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Local Classes & events

A local cartonnage class is a great place to experience the joy of this wonderful craft. Making wonderful fabric boxes or other projects, having SO much fun, and going home (usually) with your own beautiful, finished project! Classes are taught by Certified teachers in Grand Haven, MI and in other cities/States (check calendar below)

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A cartonnage class is a great place to be at! Making wonderful fabric boxes or other projects, having SO much fun and going home (usually) with a finished project!

DIY kits to make more projects at home are available for purchase on ColorWay Arts shop.

Check out the scheduled classes below, and if you would like to have a custom class for you and your family friends (groups of 4-10), contact us here.

Lecture and workshop can be available for your Quilt Guilds. Contactus for more information.

Important note: Some local classes are taught by certified teachers using ColorWay Arts method and DIY kits. Check out in the schedule below to see if there is any teacher around your city! I also invite you to meet the new teachers here!

Local Classes & other events 

MAKE & TAKE - Mini composition book cover and bookmark

Let's get started with the basic of fabric cartonnage? Lots of fun! Come to this Make & Take class, have lots of fun with paper, fabric and glue and go home with a unique fabric mini composition book cover and bookmark. Both are easy, functional and great last minute gifts!

Teacher: Cathi Waalkes

Local: ColorWay Arts local shop - 219 N 7th St, Suite 9, Grand Haven, MI

Date: Thursday - Auguest  17, 2023 Time: 2 pm to 4 pm (EST)

Price: $25

Supply list: rotary cutter, small scissors, scraps of 2 coordinating fabrics (or choose some from our stash).

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Unique and fun class combining quilting and cartonnage!

In this 2 sessions class you will make the lighthouse quilt in the first day (August 15), then come back on the following week to make your cartonnage binder using the quilt you made.

You will bring your sewing machine to the first session, plus other sewing materials you will receive by email after signing up. The fabric to make the lighthouse quilt in the center will be provided, you will bring your favorite fabrics for the rest of outside and inside and will purchase the Binder DIY kit at the day of the class.
Sign up soon, very limited spots.
Teacher: Donna Duff

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have fun with your friends

Having fun with friends and family is always better right? And on top of that going home with a finished beautiful fabric box will be wonderful! Or, choose to relax and create a 3D fabric collage piece using ceramic bisque!

Now with this custom class option you can choose the  project for your special class/party with friends. Cartonnage or Fabric collage, many ideas to choose from.

Classes/parties can happen with groups from 4 to 10 people.

Contact us for more information and to set up your custom class!

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Club Members Day at the Shop

only for the cartonnage club at our local
shop - every second thursday of the month

Bring your projects to make in our classroom! This is not a formal class, everybody will have fun doing their own individual projects. Colorway Arts owner, Claudia, is around also making something, and as a group we will have fun and inspire each other!

Local: 219 N 7th Street, Grand Haven, MI - at ColorWay Arts

Next Date: Thursday, July 13, 2023 Time 1-5pm (EST) (Arrive when you want and stay as long as you want!)

We will provide the glue and basic tools. Bring your favorite tools if you want, also bring your projects, kits and fabrics, or buy something from the shop. We have limited spots, so registration is required! There is a small fee to help maintain the classroom and some supplies. Only members of the club can register. 

register now (members only)
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