and fabric.

Teacher bio: Ellie is an accomplished business owner and artist who loves getting shit done and making stuff with people. As a business owner of over 15 years in a craftsman-based business, R.E. Load Baggage Inc., she has honed her skills as a leader and teacher instructing those who worked with her how to master the craft of industrial sewing. Recently, she’s been teaching organic gardening, and has led countless workshops in the UC Berkeley student garden on subjects pertaining to urban agriculture. Ellie’s passion lies in the intersection of education, art, and environmental justice.

ALL WORKSHOP CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 18 & OVER, WE OCCASIONALLY MAKE AN EXCEPTION IF A CLASS HAS APPROPRIATE CONTENT, PLEASE EMAIL US IF YOU ARE INTERESTED.
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Friday, November 28th, 11:00AM-7:30PM
Sewing Bootcamp For Beginners: All Day Sewing Camp & Tote Bag Project $98
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In this new class, we combine the elements of SewIng 101, Sewing 102 and a fun project. Learn basic sewing skills including how to cut fabric, how to use a simple pattern, and how to perform a few different stitches. You will also learn how to operate a sewing machine. You will walk out having finished at least three simple projects including a koozie for a can or bottle. Then you can move on to learning about the ins and outs of fabric and fabric grain, proper cutting techniques, how to create and sew buttonholes using the sewing machine buttonhole feature, how to install basic zippers, and other handy skills for basic garment construction. You will use a store pattern which is included in the class costs and then will make a tote bag with a small zipper pouch inside. Perfect for that SF 10 cent bag ordinance and a great simple first project that wont terrify you. This is an intensive class that will last all day with a 30 minute lunch break-  show up alert and leave the hangovers at home- after all this is bootcamp guys!

THIS CLASS IS PRICED AT $98- AS IT INCLUDES ALL SUPPLIES & PATTERNS AS WELL AS A MORE INTENSIVE CLASS WITH LESS PEOPLE SO YOU HAVE MORE ROOM TO WORK AND ATTENTION.

supplies needed: we supply all fabric including denim or a thick duck fabric that is stylish and rad. This class includes all $26- of supplies from pattern to zippers and fabric.

Instructors rotate for this class between Aaron, Caitlin and Brieann

ALL WORKSHOP CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 18 & OVER, WE OCCASIONALLY MAKE AN EXCEPTION IF A CLASS HAS APPROPRIATE CONTENT, PLEASE EMAIL US IF YOU ARE INTERESTED.
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Saturday, November 29th, 12:00PM-6:00PM
Sewing 101: Machine And Hand Basics $45
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Learn basic sewing skills including how to cut fabric, how to use a simple pattern, and how to perform a few different stitches. You will also learn how to operate a sewing machine. You will walk out having finished at least three simple projects including a koozie for a can or bottle. And, you’ll start a sock monkey and finish it as homework. with all of these projects, you will gain a solid foundation of machine and hand sewing. You may not be ready to produce a Dior jacket quite yet, but at least you’ll be able to sew that ripped pillow on your couch. after taking this class, you have the option to take additional sewing classes.

supplies needed: bring a pair of fun medium to large socks (NOT your gym socks) for the sock monster project.

ALL WORKSHOP CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 18 & OVER, WE OCCASIONALLY MAKE AN EXCEPTION IF A CLASS HAS APPROPRIATE CONTENT, PLEASE EMAIL US IF YOU ARE INTERESTED.
Sunday, November 30th, 12:00PM-3:00PM
Print Making 101: Block Printing Basics $45
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Block printing has been around for thousands of years, and it is still a great modern way to create unique handmade designs on anything from your holiday cards to that sweet fanny pack you scored at the thrift store. In this class you will get down and dirty with learning the various methods of linoleum and rubber block printing onto fabric and paper. You will achieve a basic knowledge of tools, inks, process, insider tricks and tips, and will go home with your own uniquely carved block and a piece of your own printed fabric! All materials will be provided, but be sure to bring an apron or clothes you don’t care about just in case!

Teacher bio: A native California girl, Danielle was brought up creating. After a carefree childhood of glitter, glue gunning, beads, and paint, she decided to step it up and get serious about her hobbies. Eight years of art school later, she found herself in San Francisco running a small textile design business known as The Recoverie. Danielle holds a double bachelors in illustration and interior design and is also a self taught graphic designer and printmaker. She spent many years as a children’s art instructor, but prefers to teach adults because she doesn’t like to give time-outs...(but don’t push her.)
Monday, December 1st, 7:30PM-10:30PM
Kickin’ It With Condiments: Make Your Own Mustard $42
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Dump out the French’s and say au revoir to your Grey Poupon! Who needs ‘em, when you can make your own mustard from scratch? In this class, Kelly McVicker of McVicker Pickles will guide you through the mustard-making process step-by-step using some amazing and unique flavor combinations such as Honey Stout, Basil Garlic, or Chipotle Ginger that will transform your hot dogs, sandwiches and sausages from simple Pac Bell park staples to bona fide, pinky-out delicacies!

You will start off by sampling an assortment of mustards, including homemade and store-bought varieties, to compare taste profiles and textures. Kelly will discuss flavor pairings that you can experiment with to make your own special blend. Each student will then get to mix their own mustard using fresh herbs and spices, vinegar, beer and wine. Your creation will need to steep for a couple days before being blended, but don’t worry - we’ll send you away with clear instructions for that simple last step.

IMPORTANT: This class is in the lovely pickling palace that is Kelly McVickers home studio. Class is hosted in her big, fun kitchen and you can even sneak outside and have a beer around the pond in the yard. Please note home studio classes are extra bad ass, as they are in the makers actual working home studio,...pretty cool, eh?! So expect her cute dog Yoshi and all kinds of fun. Located on the 500 block of Page Street between Fillmore & Webster, please buzz the gate downstairs and we will have signage as well. We will email you the exact address the week of the class, so please check your email!

Supplies needed: OPTIONAL: bring a bottle of your favorite beer to use as as base for your mustard (or go ahead and bring a whole 6-pack to enjoy during class--extra credit!) All other ingredients and jars for your mustard creations will be provided in class.

Teacher bio: Kelly McVicker is the owner and operator of McVicker Pickles. Born and raised in Kansas, Kelly learned all about pickling and canning from her grandmas. In addition to unique pickle creations, she makes specialty mustards and jams, including her Red Wine & Rosemary Mustard that won first place in the 2012 Eat Real Festival’s DIY food contest. Kelly and her childhood friend Heidi Brown share their passion for food preservation via The Can Can Girls where they share canning tips and tricks!
Tuesday, December 2nd, 8:00PM-10:00PM
DIY Holiday Wreaths $42
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Just in time for the holidays! Learn how to make a small wreath that can be used as a unique table centerpiece, as well as large wreath that can be hung on your door. Very inviting and great for a DIY gift for your loved ones. Lorena, co-founder of Home Sweet Flowers, will be your teacher for this special class. You’ll head home with wreath-making know-how, two wreaths, and an instruction sheet to refresh your memory. Fresh, fun, and festive!

Supplies Needed: None. But you can bring any little bits of decoration you have around the house - bows, butterflies, pinecones, bird figurines, and so on. Some adorable decorations will also be on hand.

Teacher bio: Lorena Cortez grew up in her grandmother’s garden and has had a life long love of flowers that continued until eventually she and her husband opened a local flower delivery service named Home.Sweet.Flowers here in San Francisco using only California grown flowers, recycled supplies, and delivering via bicycle. Maybe you’ll see one of her couriers riding by with flowers in their basket as you wait for the light to turn green.
Tuesday, December 2nd, 8:00PM-10:00PM
Succulent & Moss Glass Jar Terrariums - Happy Hour Hookie Edition $33
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In this class, we’ll teach you how to make tiny desktop gardens from succulents, plants and moss in glass jars (feel free to bring your own too). It’s like your own miniature oasis that can travel with you, and it’s easier to care for than your pet rock. Well, almost.

We supply the vessel, dirt, succulents, moss of various varieties and even little woodland creature toppers to inhabit your terrarium. You will learn to make succulent and moss terrariums and any combination in-between! So you can make gorgeous living ones that are easy to keep alive or ones that can NEVER DIE. So whether you are a green thumb or a black thumb, we got you! We’ll discuss succulents, air plants and living and preserved mosses (we will have both). For this class you’ll walk out with one awesome terrarium or you can make two small guys. You will also leave with a care guide and are welcome to purchase additional mosses to take home.

supplies needed: None. If you would like to bring your own glass jar or vase, feel free! Also, if you would like to make more than one terrarium, bring cash to pay for extra jars and plants. You can bring your owrn succulents if you have any favorites, as well as you are welcome to bring your own air plants, which we talk about in class but do not include since they are a bit pricey.

ALL WORKSHOP CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 18 & OVER, WE OCCASIONALLY MAKE AN EXCEPTION IF A CLASS HAS APPROPRIATE CONTENT, PLEASE EMAIL US IF YOU ARE INTERESTED.
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Wednesday, December 3rd, 4:00PM-6:00PM
Beginner’s Leatherwork: Craft A Custom Leather Belt $68
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Learn the art of leatherwork, just like at camp... or prison! Only it’s better because we can drink beer while doing it. In this workshop you will complete your own leather belt and come away with basic knowledge of the age old craft of leatherwork.

In this class, you’ll how to dye and prepare your leather, measure and cut a strap, stamp a simple design (even personalize it with alphabet stamps!), and assemble your own belt. Stop pulling up those pants (let’s face it; no one wants to see your crack) and be the envy of all your friends!

Supplies needed: none, but students are encouraged to wear clothes they can get grungy since we’ll be working with dyes.

Teacher Bio: Living in the Bay Area, Jennifer has dabbled in many creative adventures including (but not limited to) starting a clothing line, making custom bridal fascinators, and making costumes and shimmying on stage as part of the burlesque duo The Scenic Sisters. She gave it all up when she found leatherwork, and for the past several years she has been honing her skills dying, carving and stitching leather. As the owner of Tilt Adornments, she has been selling her handcrafted leather accessories online, in stores, and at local street fairs."
Wednesday, December 3rd, 7:30PM-10:30PM
Letterpress Holiday Notecards $60
Tis the season to print cards, fa-la-la-la-la. Come join letterpress print instructors Taylor Reid and Erin Fong of Western Editions letterpress company to create a set of 10 assorted Holiday Notecards. As a group youll decide on three card designs pulled from vintage wood type. You will use an antique Vandercook Proofing Press and learn a bit about the history of letterpress printing and the basic set up of the press. You’ll then hand-crank your own set of cards-one by one-and customize each by lining the envelopes from assorted paper (patterns, colors, old books, dictionaries, and encyclopedias). If you had a lengthy list for holiday cards, just bring $20 and you can print double the amount of cards (20 total).

VERY IMPORTANT: Western Editions has moved to the Easy Bay into an artist co-op, but don’t worry our workshops are just as awesome as ever. Bigger space, more sunshine, plenty of parking...what else could you ask for? MacArthur Bart is just over a mile up the road and there is a FREE Emery-go-round shuttle that runs every 10-15 minutes and will deliver you to our door, or pretty close at least. The Hollis Line drops you at 45th and Hollis or the Powell Line drops you at 40th and Hollis. We are now located at 1420 45th Street #40, Emeryville, CA 94608 in the big red garage roll up door! Please contact Western Editions directly at westerneditions@gmail.com if you have any further questions.

Teacher bio:Western Editions is comprised of Erin Fong and Taylor Reid, two friends living in the Western Addition neighborhood (...get it?), who share a love for letterpress, design, giggles and all around cute-stuff. Erin and Taylor both learned printing in the same small tiny press in the upstairs library at the University of Nevada, Reno and lo and behold coincidentally landed in San Francisco at the same time years later. Taylor worked at a commercial letterpress print shop in SOHO and had a residency at The Center for the Book Arts in New York City. Erin currently works at Peter Koch Printers and John Demerritt Bookbinding. Both have done time at SFCB. Erin and Taylor keep it real by freelancing design and letterpress work, selling their wares at local shops and events, baking cupcakes and riding bikes to the ocean.

