Experience the Arts in St. Louis

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Log Cabin Quilting Workshop

Perennial 3762 Broadway , St Louis, MO

Learn foundational log-cabin quilting techniques start to finish while making a functional potholder! Reuse vintage and reclaimed fabric to construct a unique geometric design. Learn how to plan out your color scheme, cut fabric, and begin sewing your top from the center of your quilt with a straight stitch. We’ll discuss how to choose the […]

$36

Construction Basics: Wall Framing Workshop

Perennial 3762 Broadway , St Louis, MO

Learn some basic construction skills to help you plan for future projects like a tiny house, shed, or mobile wall! In this class, Marcis of Citizen Carpentry will show you how to measure, cut, and assemble wood to frame out structural walls. The class will collaborate on a sample wall, so you’ll get a chance […]

$28

Waxed Denim Garden Apron

Perennial 3762 Broadway , St Louis, MO

Create the perfect spot for your spade, seed packets, gloves, and more while you’re digging in the dirt this season. In this class you’ll transform an old pair of jeans into a simple and stylish waxed denim apron. You’ll learn to make the most of fabric and design pockets for everything you need while you’re […]

$40

Tools 101: Power Saws Workshop

Perennial 3762 Broadway , St Louis, MO

Learn how to safely and effectively cut reclaimed wood with the power tools in Perennial’s woodshop. In this hour and a half hands-on demo, you’ll learn how to safely use the chop saw (miter saw) to make square and angled cuts. By learning the band saw and jig saw, you’ll be able to make unique […]

$16

Soldered Specimen Frame Workshop

Perennial 3762 Broadway , St Louis, MO

Create an upcycled specimen frame from scraps of glass and pressed botanicals! Participants will learn to use recycled glass, copper foil, flux and lead-free solder to sculpt their custom frame. Perennial staff will demonstrate how to safely use a glass cutter and grinder to create custom shapes from found clear glass, and how to preserve […]

$40

Beach Towel Bag Workshop

Perennial 3762 Broadway , St Louis, MO

Hot summer weather means trips to the pool! Keep it simple this year with an all-in-one towel tote made from up-cycled materials. Transform a simple beach towel into a carry-all that folds up for easy transport. In this class, you’ll practice basic sewing skills to add pockets and straps to your towel, using cute up-cycled […]

$28

Wood Planter Box Workshop

Perennial 3762 Broadway , St Louis, MO

Create a salvaged wood planter, perfect for your ornamental (non-food) plants! In this class, you will learn how to deconstruct a pallet and select other salvaged wood for construction. We will cover power tool safety and basic building techniques that can apply to a variety of helpful structures. You will leave with an eccentric reclaimed […]

$40

Intro to Embroidery

Perennial 3762 Broadway , St Louis, MO

Join Kristen Gula of Gulush Threads for this special embroidery workshop at Perennial! In this class, participants will use reclaimed fabric to create to a sampler of basic embroidery stitches, including a running stitch, back stitch, chain stitch, stem stitch, split stitch, blanket stitch, satin stitch and French knots. Leave with a sweet stitch sampler […]

$32

Tools 101: Drills + Sander + Planer Workshop

Perennial 3762 Broadway , St Louis, MO

Learn how to safely and effectively cut your reclaimed wood with the tools in Perennial’s wood shop. In this hour and a half demo, you’ll learn how to safely use hand-held power drills and the drill press to create joinery and attach hardware to your projects. We will also learn how to smooth and shape […]

$16

Woven Wall Hanging

Perennial 3762 Broadway , St Louis, MO

Add some interest to your walls with your very own woven wall hanging! This entirely introductory class will cover everything you need to know to from setting up the loom to taking off your finished weaving and so many fun things in between. You’ll learn how to warp a loom, create fringe, weave stripes, shapes […]

$38.40

Intro to Botanical Dyes

Perennial 3762 Broadway , St Louis, MO

Natural dyes are a beautiful and sustainable way to bring color to textiles. From vegetables, nuts, seeds and even tiny bugs, you can achieve beautiful browns, oranges, yellows, reds, purples, and blues. In this workshop, you’ll learn to create dye baths from natural materials. Participants will experiment with the plant-based dyes to create hand-dyed fabrics […]

$28

Tools 101: Table Saw Workshop

Perennial 3762 Broadway , St Louis, MO

Learn how to safely and effectively cut your reclaimed wood with the tools in Perennial’s woodshop. In this hour and a half demo, you’ll learn how to safely use Perennial’s Saw Stop table saw to rip long boards and make cross cuts. We will learn how to identify when a circular saw would be a […]

$16