Leatherworking and Knitting

Learn the basic techniques of leatherworking or knitting to make fashion items and everyday objects. In leatherworking, you will learn stamping, dyeing, and stitching to make book covers, purses, bags, jewelry, wallets, and much more! The knitting class will teach basic stitches for making scarves, hats, blankets and more. All supplies included.

Intro to Leatherworking


A
ges 14 and older, Mondays, 6:30 -8:00 p.m. 

$140 for non-members per 6-week session
$126 for members per 6-week session

Learn the basic techniques of leatherwork. Do stamping, dyeing, stitching, finishing and wet forming of leather. Participants will make several leather craft projects in this class. Select from projects such as, book cover, passport cover, wallets, purse and more.  Have an idea, talk to the instructor and she'll help you design it.  

All supplies are included 

Leatherworking is held in the woodshop of ArtsConnect Springfield Township Arts Center, 9158 Winton Road, Building A, building behind the fire station.

No class on Memorial Day & Labor Day. 

Leatherworking
Sessions
Session Dates Day and Time Non-member / 
Member Fee  
Register
2022 Session 1: 1/17 - 2/21/2022 MON 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. $140 / $126 Register Here
2022 Session 3: 5/2 - 6/13/2023
no class 5/30
MON 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. $140 / $126 Register Here
2022 Session 5: 8/29 - 10/10/2022
no class 9/5
MON 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. $140 / $126 Register Here

Having trouble registering online?  Call Lisa Zupon - (513) 728-4266. Lisa can register you over the phone.

KNITTING BASICS

Ages 14 and older, Mondays, 6:30 -8:30 p.m. 

$90 or non-members per 6-week session
$100 for members per 6-week session

Students will learn basic knitting stitches to make various fiber projects.  Make a scarf, hat, blanket, and more.  Come with ideas and your instructor, Kate Miller will help you to create your desired idea. The knitting class will be alternated with the Leatherworking class.  Register for both to create a wardrobe of leather and fiber accessories.

All supplies are included. 

OIP
Knitting Sessions Dates Day and Time Non-member /
Member 
Register
2022 Session 2: 3/7 - 4/11/2022
no class 5/30
MON 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. $100/ $90 Register Here
2022 Session 4: 7/11 - 8/15/2022 MON 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. $100/ $90 Register Here
2022 Session 6: 10/24 - 12/12/2022
no class 11/21
MON 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. $100/ $90 Register Here

FINGER KNITTING WORKSHOP

Ages 14 and older


Saturday, February 5, 2022


10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 


Learn how easy it can be to knit using only yarn and your fingers. Students will make a beanie-style hat. You'll be proud to wear your handmade hat. All supplies included. 


knitting beanie
Finger Knitting Workshop Time Non-member /
Member 
Register
Saturday, February 5, 2022 10:00 am - 12:00 pm $45 / $40.50 Register Here


Having trouble registering online?  Call Lisa Zupon - (513) 728-4266. Lisa can register you over the phone.

Contact Us

  1. Class Cancellations & Weather Closings

    Don't wait to register! Classes may be cancelled to low registration or fill up before you have a chance to register. 

    Class cancellations due to weather will be made one hour prior to class start times and will be listed on the homepage of the ArtsConnect website at www.theartsconnect.us. To verify any weather closings, call 513-522-2108. In most instances, classes cancelled by weather will be made up by adding an additional class to the end of the session.

    Due to costs incurred planning for art classes, full refunds will only be issued when the ArtsConnect cancels the class. Class cancellations made within 10 business days of the class start date are eligible for a refund, minus a $5 administration fee per student or transfer to a new session.  View the full class refund policy here.

    To notify us of an early cancellation, please send an email to artsinfo@springfieldtwp.org. 

Contact Us


  1. ArtsConnect™ 


    (513) 522-2108

    Springfield Township
    Community Arts Center
    9158 Winton Road
    Building A
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    45231

    Kimberlee Flamm
    Executive Director
    kflamm@springfieldtwp.org  
    (513)728-4262

    Lisa Zupon
    Education Director
    lzupon@springfieldtwp.org
    (513)728-4266