ALL WORKSHOP CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 18 & OVER, WE OCCASIONALLY MAKE AN EXCEPTION IF A CLASS HAS APPROPRIATE CONTENT, PLEASE EMAIL US IF YOURE INTERESTED
Wednesday, December 3rd, 7:30PM-9:30PM
Pickling 101: Preserving The Perishables $44
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Ah, pickling... the wonderful food preservation technique that transforms plain old veggies into tart little treasures. And what Sunday morning Bloody Mary isn’t perfected by a garnish of yummy pickled green beans? In this class, Kelly McVicker, founder of McVicker Pickles, guides you in the tasty art of pickling, covering both fermented and “quick” or vinegar-brined pickles. You will learn how to make your own pickles, steps to ensure safety, and tricks for creating the best flavors in your pickled goodies. Each student will leave class with two types of pickled vegetables, plus a list of resources and recipes to ensure that you can repeat this process at home.

supplies needed: None needed, but feel free to BYO favorite fresh goodies to pickle if there is something specific you are dying to pickle, as well we welcome all aprons and six packs.

teacher bio: Kelly launched McVicker Pickles in 2012 to bring her love for pickling and food preservation to the masses. Born and raised in Kansas, she learned all about pickling and canning from her grandmas Margarett and Harriet. Kelly brought those traditions with her to San Francisco where she soon found herself haggling over boxes of cucumbers at the farmers market, and loving it. Kelly is the house pickler at Pig & Pie in the Mission, where she also sells her jarred creations. Check out McVicker Pickles on Facebook for the latest news on pop-ups and events, and don’t miss the monthly Beer & Brine Happy Hour at Workshop (3rd Friday of every month, 5-9pm).
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Wednesday, December 3rd, 8:00PM-10:00PM
Hooch 101: Bay Area Booze $54
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We are so lucky to live in one of the greatest booze regions in North America, with more distilleries, wineries and bars than you can shake a muddler at. So let’s toast ourselves and our fabulous fortune shall we?

In this class, you will make 3 amazing drinks, all with locally distilled spirits--and not just from the big boys. We track down some of our favorite local small batch distilleries and make some tasty libations using the products of their craftsmanship.
 
The class starts with a warm up shot to break the ice. We will then make 3 cocktails and go into detail about tasting notes, balance and how to get the most from each bottle. A little background history about the booze trade in SF is also thrown in for good measure to impress those out of town friends.
 
You’ll learn the essential techniques to crafting great cocktails - how to mix, muddle, shake, and stir properly. You will also learn how to balance every flavor that goes into making the perfect drink.
 
The price of class includes everything, including some rare and expensive liquors. You will walk out with a recipe booklet, a list of Gillian’s favorite go to watering holes in the city and the know how to dazzle your peeps next time you entertain and know a lot more about some epic Bay Area booze options and what makes them so great.

Teacher bio:
Gillian Fitzgerald is part owner and full badass bartender at Virgil’s Sea Room. She learned the basics of booze as a wee lass in Ireland, and has been perfecting her skills on the San Francisco bar scene since 2008. One of our favorite teachers, Gill has been know to earn cult following from her classes, offer a mid class dance off and just moves with the speed of a cougar when she’s working at her bar. She really knows her booze and cocktail making, as well as a lot about the SF cocktail scene from dive bars to fancy cocktail spots. She is 100% fun and doesn’t have a lick of stuck up cocktail snob in her--though she can make them like a champ.
Thursday, December 4th, 7:30PM-10:30PM
Beginner’s Leatherwork: Personalized Pet Collars $52
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Spike and Fluffy have never looked so good….. Make your beloved pet his/her own leather collar and show them just how much you adore them! In this class you will learn some of the basic techniques and tools of leatherwork. You will cut your strap, embellish it with alphabet stamps and/or studs, dye your leather, and assemble the hardware.

* please measure your pet’s neck before coming to class. Use a seamstress (flexible) measuring tape or string and ruler. You should be able to fit two fingers underneath the measuring tape.
*class price includes basic embellishments, but bring a little extra cash if you want fancy adornments.

Supplies needed: none, but don’t come in your Sunday best since we’ll be working with dyes.

Teacher Bio: Living in the Bay Area, Jennifer has dabbled in many creative adventures including (but not limited to) starting a clothing line, making custom bridal fascinators, and making costumes and shimmying on stage as part of the burlesque duo The Scenic Sisters. She gave it all up when she found leatherwork, and for the past several years she has been honing her skills dying, carving and stitching leather. As the owner of Tilt Adornments, she has been selling her handcrafted leather accessories online, in stores, and at local street fairs.
Thursday, December 4th, 7:30PM-10:30PM
Beer Bootcamp: Flavors, Styles, And Pairings $54


Beer expert Chris Cohen will take you around the world of beer styles and school you on brewing geography and history. We ll learn about a variety of styles and how they developed, we ll identify subtle flavors and aromas, We’ll talk about pairing beer and food, all while tasting samples of 12 different world class craft brews. The tasting will include twelve 3 oz pours.

The beer list (may vary upon season and selection):
Firestone Walker Pivo Pilsbr
Köstritzer Schwarzbier
Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Märzen (paired with salted chocolate)
Samichlaus 2013
Hoegaarden Belgian wit
Saison Dupont Vieille Provision (paired with a creamy brie on a cracker)
Westmalle Trappist Dubbel
Boon Oude Geuze (paired with a rich aged Gouda)
Lindemans Framboise (paired with a very dark chocolate)
Firestone Walker Easy Jack Summer Session IPA (paired with a mild cheddar)
Anchor Brewing Porter
Drake s Denogginizer Imperial IPA


Teacher bio:
Chris Cohen is a Certified Cicerone, a Certified BJCP beer judge, the Founder, 2012-2014 President, and a current Board Member of the San Francisco Homebrewers Guild, and the author of the Beer Scholar Study Guide for the Certified Cicerone Exam. Chris is a former attorney turned beer expert, he s currently working on opening a craft beer focused bar in the Mission-Bernal neighborhood of SF, slated to open in May 2015. You can find Chris online at http://chris-cohen.com/.
Friday, December 5th, 8:00PM-11:00PM
Not Your Grandma’s Quilting: Geometric Patchwork Throw Pillows $58
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Want to learn how to up-cycle those denim jeans and clothes into beautiful and amazing pillows for your home that will impress your friends—or at least be something that you can brag about during your dinner parties? In this class, students with a basic knowledge of sewing will learn how to make a patchwork quilted throw pillow. The teacher will guide you through the process step-by-step, in a seamless session of patch-working. Students will take home their finished pillow as well as a pattern and a packet with instructions.

*PREREQUISITE: You must have taken sewing 101 or an equivalent, or have basic working knowledge of a sewing machine, as this is an intermediate class
*All materials will be provided, and included in the class fee, but if you have a special fabric in mind, please bring it. Please keep in mind, though that we will only be using mid-weight cotton non-stretch fabric that they would like to use for making the pillow, but it must be pieces must be at least 11” x 11”. Also, students may also bring any old denim that they wish to up-cycle or to donate to our up-cycling denim bin!

Teacher bio: Ellie is an accomplished business owner and artist who loves getting shit done and making stuff with people. As a business owner of over 15 years in a craftsman-based business, R.E. Load Baggage Inc., she has honed her skills as a leader and teacher instructing those who worked with her how to master the craft of industrial sewing. Recently, she’s been teaching organic gardening, and has led countless workshops in the UC Berkeley student garden on subjects pertaining to urban agriculture. Ellie’s passion lies in the intersection of education, art, and environmental justice.
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Saturday, December 6th, 11:00AM-2:30PM
Beginners Vertical Succulent Garden: DIY Wood Boxes Of Green Magic $64
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OK so this is one of those awesome classes we ve tried to pull off for about 4 years and we are so happy to offer this baby. In this super fun class, you ll learn all about SUCCULENTS! We ll combine some gardening, a little bit of hardware/ tool slinging and a lot of fun. You ll learn how to slay at vertical gardening with succulents which will get you started on no doubt, more of an addiction to these magical green guys. Class will start with you assembling your wooden box, which will come pre- prepped and cut. You will get to sling and hammer and drill while the class assembles this adorable little wooden box12 inches by 12inches. Then our mistress of flowers, Lorena, will delve into a boot camp on succulents and how to care for them, water, light and growth. You ll then fill up and garden your cute lil vertical box with mosses, succulents and get it sturdy. Since succulents take time to root, you will need to care for this puppy on a flat surface for 2-3 weeks before you can hang it. So you ll have time to bond with your plants, talk to them and make sure they grow nicely. This class will have a variety of succulents but in order to keep the class affordable, we will supplying about 10-14 smaller plants, which will grow- so if you want instant gratification, please feel free to bring some larger succulents or some with you. As well you can add more after. Since vertical gardening can be $expensive$ and so can succulents, we ve managed to build this baby ourselves and make it as affordable as possible. Hey, isnt that what DIY is all about? You ll walk out of class with your planted box, resources to continue your habit, I mean craft and about care/ succulents.

Teacher bio: Lorena Cortez grew up in her grandmothers garden and has had a life long love of flowers that continued until eventually she and her husband opened a local flower delivery service named Home.Sweet.Flowers here in San Francisco using only California grown flowers, recycled supplies, and delivering via bicycle. Maybe youll see one of her couriers riding by with flowers in their basket as you wait for the light to turn green. Supplies needed: Feel free to bring succulents with you as well so its super full.

ALL WORKSHOP CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 18 & OVER, WE OCCASIONALLY MAKE AN EXCEPTION IF A CLASS HAS APPROPRIATE CONTENT, PLEASE EMAIL US IF YOURE INTERESTED.
Saturday, December 6th, 11:00AM-2:00PM
Embroidery 101 $48


Learn classic and experimental hand stitching techniques to create a sampler (aka visual dictionary) of embroidery stitches. We will learn how to successfully create several different embroidery stitches that will create unique surfaces, lines, and texture. Upon completion of this class, students will be able to create their own drawings in thread and take home a stitch instruction packet for later reference.
Saturday, December 6th, 3:00PM-6:00PM
DIY Holiday Wreaths $42
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Just in time for the holidays! Learn how to make a small wreath that can be used as a unique table centerpiece, as well as large wreath that can be hung on your door. Very inviting and great for a DIY gift for your loved ones. Lorena, co-founder of Home Sweet Flowers, will be your teacher for this special class. You’ll head home with wreath-making know-how, two wreaths, and an instruction sheet to refresh your memory. Fresh, fun, and festive!

Supplies Needed: None. But you can bring any little bits of decoration you have around the house - bows, butterflies, pinecones, bird figurines, and so on. Some adorable decorations will also be on hand.

Teacher bio: Lorena Cortez grew up in her grandmother’s garden and has had a life long love of flowers that continued until eventually she and her husband opened a local flower delivery service named Home.Sweet.Flowers here in San Francisco using only California grown flowers, recycled supplies, and delivering via bicycle. Maybe you’ll see one of her couriers riding by with flowers in their basket as you wait for the light to turn green.
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Saturday, December 6th, 4:00PM-6:00PM
Pizzashop: Making The Perfect Dough & Grilled Pizzas From Scratch $52
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Wish you could create gourmet fresh pizzas like the pros? Jealous you can’t toss dough like those guys in the window of the pizza shop? Want to learn one of the most affordable dinner parties you can sling on a grill (or oven) that will have your friends ooohing and aaahhing? With this special dinner and a class combo- Oliver Piazza (yes it sounds way too much like pizza not to point out) will show you how to create the perfect pies from start to finish. We’ll start by showing you how to create fresh dough from scratch- knead it and whip it up at home for a quick turn around time. Then we’ll show you the secrets to tossing it or working out a great crust (no more thick bad crusts you goofed on with TJ’s dough at home). Next we move onto making a great sauce, prepping a slew of ingredients, preparation of the grills and creating great recipes. You’ll toss those puppies on the BBQ and learn how to properly cook pizza on charcoal grills so you can tote your skills to the park easy as pie. You’ll make one pizza per person, which of course you get to eat. The best part of class is the pizza party at the end, complete with some salads you whip up in class and we’ll even have an ice cold beer or a wine for you too. So this class includes dinner!

Supplies needed: Feel free to bring an apron and we welcome aprons & all refreshments for the very difficult pizza party portion of class.

