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DIY Party

We offer DIY parties for groups of all kinds. Just pick a date and project to do. Then book with your $50 deposit to get your party started. Parties last an hour and a half to two hours and include instruction and materials to complete your projects. Once you book online, we'll follow up to find o...

Van Gogh Style Painting

The fun of painting like Van Gogh is the ability to lay the paint on thick and not worry about making things look perfect. Van Gogh's style involves a lot of color and movement. You'll learn about his impasto technique and be able to make your own unique painting emulating his style. Impressionist p...

Intro to Woodturning

Do you love wood turned art? Take your first step towards making beautiful pieces like in our picture. Local woodworker Tim Marling will teach how to use the wood lathe. Everyone will learn to start and finish a project, but you may not finish an entire project in this class. Use this class to move ...

Stamped Statement Rings @ Iron Shoe Distillery

Make your own custom stamped statement rings in this class. Learn to cut, hammer, stamp, saw and shape metal to make a set of 3 rings. This is a super fun and easy project, great for a girls night. For the July 24th date, we'll be taking this project on the road to the new Iron Shoe Distillery in ...

Ceramics Camp

Get messy in mud with us as we create sculptures, bowls and more with clay. Try hand building techniques and pottery on the wheel. Everything is included to complete a handful of fun projects through the week. Recommended for ages 8 or older. This camp runs from Tuesday, July 23 to Friday, July...

Macrame Wall Art

Macrame did not die in the 70's. It's making a huge comeback as people are learning to appreciate the beauty in this simple art. With the focus on the knots, patterns and texture of the macrame cords, this is a minimalist's dream decor. Just some natural colored cord and a hanger can make truly uniq...

Stained Glass Cactus

Do you love plants but wish they would just take care of themselves? Me too. With this stained glass cactus, you can make even the hardiest of plants invincible. Make a three dimensional stained glass cactus with us as you learn the basics of stained glass work from glass cutting, to taping to solde...

Woodshop Safety + Basic Use

If you want to start working with the wood shop at MAKE SOUTH BEND, this is a prerequisite course. In the class, you'll be introduced to the different wood working tools and equipment in our shop and how to use them safely. Then, you'll be all set to start your own projects using our table saw, scro...

Upcycling: Melting Glass Bottles

Learn to upcycle old wine bottles and other glass by melting it down. You can use these as cheese trays, cutting boards, spoon rests, bar decorations and more! You'll be learning about prepping glass for melting and the process we use to do this. Bring an empty glass bottle of your own to prep as w...

Calligraphy Intro

You know an art form is here to stay when it conforms and adapts to the stylings of new generations. Use your own handwriting to make beautiful letters. Learn to use a calligraphy pen and get the basics to start writing beautifully with modern and traditional calligraphy.

Screen Printing

Learn the basics of single-color screen printing for your own shirts and posters. Bring a black and white or one-color design on a transparency, sheet of paper, or USB device and a material to print on (T-shirt, tote bag, poster board, etc).

Stained Glass Flamingo

Are you loving the comeback that flamingos are having?! We are! With this stained glass Flamingo, you can bring home this exotic animal. Make a stunning flamingo with us as you learn the basics of stained glass work from glass cutting, to taping to soldering. We will add in the use of alcohol inks t...

Tech Lab 101

Come learn about all the equipment in our tech lab in one session. This includes the 3D printer, laser cutter, CNC machine, and vinyl cutter. You'll learn about how to run the machine itself, as well the software to go with it. This is a required prerequisite class if you'd like to use the tech lab...

Intro to Laser Cutting

Laser engraving is a simple way to add a custom touch to items in wood, like a cutting board, or in glass and plastic, like a plaque. This is a safety and basic use class so you can use the laser cutter for your own projects.

Jewelry Kids' Camp

Learn the skills needed to make jewelry that's more than beads on a string. Learn to wire wrap, cut metal, stamp and texture pendants, and assemble with hand made findings. Recommended for ages 10 and up. This camp runs from Tuesday, July 30 to Friday, August 2, 2019. It begins each day at 12:30...

Sushi Making with Michelle

Michelle FitzGerald, owner of MAKE SOUTH BEND, is a big Japanese fan and took Japanese classes for 3 years way back in high school and got to travel through Japan for a few weeks as well, though all she can say is "I like sushi." Lucky for her, one of the skills she learned and retained was the art ...

Soldered Glass Terrarium

Want to add a little life to your living space in a simple way? These modern glass terrariums are perfect for holding succulents or air plants, both easy care plants. Learn to cut, prepare and solder the glass sides together to make this terrarium for your home. This class lasts approximately an hou...

Fused Glass Pendants

Fused glass is easy to learn as we'll just cut and set the glass and let the kiln do the rest. Make 3 small pendants in this class, great for gifts. Max 12

Stamped Statement Rings

Make your own custom stamped statement rings in this class. Learn to cut, hammer, stamp, saw and shape a bit of soft metal to make a set of 3 rings. Class size limited, so sign up soon.

Tropical Watercolor Painting

Join us for an introduction to painting with watercolors. Learn some tips for painting botanicals with watercolors first, then start painting whatever plants inspire you most. Come to the intro class to see all that is possible with this very versatile medium. This class will be focused on letting...

Wheel Throwing 101

*Each date has two time slots. Make sure you sign up for the right one. Want to tackle something new, practical and maybe messy? Then making ceramics on the potter's wheel is just what you need. This one time class will give you the all the necessary steps to get you on your way to making custom c...

Pour Painting

Pouring paint creates beautifully marbled works that flow, move, swirl, and look like a surreal watery scene. This is a great date night experience to make something new that requires little talent. You'll be amazed at your results. Make two small matching canvases or one canvas and a set of marble...

Silver Stacking Rings

*Registration for this class closes 3 days prior to the event. Start with sterling silver wire and learn to cut, shape, solder and texture it to create simply beautiful stacking rings. We'll also show how to clean and polish your rings for a more stunning finish. This beginner silver smithing class...

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  • 2228 Mishawaka Ave South Bend, IN 46615
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