Join us for these exciting events at Madison Craft & Gift Shops -
NOVEMBER 9-10 HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE - Our store is all decked out with a great selection of holiday decorating and gift giving merchandise. Shop early for best selections.
- Special buy on holiday music
- Seasonal puzzles bring families together – 30% off all!
- Refreshments served
December 14th CHRISTMAS WALK – at Madison Craft & Gift Shops and the entire Lake Edge Shopping Center.
- Santa arrives 11-2pm. Photo opportunity plus a treat for the little ones
- Decorate and eat a delicious cookie with the Girl Scouts
- Make & take craft(s)
- Refreshments served
CLASSES & WORKSHOPS:
Our programs are structured so you can relax and enjoy time with others while learning a new skill. Bring a friend and join us! Due to class size limits and to assure adequate materials are available, advance registration is required. Call 442-7467 to reserve your placement. Class fee is due at time of reservation. Classes will be cancelled and tuition refunded if minimum participation level is not met 2-3 days preceding class date.
Acrylic Painting on Glass/Canvas, $37, all ages and levels welcome. Instructed by artist, Ann Windell. Learn a variety of painting techniques while creating a masterpiece on either glass or canvas. Ann’s patience and guidance will have even the novice leaving pleased with their new work of art. For those wishing to paint a larger surface such as a window or large canvas, 2 class sessions will be required with a fee of $50-80 depending upon choice of surface. Students may choose to bring their own surface to paint on; if so, call for prices. Dates available:
- Sunday, November 17th 12-3pm (Ornament option available)
- Sunday, December 1st 12-3pm
- Sunday, December 15th 12-3pm (Last minute gifts)
Barbie Party for Kids, $18, ages 5-9. Instructed by Kathy Kahler, designer of Barbie doll apparel sold at Madison Craft & Gift Shops. Kathy hosts in-home ‘Barbie’ birthday parties and now brings the fun to our store where your child is invited to join the fun! Each child will be given a long Barbie dress that she will take home. At our party she can choose from a variety of adornments (bows, sequins, gems, fabric paint, glitter pens, etc.) to decorate her dress. Includes a party bag and treat. PS: Barbie can come with! Dates available:
- Sunday, December 8th 1-2:30
Fairy Cottage Workshop, $28, ages 10 and up (a glue gun is used). Instructed by Diane Goetz. Time to relax and enjoy the company of others while designing a ‘fairy’ cottage using mostly natural materials. This delightful cottage will house your imaginary sprite or even a flower petal fairy we will make as time permits. Students are encouraged to bring unique seeds, pods, birch bark/paper from your yard to make the house even more special. Dates available:
- Saturday, November 9th 1-2:30pm (lunch break optional)
Greeting Cards / Paper Crafts, $24, ages 10 and up. Instructed by Sue Cramer who has been making cards and paper crafts for over 15 years and teaching 34+ years. Besides card making, each class emphasizes a special area of instruction. For card making, students choose the card theme such as holiday, birthday, etc. Take 1 class or all four. Classes are designed to be enjoyed by all skill levels. Dates & curriculum available:
- Saturday, November 16th 2-4pm Card Making + Embellishments Learn how to use a variety of purchased embellishments plus items found around the house to give your projects that ‘wow’ factor.
- Saturday, November 30th 2-4pm Card Making + Paper Crafts Some of the many projects we may make include greeting cards, bookmarks, notebooks, gift bags and tags, etc.
Jewelry Design, $28, ages 13 and up. Instructed by Diane Goetz. Learn a new jewelry technique or just have fun creating with others. In each of these workshops, you select your colors and components to design a stunning piece of jewelry for yourself or to give as a gift. No experience is required. Dates & curriculum available:
- Wednesday, November 13th 10am-Noon Crystals & Clay Using crystal (epoxy) clay and Swarovsky crystals, design a pendant, pair of earrings or ring - you choose!
Knitting or Crochet Instruction, $5-10/session, all ages welcome. Knit & Visit with no instruction, FREE, all ages welcome. Our knitting instructor is Sandy Otterson. Sandy’s patience and expertise will have you knitting dishcloths to socks in no time at all. Past students have included children as young as 5 to seniors, both left and right handed. For those who already know how to knit, come knit & visit with us! Call ahead to confirm your attendance and for any schedule changes 608-442-7467. CROCHET lessons now available! Same date, time, lesson cost. Dates available:
- Mondays 6-8pm*
Check back for additional workshops in Stained Glass, Nature Crafts and workshops for children. If you would like to be contacted when a workshop is scheduled, send us an email request: firstname.lastname@example.org We also recommend our neighbor, Fired Up Pottery, for group sessions in fused glasswork and ceramics.
Craft sessions for birthday parties, Scouts, ladies social get-togethers, mother/daughter or other special event. Let us design an entertaining event or evening out. Call Diane at 608-442-7467 or email us email@example.com with details including 2 or 3 choices for dates & time choices, approximate # of participants expected, your budget and what the purpose of the session will be. With this info, we can research our team of instructors and let you know what we have to offer.