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.

Jun 25 2018

Perfume & Body Butter Workshop

with Tiffany Hardman
  • $40
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  • Skinworks School of Advanced Skincare
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  • 6:30 pm
Craft your own custom natural fragrance in this hands-on workshop led by Tiffany Hardman of Inkling Scents! Tiffany and her sister Sarah created Inkling Scents to offer elegant, long-lasting perfume and cologne made from essential perfume oils and alcohol-free ingredients. Their products have been featured in Women's Health Magazine, Buzzfeed, FabFitFun, Jane.com and Ipsy. In this Craft Lake City workshop, attendees will learn about the benefits of essential oils and the impact of fragrance on the body. Then participants will have the opportunity to create a signature scented perfume and luxurious body butter to take home!

SOLD OUT
Jul 12 2018

SOLD OUT: Hand Lettering Workshop

with Bre McCallum
  • $35
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  • West Elm City Creek
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  • 6:30 pm
Learn how to add style and flair to your own writing in this hand lettering workshop! Instructor Bre McCallum is a local designer and illustrator with a passion for the art of hand lettering. She specializes in calligraphy, as well as drawing letters in pen and ink. At this workshop presented by Craft Lake City and West Elm, participants will learn how to use simple writing tools to draw contemporary letters. Attendees will then utilize their new skills to create a beautiful hand lettered message on illustration board.

Aug 2 2018

Jewelry Making

with Heather Leeflang of H Works Jewelry
  • $35
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  • West Elm City Creek
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  • 6:30 pm
DIY Fest alumna Heather Leeflang’s jewelry is designed to present complex ideas reduced to their most minimal forms. Join us at West Elm City Creek as Heather teaches us to create beautiful earrings by forming linear shapes from copper and brass. Heather will torch the metal prior to the workshop, and each attendee will drill, bend, and pound two pairs of unique, handmade earrings to wear or share.

Sep 19 2018

Natural Indigo Dye & Shibori Workshop

with Amy Stephens of Root + Rise Botanicals
  • $30
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  • The Natural History Museum of Utah
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  • 6:30 pm
Presented by Craft Lake City and NHMU, this workshop will be taught by Amy Stephens of Root + Rise Botanicals. A specialist in natural wellness and herbal infusions, Stephens will demonstrate how to use natural dyes and fibers to create vibrant cloth products. Attendees will learn about the rich tradition of shibori, the Japanese art of manual resist dyeing using various folding techniques, and then dip and dye their own indigo hand towels. Amy Stephens is a local artisan specializing in natural wellness and herb-based creations. Her company, Root + Rise Botanicals, is a small batch personal care line that provides a vehicle for relaxation and connection to the natural world. Her herb-infused products include oils, balms, powders, and naturally dyed fibers.

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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.