Small Studio in Westlake, Ohio Has a Number of Knitting, Crocheting, and Bookbinding Classes Coming Up

By Gemma Chriss

Small Studio_LogoNow that fall has officially arrived, many Strongsville, Ohio and Cleveland, Ohio natives have started thinking about holiday gifts for their loved ones. Though it may seem a little premature, many can attest to the fact that taking care of one’s holiday list early can eliminate a lot of stress later on. For those who plan on making their presents this year, getting a head-start is an especially good idea, and one that Small Studio is eager to help with. This local craft shop in Westlake, Ohio offers several adult arts & crafts programs that are designed to teach participants new skills they can later use to create all kinds of beautiful art projects. With knitting classes, crocheting classes, bookbinding classes, drawing classes, and more, Small Studio has a number of options available for those who want to surprise their friends and family members with some truly special presents this year.

small-studio_knittingAlthough Small Studio is extremely popular among local residents, some Cleveland and Strongsville natives haven’t had the opportunity to pay this craft shop a visit in person. Fortunately, there’s no better time than now. Over the next two months, Small Studio will be hosting a variety of knitting, crocheting, drawing, and bookbinding classes in their spacious facility. Each one of these adult arts & crafts programs varies by price, subject matter, and skill level; however, those who are trying to come up with holiday gift ideas will be pleased to learn that nearly all of these classes result in an art project that can be taken home, wrapped, and given to a loved one this holiday season.

The fiber art-related classes coming up at this Westlake-based craft shop are as follows:

  • Knitting 101
    Every Thursday 6-7:30 pm, and Saturday 11am-12:30 pm
    $25 for two 90 minute sessions
  • Crochet 101
    Every Thursday 6-7:30 pm, and Saturday 11am-12:30 pm
    $25 for two 90 minute sessions
  • Knit Pumpkin Hat
    Taught by Catherine Jennings
    Wednesday, October 19, 1-3pm, $25
  • Knit Baby Sweater
    Taught by Catherine Jennings
    Wednesdays, October 19 and 26, 1-3pm, $40
  • Fixing Mistakes
    Taught by Catherine Jennings
    Thursday, October 20, 1-3pm $15
    Also offered Thursday, October 27
  • Knit Sampler Scarf
    Taught by Catherine Jennings
    Tuesdays, Nov. 8 and 29, 1-3pm, $40
  • Knit Market Bag
    Taught by Catherine Jennings
    Wednesdays, Nov. 9 and 30, 1-3pm, $35

Of course, this local craft shop will also be offering classes geared toward those who would prefer to work on paper-related art projects, including:

  • Coptic Book Binding
    Taught by Margaret Bakke
    Saturday, October 15, 1-3pm, $35
  • Paper Pop Ups
    Taught by Diane Britt
    Saturday, November 5, 1:30-4pm, $60
  • Intro to Zentangle Renaissance
    Taught by Launie McDevitt
    Sunday, Nov. 13, 1-3pm, $35
  • Graphic 45 Christmas Cards
    Taught by Kevin Borowiak
    Sunday, November 20, 1-3pm, $15

Ssmall-studio_cardsmall Studio notes that everyone is welcome to participate in their knitting, crocheting, drawing, and bookbinding classes. Those who want to register just need to call or visit this local establishment in person. Full class descriptions and material lists are also available in the store, so Small Studio’s staff encourages potential participants to stop by whenever possible.

Those who love the idea of taking on a new art project in order to create a unique holiday gift for a friend or family member are encouraged to check out Small Studio’s website at This local craft shop makes it easy for interested individuals to learn more about the knitting, crocheting, and small-studio_mittensbookbinding classes that are available. Residents throughout the Strongsville, Ohio and Cleveland, Ohio areas who have specific questions about the adult arts & crafts programs at Small Studio can also call 440.808.8599 to speak with a friendly and knowledgeable staff member.

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Small Studio
26113 Detroit Rd
Westlake, Ohio 44145
Ph: 440.808.8599

24549 Lorain Rd
North Olmsted, Ohio 44070