The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen offers an array of classes for adults in blacksmithing, glass, jewelry, fiber, wood, and pottery. Our workshops are accessible for everyone, with most being suitable for beginners. We strive to continually connect our Guild members and local artists to the local community through education. Join us for an afternoon or evening and learn a new skill!

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  • Leather Clutch - Online Workshop
    2021-03-08 - 2022-04-26
    10:00 am - 11:55 pm

Instructor: Lisa Ditty Skill Level: Beginner “Make Me Mine” Leather Clutch Workshop – Online Class – Ongoing LPDstudios has teamed up with the PA Guild of Craftsmen and is now offering it’s first “Make Me Mine” Leather Clutch Workshop as an online class.  Now you can create this beautiful leather clutch in your own home.  Continue reading

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  • Stone Set Circle Pendants
    2022-01-24
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Instructor: Jessica Keemer Skill Level: Beginner In this fun class, students will learn how to design, set, and form a beautiful circle pendant out of sterling silver. Students will have an array of semi-precious 6 mm stones to choose from for their pendants. Tips on soldering, forming, and finishing jewelry will be covered in class. Continue reading

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  • Make Your Own Ceramic Mug
    2022-01-26
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Instructor: Susan Burlingame Skill Level: Beginner Hand build your own ceramic mug in this 3-hour class! Students will learn how to roll out clay, imprint with texture, and build a mug. You will pick a finish glaze from provided samples. Mugs will dry slowly and be kiln-fired and glazed by the instructor. The mugs will Continue reading

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  • Bezel Set Rings
    2022-01-26
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Instructor: Kelly Rapp Skill Level: Beginner In this 3 hour workshop, students will learn how to fabricate their own bezel settings, size, and form their rings to create a one of a kind piece! Stone choices will vary. Students are welcome to bring their own stones to set as long as they are no more Continue reading

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  • Halfmoon Earrings
    2022-01-29
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Nancy Bryant Skill Level: All Learn to work with sterling sheet metal and wire wrapping gemstone beads in this new workshop. Using a disc cutter and a jewelers saw to create the base for your new earrings. A variety of textured paper and the rolling mill will be available to create a one-of-a-kind texture on metal. Continue reading

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  • Wheel Thrown Pottery
    2022-02-03
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Instructor: Carlo Jury Skill Level: Beginner Have you ever wanted to learn how to throw clay? In this two hour class, students will learn the skills necessary to throw bowls, cups, and cylinders. Each student will have the chance to make several pieces and choose from 2 house glazes to fire their work in. The first Continue reading

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  • The Beautiful Heart
    2022-02-05
    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Instructor: E. Douglas Wunder Skill Level: All skill levels Students will learn aspects of design to create a unique colorful heart pendant in metal. The workshop will include a hands-on demonstration in cold fabrication. Techniques of coloring in heat and electricity will be a focus. There will be plenty of time to draw, discuss, and experiment Continue reading

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  • Bezel Set Stud Earrings
    2022-02-05
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Instructor: Nancy Bryant Skill Level: All Choose from a fresh selection of rose-cut gems and design yourself a new pair of stud earrings. Using sterling silver materials and gems like, citrine, kyanite, garnet, turquoise, and tourmaline learn to build bezels and enhance them with decorative wire and tiny beaded granulation. Basic soldering skills will be demonstrated Continue reading

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  • Needle Felted Valentine Cupcakes
    2022-02-05
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Instructor: Lisa Haldeman Skill Level: Beginner Join local Fiber Artist and Instructor, Lisa Haldeman to make a cute little Needle Felted Valentine Cupcake that you can display year after year. No Experience is necessary and all supplies will be provided. Students must be at least 16 years old to participate. About the Instructor: Lisa Haldeman is a Continue reading

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  • Quilted Tree Wall Hanging
    2022-02-06
    11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Burd Kerchner Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate Learn how to quilt your own Tree wall hanging in this new workshop! Students will be given a pattern piece to take home with them for future projects. All fabric is included. Supplies needed: Students will need to bring their own sewing machine and be familiar with their Continue reading

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