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Nov
18
11:00 AM11:00

Roving Class with Gather Handwoven!

Roving Workshop at Fleur Inc, with Gather Handwoven

In this 3 hour all-levels workshop, you will learn how to use soft and textural wool roving to create a fantastic and squishy weaving! Techniques covered will be how to manipulate roving as well as soumac, loops, twists, finishing your piece with rya, and taking your piece off the loom. Included in the class is all materials you'll need including: a variety of yarn for texture, lots of luxurious wool roving, and a brass rod to hang your piece! 

Date: Sunday, November 18th, 2018
Time: 11-2pm
Venue: Fleur Studio Space
2706 N. Sawyer
Chicago, IL 60647


**You may bring your own loom for this class, please select from the drop down menu if you would like to purchase a loom with the class, as they will not be provided otherwise!**

The class size limit is 12 and spots do fill up quickly, so act fast if you would like to sign up with a friend. 

Light snacks and beverages will be served. Please don't hesitate to convo me with any questions. 

Sign up HERE!!

Please note that the class will be held in Fleur's Studio Space at 2706 N Sawyer, just down the street from their storefront location (2651 N Milwaukee Ave). If you have questions about where it is, you can stop in the storefront and they'll point you in the right direction! 


Looking forward to weaving with you! 

Kimmy


gatherhandwoven.com
http://www.fleurchicago.com


*Cancellation Policy: Fleur Workshop policy is that class purchase cannot be refunded, but may be transferred to a future class, or you may send a friend in your place. In the case of cancellation, 1 week notice is requested as to notify our waiting list.

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Feb
4
11:00 AM11:00

February 4th, Beginning Weaving in Studio Fleur!

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Looking for a fun and relaxing new way to create a unique fiber piece for your walls? 

Come and learn how to weave on a frame loom with Gather Handwoven at Fleur! 

Date: Sunday, February 4th, 2018
Time: 11-2pm
Venue: Fleur Studio
2706 N Sawyer
Chicago, IL 60647

In this 3 hour workshop, you will learn all of the basics to begin your weaving adventure and create your own wall hanging. This won't be enough time to finish your piece, but you will leave confident to finish at home with plenty of supplies and guidance. We will cover basic weaving techniques, shape building, and compositional strategies. 

You will take home a handmade wooden frame loom, two shuttles, a weaving sword, tapestry needle, scissors, rod for finishing, weaving booklet zine, and yarn in a curated palette; all in an exclusive Fleur Workshop tote bag! 

Sign up HERE

The class size limit is 12 and spots do fill up quickly, so act fast if you would like to sign up with a friend.  

Light snacks and beverages will be served. Please don't hesitate to convo me with any questions. 

Please note that the class will be held in our brand new Studio Space at 2706 N Sawyer, just down the street from our retail boutique (2651 N Milwaukee Ave). If you have questions about where it is, you can stop in the storefront and we'll point you in the right direction!

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Dec
5
6:00 PM18:00

Herb Wreath Class! SOLD OUT

Herb Wreath Class at Fleur

Warm up Tuesday, December 5th at Fleur's Herb Wreath Class in our studio!  Sign up for a wonderful evening learning the basics from Jennifer on how to make fresh herb wreath that will then dry & use in all your holiday cooking! You'll be provided with all the tools to create a this delicious wall hanging that doubles as a culinary treat.  Enjoy complimentary refreshments & take home a Fleur tote!  This is a perfect chance to make something for your home or give as a holiday gift to someone you love.

This lovely class will be hosted in our design studio located at 2706 N Sawyer.

The cost is $75.00 per student.  To register, please call 773.395.2770.  Please note that due to the limited space, classes are non refundable.  If in the event you cannot make it, the class can be transferred to another person for the same day.  We look so forward to creating with you!

