It's a great opportunity to get kids interested in a new hobby. The open studio is less formal than our workshops, so it allows kids to find new interests.
Mill Valley, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 17, 2011
Once Around, a Mill Valley arts and crafts store, is offering kids' open art studio time every Wednesday afternoon from 3:30 pm to 5 pm. Numerous workshops for adults are also scheduled on an ongoing basis.
"It's a great opportunity to get kids interested in a new hobby," says Julie Stanton of Once Around. "The open studio is less formal than our workshops, so it allows kids to find new interests."
Activities can include felting (felting needles and mats, wool roving, 100% felt wool squares), stamping (rubber stamps, Colorbox ink pads, embossing powders), wreath-making (dried florals, grapevine wreaths, Styrofoam balls, floral wire), sewing (fat quarters, patterns, Gutermann threads, buttons, ribbon, Gingher scissors) and fabric-painting (Jacquard paints, stencils, fabric, markers, tie-dye kids).
Activities can also include scrapbooking (cardstock, specialty papers, albums, Martha Stewart punches, German glitter, eyelets, Crop-A-Diles, Jolee’s embellishments), découpage (Mod Podge, Découpatch papers, paper mache boxes, albums & bookmarks), candle-crafting (beeswax, candle molds, colored molding waxes, wicks, how-to books) and embroidery (Valdani floss, wooden hoops, transfer pens, Sublime Stitching patterns).
Kids sewing craft classes are offered on Mondays and Tuesdays, from 3:30 pm to 5 pm. Numerous workshops for adults are also scheduled on an ongoing basis.
"Whether you are working on a kid’s school project, a patchwork pin-cushion, your annual homemade greeting cards or just want new craft ideas, stop by," Stanton says. "Help yourself to a free espresso, browse to your heart’s content and get inspired."
About Once Around
Once Around is a one-of-a-kind, everything-you-need store for arts and crafts supplies in Mill Valley. The Marin art store serves the greater San Francisco Bay Area. A family-owned and community-run shop, part craft store and part art store, the goal is to provide customers with fresh, inspiring and wonderfully eclectic collection of arts and crafts supplies.