Workshops

In support of our mission to educate, promote and inspire local artisans while elevating the creative culture of the Utah arts community through science, technology and art, Craft Lake City holds DIY workshops all year long taught by some of Utah’s most skilled artisans. Workshop topics run the gamut from gourmet food to floral arranging to fiber arts. Take a workshop to perfect a skill, kick-start a new hobby, meet like-minded people and support the local maker movement.

Register early as our most popular workshop topics sell out quickly! Sign up for our newsletter to be among the first to know when workshops are listed.

Interested in teaching a Craft Lake City workshop? Please complete this workshop proposal form.

Dec 13 2018

Leather Journals

with Amanda Stokes of Tightly Bound Books
  • $40
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  • Gallivan Center Stage
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  • 6:30 pm
Artisan Amanda Stokes founded Tightly Bound Books in 2016 after being in the bookbinding industry for 9 years. Her vision is to share the old art of bookbinding and book repair with the community. In this Craft Lake City workshop at The Gallivan Center, Stokes will lead attendees through the process of stitching together hand-bound rustic leather journals with a link stitch. Join us to learn basic bookbinding skills and leave with a journal to keep for yourself or to gift to a friend this holiday season.
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Jan 17 2019

Cake Decorating

with Megan Whittaker of Noisette
  • $40
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  • West Elm City Creek
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  • 6:30 pm
Talented baker Megan Whittaker started Noisette in 2011 after graduating from culinary school. In this delectable workshop at West Elm, Whittaker will share how to crumb coat and frost a cake like a professional, and attendees will learn how to master basic piping techniques.
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Jan 23 2019

Botanical Watercolors

with Laura Muir of Laura Muir Art
  • $30
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  • The Natural History Museum of Utah
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  • 6:30 pm
In this NHMU workshop, presented by Craft Lake City, local artist and creative business owner Laura Muir will lead attendees through the process of creating stunning watercolors inspired by the natural world. Participants will learn basic drawing and painting techniques, examine concepts of positive and negative space, and then make their own botanical artwork to hang at home.
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Jan 24 2019

SOLD OUT: Embroidery Workshop

with Lindsey White of Urbann Nest
  • $35
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  • Gallivan Center Stage
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  • 6:30 pm
Fiber artisan and DIY Festival alumna Lindsey White of Urbann Nest explores color and texture through embroidery and wall hangings. In this Craft Lake City workshop at Gallivan Center, White will walk attendees through the process of creating their very own bohemian-inspired llama embroidered hoops.
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Feb 7 2019

Hand Lettering

with Sarah Beth Timmons
  • $40
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  • West Elm City Creek
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  • 6:30 pm
Local artisan Sarah Beth Timmons became enamored with lettering and calligraphy when learning cursive in the second grade. Today she creates prints and embroidered pieces that showcase her talent, humor and wit. In this Craft Lake City workshop at West Elm, participants will learn how to use simple writing utensils to draw letters, and then make their very own valentines.
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Workshop Waitlist and Cancellation Policies

 

 

Attendance Policy

Please note that all workshop participants are required to arrive 15 minutes prior to the workshop start time. Upon arrival, attendees will check in with a Craft Lake City representative, gather necessary supplies from the instructor, and select a seat. All workshop attendees must be in their preferred seats no later than five minutes prior to the workshop start time. Craft Lake City strives to provide high-quality making experiences in every workshop, and this policy is designed to give you adequate time to learn, create, and enjoy your craft.

 

Waitlist Policy

Due to the popularity of Craft Lake City’s workshops, our programs often sell out. However, spots occasionally become available if participants are unable to attend, and those spots are filled by individuals on our waitlist. If you wish to be added to our waitlist, please arrive 15 minutes prior to the workshop and check in with a Craft Lake City representative. You will be added to the waitlist in priority order based on the time you arrive (first come first served). Five minutes prior to the workshop start time, Craft Lake City will begin to invite waitlisted individuals to purchase workshop tickets on site and take the place of absent participants. Please note that Craft Lake City cannot guarantee a spot to those on the waitlist.

 

Cancellation and Transfer Policy

While we cannot offer refunds or exchanges, your ticket is transferrable. If for any reason you are unable to attend a workshop for which you have purchased a ticket, we encourage you to transfer your ticket to a friend, family member, or another individual interested in the workshop. The individual attending in your place must arrive 15 minutes prior to the workshop start time and present proof of purchase in the form of a printed or electronic ticket and the name of the ticket holder to a Craft Lake City representative on site.