Teacher bio: Oliver Piazza is a long time pizza fanatic, gourmet cook and can bust some major movies to any oldies and Motown. Oliver grew up working in high end restaurants in Philadelphia and relocated to SF six years ago working at awesome spots like Delfina Pizzeria, Quince and is now part owner of Dear Mom. Oliver is one of our most loved teachers, is a ton of fun and well, makes a mean drink as well. (Feel free to bring some wine or cocktails to class)
Saturday, December 6th, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Leatherworking: Creating Your Own Jewelry- Necklaces & Earrings $48
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Earn your bragging rights by telling your friends YOU made those amazing jewelry pieces…. In this workshop learn the basic techniques and tools of leatherwork and come home with a stylin’ either a pair of earrings OR a rad geometric necklace. Class will cut out shapes, prepare the leather, use stamps to create intricate designs, learn dying techniques, and assemble the earrings. Jealous and want to make the other one- you can take this class again! Both are gorgeous.

Supplies needed: none, but don’t come in your Sunday best since we’ll be working with dyes.

Teacher Bio: Living in the Bay Area, Jennifer has dabbled in many creative adventures including (but not limited to) starting a clothing line, making custom bridal fascinators, and making costumes and shimmying on stage as part of the burlesque duo The Scenic Sisters. She gave it all up when she found leatherwork, and for the past several years she has been honing her skills dying, carving and stitching leather. As the owner of Tilt Adornments, she has been selling her handcrafted leather accessories online, in stores, and at local street fairs.
Sunday, December 7th, 12:00PM-3:00PM
Succulent & Moss Glass Jar Terrariums $43
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In this class, we’ll teach you how to make tiny desktop gardens from succulents, plants and moss in glass jars (feel free to bring your own too). It’s like your own miniature oasis that can travel with you, and it’s easier to care for than your pet rock. Well, almost.

We supply the vessel, dirt, succulents, moss of various varieties and even little woodland creature toppers to inhabit your terrarium. You will learn to make succulent and moss terrariums and any combination in-between! So you can make gorgeous living ones that are easy to keep alive or ones that can NEVER DIE. So whether you are a green thumb or a black thumb, we got you! We’ll discuss succulents, air plants and living and preserved mosses (we will have both). For this class you’ll walk out with one awesome terrarium or you can make two small guys. You will also leave with a care guide and are welcome to purchase additional mosses to take home.

supplies needed: None. If you would like to bring your own glass jar or vase, feel free! Also, if you would like to make more than one terrarium, bring cash to pay for extra jars and plants. You can bring your owrn succulents if you have any favorites, as well as you are welcome to bring your own air plants, which we talk about in class but do not include since they are a bit pricey.

ALL WORKSHOP CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 18 & OVER, WE OCCASIONALLY MAKE AN EXCEPTION IF A CLASS HAS APPROPRIATE CONTENT, PLEASE EMAIL US IF YOU ARE INTERESTED.
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Sunday, December 7th, 4:00PM-6:00PM
Class Mashup: Screen & Sew Pillows $48
We know the holidays are around the corner and nothing is less personal than giving someone yet another Starbucks card or regift of some gift fails you got from last year. Make something amazing for your peeps that\'s personal and you can say- I made this, bro. So we take our two most popular classes and mash them up into one fun project class where you make custom large pillows with custom graphics. Even if a gift for yourself, we promise these guys will be a hit when people open them.

We basically set up several screens of larger graphics including power tools, a few dogs, a cat or two, a beer bottle, some booze bottles, bikes, a california design and a few more popular graphics with some SF spins. You choose between canvas, denim or a few colors of fabrics and print them with graphics of your choice with our expert help. You them sew it up, again we can help so dont stress). You then stuff it, finish it off and viola you have made an amazing personal pillow. You can make two with class or if youre not too much of a slow poke, you can make a few more and just pay the supply cost. Class does include two pillow around 18 inches-ish. Great for a couch. Our favorites, even tie between an almost 2 ft cat pillow and a giant bulliet bottle, both which rest snuggly on our couch at Workshop.

For an additional $28 we can burn ONE custom image onto a screen of ours for the night for 1-2 pillows or for $45 we can make you a custom screen you can take home with up to THREE custom images. Additional images are $5 per image. BUT you do have to nerd out some graphics work or have a graphic design friendly friend help you with your image so it comes out perfect since screening can be a complicated beast. Please click here for image instructions and all images are due by the SUNDAY BEFORE CLASS. Sooner- the better as we cannot print custom images with less than 72 hours to class time. All images must be greyscale, in psd or jpeg form and be atleast 225 dpi or greater (300 is ideal). Please check out the link for more nerdy info about images and screenprinting.

Supplies needed: None, just you.
Sunday, December 7th, 7:30PM-10:30PM
Screen Printing For Newbies $45
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Learn the basics of screen printing, from burning an image onto a screen to transferring that image onto a surface (paper, fabric, undies, perhaps?) You’ll learn how to coat a screen, burn it using a vacuum exposure unit and how to use a press (tabletop and tee shirt press). There are over 18 water soluble ink colors for you to use in your printing. You will work with our house screens, which include rad images such as fun phrases, spirit animals, popular graphics and many to choose from. You will walk out of this class understanding the basics of ONE COLOR printing. You will have the knowledge to print at home, at Workshop for additional screen printing classes, or other printing spaces in the city. We supply several cool papers, patches and have some fun things for sale that you can print on. This class is a great starter class, but it is not to be substituted for a multiple-week, intensive course. It will review the basics and give you some hands-on experience with screen printing. This class includes one hour of instruction and two hours of time to print, work with the instructor on pulling images, explore, and get creative!

supplies needed:
none, but feel free to bring extra fabric, paper, canvases, pillowcases, aprons, t-shirts or other goodies if you would like to screen Workshop images onto them to take home. we do offer limited items for sale that you can purchase to print.

PLEASE NOTE OUR 48 HOUR CANCELLATION/ REBOOK POLICY. All classes are for adults 18 and over. Though we love kids- we design our space to be for adults only and have a lot of things around Workshop that are inappropropriate for kids/ teens. If you"d like to bring your child or teen to class with you we do occasionally make special exceptions but please email us or keep an eye out for our occasional teen/ kids classes we do offer.
Monday, December 8th, 7:30PM-10:30PM
Floral Design: Bouquet & Arrangement Basics $42
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Who doesn’t love flowers? They make you feel like a million dollars when a flower delivery person plants a bundle of them in your hands! But have you ever wanted to learn the art of floral design for yourself? In this new class, we show you how to use locally grown flowers and succulents to create a unique and sustainable flower bouquet! You will learn the proper way to cut flowers, tricks of the bouquet-making trade, and floral design tips and techniques. You will also learn how to make a floral arrangement using a recycled vase that you can take home. After this class you’ll be able to take a bundle of flowers and make them into something gorgeous! It’s up to you if you want to share your new skills to help out your Bridezilla friends with their wedding flowers...

Teacher bio: Lorena Cortez grew up in her grandmother’s garden and has had a life long love of flowers that continued until eventually she and her husband opened a local flower delivery service named Home.Sweet.Flowers here in San Francisco using only California grown flowers, recycled supplies, and delivering via bicycle. Maybe you’ll see one of her couriers riding by with flowers in their basket as you wait for the light to turn green.

Supplies needed: Feel free to bring a small jar, vase or mason jar for your arrangement. As well feel free to bring your own gardening shears or scissors, or you can use a set of basic scissors from Workshop.

ALL WORKSHOP CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 18 & OVER, WE OCCASIONALLY MAKE AN EXCEPTION IF A CLASS HAS APPROPRIATE CONTENT, PLEASE EMAIL US IF YOURE INTERESTED.
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Monday, December 8th, 8:00PM-10:00PM
The Holiday Indie Mart $FREE

Workshop was born from the Indie Mart, a design fair we started back in 2005. Though it retired back in early 2013, we decided we really wanted to showcase neighborhood designers and makers, as well as some of our students & teachers. We started this thing in a yard in the Mission, then it grew to 12 Galaxies, then many years at Thee Parkside and numerous events with our friends and around the corner at The Independent. We want to offer yall amazing holiday shopping, a fun night and showcase some rad neighbors and makers. Come
hang out.

We ll host 40 vendors including almost all our teachers, San Franpsycho with thier truck outside, Home Sweet Flowers with holiday wreaths outside in her truck and well have a fun booth with some DIY gifts and fun! Food. Drinks & beers. Music. Good times.

To vend please email info@workshopsf.org to apply.

Tuesday December 9th, 5-10pm
The Independent- 628 Divisadero Street
Admission free, 21 and over

NOT SOLD OUT, IGNORE LINK BELOW
Tuesday, December 9th, 5:00PM-10:00PM
Embroidery 101 $48


Learn classic and experimental hand stitching techniques to create a sampler (aka visual dictionary) of embroidery stitches. We will learn how to successfully create several different embroidery stitches that will create unique surfaces, lines, and texture. Upon completion of this class, students will be able to create their own drawings in thread and take home a stitch instruction packet for later reference.
Tuesday, December 9th, 7:30PM-10:30PM
Beauty School Rebel - Makeup Mastery: Classic Cat Eyes + Bright Lips $56
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Want to learn new techniques and insider tricks for doing your makeup and becoming an instant sex kitten, but don’t feel like ponying up the $200+ for a day at a professional beauty school?  Join veteran makeup artist Shana Astrachan of Fox & Doll Makeup & Hair as she shares some of her professional makeup tips.  You will learn how to achieve the look of perfect skin, produce that glamorous cat eye effect with liquid liner and amazing lashes, and create sexy, rockin’ bright lips!  Shana will also review her regimen for glowing skin that needs no cover and looks great in photos.  You will take home a Beauty School Rebel Cheat Sheet and $25 worth of sweet goodies to recreate that perfect eye and lip look at home.  Our favorite local lipstick line, Elizabeth Street Cosmetics, will be onsite to help match you with your perfect hot lipcolor to take home for purchase if you so desire.  You will also receive a list of product recommendations that include the drugstore alternative to those overpriced department store brands.
 
prerequisite: none. There is are other Makeup Mastery classes  focusing on Smoky Eyes & Nude Lips and Noir Eyes & Dark Lips looks, but the classes are by no means a prerequisite for this class.  Take all in any order!

supplies needed:  None, but we encourage you to bring your own makeup bag, concealer, nude colored shadow, lash curler and black mascara.
 
Teacher bio: Shana Astrachan of Fox & Doll brings you vintage inspired hair and makeup with a focus on flawless skin, classic makeup, and amazing hair. From brides and special events, to commercials and films, she loves creating unique looks for her clients. Shana is a licensed esthetician with a background in fine art. She assures you glowing skin to go along with makeup that celebrates your true beauty and personal style.
Wednesday, December 10th, 7:00PM-9:00PM
Beer Bootcamp $54


Beer expert Chris Cohen will take you around the world of beer styles and school you on brewing geography and history. We ll learn about a variety of styles and how they developed, we ll identify subtle flavors and aromas, We’ll talk about pairing beer and food, all while tasting samples of 12 different world class craft brews. The tasting will include twelve 3 oz pours.

The beer list (may vary upon season and selection):
Firestone Walker Pivo Pilsbr
Köstritzer Schwarzbier
Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Märzen (paired with salted chocolate)
Samichlaus 2013
Hoegaarden Belgian wit
Saison Dupont Vieille Provision (paired with a creamy brie on a cracker)
Westmalle Trappist Dubbel
Boon Oude Geuze (paired with a rich aged Gouda)
Lindemans Framboise (paired with a very dark chocolate)
Firestone Walker Easy Jack Summer Session IPA (paired with a mild cheddar)
Anchor Brewing Porter
Drake s Denogginizer Imperial IPA


Teacher bio:
Chris Cohen is a Certified Cicerone, a Certified BJCP beer judge, the Founder, 2012-2014 President, and a current Board Member of the San Francisco Homebrewers Guild, and the author of the Beer Scholar Study Guide for the Certified Cicerone Exam. Chris is a former attorney turned beer expert, he s currently working on opening a craft beer focused bar in the Mission-Bernal neighborhood of SF, slated to open in May 2015. You can find Chris online at http://chris-cohen.com/.
Wednesday, December 10th, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Pickling 101: Preserving The Pershishables - Happy Hour Hookie Edition $38
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For this special Happy Hour Hookie edition, we offer special deals or prices for an earlier Happy Hour class, feel free to brown bag and sneak out of work a little early for your "dentist appointment" and learn something while you have fun.

