Tool Library Hosts “Homemade for the Holidays” Workshop Series

Following in the spirit of The West Seattle Barter Fair this year, The West Seattle Tool Library will be hosting Homemade for the Holidays, a series of workshops on how to make hand crafted items for holiday giving. From soap making to homemade liqueurs, from basic jewelry design to easy canning, learn to make handcrafted goods at home in the spirit of a do-it-yourself holiday season.

All classes are held Tuesday evenings at the West Seattle Tool Library workshop at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, 4408 Delridge Way SW.

Workshop Schedule:

Introduction to Holiday Canning: Nov. 29th, 7-9 PM

Learn how to preserve your harvest.  We’ll cover all the basics of using a hot water bath canner.  Each participant will get to take home a few jars of what we can in class.
Instructor: Christina Hahs
Cost: $20 plus $5 for materials
Register Here!



Introduction to Backyard Booze: Dec. 6th7-9 PM

Learn to use fruit and simple ingredients to make homemade specialty liqueurs such as Fig Bourbon, Rumtopf, Cranberry Spice Vodka, or Pineapple Rum.
Instructor: Vanessa Primer
Cost: $20
Register Here!




Introduction to Jewelry Making: Dec. 13th, 7-9 PM

Learn the basics of beading and 

wirework. Techniques learned include crafting clasps, wire wrapping and beading to begin creating a bracelet or necklace to complete at home.
Instructor: Jill Sundberg
Cost: $20 plus $5 for materials
Register Here!





Introduction to Soapmaking, Dec. 20th 7-9 PM

Homemade soaps make great gifts!  Join us as we demonstrate the basics of traditional soap making using all-natural herbs and essential oils. These are tried and true, simple methods you will be able to use at home. If there’s enough time, this class will also cover the basics of making bath salts, scrubs, teas, and oils.

Instructor: Vanessa Primer
Cost: $20 plus $5 for materials
Register Here!


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