leisure 04.10.17

Craft Classes

Silkscreen: Water-Based is a nine-week course at Manhattan Graphics Center, May 23-July 25, Tuesdays, 6:30pm-9:30pm, $430. Six students max.

Want to put a ring on it? Move things along with a Ring Making class from Liloveve, April 22, 10-2, $179.

Does spring mean hay fever to you? Here's a practical, natural response to the spring sniffles. Herbal Remedies for Spring Allergies is taught at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Sunday, May 7, 1-2:30pm, $30. [Photo: Dawn Petter]

Take home a crepe de chine square painted with your own hand after spending the day learning the art of Painting on Silk. Sunday, April 23, 10- 6, $165 at the JCC.

If electronics are most interesting to you from the inside, Intro to Soldering will help you make the right connections. Offered by NYCResistor, Sunday, May 7, 1pm. $90

Makeville says their Woodworking for Women is just like woodworking for men, just with a "different vibe." It's an introductory course taught Fridays, 11am-2pm, from May 5 to June 9. Price: $495 + $100 in materials. Six people max.

It's off-the-charts adorability during the Knit Baby Booties Workshop. No knitting experience necessary. May 16, 6:30-9:30pm, $45, at Brooklyn Craft Company.

The New York Botanical Garden explains the process and benefits of bringing the green world in. Intro to Green Walls happens Tuesday, April 18, 6-8pm, $65.

Bengala & Indigo Dye Itajime-Shibori Workshop, in simple terms, is a workshop about sustainable fabric dyeing. Sunday, April 23, 2-4pm, $100, at Loop of the Loom.

Dieu Donné, now at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, has an Introduction to Contemporary Papermaking class, May 16, 6:30-9:30pm, $90.

If we have woodworking for women, it seems only right that we have a sewing machine class for guys. But Make Workshop welcomes everyone to their Intro to Sewing Machine, May 13, 12-2, $80.

As course titles go, it's hard to beat Posters, Poetry, & Protest. It's the story of broadsides and their importance in the context of political movements. May 13-14, 10-4, $200


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