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DIY Sushi Making

Sushi is the best. And it's even better when you can make it anytime you want. Once you learn how to make sushi at home, you can eat as much as your heart desires, and you can wow your friends with your impressive new culinary skills. So, get started in this beginner's class to learn how to make sus...

Impressionist painting like Leonid Afremov

Want to try a new style of painting? Have you ever wondered how to paint with those palette knife things? In this class, we'll be looking at paintings by the artist Leonid Afremov, whose beautifully colorful and reflective works draw your eye immediately. You'll learn about his technique and be able...

Mini Pottery

Making large pottery can be hard, trying to manipulate such a large amount of clay at once. With mini pottery, you only have to manipulate a small bit of clay at a time, and you get the chance to make multiple pieces out of one single lump of clay. Plus, you can never make too many vases and pots w...

DIY Party

We offer DIY parties for groups of all kinds. Just pick a date and time for your group. 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 by email to find out what project you chose. Popular Proje...

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...

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 9

Cement + Resin Jewelry

Everyone is pouring cement and resin these days. And maybe you've wondered how you could start. Well, here's your chance to learn how to use and combine both mediums to make some cool jewelry. Everything you need is included in the class. Just bring your imagination.

DIY Watercolor Landscape

Painting with watercolors doesn't have to be a mystery or struggle any longer. Join our beginner's watercolor class online to create a breath taking nighttime landscape. We'll start you off with some easy practice exercises to get used to how the paints move and flow, and then we'll walk you though...

Kintsugi Pottery

Kintsugi is the Japanese art of pottery repair where the broken piece is made more beautiful than the original. In this class, you'll learn how to repair broken pottery with the kintsugi method that highlights the cracked and broken places with gold. We will provide everything you need, including a ...

DIY Hand Lettering

Hand lettering allows you to add character to any written text. It's most recognized as the cool lettering on cafe menu boards or even on the main wall at MAKE SOUTH BEND. Join Michelle FitzGerald as she walks you through some tips and tricks to start lettering like the pros. You'll be excited to st...

DIY Mini Succulent Hanger

Who wouldn't love a little plant in their car? With this mini macrame succulent hanger, you can add some green to your daily drive, right on your rear view mirror. Or hang it anywhere you need just a little bit of something green. This listing is to purchase the virtual lesson to learn how to make...

DIY Stained Glass Rainbow

Wish you could paint with all the colors of the wind? Well, with this rainbow stained glass project, you'll be getting pretty close. Hang this beautiful rainbow prism pyramid stained glass in any room to instantly bring a pop of color and joy. This listing is to purchase the virtual lesson to lear...

DIY Stained Glass Llama

This lovely little llama project is a great intro into stained glass sun catchers. Now you can make your own personal llama friend to brighten any window at home. This listing is to purchase the virtual lesson to learn how to make this stained glass llama. That includes video instruction, written ...

DIY Stained Glass Tropical Leaf

Bring the green into your house with this cool tropical leaf stained glass project. This listing is to purchase the virtual lesson to learn how to make this stained glass leaf project. That includes video instruction, written instruction and templates you'll need to make this project. You will ha...

DIY Sourdough Bread

If you've been dying to make your own sourdough bread but don't know where or how to start, this class is for you. You'll get step by step video instruction on how to use a starter to create the perfect sourdough loaf. Soon, you'll be making your own naturally leavened sour dough on the regular and ...

DIY Clay Mug

Make a cool clay project at home with our virtual lessons. This listing will let you purchase the digital lesson to learn how to make a clay mug by hand. That includes video instruction, written instruction and templates you'll need to make this project. You will have the option at check out to pur...

Sushi Making

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 ...

Shibori Dyeing

Shibori is a traditional styleof fabric dyeing withindigo, which createsbeautifully simple patterns.You'll learn some basicmethods and make yourown set of shibori dyed kitchen towels. June 24 will focus on stitched shibori patterns.

Ceramic Dishes

It's time you had some handmade dishes in your life. And with this class you'll be able to make whatever style, size and color dishes you like. We'll guide you through a simple process of hand building and decorating your pieces any way you like. Class includes clay, instruction, glaze and firing. T...

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.

Intro to Soap Making

*Registration for this class closes 3 days prior to the event. Join us to learn how to make and customize your own soap, perfect for gift giving or finally making the soap you always wish existed. Class size is limited, so sign up today! Each person will make a few small bars soap and will be abl...

DIY Soap Making

Soap making does not have to be difficult. In fact, there are multiple methods you can use to make your own custom soap, and in this class, you'll learn all about the easiest and fastest method using melt and pour soaps. This online class will show you how to get started crafting your own soaps at h...

DIY Stained Glass Flamingo

Come on. Who doesn't love a cheery pink flamingo? Now you can make this amazing stained glass flamingo sun catcher that is so cute it will make your friends want one too. This listing is to purchase the virtual lesson to learn how to make this stained glass flamingo. That includes video instructi...

