Local artist couple Shawna Pincus of Pinkkiss Pottery and Michael Bracco of
Spaghetti Kiss are popping up in the shop! Come check out their unique lines of
illustrated functional ceramics, screen printed apparel (for men and women) and
original sci-fi graphic novels…there is sure to be something for everyone!
Copper Stone Co. will be in the shop teaching an intimate modern calligraphy workshop for beginners. Attendees will learn the introductory strokes and technique, receive all of the necessary supplies to take home, and leave with a basic knowledge of how to write the full alphabet. If you are just starting out or looking for hands-on tips to improve your hand lettering, this workshop is for you! Tickets available here.
Learn the creative and meditative process of water-based marbling with Kelly Laughlin, local artist and bookbinder. Characterized by delicate tendrils of colorful inks and swirling patterns, pigment sit on top of the water's surface and is moved by breath, brush, or tool. Paper is then set on the surface of the water, capturing the floating lines and shapes. Explore a variety of techniques, discuss how to explore this process at home, and create a collection of marbled paper designs for use in your own creative endeavors. Tickets available here.
Learn how to bind your very own Nature Sketchbook with Val Lucas of Bowerbox Press! Starting with pre-printed pages, you will learn to assemble and punch signatures, sew your text block using a Double Needle Stitch, cover boards with fabric, and assemble your own book. The final product is a durable Nature Sketchbook, with 7x5" pages that open flat, green fabric covers and optional inset title. All materials to make one Nature Sketchbook provided. Tickets available here.
The Food Mood Girl, Lindsey Smith, is coming to the shop to share stories and snacks from her new book, Eat Your Feelings. If you are feeling sad, stressed, tired, hangry, or bored, it’s comforting to eat dishes you love and crave. Lindsey will show how simple it is to make those same meals and snacks with mood-boosting ingredients that will physically nourish you rather than deplete you.
Create a beautifully lush + modern wall hanging for your home using gold-plated hoops and soft merino wool with Tarah, founder of Ore + Wool on Friday, April 13, from 6-8pm. All necessary materials will be supplied (3" hoop, 5" hoop, merino wool yarn and merino wool roving) while being guided through the process of creating your own wall hanging. Tickets available here. UPDATE: This workshop has sold out.
Then, on Saturday, April 14, from 11am - 3pm, join us for an Ore + Wool Pop-Up where you can shop Tarah's handmade fiber wall hangings.
A Day N June Showroom is a local women’s/men’s vintage concept shop. The collection consists of wide range of handpicked vintage apparel and home goods. Experience bold color, fun patterns, and lots of texture. From cute planters to your new favorite sweater! A Day N June has got you covered!
Come & dye some beautiful cotton yardage in the alluring & illustrious indigo. It can act as your newest statement scarf or a delicate wall hanging. We will provide everything you need including the fabric, tools to make marks on the fabric, and of course, the indigo. Just bring yourself & your creativity. Refreshments will be included. There are two time options for this workshop: a morning session from 11am - 1pm, and an afternoon session from 2pm - 4pm. Tickets available here.
Shop with us this President's Day and take action! We're offering onsite voter registration (or maybe you need to change your name, address, or party affiliation...we can do that too!).
Take 25% off your purchases all day, and we'll throw in a free temporary tattoo. Dorpare Tea will be on hand serving up their delicious ginger tea.
*image from Tattly.com, tattoo design by Arianna Orland
Friends of Hampden School #55 and Trohv invite students of Hampden EMS #55 and their friends to join us for a drawing club for all skill levels. This month’s theme is full of love as we are getting ready to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Sketch paper and pencils will be provided.
This is a free event.
Explore the contemplative process of weaving by learning how to warp a loom, make shapes, and form sumptuous fringe and knots. Discover various yarn and fiber types while developing your personal vocabulary of shape, color, and design. Learners receive yarn, a zine full of instructions and inspiration, tapestry needles, and a handmade wooden loom. Rub elbows with other creatives in Trohv's cozy workshop space downstairs! There are two time options for this workshop: a morning session from 10am - 12pm, and an afternoon session from 1pm - 3pm. Tickets available here.
UPDATE: This event has sold out.
Come & dye some beautiful cotton yardage (provided by us!) in the alluring & illustrious indigo. It can act as your newest statement scarf or a delicate wall hanging. We will provide everything you need including the fabric, tools to make marks on the fabric, and of course, the indigo. Just bring yourself & your creativity. Refreshments will be included. Tickets available here.
UPDATE: This event has sold out.
Come learn how to make a modern variation on a traditional Winter wreath design. Crimson & Clover will teach us how to create a custom wreath for your home or as a gift using fragrant bundles of foliages such as cedar, eucalyptus, rosemary, juniper, and acacia accented with berries and velvet ribbons.
Kick off your holiday shopping at our Holiday Open House! It'll be super-cozy here with doughnuts from Harmony Bakery, coffee from Spro Coffee Hampden, and a playlist featuring Nina Simone, Otis Redding, and Frank Sinatra. Shop between 8:30am-10:30am and get 25% off all purchases! Then go grab some brunch and stay to watch the Mayor's Annual Christmas Parade.