sign up for workshops

When you take a workshop class you get one-on-one attention and instruction from the companies that make your favorite craft products! You’ll leave each class with new skills and a finished project that you’ll be proud to show off!

Register for these workshops here. Note: Online workshop ticket purchases ends on Thursday, September 27 at 11:59pm ET. Workshop ticket purchases do not grant access to the Festival grounds only the classrooms. Admission tickets must be purchased for access to the entire festival.


W101: DIY This Cute Fall Knit

Date: Saturday, September 29, 11:00am - 1:00pm

Sponsored by LoveKnitting, taught by Caroline Morant

Cost: $20

Description: Learn how to make this basic knitted headband with LoveKnitting! We'll take you step by step through every stitch, and in no time you'll have your very own headband! It's the perfect fall accessory and easily customizable to fit your style. We'll provide needles, yarn, and a printed pattern so you can make as many headbands as you want! No previous knitting experience required.


W105: Black Light Paint Party

Saturday, September 29, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Sponsored by Creations & Libations, Taught by "Rissa", Creator Entertainer

Cost: $40

Description: Join Creations & Libations for this one of a kind after party that will literally leave you GLOWING! This is NOT an art lesson, it's an experience! Paint and party in the DARK with us as we throw a very special "Black Light Paint Night" party at In The Mkng! You'll paint, you'll glow, you may even dance, and you'll leave the after party with your very own Creations & Libations kit! Seating is limited so sign up now!


W201: Fall Foliage Wreath with the Paper House Autumn Woods Collection

Date: Sunday, September 30, 11:00am - 1:00pm

Sponsored by Paper House Productions

Cost: $20

Description: Join the Paper House team and create a beautiful home decor wreath using our Autumn Woods scrapbook collection. You will learn how to make paper flowers, paper leaves, and even a fun way to make a ribbon effect with paper bags!


W202: Make an Etched Glass & Vinyl Vase and Create Foiled Paper Hyacinth Flowers

Date: Sunday, September 30, 11:00am - 1:00pm

Sponsored by Scraps of Reflection, Taught by Erin Reed


Cost: $30

Description: Learn 3 fun and easy techniques of etching glass, adding vinyl to glass, and creating foil hyacinths.  This vase and flowers are perfect for any occasion just change up the color of the flowers!  All materials are included for you to make a beautiful decor piece for your home.


W203: Live Your Life in Color - Ranger Ink Spray Techniques with AFCI

Date: Sunday, September 30, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Sponsored by Ranger Industries, Taught by Donna Cennimo & Raquel Brizzi of AFCI

Cost: $25

Description: Join AFCI staff members Donna and Raquel as they teach you how to make fun and funky art journal backgrounds using Dylusions products by Ranger. You will learn an array of techniques for creating background images using Dylusions Ink Sprays, stencils and stamps on tags. You will go home with 10 completed technique tags. This is the perfect class for an art-journaling beginner.


W204: Crochet Rag Doll Characters

Date: Sunday, September 30, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Sponsored by Underground Crafter, Taught by Marie Segares

Cost: $30

Description: Use simple crochet stitches to make adorable rag doll characters to use as gift tags, ornaments, or softies for children. We'll walk through every stitch, even for crochet beginners, so you can create your own character by the end of the workshop. You'll also get tips for customizing your version to look like different animals, choosing yarn "skin tones" to make people, and instructions for using craft eyes or embroidery floss to make features. Supply kit includes everything you need to make your own rag doll character, including yarn, hooks, notions, fiber filling, and assorted craft eyes and noses. You'll also get a handout to help you customize your next characters made at home.