Ah, pickling... the wonderful food preservation technique that transforms plain old veggies into tart little treasures. And what Sunday morning Bloody Mary isn’t perfected by a garnish of yummy pickled green beans? In this class, Kelly McVicker, founder of McVicker Pickles, guides you in the tasty art of pickling, covering both fermented and “quick” or vinegar-brined pickles. You will learn how to make your own pickles, steps to ensure safety, and tricks for creating the best flavors in your pickled goodies. Each student will leave class with two types of pickled vegetables, plus a list of resources and recipes to ensure that you can repeat this process at home.

supplies needed: None needed, but feel free to BYO favorite fresh goodies to pickle if there is something specific you are dying to pickle, as well we welcome all aprons and six packs.

teacher bio: Kelly launched McVicker Pickles in 2012 to bring her love for pickling and food preservation to the masses. Born and raised in Kansas, she learned all about pickling and canning from her grandmas Margarett and Harriet. Kelly brought those traditions with her to San Francisco where she soon found herself haggling over boxes of cucumbers at the farmers market, and loving it. Kelly is the house pickler at Pig & Pie in the Mission, where she also sells her jarred creations. Check out McVicker Pickles on Facebook for the latest news on pop-ups and events, and don’t miss the monthly Beer & Brine Happy Hour at Workshop (3rd Friday of every month, 5-9pm)
Thursday, December 11th, 4:00PM-6:00PM
Holiday Hooch & Printing Party $62
We take the best part of screenprinting classes and our hooch cocktail classes, mix it up and make into one epic Holiday party where you make loads of gifts for yourself or others. Over this fun social class- you\'ll learn how to make 3 great holiday cocktails as well as screenprint recipe cards for yourself or to give away for friends. All perfect for entertaining and duplicating at holiday parties. In between slanging amazing cocktails, we set up a printing party for you with a holiday focus. You can print up holiday cards, postcards, gift tags, wrapping paper, tees, gifts, stockings and more. Expect this class to be more simple and project based as opposed to an intensive class, we staff more teachers so you can just skip the intense instruction and get right to the printing and mixing.

Class kicks off with a printing demo, pop quiz before we set you free, then you spend the next 3 hours printing and mixing to your hearts content. Class includes 3 cocktails and a kit of blanks and things for printing made up of a pack of cards, postcards, one tote bag, a few sheets of wrapping paper, some gift tags, a set of koozies and much more available to print at cost of supplies. So bring some extra cash incase you want to go shark week on printing, but we are including about $20-25 of blank items with the class for you when you walk in.

Supplies needed: None but welcome to bring additional paper, greeting cards or some small things to print that are paper or cotton/ fabric based (nothing silky or shiny, smooth cottony materials work best).
Thursday, December 11th, 7:30PM-10:30PM
Sewing 101: Machine And Hand Basics $45
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Learn basic sewing skills including how to cut fabric, how to use a simple pattern, and how to perform a few different stitches. You will also learn how to operate a sewing machine. You will walk out having finished at least three simple projects including a koozie for a can or bottle. And, you’ll start a sock monkey and finish it as homework. with all of these projects, you will gain a solid foundation of machine and hand sewing. You may not be ready to produce a Dior jacket quite yet, but at least you’ll be able to sew that ripped pillow on your couch. after taking this class, you have the option to take additional sewing classes.

supplies needed: bring a pair of fun medium to large socks (NOT your gym socks) for the sock monster project.

ALL WORKSHOP CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 18 & OVER, WE OCCASIONALLY MAKE AN EXCEPTION IF A CLASS HAS APPROPRIATE CONTENT, PLEASE EMAIL US IF YOU ARE INTERESTED.
Thursday, December 11th, 7:30PM-10:30PM
Sewing Bootcamp For Beginners: All Day Sewing Camp & Tote Bag Project $98
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In this new class, we combine the elements of SewIng 101, Sewing 102 and a fun project. Learn basic sewing skills including how to cut fabric, how to use a simple pattern, and how to perform a few different stitches. You will also learn how to operate a sewing machine. You will walk out having finished at least three simple projects including a koozie for a can or bottle. Then you can move on to learning about the ins and outs of fabric and fabric grain, proper cutting techniques, how to create and sew buttonholes using the sewing machine buttonhole feature, how to install basic zippers, and other handy skills for basic garment construction. You will use a store pattern which is included in the class costs and then will make a tote bag with a small zipper pouch inside. Perfect for that SF 10 cent bag ordinance and a great simple first project that wont terrify you. This is an intensive class that will last all day with a 30 minute lunch break-  show up alert and leave the hangovers at home- after all this is bootcamp guys!

THIS CLASS IS PRICED AT $98- AS IT INCLUDES ALL SUPPLIES & PATTERNS AS WELL AS A MORE INTENSIVE CLASS WITH LESS PEOPLE SO YOU HAVE MORE ROOM TO WORK AND ATTENTION.

supplies needed: we supply all fabric including denim or a thick duck fabric that is stylish and rad. This class includes all $26- of supplies from pattern to zippers and fabric.

Instructors rotate for this class between Aaron, Caitlin and Brieann

ALL WORKSHOP CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 18 & OVER, WE OCCASIONALLY MAKE AN EXCEPTION IF A CLASS HAS APPROPRIATE CONTENT, PLEASE EMAIL US IF YOU ARE INTERESTED.
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Friday, December 12th, 11:00AM-7:00PM
City Gardening 101: Container Herb Gardening $48
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Always dreamed of joining the back-to-the land movement, but live in a tiny SF dwelling? We got you boo. Gardening expert Ellie Lum teaches you some urban homesteading skills by showing how to garden in recyclable containers (whoot whoot for up cycling). Come maximize your apartment space AND learn the basics of planting in small containers, and go home with your own container herb garden. We"ll provide the tea, containers, plants, and our gardening knowledge. Spice up your cooking and medicine cabinet; fresh herbs not only taste incredible, they also make your kitchen smell great, are fantastic for cooking, make amazing cocktails (hello, have you tried our basil gimlets) clean your air, and have wonderful medicinal properties. You will never want to go back to McCormick spices again once you realize how easy it is to grow your own fresh herbs and use them in everything and anything.

You’ll go home with your own container herb garden with several cans & 3-5 herbs, depending on the size, etc. In addition to a hearty and cute little garden, you get a few seed starts that we set up in class to continue at home with more gardening!

Teacher bio: Ellie is an accomplished business owner and artist who loves getting shit done and making stuff with people. As a business owner of over 15 years in a craftsman-based business, R.E. Load Baggage Inc., she has honed her skills as a leader and teacher instructing those who worked with her how to master the craft of industrial sewing. Recently, she’s been teaching organic gardening, and has led countless workshops in the UC Berkeley student garden on subjects pertaining to urban agriculture. Ellie’s passion lies in the intersection of education, art, and environmental justice.
Saturday, December 13th, 11:00AM-1:30PM
Beginner’s Vertical Succulent Garden: DIY Wood Boxes Of Green Magic $64
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OK so this is one of those awesome classes we ve tried to pull off for about 4 years and we are so happy to offer this baby. In this super fun class, you ll learn all about SUCCULENTS! We ll combine some gardening, a little bit of hardware/ tool slinging and a lot of fun. You ll learn how to slay at vertical gardening with succulents which will get you started on no doubt, more of an addiction to these magical green guys. Class will start with you assembling your wooden box, which will come pre- prepped and cut. You will get to sling a hammer and drill while the class assembles this adorable little wooden box12 inches by 12 inches. Then our mistress of flowers, Lorena, will delve into a boot camp on succulents and how to care for them, water, light and growth. You ll then fill up and garden your cute lil vertical box with mosses, succulents and get it sturdy. Since succulents take time to root, you will need to care for this puppy on a flat surface for 2-3 weeks before you can hang it. So you ll have time to bond with your plants, talk to them and make sure they grow nicely. This class will have a variety of succulents but in order to keep the class affordable, we will supplying about 10-14 smaller plants, which will grow- so if you want instant gratification, please feel free to bring some larger succulents or some with you. As well you can add more after. Since vertical gardening can be $expensive$ and so can succulents, we ve managed to build this baby ourselves and make it as affordable as possible. Hey isnt that what DIY is all about. You ll walk out of class with your planted box, resources to continue your habit, I mean craft and about care/ succulents.

Teacher bio: Lorena Cortez grew up in her grandmothers garden and has had a life long love of flowers that continued until eventually she and her husband opened a local flower delivery service named Home.Sweet.Flowers here in San Francisco using only California grown flowers, recycled supplies, and delivering via bicycle. Maybe youll see one of her couriers riding by with flowers in their basket as you wait for the light to turn green. Supplies needed: Feel free to bring succulents with you as well so its super full.

ALL WORKSHOP CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 18 & OVER, WE OCCASIONALLY MAKE AN EXCEPTION IF A CLASS HAS APPROPRIATE CONTENT, PLEASE EMAIL US IF YOURE INTERESTED.
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Saturday, December 13th, 11:00AM-2:00PM
Plant Taxidermy: Mounted Staghorn Ferns On Recycled Wood $42
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Wow, the name alone evokes leggy plants in compromising positions... but no, that is not the case!  In DIY Mounted Staghorn Ferns, Kelly Malone teaches you how to mount a shade-loving epiphytic (means: grows without dirt) plant atop a taxidermy style wood base, which are handmade at Workshop. You"ll be able to choose a size and color of wood stain, then learn how to mount your staghorn onto it to hang on your wall and dazzle your friends. These magical beauties are more art than plant, evoking a pair of antlers....plant taxidermy anyone!?!  You will leave with one mounted staghorn fern on wood AND a booklet on how to care for it.

supplies needed: None, unless you have a very special piece of driftwood or wood that’s been telling you it needs a plant attached to it.

teacher bios:
Kelly Malone is co-owner of Workshop and an avid lover of all things plants and wood. She recently designed the Speakeasy Taproom, which took over 17 carloads of wood. Her apartment is loaded with staghorns and terrariums as she heads into year 4 of Workshop and her plant addiction.
Saturday, December 13th, 12:00PM-12:00AM
Letterpress Holiday Notecards $60
’Tis the season to print cards, fa-la-la-la-la. Come join letterpress print instructors Taylor Reid and Erin Fong of Western Editions letterpress company to create a set of 10 assorted Holiday Notecards. As a group you’ll decide on three card designs pulled from vintage wood type. You will use an antique Vandercook Proofing Press and learn a bit about the history of letterpress printing and the basic set up of the press. You’ll then hand-crank your own set of cards-one by one-and customize each by lining the envelopes from assorted paper (patterns, colors, old books, dictionaries, and encyclopedias). If you had a lengthy list for holiday cards, just bring $20 and you can print double the amount of cards (20 total).e

VERY IMPORTANT: Western Editions has moved to the Easy Bay into an artist co-op, but don’t worry our workshops are just as awesome as ever. Bigger space, more sunshine, plenty of parking...what else could you ask for? MacArthur Bart is just over a mile up the road and there is a FREE Emery-go-round shuttle that runs every 10-15 minutes and will deliver you to our door, or pretty close at least. The Hollis Line drops you at 45th and Hollis or the Powell Line drops you at 40th and Hollis. We are now located at 1420 45th Street #40, Emeryville, CA 94608 in the big red garage roll up door! Please contact Western Editions directly at westerneditions@gmail.com if you have any further questions.

teacher bio: Western Editions is comprised of Erin Fong and Taylor Reid, two friends living in the Western Addition neighborhood (...get it?), who share a love for letterpress, design, giggles and all around cute-stuff. Erin and Taylor both learned printing in the same small tiny press in the upstairs library at the University of Nevada, Reno and lo and behold coincidentally landed in San Francisco at the same time years later. Taylor worked at a commercial letterpress print shop in SOHO and had a residency at The Center for the Book Arts in New York City. Erin currently works at Peter Koch Printers and John Demerritt Bookbinding. Both have done time at SFCB. Erin and Taylor keep it real by freelancing design and letterpress work, selling their wares at local shops and events, baking cupcakes and riding bikes to the ocean.

