Thursday, September 18, 2014

San Diego, CA Chrismas Crowns Workshop......

 
 
 
 
 
Artful Girls Club
"Christmas Crowns"
Workshop
 
 
Where:
San Diego, Ca.
 
When:
Sunday, October 26th '2014
  11:00 am ~ 5:00 pm
 
 
Please join us for a delightful day of friendship and creating!
We'll be making these wonderful Holiday Crowns.
 
Each student will recieve 4 of my handmade, paper mach'e Crowns.
I'll teach you my techniques to achieve this magical look.
 
 
Each Guest will also recieve this
Personalized
Artful Girls Club Apron
 

 
  Supplies Provided:
1.) 4 Handmade Paper Mach'e Crowns
(2 tall & 2 regular)
2.) Martha Glitter
3.) Vintage Mica Flakes
4.) Cardboard Images
5.) All Rhinestone Pieces & Ornamental Piece
6.) Wired Pearls and Crystals
7.)Acrylic Paint
 
 
Supplies Needed:
 
1.) E-6000 Glue (clear)
2.) Sharp Exacto-Knife
3.) Paint Brushes (assorted Sizes)
4.) Any extra Vintage Jewelry, etc... from home
5.) Clamps ( small & medium )
 
A Delicious Lunch & Dessert is included.

 
Spaces are limited.
 
 
$145
 
Registerfor Workshop in my Etsy Shop  HERE
 
Mail Order KIT also available.
(Instructions are NOT included)
$135
Register in my Etsy Shop:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Friday, September 12, 2014

Petaluma, CA Christmas Crown Workshop.....

 
 
 
 
 
Artful Girls Club
"Christmas Crowns"
Workshop
 
 
Where:
Maison ~ Folies
in Petaluma, Ca.
 
When:
Saturday, November 15th '2014
  11:00 am ~ 5:00 pm
 
 
Please join us for a delightful day of friendship and creating!
We'll be making these wonderful Holiday Crowns.
 
Each student will recieve 4 of my handmade, paper mach'e Crowns.
I'll teach you my techniques to achieve this magical look.
 
 
Each Guest will also recieve this
Personalized
Artful Girls Club Apron
 
 
 
 
 
Supplies Provided:
1.) 4 Handmade Paper Mach'e Crowns
(2 tall & 2 regular)
2.) Martha Glitter
3.) Vintage Mica Flakes
4.) Cardboard Images
5.) All Rhinestone Pieces & Ornamental Piece
6.) Wired Pearls and Crystals
7.)Acrylic Paint
 
 
Supplies Needed:
1.) E-6000 Glue (clear)
2.) Sharp Exacto-Knife
3.) Paint Brushes (assorted Sizes)
4.) Any extra Vintage Jewelry, etc... from home
5.) Clamps ( small & medium )
 
We will take a break for lunch.
                                                Please feel free to bring a lunch or order in.

 
Spaces are limited.
 
 
$135
  Workshop Tickets No Longer Available
 
Mail Order KIT also available.
(Instructions are NOT included)
$135
Register in my Etsy Shop:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Sewing Workshop at Maison Folie, Petaluma, CA........

 
 
 
Artful Girls
Sewing Workshop

Where:
Maison Folie ~ A Creative Atelier
Petalum, CA

When:
Sunday November 16th '2014
11am to 5pm


Please join us for a day of creative sewing,
where I'll take you step by step through the sewing process.
We'll be creating this Artful Girls Smock~Pinafore.

This Artist Pinafore is made of the highest quaslity, 100% medium weight linen.
Color: Soft Ivory
Artful Image is digitally printed to last.

Each student will recieve Pre~Cut, Finished Edges, Linen Pieces,
in the requested Size.


Basic sewing machine knowledge is neccessary.
Simple, Straight & Zigzag Stitches will be used to sew this Smock~Pinafore.
I will be right there, to teach and assist.

Each Student will also recieve a special
"Artful Girls Club" T~Shirt!

 
 
We will take a break for Lunch.
Students can bring their own lunch or order in.


Supplies Provided:
Pre~Cut Linen Pieces
Thread
Buttons

Supplies Needed:
Sewing Machine
Sharp Sewing Scissors

Please message me Sizes Needed for Both,
Pinafore & T~Shirt
at time of purchase.

T~Shirt Sizes:
SM thru 2XL

Pinafore Sizes
6 misses thru 20 womens


$135
No Longer Available

 

Sunday, June 15, 2014

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Monday, June 9, 2014

Christmas In July......

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


"Christmas In July"
Workshop

 Join us in the beautiful mountains of
Julian, Ca.

Saturday July 19Th '2014
10am~6pm


Workshop will be held in Laurie LeBlanc's Magical Log Home,
nestled in the beautiful mountains of Julian, Ca.

Get a head start on your Holiday Shopping,
in the fabulous Handmade~Vintage Boutique
by Blue Barn Essentials!!




We'll be creating these magical
Crowns, Cones & Paper Dolls

Crowns "Life Size"  measuring 8"x3"
Cones are 13.75" & 7"

Create as many Vintage Chipboard Paper Dolls as you like!

Create 2 Crowns!!
Create 2 Christmas Cones!!


