Updated Jan. 21st, 2019
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Upcoming workshops 2019
Thurs. 24th - Valentine Cards 1-3 $25.
Sat. 26th - Have A HeArt Fundraiser at Upstairs Art Space
Thurs. 31st - From Spool to Scroll
with DJ Gaskin -
Make a miniature scroll style book using a vintage thread spool & embellish with end knobs and ribbon ties. Last but not least – the surprise is inside! – we’ll create a little story with collaged words on the text scroll. No formal writing experience needed! The "story" making will be easy peasy, a wee bit random, and enormous fun! (We can help with inspiration if needed.) And, you’ll take home a detailed instructional handout that will help you apply this style to any size spool or dowel. No experience needed. All materials are included for this workshop. No need to bring anything.
Closed from Feb. 1st - 13th
Sat. 16th - "Get on Board" Book
with DJ Gaskin
Learn a unique no-needle stitching method in making this board book in an all day class. This is a great format for collage or even creating a special hand-made book with your own unique content. We’ll cover the book boards in the morning, then leave them to dry over lunch. In the afternoon we’ll construct the book, finishing with collage elements to individualize your book. You will also take home a detailed instructional handout to create similar books on your own. All materials are included for this all day workshop.
Tues. 19th - Zendoodle with us 10-12noon (No charge)
Thurs. 21st - Stabalooza Stab binding books with DJ Gaskin
You may have seen Japanese stab-stitch bookbinding, but we’ll take this method to a whole new level in this workshop. You’ll make three books in three different stab-stitching patterns. It looks a little fancy but is so much easier than you'd think. And, you’ll take home a detailed instructional handout with clear sewing diagrams for each pattern.No experience needed. Supplies provided! 1-3 $45.
Sat. 13th & Sun. 14th Fonda Clark Haight
"Storytellers" paint, journal collage workshop
2 day workshop is $200.
All materials are included with workshop fee
Fri. 26th, Sat. 27th or Sun. 28th Wan Marsh
Wan will be here for 3 days for 3 separate workshops teaching abstract acrylic painting & collage. Each workshop is $150. and is limited to 12 students. Her popularity in the past has created high demand for these workshops so early sign up is suggested to avoid disappointment.
Call to register 828-749-1165
We are happily located S.O.M.S (Slightly Off Main Street) in Saluda, NC. Saluda sits just at the edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains at 2100 feet. Since 1995,we've been nestled into this tiny mountain town as a retail shop & many changes in those years have affected us in positive ways. In 2010 we found ourselves purchasing, renovating & occupying a 100 year old building which was once a house. We have plenty of parking, including ADA accessibility to make your visit here fun & effortless.
Address: 481 Louisiana Ave Saluda, NC 28773