ALL WORKSHOP CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 18 & OVER, WE OCCASIONALLY MAKE AN EXCEPTION IF A CLASS HAS APPROPRIATE CONTENT, PLEASE EMAIL US IF YOURE INTERESTED
Saturday, December 13th, 12:00PM-2:00PM
DIY Holiday Wreaths $42
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Just in time for the holidays! Learn how to make a small wreath that can be used as a unique table centerpiece, as well as large wreath that can be hung on your door. Very inviting and great for a DIY gift for your loved ones. Lorena, co-founder of Home Sweet Flowers, will be your teacher for this special class. You’ll head home with wreath-making know-how, two wreaths, and an instruction sheet to refresh your memory. Fresh, fun, and festive!

Supplies Needed: None. But you can bring any little bits of decoration you have around the house - bows, butterflies, pinecones, bird figurines, and so on. Some adorable decorations will also be on hand.

Teacher bio: Lorena Cortez grew up in her grandmother’s garden and has had a life long love of flowers that continued until eventually she and her husband opened a local flower delivery service named Home.Sweet.Flowers here in San Francisco using only California grown flowers, recycled supplies, and delivering via bicycle. Maybe you’ll see one of her couriers riding by with flowers in their basket as you wait for the light to turn green.
Saturday, December 13th, 3:00PM-5:00PM
Sewing 101: Machine And Hand Basics $45
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Learn basic sewing skills including how to cut fabric, how to use a simple pattern, and how to perform a few different stitches. You will also learn how to operate a sewing machine. You will walk out having finished at least three simple projects including a koozie for a can or bottle. And, you’ll start a sock monkey and finish it as homework. with all of these projects, you will gain a solid foundation of machine and hand sewing. You may not be ready to produce a Dior jacket quite yet, but at least you’ll be able to sew that ripped pillow on your couch. after taking this class, you have the option to take additional sewing classes.

supplies needed: bring a pair of fun medium to large socks (NOT your gym socks) for the sock monster project.

ALL WORKSHOP CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 18 & OVER, WE OCCASIONALLY MAKE AN EXCEPTION IF A CLASS HAS APPROPRIATE CONTENT, PLEASE EMAIL US IF YOU ARE INTERESTED.
Sunday, December 14th, 11:00AM-2:00PM
Leatherworking: Creating Your Own Jewelry- Necklaces & Earrings $48
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Earn your bragging rights by telling your friends YOU made those amazing jewelry pieces…. In this workshop learn the basic techniques and tools of leatherwork and come home with a stylin’ either a pair of earrings OR a rad geometric necklace. Class will cut out shapes, prepare the leather, use stamps to create intricate designs, learn dying techniques, and assemble the earrings. Jealous and want to make the other one- you can take this class again! Both are gorgeous.

Supplies needed: none, but don’t come in your Sunday best since we’ll be working with dyes.

Teacher Bio: Living in the Bay Area, Jennifer has dabbled in many creative adventures including (but not limited to) starting a clothing line, making custom bridal fascinators, and making costumes and shimmying on stage as part of the burlesque duo The Scenic Sisters. She gave it all up when she found leatherwork, and for the past several years she has been honing her skills dying, carving and stitching leather. As the owner of Tilt Adornments, she has been selling her handcrafted leather accessories online, in stores, and at local street fairs."
Sunday, December 14th, 12:00PM-3:00PM
Fermentation Nation! Sourkraut, Kimchi, And Pickles $42
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CLASS IS CURRENTLY BEING MOVED TO ANOTHER DATE, PLEASE CHECK BACK SOON!

Fermentation, y’all! It’s that magical, microbial, mysterious process that transforms raw veggies into flavor-filled delights. Not only is lacto-fermentation an effective way to preserve the harvest, it’s also a time-honored method of increasing the nutritional value of food and adding digestive enzymes to your diet.

In this class you’ll learn the secrets behind lacto-fermentation as you try your hand at making your choice of spicy kimchi or tasty sauerkraut. We’ll also do a fermented pickle recipe using cucumbers or another seasonal veggie. We’ll have all the goods on hand to creative a variety of gourmet home-crafted options to tickle your palate. Take home your custom creation, keep an eye on your ’edible pet,’ and enjoy the flavor in a few weeks. In addition to your jar of tasty goodness, you’ll also leave with some specific recipes and the knowledge and skills to apply lacto-fermenting techniques to just about any fruit or vegetable.

Supplies needed: none

IMPORTANT: This class takes place at the teacher’s home studio in Lower Haight, not at Workshop. We’ll email you the exact address prior to the class.

teacher bio:  Kelly launched McVicker Pickles in 2012 to bring her love for pickling and food preservation to the masses. Born and raised in Kansas, she learned all about pickling and canning from her grandmas Margarett and Harriet. Kelly brought those traditions with her to San Francisco where she soon found herself haggling over boxes of cucumbers at the farmers market, and loving it. Kelly is the house pickler at Pig & Pie in the Mission, where she also sells her jarred creations. Check out McVicker Pickles on Facebook for the latest news on pop-ups and events, and don’t miss the monthly Beer & Brine Happy Hour at Workshop (3rd Friday of every month, 5-9pm).
Sunday, December 14th, 12:00PM-2:00PM
Sewing 102: Next Level Shit- Simple Construction, Zippers & Buttonholes $48



In this class, we will up your rank to 2nd-Level Sewing Sorcerer with a handful of crucial, technical sewing skills, giving you the confidence and vocabulary needed to take on simple garment construction. Using a combination of demonstrations and sample sewing, instructor Caitlin Mattisson teaches you the ins and outs of fabric and fabric grain, proper cutting techniques, how to create and sew buttonholes using the sewing machine buttonhole feature, how to install basic zippers, and other handy skills for basic garment construction. You will complete a pouch with a zipper opening that is the perfect size for everyday items or  or drawing supplies.  However, this class is more technical in order to increase your comfort with the sewing machine, and add a new set of technical skills to your growing sewing arsenal.

prerequisite: Sewing 101, Rock & Roll Sewing or equivalent. (and by equivalent, we mean you already know how to use a sewing machine, wind thread around the bobbin, and complete simple sewing projects with a machine.

Teacher bio:
Caitlin Mattisson: sewing and printmaking teacher, illustrator, artist, designer, heavy metal mermaid. Born in SF, Caitlin graduated with honors from CCAC with a BFA in fashion design and illustration. After doing color consulting, design and graphics for a bevy of professional clientele between the Bay Area and LA, she co-started an online magazine and brand called Black Magus. She also was the winner of the SFCB s wildcard entry for the 2012 Roadworks festival. When she isn t drinking beer and helping people make rad stuff at Workshop, she is usually drawing pictures of hot babes or running wild with her Trebuchet. You can reach Caitlin at caitlin@blackmagus.com."
Sunday, December 14th, 3:30PM-6:30PM
Screen Printing For Newbies - Late Night Edition $45
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Learn the basics of screen printing and get a great basics in 3 hours. We"ll review the basics of burning an image onto a screen to transferring that image onto a surface (paper, fabric, undies, perhaps?) You’ll learn how to coat a screen, burn it using a vacuum exposure unit and how to use a press (tabletop and tee shirt press). We"ll talk about the things that will make screening easier for you as a newbie- since after all it is a bit of a complicated process. Though we will review most of the steps, we really simplify the class to focus on printing so you can get good at that while still learning all the steps. There are over 18 water soluble ink colors for you to use in your printing. You will work with our house screens which include fun images such as fun phrases, spirit animals, our cruse screen, neighborhood screens, popular graphics and many to choose from. For this special late night screening class, we make it a bit more social, a bit more fun for groups & dates and you can BYO- make it fun.

We also offer up you can use our Workshop screens for the shirts we sell for an additional $5 (after all we do sell them and they are our signature designs). You will walk out of this class understanding the basics of simple ONE COLOR printing. You will have the knowledge to print at home, at Workshop for additional screen printing classes, or other printing spaces in the city. We supply several cool papers, patches and have some fun tees, totes and blanks for sale AT COST that you can print on. This class is a great starter class, but it is not to be substituted for a multiple-week, intensive course. It will review the basics and give you some hands-on experience with screen printing. SO PLEASE do not come to class with a huge project. This class is fun and for basics, not for printing 250 of you wedding invites. This class includes one hour of instruction and two hours of time to print, work with the instructor on pulling images, explore, and get creative!
supplies needed: none, but feel free to bring extra fabric, paper, canvases, pillowcases, aprons, t-shirts or other goodies if you would like to screen Workshop images onto them to take home. we do offer limited items for sale that you can purchase to print.

PLEASE NOTE OUR 48 HOUR CANCELLATION/ REBOOK POLICY. All classes are for adults 18 and over. Though we love kids- we design our space to be for adults only and have a lot of things around Workshop that are inappropropriate for kids/ teens. If you"d like to bring your child or teen to class with you we do occasionally make special exceptions but please email us or keep an eye out for our occasional teen/ kids classes we do offer.
Sunday, December 14th, 8:00PM-11:00PM
Sewing 101: Machine And Hand Basics $45
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Learn basic sewing skills including how to cut fabric, how to use a simple pattern, and how to perform a few different stitches. You will also learn how to operate a sewing machine. You will walk out having finished at least three simple projects including a koozie for a can or bottle. And, you’ll start a sock monkey and finish it as homework. with all of these projects, you will gain a solid foundation of machine and hand sewing. You may not be ready to produce a Dior jacket quite yet, but at least you’ll be able to sew that ripped pillow on your couch. after taking this class, you have the option to take additional sewing classes.

supplies needed: bring a pair of fun medium to large socks (NOT your gym socks) for the sock monster project.

ALL WORKSHOP CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 18 & OVER, WE OCCASIONALLY MAKE AN EXCEPTION IF A CLASS HAS APPROPRIATE CONTENT, PLEASE EMAIL US IF YOU ARE INTERESTED.
Monday, December 15th, 7:30PM-10:30PM
Print Making 101: Block Printing Basics $45
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Block printing has been around for thousands of years, and it is still a great modern way to create unique handmade designs on anything from your holiday cards to that sweet fanny pack you scored at the thrift store. In this class you will get down and dirty with learning the various methods of linoleum and rubber block printing onto fabric and paper. You will achieve a basic knowledge of tools, inks, process, insider tricks and tips, and will go home with your own uniquely carved block and a piece of your own printed fabric! All materials will be provided, but be sure to bring an apron or clothes you don’t care about just in case!

Teacher bio: A native California girl, Danielle was brought up creating. After a carefree childhood of glitter, glue gunning, beads, and paint, she decided to step it up and get serious about her hobbies. Eight years of art school later, she found herself in San Francisco running a small textile design business known as The Recoverie. Danielle holds a double bachelors in illustration and interior design and is also a self taught graphic designer and printmaker. She spent many years as a children’s art instructor, but prefers to teach adults because she doesn’t like to give time-outs...(but don’t push her.)
Tuesday, December 16th, 7:30PM-10:30PM
Floral Design: Bouquet & Arrangement Basics $42
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Who doesn’t love flowers? They make you feel like a million dollars when a flower delivery person plants a bundle of them in your hands! But have you ever wanted to learn the art of floral design for yourself? In this new class, we show you how to use locally grown flowers and succulents to create a unique and sustainable flower bouquet! You will learn the proper way to cut flowers, tricks of the bouquet-making trade, and floral design tips and techniques. You will also learn how to make a floral arrangement using a recycled vase that you can take home. After this class you’ll be able to take a bundle of flowers and make them into something gorgeous! It’s up to you if you want to share your new skills to help out your Bridezilla friends with their wedding flowers...

Teacher bio: Lorena Cortez grew up in her grandmother’s garden and has had a life long love of flowers that continued until eventually she and her husband opened a local flower delivery service named Home.Sweet.Flowers here in San Francisco using only California grown flowers, recycled supplies, and delivering via bicycle. Maybe you’ll see one of her couriers riding by with flowers in their basket as you wait for the light to turn green.

