Get a jumpstart on your holiday shopping with us at our Holiday Open House! We’ve got gifts for everyone on your list. Get in the spirit with treats from Harmony Bakery and coffee from Spro Coffee. Shop between 8:30am-10:30am and get 25% off all purchases! Then go grab some brunch and stay for the Mayor's Annual Christmas Parade.
Come shake off the turkey day doldrums and kick off the holiday season with a fun greeting card session with Jermaine Táron Bell, a graphic designer, community organizer, and founder of the burgeoning stationery and lapel pin line, jtbeezwax. Create your own cards inspired by Jermaine’s work using everyday objects like scissors, construction paper, and glue.
Local weaver, Clare Nicholls, will be in the shop again with her popular Tapestry Weaving Workshop. Explore the contemplative process of weaving and 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. There are two time options for this workshop: a morning session from 10am-12pm, and an afternoon session from 1pm-3pm. Tickets available here.
Amy Langrehr + Jess Mayhugh are hosting their Instameet at Trohv! Enjoy free sips & bites from Monument City Brewing, Wicked Sisters, The Local Fry, Old Line, and more. Guests will also be able to print up a t-shirt or tote bag in the Trohv Print Shop and of course connect with fun people IN REAL LIFE!
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.