Upcoming Goodness @ Wholly Craft

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2 Year Anniversary Party!!
Friday October 26, 7-10pm

Join us in celebrating our 2 year anniversary with a
special Halloween happy hour bash that will get you
rearing to go for the rest of the party weekend and

for the future of your favorite DIY craft store! Enjoy
free food and drink while reveling to the sounds of a
Live DJ! And it’s not a party without a costume
contest, so get cracking on your homemade costume this
year! If you need another reason to wear your
Halloween best: Costume clad partygoers get 20% off

anything in the store! Cheers to Two Years!

Alison Rose Fall Line Up Launch!
Friday November 2, 7-11pm

Local designers Alison Rose launch their new line with
an extra special trunk show at Wholly Craft! Come to
check out all new handscreened t-shirts, totes,
wallets, and much more! And while you’re here, stick
around for free food and drink and some excellent live
music featuring: Eric Metronome, Bird and Flower, and
Joe Anderl. This is a show not to be missed! Get a
preview of the goods at www.alisonrose.com


Twisted Stitches: Weekly Knitting Labs!
Every Sunday Night, 6-8pm

Lab Fee: $5
Bring your needles and yarn and take your knitting
skills to the next level! Come for one session or come

for them all! A new skill is covered every week: 10/14
– Increasing and Decreasing, 10/21 – Read your
Knitting, 10/28 – Cabling, 11/4 – Fair Isle /
Two-color Knitting, 11/11 – Magic Loop, 11/18 --
Finishing Tricks.

Decoupage It!
Wednesdays October 17 and 24, 6:30-8pm
Class Fee: $25
Ever wanted to learn the art of decoupage from an
expert ‘pager? Here you’ll learn several handy
techniques to turn ordinary objects into practical
collages. We’ll use a simple frame, your own
paper/imagery, and our collective imagination. We’ll
add a few embellishments to the project and finish it

off in two simple sessions. The skills you’ll gain can
later be applied to just about anything you can get to

stand still long enough. Materials Fee: $5 (all
materials provided)

Amigurumi Crochet
Thursdays, October 18 and 25, 6:30-8pm
Class Fee: $25
During this class you will discover the art of
amigurumi crochet and create your very own little
creature! Very basic crochet skills required During
the first session, we will learn how to crochet both
the body and legs so it can be finished at home.

During the second session, we will attach the legs,
embroider the mouth, add the plastic eye, stuff and

seal up.
Materials Fee: $10 (all materials and tools included)

Spin Your Own Darn Yarn!
Thursday, November 8, 6-8pm
Class Fee: $15

If you’ve ever been dazzled at the amazing
possibilities different yarns offer to your knitting
projects, now is the time to try your hand at
spinning! Creating your own yarn is the next step for
any dedicated follower of fiber. In this workshop,

you’ll make a drop spindle, learn the basics, and
start spinning away!
Class Fee: $15
Materials Fee: $10

Felted Book Covers

Saturday November 10 and Sunday November 11, 2-4pm
Class Fee: $25
In this weekend intensive, you’ll master the art of
wet felting (it’s messy but fun!) and create a u
felted journal cover that makes the perfect gift.
Felting will covered during the first session, and the
next day we will sew the journal together and add
Materials Fee: $10 (for wool, binding, and journal

Materials Needed: First session: latex gloves, Second
Session: scissors, sewing and embroidery needles,
yarn, embroidery thread, beads, needle felting
supplies, or any other embellishments for your journal

Holiday Cards Part 1: Stamping
Monday November 12, 6-8pm
Class Fee: $15
Create your own unique holiday cards this year using a
variety of stamping techniques taught by author and
stamping master Heidi Kinnamon! She’s demonstrate
several methods that come together to form elaborate
cards unique to your own sense of style.

Holiday Cards Part 2: Print Gocco
Wednesday November 14, 6-8pm
Fee: $15

What is the magical screenprinting machine that
revolutionized home stationery in Japan in the 1970’s?
Well, it’s the Print Gocco , a little wonder that can
burn a screen in seconds and easily print any small
image onto greeting cards, paper, and more! Jessie is
a veteran Gocco enthusiast and will help you create

your own set of holiday cards.
Materials Fee: $10
Note: your materials fee includes what you need to
make one master screen, a small selection of paper to

print on, and a variety of premade clip art and text
you can use to create an original. If you have an
idea already of what you'd like to make in class, you
are welcome to bring along your own artwork and/or
text- I recommend making a clean, crisp photocopy (not
a computer print-out) of your image, no larger than 4
by 6 inches. Questions? Contact Jessie at

Beginning Knitting
Thursdays, November 15 and 29, 6:30-8pm
Class Fee: $25

Looking for the perfect holiday gift? Learn to knit
and share the bounty of your new skills with your
loved ones this season! This class is for absolute
beginners---we’ll start with the basics and move on up
to some serious scarf making. Seasoned knitter
Adrienne of the Crafty Beavers will teach us
casting-on, basic knit and purl stitches, changing
colors, and casting-off. In this class we’ll make an
ipod/cell phone cozie and a scarf. All materials for
the cozie will be provided and the materials list for
the scarf will be discussed on the first night.
Materials Fee: $2


Hey Crafters—Scion’s Craft My Ride Contest is almost
over! If you haven’t come up with a design yet, get

You have from now until October 22 to submit accessory
designs for items such as key chains, seat covers,
floor mats, steering wheel covers, tissue holders,
etc., to www.CraftMyRide.com. Crafters will need to go
to the website to obtain rules and instructions. A
pool of crafty retail stores (including Wholly
Craft!) chosen from across the United States will
judge submissions, and finalists (who will then have
to actually create the design) will be chosen in
November. Judges will select the winners based on
creativity, usefulness, and marketability. The first
place winner will receive a 2008 Scion xD, with the
second place and third place winners receiving $1,000
and $500 respectively. So get crafting in a hurry and
hopefully find your self in a sweet, sweet Scion this


For Tiny Canary Indie Design Market, November 17 and
18th from 10am-6pm at Junctionview Studios. Tiny
Canary is an arts and crafts market bringing together
40 amazing designers for your holiday shopping
pleasure. Check out www.tinycanary.com for all the

Hope to see you soon!

Wholly Craft

Wholly Craft
3169 N. High St.
Columbus, OH 43202
(614) 447-3445
Open 1-8pm. Closed Tuesdays.

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