Where: Root Division, 3175 17th Street (at Shotwell Street); 415-863-7668.
Price: $125, plus $15 for materials fee
Next Class: Five-session class on Wednesdays from April 10 through May 22, with no class on April 17 or May 1.
Got the fashion-design itch? Get handy with the ol’ sewing machine as you learn to zipper, button, and appliqué your way to hand-crafted clothing. Standard skills get a San Francisco spin, as you learn to repurpose old garments to create new ones.
Jewelry Making 101
Where: Revere Academy, 760 Market Street (near O'Farrell Street); 415-391-4179.
Next Class: Thursday, January 10
Revere Academy is the real deal — lots of now-pros went here to learn their craft. Fashion a lovely brass pendant, and pick up basic metalsmithing skills like filing, sanding, stamping, and drilling along the way.
Photo: Via Root Division