Supplies needed: Feel free to bring a small jar, vase or mason jar for your arrangement. As well feel free to bring your own gardening shears or scissors, or you can use a set of basic scissors from Workshop.

ALL WORKSHOP CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 18 & OVER, WE OCCASIONALLY MAKE AN EXCEPTION IF A CLASS HAS APPROPRIATE CONTENT, PLEASE EMAIL US IF YOURE INTERESTED.
Tuesday, December 16th, 8:00PM-10:00PM
Embroidery 101 $48


Learn classic and experimental hand stitching techniques to create a sampler (aka visual dictionary) of embroidery stitches. We will learn how to successfully create several different embroidery stitches that will create unique surfaces, lines, and texture. Upon completion of this class, students will be able to create their own drawings in thread and take home a stitch instruction packet for later reference.
Wednesday, December 17th, 7:30PM-10:30PM
That’s My Jam! How To Make Gourmet Jams For The Holidays $42


Guess what guys: our resident Pickle Queen also knows how to jam! In this class, Kelly McVicker of McVicker Pickles will teach you how to turn fresh fruit into incredible jams to fill your pantry or pass on to your loved ones as handmade holiday gifts. Kelly  will use fresh fruit to show you how to make your own jams! You will learn how to produce one batch of seasonal jam from start to finish, and you will learn how to safely use a water bath canning process at home. You will walk out with at least one jar of the jam that you canned in class, the recipe to produce the jam at home, and the knowledge to can your entire haul from the farmer’s market. Now, in addition to proclaiming "That’s My Jam!" every time A Tribe Called Quest blasts from your radio, you can also give that shout out every time you open your pantry!

IMPORTANT: This class takes place at the teacher s home studio in Lower Haight, not at Workshop. We ll email you the exact address prior to the class.

teacher bio: Kelly launched McVicker Pickles in 2012 to bring her love for pickling and food preservation to the masses. Born and raised in Kansas, she learned all about pickling and canning from her grandmas Margarett and Harriet. Kelly brought those traditions with her to San Francisco where she soon found herself haggling over boxes of cucumbers at the farmers market, and loving it. Kelly is the house pickler at Pig & Pie in the Mission, where she also sells her jarred creations. Check out McVicker Pickles on Facebook for the latest news on pop-ups and events, and don’t miss the monthly Beer & Brine Happy Hour at Workshop (3rd Friday of every month, 5-9pm)
Wednesday, December 17th, 7:30PM-10:00PM
Letterpress: That’s A Wrap! $60
Give your gifts the wrapping they deserve. Come and create your own letterpress wrapping paper, handmade pom-poms, dip dyed ribbon and watercolor gift tags! Join letterpress print instructors Taylor Reid and Erin Fong of Western Editions letterpress company to create some awesome sheets of kraft wrapping paper for this Holiday season. As a group we will pull from a collection of wood type and print layers of type in two colors for an abstract pattern. You will use an antique Vandercook Proofing Press and learn a bit about the history of letterpress printing and the basic set up of the press. In addition to the letterpress you"ll also get your hand dirty with dip dye and watercolor. Each participate will print 10 sheets of small kraft wrapping paper measuring 13 x 24 inches and an assortment of tags, string and pom poms!

VERY IMPORTANT: Western Editions has moved to the Easy Bay into an artist co-op, but don’t worry our workshops are just as awesome as ever. Bigger space, more sunshine, plenty of parking...what else could you ask for? MacArthur Bart is just over a mile up the road and there is a FREE Emery-go-round shuttle that runs every 10-15 minutes and will deliver you to our door, or pretty close at least. The Hollis Line drops you at 45th and Hollis or the Powell Line drops you at 40th and Hollis. We are now located at 1420 45th Street #40, Emeryville, CA 94608 in the big red garage roll up door! Please contact Western Editions directly at westerneditions@gmail.com if you have any further questions.

Teacher bio:Western Editions is comprised of Erin Fong and Taylor Reid, two friends living in the Western Addition neighborhood (...get it?), who share a love for letterpress, design, giggles and all around cute-stuff. Erin and Taylor both learned printing in the same small tiny press in the upstairs library at the University of Nevada, Reno and lo and behold coincidentally landed in San Francisco at the same time years later. Taylor worked at a commercial letterpress print shop in SOHO and had a residency at The Center for the Book Arts in New York City. Erin currently works at Peter Koch Printers and John Demerritt Bookbinding. Both have done time at SFCB. Erin and Taylor keep it real by freelancing design and letterpress work, selling their wares at local shops and events, baking cupcakes and riding bikes to the ocean.

ALL WORKSHOP CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 18 & OVER, WE OCCASIONALLY MAKE AN EXCEPTION IF A CLASS HAS APPROPRIATE CONTENT, PLEASE EMAIL US IF YOURE INTERESTED
Wednesday, December 17th, 7:30PM-9:30PM
DIY Mixology: Limoncello, Atholl Brose, And Absinthe Infusions $42
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How do you really expect to get anyone over to your place for pre-game when all you have to offer is a sixer of Keystone and half a pint of Sauza that was in the pantry when you moved in? Infusions! That’s how! In this latest DIY mixology class, learn how to make the following infusions: Limoncello, Atholl Brose (like a cream whiskey), and Absinthe. You will learn about the different types of distilled spirits and why you would use each. You will walk away with the ability to produce these infusions at home (and a half pint sample of each infusion in addition to the samples to try during the class), enough herbs and spices to make a quart of Absinthe, as well as an idea of how to create your very own infusions.

supplies needed: none

teacher bio: Scott Mansfield is a writer, brewer, and award winning winemaker. He has recently completed the book Strong Waters: http://www.strongwaters.net. He’s been making fermented and infused beverages for 15 years. Scott currently writes about local brewing for 7X7 in the Eat + Drink section.
Wednesday, December 17th, 8:00PM-10:00PM
Hooch 101: Holiday Cocktails  $54


It’s December yet again. Cold days, long nights and holiday shenanigans. Get festive, Workshop style, by learning to whip up cozy winter libations that’ll keep the holiday cheer flowing and warm the scroogiest of spirits.

In this class, you’ll get the low-down on essential mixology techiques and learn to make four cozy winter cocktails: a classic toddy, a maple old-fashioned, a classic egg nog, and an aperol gin punch. You’ll leave with a good dose of holiday buzz and the skills and know-how to make your next festive gathering a smashing success. Who says the holidays have to be stressful?

Teacher bio:
Gillian Fitzgerald is part owner and full badass bartender at Virgil’s Sea Room. She learned the basics of booze as a wee lass in Ireland, and has been perfecting her skills on the San Francisco bar scene since 2008. One of our favorite teachers, Gill has been know to earn cult following from her classes, offer a mid class dance off and just moves with the speed of a cougar when she’s working at her bar. She really knows her booze and cocktail making, as well as a lot about the SF cocktail scene from dive bars to fancy cocktail spots. She is 100% fun and doesn’t have a lick of stuck up cocktail snob in her--though she can make them like a champ.
Thursday, December 18th, 7:30PM-10:30PM
Beginner’s Leatherwork: Handcrafted Leather Koozies - Happy Hour Edition $35
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Never again mistakenly drink someone else’s beer! In this workshop you will learn the basic techniques and tools of leatherwork and make your own beer koozie. Class will focus on cutting and preparing the leather, using alphabet and design stamps, dying/ coloring techniques, and lacing. Koozies fit a standard 12oz can, not intended for bottles.

Supplies needed: none, but students are encouraged to wear clothes they can get grungy since we’ll be working with dyes.

*In this special happy hour edition, you’ll get free beer to kick off your Friday night!

Teacher Bio: Living in the Bay Area, Jennifer has dabbled in many creative adventures including (but not limited to) starting a clothing line, making custom bridal fascinators, and making costumes and shimmying on stage as part of the burlesque duo The Scenic Sisters. She gave it all up when she found leatherwork, and for the past several years she has been honing her skills dying, carving and stitching leather. As the owner of Tilt Adornments, she has been selling her handcrafted leather accessories online, in stores, and at local street fairs.
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Friday, December 19th, 5:00PM-8:00PM
Succulent & Moss Glass Jar Terrariums $43
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In this class, we’ll teach you how to make tiny desktop gardens from succulents, plants and moss in glass jars (feel free to bring your own too). It’s like your own miniature oasis that can travel with you, and it’s easier to care for than your pet rock. Well, almost.

We supply the vessel, dirt, succulents, moss of various varieties and even little woodland creature toppers to inhabit your terrarium. You will learn to make succulent and moss terrariums and any combination in-between! So you can make gorgeous living ones that are easy to keep alive or ones that can NEVER DIE. So whether you are a green thumb or a black thumb, we got you! We’ll discuss succulents, air plants and living and preserved mosses (we will have both). For this class you’ll walk out with one awesome terrarium or you can make two small guys. You will also leave with a care guide and are welcome to purchase additional mosses to take home.

supplies needed: None. If you would like to bring your own glass jar or vase, feel free! Also, if you would like to make more than one terrarium, bring cash to pay for extra jars and plants. You can bring your owrn succulents if you have any favorites, as well as you are welcome to bring your own air plants, which we talk about in class but do not include since they are a bit pricey.

ALL WORKSHOP CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 18 & OVER, WE OCCASIONALLY MAKE AN EXCEPTION IF A CLASS HAS APPROPRIATE CONTENT, PLEASE EMAIL US IF YOU ARE INTERESTED.
Saturday, December 20th, 11:00AM-1:00PM
Sewing Bootcamp For Beginners: All Day Sewing Camp & Tote Bag Project $98
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In this new class, we combine the elements of SewIng 101, Sewing 102 and a fun project. Learn basic sewing skills including how to cut fabric, how to use a simple pattern, and how to perform a few different stitches. You will also learn how to operate a sewing machine. You will walk out having finished at least three simple projects including a koozie for a can or bottle. Then you can move on to learning about the ins and outs of fabric and fabric grain, proper cutting techniques, how to create and sew buttonholes using the sewing machine buttonhole feature, how to install basic zippers, and other handy skills for basic garment construction. You will use a store pattern which is included in the class costs and then will make a tote bag with a small zipper pouch inside. Perfect for that SF 10 cent bag ordinance and a great simple first project that wont terrify you. This is an intensive class that will last all day with a 30 minute lunch break-  show up alert and leave the hangovers at home- after all this is bootcamp guys!

THIS CLASS IS PRICED AT $98- AS IT INCLUDES ALL SUPPLIES & PATTERNS AS WELL AS A MORE INTENSIVE CLASS WITH LESS PEOPLE SO YOU HAVE MORE ROOM TO WORK AND ATTENTION.

supplies needed: we supply all fabric including denim or a thick duck fabric that is stylish and rad. This class includes all $26- of supplies from pattern to zippers and fabric.

Instructors rotate for this class between Aaron, Caitlin and Brieann

ALL WORKSHOP CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 18 & OVER, WE OCCASIONALLY MAKE AN EXCEPTION IF A CLASS HAS APPROPRIATE CONTENT, PLEASE EMAIL US IF YOU ARE INTERESTED.
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Saturday, December 20th, 11:00AM-7:00PM
Brew It Yourself: Beer Making At Home $98
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Have you ever tasted a beer and said, I could probably make that? Or said, I could probably make something better? Take our Brew It Yourself: Beer Making at Home class and you’ll realize how true that is. You’ll get your hands dirty on one of our brewing rigs, and after this two part class you’ll actually walk away with a case of beer that you brewed. You and a couple of partners will brew a 5 gallon batch of beer in the first class. Then two weeks later you’ll come back and get to taste and bottle your beer. You will leave with at least eight 22oz bottles of your beer.

During the class, you’ll munch malts and huff hops, learning how to use them to achieve the flavor you want. You’ll become best friends with yeast, and fall in love with sanitizer. We’ll have a tasting of many different styles of beer to get you acquainted with the many possibilities of brewing. You’ll learn great detail about the production process in a commercial brewery, and also learn about the science behind the art. You’ll get the low down on what the best equipment is for your home brewery. Everything will help you gain the knowledge you need to make a successful, flavorful batch of beer at home.

Check out more photos from the class here!

This class is taught over two sessions.

