Watch New Creativebug Classes in August

Finish the summer on a creative note with all new classes in August. Explore and refine your drawing technique, discover exciting projects that are perfect for back-to-school, and personalize your living and working spaces with colorful crafts. Watch our August lookbook video here.

Flat lay on blue background of a denim jacket with hand sewn patches and trim plus a gold pom pom and rainbow garland

July 1 – Marker Workshop: A Daily Practice with Sasha Prood

Photo collage - on the left is a flat lay of 4 colorful drawings in marker - on the right is art instructor Sasha Prood in a bright color blocked shirt.

Illustrator Sasha Prood loves fine-point markers for their bold colors and ability to make intricate patterns, and she shares her patient enthusiasm in this daily practice class. You’ll play with different patterns and pen strokes in small swatches, then build up to drawing compositions. Take your doodling to the next level.

August 11: Make Over a Denim Jacket AND Sew a Zippered Makeup Bag with Lesley Ware

Flat lay photo collage - on the right, a denim jacket decorated with hand-sewn patches and trim - on the right, a hand made zippered makeup bag in a marbled blue and white color with makeup inside

Lesley Ware a.k.a. the Creative Cookie is a sewing instructor, fashion blogger, and author of several sewing & activity books for youth. Grab your your favorite patches and trim and make over a denim jacket, perfect for fall weather, and then sew your own zippered makeup bag, which you can also use for school and art supplies.

August 18: Make Your Own Fashion Patches AND Stencil a Statement Tote with Lesley Ware

Flat lay photo collage - on the left, a green shirt with a happy face emoji patch made of felt, on the right,

The DIY style party continues with Lesley Ware. Learn about appliqué and how to make your own patches to embellish your shirts, pillowcases, and more. Plus, stencil a statement tote and transform a plain, boring tote bag into a bold and meaningful statement piece.

August 25: Mixed Media Wall Hanging AND Acrylic Pouring 101 with Plaid Crafts

Our friends at Plaid Crafts are back with 2 new classes to brighten up your space. Jessie Jennings will show you how to make a colorful and textural mixed media wall hanging with an interesting variety of basic materials. Kyra Balentine will walk you through the basics of one of the most intriguing trends in crafting – paint pouring. You’ll learn two different ways to pour paint, plus, a creative idea for using up your leftover paint. 

Creativebug Facebook Live Show

Circular photo of art instructor Courteny Cerruti and text promoting her facebook live show

Mark your calendar and join Courtney Cerruti on Facebook Live, August 18th, 4pm ET / 1pm PT for an afternoon of chatting and crafting.

Go out and spend some time in that summer sunshine, and then come home and settle in with a new class!