DIY Stained Glass Succulent

This succulent project is one of our most popular classes and sells out regularly. So we wanted to make it available online so you can always find a spot in this class. Now you can make this cool succulent that won't die if it's ignored, unlike real plants. This listing is to purchase the virtual...

DIY Clay Turtle

Make a cool clay project at home with our virtual lessons. This lesson will show you how to create a fun ceramic turtle in air dry clay. This booking is for the virtual lesson alone, which includes video instruction, written instruction and a template to use. You will have the options during checkou...

DIY Stained Glass Cactus

Bring the green into your house with this cool three dimensional cactus stained glass project. This listing is to purchase the virtual lesson to learn how to make this stained glass cactus project. That includes video instruction, written instruction and templates you'll need to make this project...

DIY Glass Terrarium

Love plants but wish you had more places to put them? Why not make your own glass terrarium trio planter? With this project, you'll be able to turn some sheet glass and copper into a trendy, cool stained glass terrarium. This listing is to purchase the virtual lesson to learn how to make this terr...

Wire Wrapped Bonsai

Learn the basics of wire wrapping, a beautiful and flexible art form. We'll show you how to simply turn a bit of wire into an incredible bonsai tree sculpture. With this project under your belt, you'll be able to transfer the techniques to larger or more complex wire projects. All materials included...

Ceramic Beer Stein

A new ceramic project for the summer. Learn how to hand build a beer stein in this one night class. We will join slabs of clay, play with texture, and add 3-D effects with sprig molds. The stein will hold around 16 oz. perfect for a cold drink on a hot summer day or a trip to Octoberfest. All mate...

Upcycling: Melting Glass Bottles

Learn to upcycle old wine bottles and other glass through a method called slumping. 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 of using a kiln to slump glass so you can make more whenev...

Alcohol + Ink Tile Coasters

Learn this simply beautiful technique using alcohol, ink, and ceramic tiles to create a flowing, watercolor effect. Grab some friends and sign up for a night of art. Make 4 coasters, each 4"x4". ‚Äč You'll love how easy and fun these are.

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).

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 la...

Bob Ross Style Oil Painting

Bob Ross was an American painter and a boss at painting landscapes. In the class you'll learn the basics of oil painting and try his wet-on-wet oil painting technique for painting happy trees and majestic mountains. You'll be glad you did!

DIY Origami Stained Glass

If you're new to stained glass and want to get hands on for the whole process, this is the project for you. You'll be cutting your own glass to create versatile shapes that can be made into countless designs. Then pick your favorite and solder it up for a cool, custom sun catcher. This listing is ...

DIY Pour Painting

There's nothing that feels as good as creating beautiful art on your own, and having fun while making a mess too. In this class, you'll learn how to get started with acrylic pour painting so you can make your own custom art anytime you like. It's so easy and addicting, you won't want to stop. This...

Stained Glass Succulents

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

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...

Scrap Stained Glass

Learn how to make fun pieces with scrap stained glass pieces you might have lying around or leftover from other projects. Learn all the basics of cutting and grinding glass, using copper foil tape and soldering it all together. Sign up before space runs out. Only 12 spots available.

Ceramic clock

Learn to make this fun ceramic clock. It can be decorated in any way you can imagine. or anything else you can imagine that fits well on a shape. This slab built clay project is a great beginner clay project. If you want to improve existing skills, this is a great project to work with sprig molds. ...

Candlemaking 101

Learn the basics of making great candles. In this class you will learn to use the basic equipment and supplies used for making candles. We will cover the use of dyes, fragrances, wicks, and different types of wax. And you'll get a little of the science behind how candles work. You will create your o...

Mini Polymer Clay Art

Polymer clay is a modeling clay that is easy to work with and very versatile. This type of clay bakes at low temperatures, so your projects will be ready to take home at the end of the class. After the clay is baked, paint can also be added to enhance the look of your creation. All supplies are pr...

Machine Sewing 101

Would you love to make your own clothes but are intimidated by threading a bobbin? This beginner class will teach you the ins and outs of machine sewing and get you on your way to opening your own tailor business, or at least making a few pillow covers. Class number is constricted by the number of ...

Glass Bead Making

Join us in a small class setting to learn the basics of glass bead making with a torch, also called lamp working. You'll create a small set of beads utilizing a few different techniques. Max 6

Resin Art

Resin art is not only beautiful, but it's incredibly durable. Combining resin with paint, ink and mica creates intriguing results everyone will admire. This is a great date night experience to make something new that requires little talent. You'll be amazed at your results. You'll get to make a set...

DIY Clay Hand Dish

Make a cool clay project at home with our virtual lessons. This lesson will show you how to create a cool set of hand dishes in air dry clay. This booking is for the virtual lesson alone, which includes video instruction, written instruction and a template to use. You will have the options during ch...

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 marbled...

Wheel Throwing 101

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 ceramic dishes. Learn to center, lift, shape and detail a mug or bowl in th...

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