Everyone will recieve enough materials to create;
2 Crowns
2 Cones
Multiple Paper Doll Sheets
1 Shaker of German Glass Glitter
1 Shaker of Vintage Mica Flakes


Supplies Provided

1.) 2 Crown Bases
2.) 2 Cones   Lg & Sm
3.) 1 Shaker German Glass Glitter
4.) 1 Shaker Vintage Mica Flakes
5.) Multiple Paper Doll Chipboard~Sheets
6.) All Wire Needed
7.) Glass Crystal Beads
8.) Assorted Pearls
10.) New, Rhinestone Embellishments
 (old embellishments shown on Sample pieces are not included)
11.) Assorted Ribbon
12.) White~Ivory Buttons
13.) Acrylic Paint (white & Black)
14.) Martha Stewart Glitter
15.) Brass Bells
16.) Bottle Brush Trees




Needed Supplies

1.) Your Own Vintage, Broken Rhinestone Embellishments
2.) New "Exacto~Knife"
3.) Apron
4.) E-6000 Glue ( Clear )


A Delicious Lunch, Desserts and Beverages are included.


PLEASE CHOOSE
 
MAIL ORDER  or  JULIAN WORKSHOP
BELOW


Mail Order Kit also available
$149
(Instructions NOT included)
Ships out July 22nd '2014





Julian Workshop
$159

Monday, April 21, 2014

Benicia, Ca. Workshops....

"Dream Banner"
&
"Crown Pillow"
Workshops
Benicia, Ca
 
 
 
 
 
"DREAM"
 Banner
 
 
 
 
 
 
Please join us
Saturday
July 11Th '2014
 
at
in beautiful Benicia, Ca.
11:00am ~ 5:00pm
 
We'll be creating this beautiful
"DREAM"
Banner
 
 
Don't know how to Solder?
Thats okay, you'll have the option of learning a Non~Soldering Technique,
but, if you do have Soldering skills,
Please feel free to bring your Soldering Iron,
and the Solder and Copper Tape will be provided.
 
Everything you'll need to create this Banner will be provided for you.
 
*Ten pieces of 3"x4" Beveled Glass
*Five pieces of Printed Linen
*Tinned Tape (for Non~Soldered Technique) or Copper Tape & Solder
*Brass Chain
*All Victorian Brass Components
*All Swarovski Rhinestones
*Vintage Style Seam Binding Ribbon
*Novacon Blackening Patina
*Custom~Personalized Handmade, Linen Apron
 
 
 Needed Materials:
*Soldering Iron (For those who wish to solder their banner)
 
Custom Banner Lettering Available:
Please Contact me if you'd prefer your Banner to spell something other than "DREAM".
Limited to Five Letters.
Additional Letter~Glass Banner Pieces; $20 each
 
We will take a break for Lunch at midday.
Please feel free to bring your lunch, or we can order in.
 
$159
SOLD OUT
All Sales Final.
Transferable to family or friend


Additional Letters~Glass Banner Pies

"Crown Pillow"
Inspired by Downton Abby
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Each individual will recieve a handmade, Burlap Pillow Sham,
with a Large Crown Applique in Raw Silk,
ready to Embellish.
Measuring: 20" x 36"
(Fits a Standard King Size Pillow)
 
You'll recieve a a beautiful collection of Rhinestone Pieces, Edwardisn Linen Prints,
Beaded Bridal Lace, Silk Velvets, Ribbon, Rhinestone Buttons,
a Large Antique Chandelier Crystal, Pearls, Vintage Buttons,
Handmade Edwardian, Crocheted Lace Piece,
A Miniature Victorian Frame,
and more.
 
"Crown Collage Pillow"
Workshop
 
Sunday
July 12Th '2014
10am ~ 5pm
 
at
Benicia, Ca.
 
Come celebrate our love for
Downton Abbey! 
 
We'll be creating this beautiful Crown Collage Pillow Sham.
In addition to the collection of goodies included in this workshop cost,
everyone will have access to my large collection of lace, buttons, fabric & ribbon.
The possibilities are endless!
Bring any vintage jewelry, trinkets, etc... from home, to create a crown collage all your own.
 
Each individual will recieve a Completed, Handmade, Burlap Pillow Sham.
I will applique a large Silk Crown, as the foundation for your collage.
I have finished sham edges with a Silk, Bamboo Yarn.
Sham ties closed at both ends. 
 
Finished Pillow Sham is large, measuring: 20" x 36"
(Fits a Standard King Size Pillow)
 
Please Note:
No two crowns collages can be alike. I used some of my own vintage jewelry
to create sample shown.
There are no rules, your crown is only limited to your imagination!
 
Knowledge of simple slip stitching and button sewing is neccessary.
 
Supplies Provided:
*Pre~Made, Burlap & Silk Pillow Sham
*Collection of Rhinestone buttons, rhrinestone crown brooch, pearls, buttons,religious metal,
Edwardian linen images, ribbon, frame and so much more.
* Thread & Needles
*Access & Use of my large, personal collection of fabrics, buttons and ribbons.
*Pin Cushion
 
Needed Supplies:
* Any extra Vintage jewelry, ribbons, button s, etc... from home ( if desired)
 
Pillow Color Choice Available:
*Tan Burlap ~ Gold Crown
*Ivory Burlap ~ Pink Crown
Please Click on "Color Choice" at Purchase
 
 
We will take a break for Lunch at midday,
or, we can order in.
 
All sales final.
Space is transferable to family or friend.
 
$159
SOLD OUT