Classes

Knitting | Crocheting | Painting | Jewellery

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Feeling creative and love making things out of your hands?  Chu Chu workshops are designed to be fun, packed full of information and gives you the necessary basics to get you started on making something artistic and new!

If you purchased a Groupon, please ensure you read these directions before you book your class.

Our online scheduler is pretty self explanatory but if you would like detailed instructions on how to register for a class, please click here.

*Please note our classes only run if there are at least 4 participants registered.

 


Private Classes

See a class that you like and want to book a private lesson? Chu Chu offers custom classes for all the courses listed below if you have a minimum of 4 participants in your party for the promo price or minimum of 2 particpants at private lesson price. Get in contact with us at classes@chuchu.ca

*Private classes are not available for Groupon students

 


Beginner Knitting or Crocheting

 

Octopus Studios – 393 Powell St, Vancouver, BC
$60 + GST (promo price $35 + GST)

In these 90 minute workshops, you will learn the basics for knitting or crocheting with lots of tips and tricks for those just starting out! Discover a few simple stitches, how to start and end a piece and follow a simple pattern. Students will given a booklet with complete instructions and a pattern suitable for beginners.  Please note that you will only be learning stitches and not completing an entire project.

Crochet hook or knitting needles plus sample yarn are available to use in class but students are welcome to bring their own materials (5mm knitting needle or 5mm crochet hook and solid light colour yarn in matching size.) Kits are available for purchase.

Dates Available:  Scroll to the bottom of the page for schedule


Personalized Metal Stamping Jewellery

 

Octopus Studios – 393 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC
$60 + GST (promo price $35 + GST)
*does not include materials

Learn how to stamp aluminum or brass blanks for your own personalized custom necklace, ready to take home at the end of the class!

Knowledgeable instructor teaches you how to make clean stamp impressions, patina, add jump rings and more.  Many styles of letters, stamps, chains and decorations are available in class.

The class price does not include the price of materials. Additional $10 charge for materials to be paid in class (includes 2 small blanks, 1 large blank, chain necklace and jewellery findings for assembly)

*please bring earplugs if you are sensitive to loud hammering

Dates Available:  Scroll to the bottom of the page for schedule

Use promo code: chuchunew35 in the “Voucher Name or Coupon Code” field to receive your discount!


Fluid Pour Painting

 

Octopus Studios – 393 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC
$60 + GST (promo price $35 + GST)
*does not include materials

Learn different techniques of pour painting and let your inner creativity shine!  Instructor will teach you the basics of colour theory, different fluid paint techniques and more!

Many paint colours to choose from including metallics, all supplies available in class.  Each person will create and take home a masterpiece that will be a unique combination of marbling, swirling and cell development.

The class price does not include the price of materials. Additional $15 charge for materials to be paid in class (includes 11×14 canvas, paint supplies and drip tray)

*paintings can be taken home same day but must be transported flat as they will not be fully dried by the end of class, drip trays are provided.

Dates Available:  Scroll to the bottom of the page for schedule

Use promo code: chuchunew35 in the “Voucher Name or Coupon Code” field to receive your discount!

 


Colourful Pom Pom Design Class (Private Class Only)

 

Octopus Studios – 393 Powell St, Vancouver, BC
$60 + GST (promo price $45 + GST)
*minimum 2 PERSON to book

Colourful, squishy and fun to make, this 90 minute class puts a smile on everyone’s face! Pom poms can be used to adorn the top of hats, chained together for a garland, made into a keychain and so much more!

Learn how to make fluffy balls like a pro with supplied templates and lots of colours to choose from. You will make one basic style to learn the fundamentals and one advanced designer style with your choice of flower, rainbow or eye pattern. Class is suitable for all levels and all materials are included.


Upcycled Bicycle Inner Tube Jewellery (Private Class Only)

Octopus Studios – 393 Powell St, Vancouver, BC
$60 + GST (promo price $45 + GST)
*minimum 2 PERSON to book

Is it leather?  Is it vinyl?  Nope, it’s upcycled inner tubes!  In this 90 minute workshop, you will be shown how to take a broken inner tube and wash and prep it for jewellery production. You will learn how to make a stunning pair of realistic feather-like earrings and a necklace with your choice of pendant.  Techniques will be show how to manipulate the material and attach jewellery findings.

You will take home a set that includes a pair of earrings and a necklace in a contemporary design.  Great for those who love to take something old and make it new as well as cycling enthusiasts!