Join us for Knit Night! Gather around our shop table with other local fiber lovers to dive into whatever's in your project bag, chat about all things crafting, and get to know each other. Sign up to be alerted when we schedule our next Knit Night at 459 Broome Street... It's a free get together and all levels of all fiber arts are welcome!
If you're in the Irvine, California vicinity, please come Craft Together! At this free get-together we'll sit around the table to work on whatever's in our project bags, chatting about all things crafty and making new fiber-loving friends along the way. Sign up to be alerted when we schedule our next of Craft Together at our warehouse at 2302 Barranca Parkway in Irvine. This is a free event and all portable needlecrafts and skill levels are welcome!
Learn to sew on a machine and follow a sewing pattern in a single day workshop! This beginner class for adults will teach you how to sew a simple child's skirt from start to finish, using Molly and Corinne's adorable Paper Bag Play Skirt Pattern from their company Fair Play Projects. Even if you've never sewn before, you should leave this class with a beautifully finished garment. We'll cover cutting, pressing, and sewing, and give you lots of great tips for success! The free pattern for this class comes in sizes 2-10. A fun day of wonderful learning, plus a midday break to explore neighborhood lunch spots... Please join us!
Renowned quilt designer and great friend of Purl Soho, Denyse Schmidt is especially loved for her colorful and improvisational approach. Based on traditional designs, her quilts always have a distinctly modern look and a spirit of creativity and fun. Learn how she does it at this special hands-on day of sewing and learning. Denyse will share her techniques and methods while you improvise your own version of her Free-Wheeling Single Girl Quilt, her take on the traditional double wedding ring pattern. Learn to trust your intuition, build your creative confidence, and streamline your patchwork process!
Although cables may look complicated, they're surprisingly easy... and very satisfying! Our Traveling Cable Hat presents the perfect opportunity to hone your cable skills. Learn everything you need to know to make your own in just two two-hour classes!
Hand-knit socks are not only a wonderfully portable and fun project, they're also a serious delight to wear! Learn how to make these classic Boot Socks over the course of just three classes, and walk away with your very own pair!
In over your head on a Purl Soho project? Or just need some help getting started? Whatever the obstacle and whatever your skill level, bring in your project and enjoy the assistance of a teacher and the pleasure of knitting companions!
Join pom pom expert, Marisa Morrison of The Neon Tea Party, for a super fun workshop creating Pom Pom Garlands using our Pom Pom Kit! Students will create a very satisfying and beautiful Garland using Pocket Posy and our Pom Pom Maker Set. You will learn how to create patterned pom poms and also how to string them all together. In the end, you'll have your very own Garland to take home, as well as the skills you'll need to make more...all while having a lot of fun!
Learn the fundamentals of punch-needle rug hooking with Rose Pearlman! Using her beautiful Object-Art Rug Hooking Kit, Rose walks you through this traditional technique in one three-hour class. You'll learn all the special skills and creative possibilities of punch-needle rug hooking, creating your own designs or using Rose's templates. Each student will receive one of Rose's Kits, which includes 6 beautifully hand dyed yarns, a wooden frame with pre-stretched monks cloth, a punch needle, optional templates for design inspiration, a complete set of illustrated instructions, and a silk screened cotton pouch for easy storage (all included in the price of the class!).