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Nov
18
1:00 PM13:00

Knitting with Hands Occupied

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Learn to knit from Heidi Gustad, a knitting & crochet designer with 20 years of experience. Join us in Studio Fleur Inc on Saturday, November 18 from 1-3 pm. Attendees will receive group and hands-on instruction designed for first-time (or first time knitting in a long time) knitters. You’ll leave this beginner-level workshop knowing how to do a basic cast on, knit and purl stitches, plus you’ll have all of the supplies you need to make your first scarf or cowl, including needles, yarn, and a cute project bag. Space is limited, so don’t miss out! Click HERE to sign up!  Get cozy with us this November!

Cost is $75 per student.  Please note that due to limited space, classes are non refundable.  In the event you cannot make it, the class can be transferred to another person for the same day.  We look so forward to creating with you!

 

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Oct
22
11:00 AM11:00

Calligraphy & Floral Centerpiece Arranging

We are please to present our second collaboration with Miya from Layers of Loveliness!  Sign up for a lovely Sunday morning in our studio, located at 2706 N Sawyer Avenue, beginning at 11am and learn the beginning steps of calligraphy.  Miya will supply you with all the tools and notes to begin writing your own love notes in a romantic yet modern design.  All the tools will be provided for you to practice your curls and swirls!

 Following calligraphy, students will receive a tutorial hosted by Kelly Marie Thompson on how to design a lush and beautiful centerpiece filled with seasonal foliages and plush focal blooms.  Students will choose their own lovely blooms to create a custom centerpiece.  Take home your tools and creations in a Fleur tote!  Light refreshments will be served. 

The cost is $185.00 per student.  To register, please call 773.395.2770.  Please note that due to the limited space, classes are non refundable.  If in the event you cannot make it, the class can be transferred to another person for the same day.  We look so forward to creating with you!

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Oct
15
11:00 AM11:00

Beginning Weaving

Looking for a fun and relaxing new way to create a unique fiber piece for your walls? 

Come and learn how to weave on a frame loom with Gather Handwoven at Fleur! 

Date: Sunday, October 15th, 2017
Time: 11-2pm
Venue: Fleur Studio
2706 N Sawyer
Chicago, IL 60647



In this 3 hour workshop, you will learn all of the basics to begin your weaving adventure and create your own wall hanging. This won't be enough time to finish your piece, but you will leave confident to finish at home with plenty of supplies and guidance. We will cover basic weaving techniques, shape building, and compositional strategies. 

You will take home a handmade wooden frame loom, two shuttles, a weaving sword, tapestry needle, scissors, rod for finishing, weaving booklet zine, and yarn in a curated palette; all in an exclusive Fleur Workshop tote bag! 

The class size limit is 12 and spots do fill up quickly, so act fast if you would like to sign up with a friend.    For even more details and to sign up, click HERE!

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Sep
17
11:00 AM11:00

Floral Arranging & Watercolor Class

This spring & summer we have been working non stop to prepare our new studio space for classes and we're so excited to release our first floral design class in this location on September 17th - Floral Arranging & Watercolors!  It's been well over a year since we offered this collaboration, so you can only image how thrilled we are to present it again!

Arrive at 11am in our sunny, new studio location - 2706 N Sawyer - just around the corner from our retail boutique.  Sip & snack on light refreshments while guests arrive & begin to choose your flowers.  We will present a lovely collection of blooms for you to personally pick from, in a bright and seasonal color palette.  The morning will begin with a floral demonstration of an organic and windblown arrangement with plush focal blooms by Kelly Marie Thompson.  Guests then creating their own design with any questions or thoughts answered as they go.  

Once the floral creations are pruned, designed & complete, watercolor artist Cindy Phelan will demo some painting techniques & students will have the opportunity to recreate their floral piece on paper!  Learn the starting tips of painting focal blooms and take home your painting, floral arrangement, vessel & a Fleur tote!

This gathering is Sunday, September 17th from 11am - 1pm.  Light refreshments will be served. 

