Welcome to our October classes and workshop schedule!!  It’s a great time for gathering, and sharing creative time. If you’re interested in booking a private group outing, or team building experience, please visit our Group Workshop Page.  You can also see November workshops here.

We are excited to be offering workshops fresh for fall into winter!!! Treat yourself, or grab a friend!

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. All supplies are provided unless otherwise noted.

Looking for a project idea for your group, or team building experience? Check out our Group Workshop Idea page.


DIY Sweater and Plaid Shirt Pumpkins 

Thursday, October 4th

  7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Instructor: Jennifer Rizzo

Cost: $25

DIy sweater pumpkin workshop at The Collective lhe + Makery


Fall is a great time to get creative and crafty! Bring an old sweater, or plaid shirt, and we'll lead you through making three sizes of sweater pumpkins. Don't know how to sew? No worries! Minimal sewing skills are required, and we've got you covered! You bring a sweater or shirt, we provide the rest of the materials.

***Registration is closed for the 10:30 am-12 pm time slot. There are still spaces open for the 7 pm-8:30 time slot.***


Registration time slot options


Large Round Fall Wood Sign ( Or tray/lazy susan option)

Saturday,October 6th

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Instructor: Jennifer Rizzo

Cost: $69(sign)  /&10 add-on lazy susan/handle option

Round fall sign class



You'll love creating this large round wood tray ( 5 choices of designs), with the option of adding handles to make a tray, or a lazy susan bottom. Select extra options at check out. All materials included.


Sign Project Options


Wine and Wood Burned Trays

Thursday, October 11th

7 pm - 9pm

Instructor: Nancy Swider-Peltz Jr.

Cost : $65 


Join our favorite wood burning artist, and make a gorgeous monogram tray with handles for all of your holiday entertaining or gift giving! All materials included.When checking out, please enter your monogram letter desired under  "Notes to the Collective".


Monogram Letter Desired


Fall Porch Sign Workshop

Saturday, October 13th

10:30 am -12 p.m. (Full/Registration Closed)

Just added!!! Register below for:

2 pm-4 pm

Instructor: Jennifer Rizzo

Cost: $49



October Fall Holiday Porch Sign at The Collective lhe + Makery in Lisle, IL


Paint a fun fall or holiday porch sign!  Options include holiday sayings, Welcome, or your last name. Include choice of design in check out under "Notes to the Collective", or choose from pre-made options. All supplies are included.




Beginner Knit and Crochet

(2 time/date sessions available)

Thursday,October 18th or Saturday, October 27th

Instructor: CrisAnn Hiller

Cost: $25

Knit and Crochet for Beginners at The Collective lhe + Makery

Temperatures are dropping, and it's the perfect time to learn a new skill, or revive an old one! Get a jump on making your holiday gifts this year, learn to begin to knit or crochet teaches the basic skill to create a scarf or washcloth.  Yarn and needles/hooks will be provided.

2 session dates are available,






Mediation with Tibetan Bowls

Thursday, October 18th  7 p.m.-9 p.m.

Instructor: Henrietta Hammerlund

Cost: $25

Meditation with Tibetan Bowls The Collective lhe Makery Lisle IL


Relax with the soothing sounds of the singing bowls, and essential oils! Spend an hour in self-reflection, and deep relaxation.  Class size is limited, and fills fast, so register early!


Paint Your House Acrylic Canvas Painting

Saturday, October 20th  10:30 am-1:00 pm

Instructor: Nancy Gelband O'Connor

Cost: $79

Paint Your House Acrylic Canvas Painting Workshop at The Collective lhe + Makery

Paint your house on canvas in this super fun and popular workshop! Our instructor,Nancy, will lead your through,step by step in creating a beautiful 11 x 14  home portrait for yourself, or to give as a gift!  Please submit an image that is as straight- on (or close) as possible of your home,or the home you are painting to hello@thecollectivelhe.com  4 days before workshop. Your home can also be painted in any season of choice!