Drop-in Saturday: Crochet Flowers



The weekend is here, and that means it’s drop-in crafting time at TCL! Stop by between noon and 5:00 pm and crochet some flowers with us. Add a pin back and you can put a blossom on your bag or on your spring jacket… flowers liven up everything! (Must know simple crochet.) $15 for 2 flowers.

Drop-In Saturday: GLITTER EGGS!



Put a little bling on your table! Stop by anytime between 12:00pm – 5:00pm to make some glitter eggs with us. We first offered this last year, and it was a HUGE hit with adults and kids alike. Your guests will “ooh” and “ah” when they see these beauties. The possibilities are endless — polka-dots, stripes, or all-over glitz… No skills necessary for this fun craft — just drop in and enjoy some eggceptionally sparkly fun. $10 for 3; $18 for 6


Knitting with Shaina!

We are so excited to welcome Shaina Bilow, formerly of The Skein Attraction, to The Craft Lounge. Shaina is a Craft Yarn Council of America Certified Knitting Instructor, and she will be bringing her vast knowledge of all things knitting to TCL. Beginning Wednesday, March 30, she’ll be teaching in our shop and we couldn’t be more thrilled!




11:00 am – 1:00 pm Wednesdays:

March 30, April 6, 13 & 20

$60 for four sessions; $20 for one session


Bring any knitting or crochet project to this class and get the guidance of an expert for two hours. This is a great class if you want to learn a new technique, start a project beyond your current skill level, or get back on track with older projects. Anything goes! As we work together week to week, you’ll notice your skills and confidence growing.





Drop-in Saturdays are here!

We’re kicking off our Drop-in Saturdays crafting with polymer clay. Make charms, magnets, and even beads with this magic material. Jen will be on hand with some idea sheets and everything you’ll need to make some adorable pieces. Drop in anytime between 12:00pm and 5:00pm and get started! No registration necessary.


Saturday, March 19

Anytime between 12:00pm – 5:00 pm

$12 for 5 colors


beads made from polymer clay

Calling all teen writers…

Good news for those of you with aspiring teen writers. I had to postpone my Teen Writer’s Workshop today because of the awful weather. We start next week on Wednesday, and we’ll meet for four Wednesdays in a row, 4-5pm. Each teen will bring a piece of writing in progress. As a group, we’ll discuss how to improve the pieces, and we’ll learn some writing tips that all writers know and use. Remember, this workshop is for FUN – this is not school-related. Great for kids who write for pleasure. Spots are still available, so sign up!

To register, visit: http://thecraftlounge.com/; e-mail: info@thecraftlounge.com; call: 201-944-3311; or stop by!

Here’s your chance to learn crochet!

A lot of people have expressed interest in learning how to crochet, and, well, we aim to please!  So, we’re offering a Beginner’s Crochet class on Tuesday, January 11 from 9-11AM.  If you’d like to sign up, please e-mail us: info@thecraftlounge, call: 201-944-3311, or stop by.   See you soon! ~The Craft Lounge

Get a jump-start on National Hobby Month (January)!

Out with the old and in with the re-newed, as we craft our way into a green 2011! This winter, join us as we make beads out of paper and create new jewelry out of broken and neglected old pieces. It’s always fun to be eco-friendly at TCL! We’ve also added day and night sections of our knit and crochet workshops, in several different levels — something for every busy schedule.  So, start your year off right by treating yourself or someone you love (classes make a great last-minute holiday gift!) to one of our great workshops: TCL Class Schedule

Learn how to make upcycled mini trees…

We sold a ton of these trees last year (well, maybe not a TON, but you get the idea).  I think it’s time to share the secret of how to make these cuties.  So, on Thursday, December 9 from 8-9PM, we show you how!  Feel free to bring in a felted wool sweater (call us if you have questions), or use one of ours. We’ll also supply you with vintage ornaments and glitter to make these trees extra-special. This is a fun craft that ANYONE can do, promise.  We have a few spaces left, so if you’d like to sign up, please e-mail us: info@thecraftlounge.com, call us: 201-944-3311, or better yet, stop by!  See you soon…

Holiday Classes Now Available at The Craft Lounge!

Hello! It’s that time of year again… time to make holiday gifts! Lucky for you, TCL has a great lineup of workshops where you can create unique items to give to your family and friends (and to yourself!). Check out all these options:


TCL Craft Club: Holiday Gift Workshop (Kids)

Decoupage Holiday Plates (Adults)

Fabric-Knotted Bead Necklaces (Adults)
Holiday Glass Etching (Adults)
Knit Sachets (Adults)
Holiday Soapmaking (Family Friendly)
Upcycled Felt Mini Trees (Adults)
Felt Wreath Ornaments (Family Friendly)


And don’t forget about our 3rd annual Holiday Shopper’s Delight on Thursday, December 2, from 7-10 pm. Enjoy some sweet treats and drinks, chat with your friends and neighbors, and enter our free raffle. Holiday shopping has never been so fun!


Please click here to register: TCL Class Registration


TCL Craft Club: Holiday Gift Workshop (Kids)

Many thanks,

Jen, Kathy & Susie

Magic Loop Knitting Class – 10/25/10 @ 7:30PM

Do you hate knitting with double-pointed needles?  Well, Kathy will be holding a class next Monday that will teach you how to knit in the round without them.  It’s magical!  She’s betting that you’ll be so into “magic loop knitting” that you’ll be inspired to knit a toasty pair of socks.  Here are the details:

Monday, October 25 from 7:30PM to 9:00PM ($25)

We’ll be taking reservations for the class until Friday evening.  If you’d like to sign up, please call: 201/944-3311, e-mail: info@thecraftlounge.com or visit our handy-dandy website: http://thecraftlounge.com/.  I feel loopy already.