The cost is $135.00 per student.  To register, please call 773.395.2770.  Please note that due to the limited space, classes are non refundable.  If in the event you cannot make it, the class can be transferred to another person for the same day.  We look so forward to creating with you!

 

Images of our previous class provided by the lovely Jennifer Kathryn Photography

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Jul
11
to Jul 12

Bloom the Workshop, July 11th and 12th, 2017 at City View Loft

Photo by Clary Pfieffer Photography

We are SO excited to partner with Bloom Bash a two day, retreat-style workshop. The heart behind Bloom Bash is to cultivate a passionate community of creative entrepreneurs, bloggers and artists, while equipping them with the tools to take their blogs and businesses to the next level. Over the two day retreat, we will have in-depth teaching sessions on blogging, social media, photography, styling, design, calligraphy, florals, unique breakout sessions and more. Through an amazing team of talented speakers, local partnerships and beautifully styled photo shoots, attendees are sure to leave inspired with a newfound love for what they do, and knowledge to aid them in doing it even better. You will return home with a wonderful group of new friends and supporters. We have planned Bloom Bash down to the smallest of details; with sweet surprises, our favorite industry professionals, and a gift box that will leave you drooling, these are our favorite events of the year. There's no doubt your blog or business will blossom after experiencing Bloom Bash.

Kelly Marie is teaching our floral design session at Bloom Bash. After watching her demo, guests have the chance to create their own petite arrangement!  

Final all the details HERE and sign up HERE.  We can't wait to see you!

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Jun
4
12:00 PM12:00

Terrarium 101

 Terrarium 101 in Studio Fleur!  

Fleur Terrarium Class

Come get your hands dirty! Join us in our brand new studio around the corner from the boutique on June 4th, 2017 and learn how to create your own terrarium! Let us guide you through the design, construction, and care of your own mini landscape using easy-to-care for succulents and cacti. At the end of the class, walk away with your own handmade, custom terrarium. Perfect for gifts, centerpieces, or just adding a little green to your home, all skill levels are welcome!  Supplies and snacks will be provided!  Take home your tools and terrarium in a Fleur tote!

Class is $80.00 per student and will take place in our new studio at

Studio Fleur - 2706 N Sawyer, Chicago IL 60647

Call 773.395.2770 to sign up!

Classes are non refundable.  If you cannot make the class it can be transferred to another person, but not another class.  

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Apr
30
11:00 AM11:00

Beginning Weaving Workshop

Looking for a fun and relaxing new way to create a unique fiber piece for your walls? 

Come and learn how to weave on a frame loom with Gather Handwoven at Fleur! 

Date: Sunday, April 30th
Time: 11-2pm
Venue: Fleur
2651 N. Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60647

In this 3 hour workshop, you will learn all of the basics to begin your weaving adventure and create your own wall hanging. This won't be enough time to finish your piece, but you will leave confident to finish at home with plenty of supplies and guidance. We will cover basic weaving techniques, shape building, and compositional strategies. 

You will take home a handmade wooden frame loom, a weaving sword, tapestry needle, scissors, rod for finishing, weaving booklet zine, and yarn in a curated palette; all in an exclusive Fleur Workshop tote bag! Sign up right HERE!

The class size limit is 12 and spots do fill up quickly, so act fast if you would like to sign up with a friend.

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Dec
12
6:30 PM18:30

Monday, December 12th, Winter Wreath Class!

Warm up Monday, December 12th at a Winter Wreath Class at Fleur!  Sign up for a wonderful evening learning the basics from Corrin on how to make a long lasting, grapevine wreath with the season's best foliage & unexpected blooms!  You'll be provided with all the tools to create a wall piece that will last years to come.  Enjoy complimentary refreshments & take home a Fleur tote!  This is a perfect chance to make something for your home or give as a holiday gift to someone you love.

Monday. December 12th

$100 per student

6:30pm

Fleur 2651 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647

This class is non refundable, but it is transferrable.

Call the boutique to make your reservation, limited seats available! 773.395.2770

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