January Workshops 2020

Welcome to our January class and workshop schedule in the Makery! It's 2020 and a great time for gathering, and sharing creative time, and learning a new skill! If you’re interested in booking a private group outing, or team building experience, please visit our Group Workshop Page.

We are excited to be offering workshops fresh for the new year!!! Treat yourself, or grab a friend and create together!

Each class is designed as full workshop/experience with class time, and social time.The classes have the time and dates listed below. Please review our refund and cancellation policy before registering on our FAQ's page. All supplies are provided unless otherwise noted.

On going: Tuesday Knit and Crochet

Drop-in time slot: 10:00 am-12:30 pm

$9 for one session or $28 ($7 a session) for a non-expiring, use anytime ,4-session punch card

Join our instructor Crisann Hiller, starting January 14th for a continuing knitting project! Make The Weekender sweater by Andrea Mowry. Bring your yarn and knitting needles, and let Crisann guide you in a group format through various knitting techniques: tubular cast on, tubular bind off,slipped stitches,ribbing.picking up stitches, short rows,and three needle bind off.

Suggested Supplies: Brooklyn Tweed Shelter or worsted weight yarn. 7,8, and 9 circular needles 40 inch length.

Attendees must know how to already knit and purl

Enrollment for this project will be closed two weeks after start date, but attendees are welcome to attend general knit/crochet sessions and work on their own projects. Project will be ongoing until completion.

January 14th knit along




Teen Monogram Sign

Saturday, January 4th

2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Instructor: Gabi Chatman

Cost: $39

Teen monogram sign workshop


Create a fun, round mongram sign to hang in your bedroom or dorm room!


Paint Big & Wild

Thursday, January 9th

7:00 pm- 9:00 pm

Instructor: Jennifer Rizzo

Cost: $59

Paint big and wild abstract painting workshop at The Collective lhe Makery in Lisle, IL


Play with paint, shape, brush strokes, and even tools,  and multiple canvases with this Paint Big & Wild abstract canvas workshop. We'll paint across two 16 x 20 canvases that can be displayed together or a part!

***Registration is closed for this workshop***

DIY Leather Earrings

Saturday, January 11th

11 am- 12:30 pm

Instructor: Jennifer Rizzo

Cost: $29

DIY leather earring workshop at The Collective lhe Makery in Lisle, IL


Learn the basics of wire wrapping and jewelry making as you are lead through creating a pair of your own custom leather earrings!


Arm Knit Scarf

Tuesday, January 14th

6:30 pm- 8:30 pm

Instructor: Crisann Hiller

Cost: $20 (bring your own yarn)

Arm knit workshop at The Collective lhe Makery in Lisle, IL


Bring a skein of your own fluffy yarn, and let our knit/crochet instructor lead you through the basics of creating an arm knit scarf.

Teen Wall Hanging Workshop

Monday, January 20th

11 am -12:30 pm

Instructor: Jennifer Rizzo

Cost: $29

Teen wall weaving workshop at The Collective lhe Makery in Lisle, IL


Play with yarn, beads and feathers as we create,weave and knot a custom 12 inch wide by 18 inch long wall hanging!

Vision Board Workshop

Thursday, January 23rd  

6:30 pm -8:30 pm

Cost: $25

Instructor: Christy Sharafinski

2020 Vision Board Workshop at The Collective lhe +Makery in Lisle, IL

Join us for our 2020 Vision Board Workshop!

Through guided exercises you will be inspired to set your intentions for 2020! We will then create a photo collage which will serve as  a visual reminder of your goals in the coming year.Includes all supplies. And you are welcome to bring additional magazines and or clipped photos.

Paint Your Word

Thursday, January 30th

6:30 pm- 8:30 pm

Cost: $25

Instructor: Jennifer Rizzo

Paint your word workshop at The Collective lhe Makery in Lisle, IL

We are excited to repeat one of our most popular workshops from the start of last year! Get inspired, and paint your word for the year! Start the year with fresh intention and paint an every day reminder and keepsake!