This is the list of projects you have to choose from for the Chicago Craft Social that will be held on Friday, September 24th.
Attendees are allowed to pick two projects to participate in the night of the event and we encourage you to take a look at this list before the big event to make the decision process easier.
Coats and Clark
Students will learn how to create this elegant and warm "Pomp-a-Doodle" scarf with just the simple single crochet stitch. Designed by Darla Sims, Coats and Clark has generously provided kits with the original design pattern as well as two hooks, and a yarn needle. You'll be in "good hands" with Gwen and go home with your scarf almost done!
Use Premo Sulpey clay from Polyform to create beautiful pendants using texture and the surprising technique of mica shifting. At the end of the night you will leave with a completed necklace and pendant.
Come learn how to use the Scor-Pal and create this cute little treat basket and card just in time for Halloween. You will put the tool in action and see how it can make creating boxes, cards and other projects in a snap.
Make a super cute tank in minutes with Plaid’s Simply Screen. Simply Screen is an easy way to screen print T’s with a quick-drying fabric paint. Later you can embellish with crystals or embroidery stitches. If you’ve ever wanted to try screen printing, this project is for you!
Riverside Arts Center
Learn how to make wire wrapped nest egg rings, pendants, earrings, brooches and more with wire and beads. Materials will be provided but feel free to bring beads you’d like to use.
Modern Surrealist, Marisa Pawelko will lead participants in making some wonderful Duck Tape Cuff Bracelets with Westcott Titanium Bonded NonStick Scissors! These are not only fun to make but also make a fashion statement.
Use pieces of fabric to create this stylish and cool braided headband. You choose the fabrics and you will be shown step by step how to make your very own.
Fabric Scrap Flowers
Fabrics Etc 2
Learn how to stitch strips of scrap fabric, ribbon, or trim into flowers of all shapes and sizes! Use your finished flower to embellish your wardrobe, a bag or pillow, or add a wire stem and start a bouquet. You don’t need to bring a thing to make a flower; all materials will be provided for you. Or, bring some of your own fabrics to create your one-of-a-kind bloom!
Collographs are a fun and easy way to create hand printed fabric without expensive equipment. Using cardboard, Mod Podge, paint, and a variety of interesting textures, each crafter will make a unique stamp that can be used over and over again to compose infinite patterns and designs.
More projects will be added soon!!