Classes & Services

Hillsdale Craft Supply is dedicated to bringing art and creativity to the Hillsdale, MI community. We sponsor local activities, such as Rock the Dale, where the local superheroes come and paint rocks with the community then everyone hides them throughout the neighborhoods and parks for the community to find. We have events at different Churches in the area where we will teach a specific project on site. We are dedicated to the people of this community, working hard to make sure they have access to top-of-the-line crafting tools and supplies in a convenient location and at an affordable price.

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Indulge Your Creative Side & Learn Something New!

We also are proud to offer a wide variety of classes for anyone to attend. Have you always wanted to learn how to knit? Do you have a scrapbook sitting around the house but you aren’t sure what to do with it? We have a class to help you gain the skills you need to create a beautiful craft that you are proud of. We encourage you to let your creativity run free!

Classes Available

  • Scrapbooking
  • Card-Marking
  • Paper Crafting
  • Knitting
  • Crochet
  • Painting with Watercolor, Acrylic, and Oil Paints
  • Miniature Painting
  • Glass Etching
  • 3D Beading
  • Holiday Decor
  • And more!
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On-Site Crafting

For just $5 a day, bring your cropping project or idea into the store. Purchase what you need when you need it and work at our tables! You will have access to our 300+ AccuCut Die System, paper cutters and hand tools, to help you create your wonderful works of art. In addition, you can knit, crochet, paint, scrapbook, create cards, bead, create jewelry, textile paint and more. You can purchase any of the tools and equipment you need in store and then use it on-site.

Demos and Instructions

We have teachers come in and lead demos and instruction sessions to help you learn new crafting techniques and skills! Check out our calendar below to find out what demos we have coming up; with our wide variety of options, you are sure to find something that interests you!

Community Events Calendar

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  • Door Hanger with Calligraphy Painting Event
    5:00 pm-8:00 pm
    11/02/19

    164 Lewis Street, Hillsdale, MI 49242

    164 Lewis Street, Hillsdale, MI 49242

    Traci Jo Hubbard Teaching Door Hangers on Wood and Burlap. Please click to read the entire event information. 
    Choose a Burlap Canvas or a 14″ Round Wood Plaque. Traci Jo will instruct you on how to paint your choice of designs as well as the Calligraphy Lettering.
     
    Cost is $45 Includes: 1 Blank Hanger, all materials needed to paint your design, Ribbon and 1 adornment/embellishment
     
    You can bring additional embellishments with you or purchase additional adornments to add to your Door Hanger during this event. You receive special discounts on purchases during the event.
     
    You must sign up in person in advance by 10/28/19 for this Event.

    Door Hanger Class Required Supplies to be provided to Students

    • Aprons
    • Gloves – latex or latex free
    • Table paper to cover work space
    • 1- Door hanger frame (wooden circle, canvas circle)
    • Paint Brushes: 1” flat, round
    • Circles: (wooden – pre drilled)
      • White paint, 1 other color in 2 different shades (black paint may be used to darken some colors)
      • Strips of painters tape (12-14 strips to cover the length of the circle)
      • Sanding paper (90 and 120 grit)
      • Damp cloth/paper towel
      • Choice of saying: Welcome, Thankful, or Grateful
      • Chalk
      • Ribbon for ‘hanging’
      • Finished Face (example shown with arrangement)
        • Bow
          • 3” wired ribbon to compliment paint
          • Glue gun/glue sticks
          • Scissors
    • Arrangement
      • Greenery – lambs ear, ivy, your choice (1-2 stems)
      • Flowers of your choice (preferably 3 different sizes)
      • Other items (gourds, pumpkins, fruit – in EVEN numbers)
      • Glue Gun/Glue sticks
      • Scissors
      • Cutters

    Shared “Station” Supplies Please bring if you have them.

    • Hair Dryers
    • Yard sticks
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  • Miniature Painting Event
    1:00 pm-4:00 pm
    11/16/19-03/14/20

    164 Lewis Street, Hillsdale, MI 49242

    164 Lewis Street, Hillsdale, MI 49242

    Miniature Painting Events are happening every 3rd Saturday from 1pm to 4pm at Hillsdale Craft Supply.

    Cory Sadger and Audrey Cogswell are providing the paint. Hillsdale Craft Supply is providing brushes.

    $10 include a mini and all the paint you need
    $5 include paint only and you bring a mini or buy one from our limited stock.

    You can also order any REAPER MINI miniatures from our catalog or bring in the item number from their website and we will order what you want. Get 10% off any REAPER MINI order you place at Hillsdale Craft Supply.

    Join us for a great time and learn to paint miniatures.

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  • Crochet & Knitting Saturday
    11:00 am-1:00 pm
    11/23/19

    164 Lewis Street, Hillsdale, MI 49242

    164 Lewis Street, Hillsdale, MI 49242

    Crochet and Knit Saturday event. Learn to Crochet with Beverly Engle and Knit with Merry Bailey  2nd and 4th Saturdays every month through March 2020

    $3 per person.

    Bring your own project and get help. Start a new project or if you’ve never crocheted before… Beverly and Merry can teach you all the wonderful stitches and how to’s!

    We have Hooks, Needles and Yarn available on site. 10% discount for all purchases of yarn Knit and crochet needs during the class!

  • Wreath Making Event
    1:00 pm-4:00 pm
    11/23/19

    164 Lewis Street, Hillsdale, MI 49242

    164 Lewis Street, Hillsdale, MI 49242
    Wreath Making Event

    Wreath Making Event with Traci Jo Hubbard

    4 Choices of wreaths you can make. Fall, Winter, Christmas or Other

    Cost is $30     Includes: Wreath Frame, Mesh, 3 Picks, Ribbon.

    Bring anything you would like to add to your wreath from home or you can purchase additional adornments during the event.

    Wreath Class

    Provided Supplies

    • 1- 12”-14” Metal Wreath frame
    • 6- total spools of decorative mesh (3 colors is the MAX I would recommend)
    • Pipe cleaners (approx 50) of coordinating color to mesh color
    • Various floral, vegetable, ornaments, or holiday picks (3)
    • 1- 2”-3” wired ribbon to compliment colors (1)
    • 1 kitchen size clean garbage bag (1)

     

    Shared “Station” Supplies and Extras you can bring with you

    • Optional: Miscellaneous ribbon or mesh tubes as accent.
    • Scissors or rotary cutter/mat (if crafters have rotary cutter/mat, encourage them to bring)
    • Yard sticks, we will place premeasured lengths as guides (painters tape works well)
    • Any other floral fall winter or Christmas Objects or Adornments you would like to add to your wreath
    • Fun attitude

     

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Get In Touch

For more information about any of our upcoming events, contact us today at 517-610-5193! And be sure to stop by the store for all of your crafting needs!