D.C. Arts and Crafts Classes

Art Whino Classes in stop-motion animation, comic painting, narrative illustration, and graphic novel development. Must bring own supplies. $30–$50. 122 Waterfront St., National Harbor. (301) 567-8210. artwhino.com.

Arlington Arts Center Drawing, painting, and photography classes with a variety of foci for students ranging from beginner to experienced. $170–$190 for an eight-week course; $107 for a five-week course. 3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. (703) 248-6800. arlingtonartscenter.org.

Bedazzled Classes in such techniques as beading, knotting, chain mail, peyote stitch, and more. Must bring own supples. $25–$65. Two locations: 1507 Connecticut Ave. NW, (202) 265-2323; Tysons Corner Center 1, McLean, (703) 848-2323. beadazzled.net.

Brush ‘N’ Blush Drink a glass of wine as you learn to paint. $40 for a two-hour class; $50 for a three-hour class. 3210 Grace St. NW. (202) 338-1705. brush-n-blush.com.

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop Classes in subjects like sewing, photography, ceramics, oil painting, and more. $60–$683, depending on subject and length. 545 7th St. SE. (202) 547-6839. chaw.org.

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Chinatown Community Cultural Center Hour-long classes in Chinese brush painting, calligraphy, and paper folding. Material provided. Free–$8. 616 H St. NW, Suite 201. (202) 628-1688. ccccdc.org.

Fibre Space Crochet and knitting classes for beginning, intermediate, and advanced students. $30-$80. 102 N. Fayette St., Alexandria. (703) 664-0344. fibrespace.com.

G Street Fabrics Learn to craft a box-pleat valance, make and welt a pillow, and reupholster that chair you can’t stand anymore. $49–$279. 5520 Randolph Rd., Rockville. (301) 231-8998. gstreetfabrics.com.

Hinckley Pottery Learn to throw pottery with classes at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels. $350. 1707 Kalorama Rd. NW. (202) 745-7055. hinckleypottery.com.

Looped Yarn Works Crochet and knitting classes for beginning and experienced students in techniques like fair isle, Tunisian crochet, and more. $60-$80. 1732 Connecticut Ave. NW #200. (202) 714-5667. loopedyarnworks.com.

Pyramid Atlantic Art Center Classes in subjects like bookmaking, papermaking, printmaking, and letterpress. $80–$250. 8230 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. (301) 608-9101. pyramidatlanticartcenter.org

Washington Glass School Classes in subjects like welding, sculptural flameworking, glass bead making, reverse relief casting, and more. $210–$500. 3700 Otis St., Mt. Ranier. (202) 744-8222. washingtonglassschool.com.

The Woodworkers Club Learn to lathe, finish a cabinet, turn a bowl, or make your own pen. $85–$485. 4905 Wyaconda Rd., Rockville. (301) 984-9033. woodworkersclub.com.

Washington Studio School Drawing, painting, and sculpture classes for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students. $455–$910 for a 10-week term. 2129 S St. NW. (202) 234-3030. washingtonstudioschool.org.

Our Readers Say

Stitch DC's knitting lessons are really good. They have both beginners classes (I took one and made a scarf and hat) as well as more advanced "project" classes (sweaters, socks, etc).
I am looking for free sowing or crochet classes, i wish you can help me by directing me toward any, thankyou

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