Session 1: Saturday January 10th- 11:00am-5:00pm(6 hours total)
Session 2: Wednesday January 28th - 7:00pm-9:00pm (2 hours total)

Supplies needed: none, but we optionally request that you bring your favorite beer to share with the class.

Teacher bio: Jason Beck likes to brew beer that breaks the rules, but recognizes that a solid base in the fundamentals is key. He currently owns his own brewery, Comrades Brewing. He started as a homebrewer, was the Head Brewer at the Devil’s Canyon Brewing Company for 4 years, and consults for the Mayfield Brewing Company. He figures he has brewed over 1,000,000 pints of beer and is therefore responsible for about 250,000 drunken nights. Check him out at http://www.comradesbrewing.com.
Saturday, January 10th, 11:00AM-5:00PM
Sewing Bootcamp For Beginners: All Day Sewing Camp & Tote Bag Projects $98
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In this new class, we combine the elements of SewIng 101, Sewing 102 and a fun project. Learn basic sewing skills including how to cut fabric, how to use a simple pattern, and how to perform a few different stitches. You will also learn how to operate a sewing machine. You will walk out having finished at least three simple projects including a koozie for a can or bottle. Then you can move on to learning about the ins and outs of fabric and fabric grain, proper cutting techniques, how to create and sew buttonholes using the sewing machine buttonhole feature, how to install basic zippers, and other handy skills for basic garment construction. You will use a store pattern which is included in the class costs and then will make a tote bag with a small zipper pouch inside. Perfect for that SF 10 cent bag ordinance and a great simple first project that wont terrify you. This is an intensive class that will last all day with a 30 minute lunch break-  show up alert and leave the hangovers at home- after all this is bootcamp guys!

THIS CLASS IS PRICED AT $98- AS IT INCLUDES ALL SUPPLIES & PATTERNS AS WELL AS A MORE INTENSIVE CLASS WITH LESS PEOPLE SO YOU HAVE MORE ROOM TO WORK AND ATTENTION.

supplies needed: we supply all fabric including denim or a thick duck fabric that is stylish and rad. This class includes all $26- of supplies from pattern to zippers and fabric.

Instructors rotate for this class between Aaron, Caitlin and Brieann

ALL WORKSHOP CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 18 & OVER, WE OCCASIONALLY MAKE AN EXCEPTION IF A CLASS HAS APPROPRIATE CONTENT, PLEASE EMAIL US IF YOU ARE INTERESTED.
 
Sunday, January 11th, 11:00AM-5:30PM
Sewing Bootcamp For Beginners: All Day Sewing Camp & Tote Bag Projects $98
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In this new class, we combine the elements of SewIng 101, Sewing 102 and a fun project. Learn basic sewing skills including how to cut fabric, how to use a simple pattern, and how to perform a few different stitches. You will also learn how to operate a sewing machine. You will walk out having finished at least three simple projects including a koozie for a can or bottle. Then you can move on to learning about the ins and outs of fabric and fabric grain, proper cutting techniques, how to create and sew buttonholes using the sewing machine buttonhole feature, how to install basic zippers, and other handy skills for basic garment construction. You will use a store pattern which is included in the class costs and then will make a tote bag with a small zipper pouch inside. Perfect for that SF 10 cent bag ordinance and a great simple first project that wont terrify you. This is an intensive class that will last all day with a 30 minute lunch break-  show up alert and leave the hangovers at home- after all this is bootcamp guys!

THIS CLASS IS PRICED AT $98- AS IT INCLUDES ALL SUPPLIES & PATTERNS AS WELL AS A MORE INTENSIVE CLASS WITH LESS PEOPLE SO YOU HAVE MORE ROOM TO WORK AND ATTENTION.

supplies needed: we supply all fabric including denim or a thick duck fabric that is stylish and rad. This class includes all $26- of supplies from pattern to zippers and fabric.

Instructors rotate for this class between Aaron, Caitlin and Brieann

ALL WORKSHOP CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 18 & OVER, WE OCCASIONALLY MAKE AN EXCEPTION IF A CLASS HAS APPROPRIATE CONTENT, PLEASE EMAIL US IF YOU ARE INTERESTED.
 
Saturday, January 17th, 11:00AM-6:30PM
Beer Bootcamp: Flavors, Styles, And Pairings  $52
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Beer expert Chris Cohen will take you around the world of beer styles and school you on brewing geography and history. We"ll learn about a variety of styles and how they developed, we"ll identify subtle flavors and aromas, We’ll talk about pairing beer and food, all while tasting samples of 12 different world class craft brews. The tasting will include twelve 3 oz pours.

The beer list (may vary upon season and selection):
Firestone Walker Pivo Pilsbr
Köstritzer Schwarzbier
Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Märzen (paired with salted chocolate)
Samichlaus 2013
Hoegaarden Belgian wit
Saison Dupont Vieille Provision (paired with a creamy brie on a cracker)
Westmalle Trappist Dubbel
Boon Oude Geuze (paired with a rich aged Gouda)
Lindemans Framboise (paired with a very dark chocolate)
Firestone Walker Easy Jack Summer Session IPA (paired with a mild cheddar)
Anchor Brewing Porter
Drake"s Denogginizer Imperial IPA


Teacher bio:
Chris Cohen is a Certified Cicerone, a Certified BJCP beer judge, the Founder, 2012-2014 President, and a current Board Member of the San Francisco Homebrewers Guild, and the author of the Beer Scholar Study Guide for the Certified Cicerone Exam. Chris is a former attorney turned beer expert, he"s currently working on opening a craft beer focused bar in the Mission-Bernal neighborhood of SF, slated to open in May 2015. You can find Chris online at http://chris-cohen.com/.
Thursday, January 22nd, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Brew It Yourself: Beer Making At Home $98
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Have you ever tasted a beer and said, I could probably make that? Or said, I could probably make something better? Take our Brew It Yourself: Beer Making at Home class and you’ll realize how true that is. You’ll get your hands dirty on one of our brewing rigs, and after this two part class you’ll actually walk away with a case of beer that you brewed. You and a couple of partners will brew a 5 gallon batch of beer in the first class. Then two weeks later you’ll come back and get to taste and bottle your beer. You will leave with at least eight 22oz bottles of your beer.

During the class, you’ll munch malts and huff hops, learning how to use them to achieve the flavor you want. You’ll become best friends with yeast, and fall in love with sanitizer. We’ll have a tasting of many different styles of beer to get you acquainted with the many possibilities of brewing. You’ll learn great detail about the production process in a commercial brewery, and also learn about the science behind the art. You’ll get the low down on what the best equipment is for your home brewery. Everything will help you gain the knowledge you need to make a successful, flavorful batch of beer at home.

Check out more photos from the class here!

This class is taught over two sessions.

Session 1: Saturday January 24th- 11:00am-5:00pm(6 hours total)
Session 2: Wednesday February 11th- 7:00pm-9:00pm (2 hours total)

Supplies needed: none, but we optionally request that you bring your favorite beer to share with the class.

Teacher bio: Jason Beck likes to brew beer that breaks the rules, but recognizes that a solid base in the fundamentals is key. He currently owns his own brewery, Comrades Brewing. He started as a homebrewer, was the Head Brewer at the Devil’s Canyon Brewing Company for 4 years, and consults for the Mayfield Brewing Company. He figures he has brewed over 1,000,000 pints of beer and is therefore responsible for about 250,000 drunken nights. Check him out at http://www.comradesbrewing.com.
Saturday, January 24th, 11:00AM-5:00PM
Epic DIY Pizza Party: Screening, Grilled Pizza, & Pizza Crafts $62
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Everyone loves pizza. Pizza graphics are the new put a bird on it. Takeout pizzas run $28- now. Pizza is everywhere and our stoner friends who work at Arinells get more tail than a mousetrap. We just love pizza around here, so we decided to do an all pizza themed class where we mash up 2 classes and add in some fun DIY pizza projects, ideal for weekend night fun times.Here is what ya get in this magical pizza addicts class:

1. SCREENING: We set up screenprinting, more casual and fun then a normal class with just printing and some demos. We put out our amazing new pizza screen made by epic artist (and screening teacher) Harley Lafe Eaves. You can make pizza tees, koozies, aprons or even some Workshop swag in a drippy cheese pizza font. Its pretty bad ass. We"ll have other images out too. Class comes with numerous postcards, mini posters, a koozei, a tote and one tee shirt you can make. You can always buy more too for extra. SO WE ARM YOU WITH $20 OF BLANKS TO PRINT INCLUDED.

2. PIZZA CLASS: Our pizza master of ceremonies, Olive Piazza, sets up a DIY pizza station through the whole party where you can learn to make your own dough and make your own mini pizza. With out TA Jon (Teachers Ass"t) manning the grills- you get to learn a bit about slanging pizzas on the grill and eat dinner too, score! One small pizza per person over class.

3. PIZZA PINS & BANNERS: Old school guys, felt, glue and fun. You can make several pizza pins, hair clips, bowties, banners...anything you can do with felt and our pizza cut outs- you can make. People dig these. Epic gifts of goofy craftiness here. Check out our samples. You can make up to 3 pins or small lil ditties here and one small or large banner. If ya wanna make more, cool- just drop us a few bucks.

So this EPIC DIY PARTY includes tons of stuff guys and dinner. Pretty fun. Trust us, its a good time and much more casual than a real class. We"ll have 5 staffers helping you out and super fun gift making for you and your friends. Dont expect to come out of this Martha Stewart but do expect a bag of pizza swag, gifts galore (even if for you) and a full belly with some recipes to make it all at home. All hail the pizza gods.
Friday, January 30th, 8:00PM-11:00PM
Sewing Bootcamp For Beginners: All Day Sewing Camp & Tote Bag Projects $98
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In this new class, we combine the elements of SewIng 101, Sewing 102 and a fun project. Learn basic sewing skills including how to cut fabric, how to use a simple pattern, and how to perform a few different stitches. You will also learn how to operate a sewing machine. You will walk out having finished at least three simple projects including a koozie for a can or bottle. Then you can move on to learning about the ins and outs of fabric and fabric grain, proper cutting techniques, how to create and sew buttonholes using the sewing machine buttonhole feature, how to install basic zippers, and other handy skills for basic garment construction. You will use a store pattern which is included in the class costs and then will make a tote bag with a small zipper pouch inside. Perfect for that SF 10 cent bag ordinance and a great simple first project that wont terrify you. This is an intensive class that will last all day with a 30 minute lunch break-  show up alert and leave the hangovers at home- after all this is bootcamp guys!

THIS CLASS IS PRICED AT $98- AS IT INCLUDES ALL SUPPLIES & PATTERNS AS WELL AS A MORE INTENSIVE CLASS WITH LESS PEOPLE SO YOU HAVE MORE ROOM TO WORK AND ATTENTION.

supplies needed: we supply all fabric including denim or a thick duck fabric that is stylish and rad. This class includes all $26- of supplies from pattern to zippers and fabric.

Teacher bio: Ellie is an accomplished business owner and artist who loves getting shit done and making stuff with people. As a business owner of over 15 years in a craftsman-based business, R.E. Load Baggage Inc., she has honed her skills as a leader and teacher instructing those who worked with her how to master the craft of industrial sewing. Recently, she’s been teaching organic gardening, and has led countless workshops in the UC Berkeley student garden on subjects pertaining to urban agriculture. Ellie’s passion lies in the intersection of education, art, and environmental justice.

ALL WORKSHOP CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 18 & OVER, WE OCCASIONALLY MAKE AN EXCEPTION IF A CLASS HAS APPROPRIATE CONTENT, PLEASE EMAIL US IF YOU ARE INTERESTED.
Saturday, January 31st, 11:00AM-6:30PM
Pizzashop: Making The Perfect Dough & Grilled Pizzas From Scratch $52
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Wish you could create gourmet fresh pizzas like the pros? Jealous you can’t toss dough like those guys in the window of the pizza shop? Want to learn one of the most affordable dinner parties you can sling on a grill (or oven) that will have your friends ooohing and aaahhing? With this special dinner and a class combo- Oliver Piazza (yes it sounds way too much like pizza not to point out) will show you how to create the perfect pies from start to finish. We’ll start by showing you how to create fresh dough from scratch- knead it and whip it up at home for a quick turn around time. Then we’ll show you the secrets to tossing it or working out a great crust (no more thick bad crusts you goofed on with TJ’s dough at home). Next we move onto making a great sauce, prepping a slew of ingredients, preparation of the grills and creating great recipes. You’ll toss those puppies on the BBQ and learn how to properly cook pizza on charcoal grills so you can tote your skills to the park easy as pie. You’ll make one pizza per person, which of course you get to eat. The best part of class is the pizza party at the end, complete with some salads you whip up in class and we’ll even have an ice cold beer or a wine for you too. So this class includes dinner!

