classes/events

More classes are always being added- keep an eye out here & on our facebook page!

Email us at artisans.exchange@gmail.com to register for classes.  Or send us a message on FB.

Private Crafting Nights Available
Cost determined by project chosen
Instructor: the artisans exchange staff of professional crafters
Contact us to schedule your group for:
Bridal Shower/Bachelorette Party
Girls Night Out
Fundraisers
Birthday Parties
et al
e-mail to request more info

Zentangle – Tangled Blue Moon
Thursday March 5, 7-9pm
Cost: $35
Instructor: Emily Classon
Explore the wonder of the blue moon with the meditative Zentangle® Method of drawing tangles or patterns. We’ll
play with shades of blue to highlight our elegant shapes.
Zentangle is an easy-to-learn drawing technique that helps relax busy minds while encouraging creativity. No previous artistic experience is necessary!
Presented by Emily Classon, Certified Zentangle Teacher. Inspired by Tracy Lake, Certified Zentangle Teacher.

Finger Knitted Scarves
Friday March 6, 6:30-8:30 pm
Cost: $25
Instructor: Eileen DeChaves
Learn the basics of alcohol inks!
Join us for a fun night of crafting where we will make finger knitted scarves by using special loopy yarn. All will go home a warm and cozy scarf and learn the technique to create more at home. A great opportunity to spend some time with a child/tween as this can be a great mom and child class! But great for all!

Learn To Use Your Cricut and Design Space
Sunday March 8, 1-3pm
Cost: $30
Instructors: Carissa Campbell
Do you have a Cricut machine, but don’t know where to start?  This class is for you.  Learn how to use the Cricut Design Space software and start making all kinds of new projects on your Cricut.

Beginner Alcohol Ink
Friday February 28, 7-9pm
Cost: $40
Instructor: Liz Jegasothy of LKJ InkArt
Learn the basics of alcohol inks!
After a brief introduction we will be hands-on with the inks for the majority of the class. You will learn multiple ink techniques and will have plenty of opportunity to experiment and play.
Inks can stain so please where appropriate clothing. I promise you we will have fun!
All materials will be provided.

Dotted Painting
Sunday March 15, 1-3pm
Cost: $35
Instructor: Carissa Campbell
Learn the technique used to created dotted mandala paintings and create your own 6×6 flat canvas dotted masala painting.

Kids Canvas Painting
Saturday March 21, 1-3pm
Cost: $25
Instructors: Carissa Campbell
Kids ages 6 and up will create their own canvas painting by following the step by step directions of the instructor

Alcohol Ink Silk Scarves
Tuesday March 24, 6:30-8:30pm
Cost: $45
Instructor: Liz Jegasothy of LKJ InkArt
Create a wearable work of art in this class, where you will learn to decorate a silk scarf with an alcohol ink garden. A great next step for those who have taken an alcohol ink class before.
Wear clothing you don’t mind getting stained. (We do have aprons as well).

Angelic Guidance – Private Half Hour Sessions
Thursday March 26, 1/2 hour appointments from 11am-2pm
Cost: $75
With Spirit Medium Teresa Baker-Opland
Angels surround us at all times. They have infinite compassion for humanity and want only to love, protect and care for us. These angelic beings are among some of the highest energetic vibration and always come bearing encouragement and positive affirmations for whatever challenges you face. The lessons the angels provide cover all aspects of human life, but center on spiritual advice and positive guidance.
About Teresa Baker-Opland:
Intuitive Medium
Angel Messenger Practitioner
Infinite Possibilities Trainer – Coaching in Manifestation and the Law of Attraction
Master Level Usui Reiki
Master Level Holy Fire Karuna Reiki
Registered Yoga Alliance Teacher – 200 hr
Teresa Baker-Opland is a healer, intuitive, and compassionate person who understands what it means to live a life of service. As a proud, active member of our military, Teresa believes in bringing the core values of integrity, service-before-self and honor into all that she does. She has dedicated many years to training as a healer and intuitive, having studied with some of the best and well-known mediums of our time.
After having experienced a life changing loss, Teresa came to an awareness of the powerful presence that angels and those is Spirit have in our lives. She shares her knowledge and connection to help you experience more love and healing in your own life.
“Awaken the Divinity Within”

Paint Night
Friday March 27, 7-9pm
Cost: $35
Instructor: Christine Winship The Pedigree Artist
Paint a canvas by following the step by step direction of the instructor.

From Idea to Audience: The Process of Producing Your Book
Four Sundays 1-3 pm
February 2: Writing Your Story Draft
April 19: Editing – Professional and Readers
July 19: Publishing – Traditional and Self
October 18: Marketing
Cost: $50 for the series or $15 per class
Instructors: Sara Marks and Rona Gofstein
Last year authors Sara Marks and Rona Gofstein guided you through the first draft of your book! This year we help you finish your draft, edit it, publish it, then market it to readers. This four part series is perfect for all authors no matter what genre, publishing plan, or experience marketing. Each quarter we will take a dive into a different phase of getting from draft to audience. In February we will discuss writing your book – fiction or non-fiction. In April we will talk about editing- finding a professional or how your readers can help you edit. In July we’ll consider the different types of publishing options you have including traditional and independent. In October we will wrap up with an overview of marketing options so your book gets into the hands of readers who will love your work.
Each session costs $15 but you can register for all four for just $50. Sign up for them all, or come for the ones you specifically need. All levels of experience are welcome.

PARKING: Parking is available on street, behind Odd Fellow’s building & behind Chelmsford Card & Gift/Artisans Exchange.

**We reserve the right to cancel/postpone any class if it is under-enrolled.**