Thursday, February 25, 2010

Kata Golda Workshops: NYC (March 2010)

Mark your calendars! In just a few short weeks I'll be back in New York City to teach workshops, do book signings and give felt craft demos. Here's the complete schedule:

FRIDAY MARCH 19, 2010

3 – 5pm | Book signing & Felt Craft Demo | Kate's Paperie (Soho)

72 Spring Street; New York, NY 10012
(between Crosby & Lafayette Streets)
(212) 941-9816

Kata Golda's charming handmade photo albums have been popular at Kate's for many years. Join Kata Golda at Kate's Paperie in Soho as she demonstrates how to make projects from her book Kata Golda's Hand-stitched Felt, including felt photo pockets and cute little finger puppets that nest in their own roll-up bed, which doubles as their carrying case. Kata Golda's felt craft DIY kits, her craft book, and bags of hand-dyed felt scraps will also be for sale.

COST: Free. No registration required.


SATURDAY MARCH 20, 2010

2 – 4pm | Handmade Crafternoon | New York Public Library (Manhattan)

Stephen A. Schwarzman Building (Room 227)
11 West 40th St.; New York, NY 10018-2788
(917) 275-6975

Mark your calendars for free craft exploration! Crafty librarian Jessica Pigza and Crafternoon author Maura Madden welcome Kata Golda to NYPL's Handmade Crafternoon, where she'll share her process of making some of the sweetest felt creations to ever roam the earth. Learn how to make one of the finger puppets featured in her book Kata Golda's Hand-stitched Felt, which she'll have on hand for sale and signing. So get out your sewing kit and plan to whip out some stitches with us in March.


SATURDAY MARCH 20, 2010

6:15 – 8:15pm | Felt Craft Workshop | Purl Patchwork (Soho)

* PURL HAS CANCELLED, SORRY *

Purl Patchwork
147 Sullivan Street
New York, NY 10012
(212) 420-8798

Purl Patchwork is pleased to welcome Kata Golda back for another felt craft workshop at our Soho location. In this two hour class she'll guide you through construction of a variation of the Mail Pocket project from her book, Kata Golda's Hand-Stitched Felt, as well as a bonus project. A supply kit, with Wollfilz brand 100% wool felt, is included.

COST: $65 class + supplies kit / $85 including Kata Golda's book
Space is limited; preregister by calling Purl at (212) 420-8798.



SUNDAY MARCH 21, 2010

11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Felt Craft Demo | Books of Wonder (Manhattan)

Books of Wonder
18 West 18th Street; New York, NY 10011
(212) 989-3270


Join us for some lunch-time stitching with author Kata Golda, who will demonstrate kid-friendly felt craft projects from her book Kata Golda's Hand-stitched Felt.

COST: Free. No registration required.




SUNDAY MARCH 21, 2010

3:30 – 5 p.m. | Trunk show/book signing | Brooklyn General Store (Brooklyn)

* BROOKLYN GENERAL HAS CANCELLED THIS EVENT; SORRY *

Brooklyn General
128 Union Street; Brooklyn, NY 11231
Between Columbia & Hicks
(718) 237-7753

Spend a Sunday afternoon with Kata Golda, author of Kata Golda's Hand-stitched Felt. Stop in between 3:30 and 5 p.m. for a book signing and trunk show of Kata Golda's collection.

COST: Free, no registration required.


5 – 7 p.m. | Felt Craft Workshop | Brooklyn General Store (Brooklyn)

* BROOKLYN GENERAL HAS CANCELLED THIS EVENT; SORRY *

Brooklyn General
128 Union Street; Brooklyn, NY 11231
Between Columbia & Hicks
(718) 237-7753

Join Kata Golda on Sunday, March 21 for a 2 hour felt craft workshop. You'll learn how to make an embroidered felt tool pocket (perfect for holding your sewing materials) as well as one of her charming little finger puppets, both featured in her craft book Kata Golda's Hand-stitched Felt. All materials and supplies, as well as a signed copy of her book, is included in the cost of the class. Sign up early; space is limited.

COST: $90.00; pre-registration is required.



MONDAY MARCH 22, 2010

4 – 8 p.m. | Craft Night at Etsy Labs | Etsy Studios (Brooklyn)
Etsy Studios
55 Washington St., Suite 512 (5th floor); Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 855-7955

Kata Golda returns to Etsy for her second felt craft workshop at Etsy Labs. This time she'll show you how to make one of her popular (and extremely charming) finger puppets, featured on the cover of her book Kata Golda's Hand-stitched Felt. Drop in anytime between 4–8 p.m. Instructions are given throughout the night as participants arrive, so don't worry if you swing by after work at 6 — you won't be missing out on the demo. (Watch demo from Kata Golda's first visit.)

COST: Free; RSVP here.

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I hope you're able to make it to at least one of these events. Be sure to stop by and say hello if you can, and bring a project to share. I love seeing how people interpret the projects I offer in my book.

See you in NYC~
Kata Golda


Kata Golda is available for custom and commissioned pieces large and small, and will gladly teach workshops for children and adults. Call or email for details.

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