Supplies needed: Feel free to bring an apron and we welcome aprons & all refreshments for the very difficult pizza party portion of class.

Teacher bio: Oliver Piazza is a long time pizza fanatic, gourmet cook and can bust some major movies to any oldies and Motown. Oliver grew up working in high end restaurants in Philadelphia and relocated to SF six years ago working at awesome spots like Delfina Pizzeria, Quince and is now part owner of Dear Mom. Oliver is one of our most loved teachers, is a ton of fun and well, makes a mean drink as well. (Feel free to bring some wine or cocktails to class)"
Saturday, January 31st, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Brew It Yourself: Beer Making At Home BEER WEEK EDITION $98
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Have you ever tasted a beer and said, I could probably make that? Or said, I could probably make something better? Take our Brew It Yourself: Beer Making at Home class and you’ll realize how true that is. You’ll get your hands dirty on one of our brewing rigs, and after this two part class you’ll actually walk away with a case of beer that you brewed. You and a couple of partners will brew a 5 gallon batch of beer in the first class. Then two weeks later you’ll come back and get to taste and bottle your beer. You will leave with at least eight 22oz bottles of your beer.

During the class, you’ll munch malts and huff hops, learning how to use them to achieve the flavor you want. You’ll become best friends with yeast, and fall in love with sanitizer. We’ll have a tasting of many different styles of beer to get you acquainted with the many possibilities of brewing. You’ll learn great detail about the production process in a commercial brewery, and also learn about the science behind the art. You’ll get the low down on what the best equipment is for your home brewery. Everything will help you gain the knowledge you need to make a successful, flavorful batch of beer at home.

Check out more photos from the class here!

This class is taught over two sessions.

Session 1: Saturday February 7th- 11:00am-5:00pm(6 hours total)
Session 2: Wednesday February 25th - 7:00pm-9:00pm (2 hours total)

Supplies needed: none, but we optionally request that you bring your favorite beer to share with the class.

Teacher bio: Jason Beck likes to brew beer that breaks the rules, but recognizes that a solid base in the fundamentals is key. He currently owns his own brewery, Comrades Brewing. He started as a homebrewer, was the Head Brewer at the Devil’s Canyon Brewing Company for 4 years, and consults for the Mayfield Brewing Company. He figures he has brewed over 1,000,000 pints of beer and is therefore responsible for about 250,000 drunken nights. Check him out at http://www.comradesbrewing.com.
Saturday, February 7th, 11:00AM-5:00PM
Brew It Yourself: Beer Making At Home BEER WEEK EDITION $98
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Have you ever tasted a beer and said, I could probably make that? Or said, I could probably make something better? Take our Brew It Yourself: Beer Making at Home class and you’ll realize how true that is. You’ll get your hands dirty on one of our brewing rigs, and after this two part class you’ll actually walk away with a case of beer that you brewed. You and a couple of partners will brew a 5 gallon batch of beer in the first class. Then two weeks later you’ll come back and get to taste and bottle your beer. You will leave with at least eight 22oz bottles of your beer.

During the class, you’ll munch malts and huff hops, learning how to use them to achieve the flavor you want. You’ll become best friends with yeast, and fall in love with sanitizer. We’ll have a tasting of many different styles of beer to get you acquainted with the many possibilities of brewing. You’ll learn great detail about the production process in a commercial brewery, and also learn about the science behind the art. You’ll get the low down on what the best equipment is for your home brewery. Everything will help you gain the knowledge you need to make a successful, flavorful batch of beer at home.

Check out more photos from the class here!

This class is taught over two sessions.

Session 1: Saturday .Feb 14th- 11:00am-5:00pm(6 hours total)
Session 2: Tue Mar. 3rd - 7:00pm-9:00pm (2 hours total)

Supplies needed: none, but we optionally request that you bring your favorite beer to share with the class.

Teacher bio: Jason Beck likes to brew beer that breaks the rules, but recognizes that a solid base in the fundamentals is key. He currently owns his own brewery, Comrades Brewing. He started as a homebrewer, was the Head Brewer at the Devil’s Canyon Brewing Company for 4 years, and consults for the Mayfield Brewing Company. He figures he has brewed over 1,000,000 pints of beer and is therefore responsible for about 250,000 drunken nights. Check him out at http://www.comradesbrewing.com.
Saturday, February 14th, 11:00AM-5:00PM
Pizzashop: Making The Perfect Dough & Grilled Pizzas From Scratch VALENTINES EDITION $52
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Wish you could create gourmet fresh pizzas like the pros? Jealous you can’t toss dough like those guys in the window of the pizza shop? Want to learn one of the most affordable dinner parties you can sling on a grill (or oven) that will have your friends ooohing and aaahhing? With this special dinner and a class combo- Oliver Piazza (yes it sounds way too much like pizza not to point out) will show you how to create the perfect pies from start to finish. We’ll start by showing you how to create fresh dough from scratch- knead it and whip it up at home for a quick turn around time. Then we’ll show you the secrets to tossing it or working out a great crust (no more thick bad crusts you goofed on with TJ’s dough at home). Next we move onto making a great sauce, prepping a slew of ingredients, preparation of the grills and creating great recipes. You’ll toss those puppies on the BBQ and learn how to properly cook pizza on charcoal grills so you can tote your skills to the park easy as pie. You’ll make one pizza per person, which of course you get to eat. The best part of class is the pizza party at the end, complete with some salads you whip up in class and we’ll even have an ice cold beer or a wine for you too. So this class includes dinner!

Supplies needed: Feel free to bring an apron and we welcome aprons & all refreshments for the very difficult pizza party portion of class.

Teacher bio: Oliver Piazza is a long time pizza fanatic, gourmet cook and can bust some major movies to any oldies and Motown. Oliver grew up working in high end restaurants in Philadelphia and relocated to SF six years ago working at awesome spots like Delfina Pizzeria, Quince and is now part owner of Dear Mom. Oliver is one of our most loved teachers, is a ton of fun and well, makes a mean drink as well. (Feel free to bring some wine or cocktails to class)"
Saturday, February 14th, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Pizzashop: Making The Perfect Dough & Grilled Pizzas From Scratch $52


Wish you could create gourmet fresh pizzas like the pros? Jealous you can’t toss dough like those guys in the window of the pizza shop? Want to learn one of the most affordable dinner parties you can sling on a grill (or oven) that will have your friends ooohing and aaahhing? With this special dinner and a class combo- Oliver Piazza (yes it sounds way too much like pizza not to point out) will show you how to create the perfect pies from start to finish. We’ll start by showing you how to create fresh dough from scratch- knead it and whip it up at home for a quick turn around time. Then we’ll show you the secrets to tossing it or working out a great crust (no more thick bad crusts you goofed on with TJ’s dough at home). Next we move onto making a great sauce, prepping a slew of ingredients, preparation of the grills and creating great recipes. You’ll toss those puppies on the BBQ and learn how to properly cook pizza on charcoal grills so you can tote your skills to the park easy as pie. You’ll make one pizza per person, which of course you get to eat. The best part of class is the pizza party at the end, complete with some salads you whip up in class and we’ll even have an ice cold beer or a wine for you too. So this class includes dinner!

Supplies needed: Feel free to bring an apron and we welcome aprons & all refreshments for the very difficult pizza party portion of class.

Teacher bio: Oliver Piazza is a long time pizza fanatic, gourmet cook and can bust some major movies to any oldies and Motown. Oliver grew up working in high end restaurants in Philadelphia and relocated to SF six years ago working at awesome spots like Delfina Pizzeria, Quince and is now part owner of Dear Mom. Oliver is one of our most loved teachers, is a ton of fun and well, makes a mean drink as well. (Feel free to bring some wine or cocktails to class)
Thursday, February 26th, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Workshop's 5th Birthday Party & Fun-rager: Saved By The Bell School Dance $5-10 donation

BOOM. 5TH BIRTHDAY SATURDAY NOV 22ND- SAVED BY THE BELL SCHOOL DANCE (come on we are a school) COSTUME PARTY! Djs, dancing, surprise party band at 10:30pm, costume contests, character offs/ contests, raffle, fun times, drink specials, giveways, photo booth, fun times....Help us raise a few bucks for our rent increase and to kick off art classses and of course....TO PARTY THAT WEVE BEEN HERE FOR 5 YEARS!

Pay at the door, $5-10 donation, costume encourgaed or at least bad 90s gear!
Thee Parkside, 9pm- 2am
1600 17th Street
TICKETS NOT SOLD OUT, AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR!
Sunday, November 22nd, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Sewing 101: Machine And Hand Basics $42
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Learn basic sewing skills including how to cut fabric, how to use a simple pattern, and how to perform a few different stitches. You will also learn how to operate a sewing machine. You will walk out having finished at least three simple projects including a koozie for a can or bottle. And, you’ll start a sock monkey and finish it as homework. with all of these projects, you will gain a solid foundation of machine and hand sewing. You may not be ready to produce a Dior jacket quite yet, but at least you’ll be able to sew that ripped pillow on your couch. after taking this class, you have the option to take additional sewing classes.

supplies needed: bring a pair of fun medium to large socks (NOT your gym socks) for the sock monster project.

ALL WORKSHOP CLASSES ARE FOR AGES 18 & OVER, WE OCCASIONALLY MAKE AN EXCEPTION IF A CLASS HAS APPROPRIATE CONTENT, PLEASE EMAIL US IF YOU ARE INTERESTED.
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Saturday, May 10th, 1:00PM-4:00PM
Screen Printing For Newbies $44
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Learn the basics of screen printing, from burning an image onto a screen to transferring that image onto a surface (paper, fabric, undies, perhaps?) You’ll learn how to coat a screen, burn it using a vacuum exposure unit and how to use a press (tabletop and tee shirt press). There are over 18 water soluble ink colors for you to use in your printing. You will work with our house screens, which include rad images such as fun phrases, spirit animals, popular graphics and many to choose from. You will walk out of this class understanding the basics of ONE COLOR printing. You will have the knowledge to print at home, at Workshop for additional screen printing classes, or other printing spaces in the city. We supply several cool papers, patches and have some fun things for sale that you can print on. This class is a great starter class, but it is not to be substituted for a multiple-week, intensive course. It will review the basics and give you some hands-on experience with screen printing. This class includes one hour of instruction and two hours of time to print, work with the instructor on pulling images, explore, and get creative!

supplies needed:
none, but feel free to bring extra fabric, paper, canvases, pillowcases, aprons, t-shirts or other goodies if you would like to screen Workshop images onto them to take home. we do offer limited items for sale that you can purchase to print.

getting your own custom screen for class & home printing: for an additional $45, you can send in your own custom images to be burned onto a screen (whatever can fit onto two 8.5 X 11 sheets or one 11 X 14 sheet) AND take your screen to print at home or at a studio. All screens use brand new 110 - 230 mesh count silk screen fabric stretched over recycled frames. An email must be sent to images@workshopsf.org that includes images and the date of your class. Images must be submitted 72 hours or more prior to the class. Please download this sheet for image instructions:
http://www.workshopsf.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/screening-instructions.JPG (if link doesn’t work, please try copying and pasting it into your browser.)
Saturday, November 8th, 4:00PM-7:00PM
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Pickling 101: Preserving The Pershishables - Farmer’s Market Edition $48
Sunday, November 23rd, 11:00AM-2:00PM

Succulent and Moss Glass Jar Terrariums $43
Sunday, November 23rd, 3:00PM-5:00PM

Floral Design: Bouquet and Arrangement Basics - Thanksgiving Edition $42
Monday, November 24th, 8:00PM-10:00PM

Screen Printing for Newbies $45
Tuesday, November 25th, 7:30PM-10:30PM

 
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