Flea Style founder Brittany Cobb, photographed by Elizabeth Lavin

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Dallas Workshops to Help You Live Your Best Life This Fall

Make this the season of you.

Friday, September 14, 6:30 pm, $65

Beatnik Fine Goods: Fall Into Florals Floral Design Class

by Elizabeth Lavin

Oak Cliff-based florist Kate McLeod, whose dreamy bouquets are heavy on fall tones and fluttery shapes, will lead this autumn-inspired workshop. You’ll take home a floral centerpiece and have the chance to shop Beatnik Fine Goods’ eclectic selection, sip wine, and socialize.

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 Friday, September 14, 7:00 to 9:00 pm, $50

Oasis Plant Shop: Let’s Luau Plant Party

by Elizabeth Lavin

Oasis Plant Shop is a Bishop Arts District gem filled to the brim with terra cotta colors and vibrant green fronds. Stop by their end-of-summer luau and pick out a plant and pot, the sweet ladies of Oasis will make sure you know how to care for it before you leave.

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Wednesday, September 19, 6:30 to 9:00 pm, $125

All Good Things Paper: Modern Calligraphy Workshop for Beginners

by Jill Broussard

Dallas-based design studio Caddy Corner Design will lead this calligraphy workshop—and the small class size ensures you’ll get hands-on help. Leave with a full calligraphy supply kit, a completed project ready for framing, and (hopefully) a new hobby.

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Thursday, September 20, 6:30 to 9:00 pm, $65 (or $60 if you bring a friend!)

Cedars Art House: Hoops & Stitches Embroidery Workshop

Denton artist Kara Herman, of Cracker Jack Goods, is known for her tongue-in-cheek embroidery designs, including hoops emblazoned with “Life is Better with Cats” and “Can You Not?” She’ll guide aspiring artists through the basics of embroidery stitches and help attendees create and execute designs of their own.

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Thursday, September 20, 6:30 to 8:00 pm, $75

Commerce + Oil and Cotton: Block Printing Workshop

by Elizabeth Lavin

Two of our favorite Dallas shops are teaming up to teach the basics of block-printing. Over champagne, you’ll experiment with ink, carving tools, and rubber blocks to make a one-of-a-kind stationery set—and leave with the tools to keep block-printing at home.

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Saturday, September 22, 12:00 to 2:00 pm, $92

Three Twelve Co.: Drake on Cake Workshop

This quirky, pastry-based workshop invites you to emblazon a cake with your favorite Drake lyric, whether it’s “last name ever, first name greatest” or a simple “YOLO.” After your decorating is complete, pose with your creation in front of an Istagram-worthy, Drake-inspired backdrop. You’ll also enjoy lunch (courtesy of Bird Bakery), mimosas, and (of course) a Drake-heavy playlist.

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Thursday, September 20, 6:00 to 8:00 pm, $85

Favor the Kind: Brush Lettering Workshop

Carley and Johnny Seale of Favor the Kind | by Elizabeth Lavin

Alli K Design, known for her hip black-and-white calligraphy and illustrations, will lead a brush lettering workshop at Knox-Henderson’s bohemian boutique Favor the Kind. Each attendee will receive a fun leather pouch to customize during class.

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Saturday, September 22, 10:30 to 11:30 am

Dr Delphinium: The Orchid Workshop + BOGO Orchids

Walk around the D Magazine office and you’ll spot more than one dead orchid. These beauties are notoriously hard to care for. Dr Delphinium’s workshop, which will teach guests how to keep orchids alive, is ingenious. After a little education, scoop up two plants as part of their BOGO deal.

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Saturday, October 6, 2:00 to 4:00 pm, $73.83

Three Twelve Co.: How to Draw Modern Florals

Alli K is back—this time, she’ll be teaching modern floral illustration. This workshop is part of Three Twelve Co.’s #SitWithYourSisters series, intended to create meaningful connections between local artisans and members of the community. Sip bottomless mimosas as you draw and network.

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Saturday, October 6, 3:30 to 5:30 pm, $40 

Flea Style: Culinary Pottery with Twice Baked Clay

Flea Style founder Brittany Cobb, photographed by Elizabeth Lavin

Twice Baked Clay will lead seasoned potters and newbies alike in creating one-of-a-kind clay spoon rests, perfect for brightening up your kitchen or giving as a little gift. It will take a few weeks before you can pick up your finished, fired creation, but you can enjoy 10 percent off at Flea Style’s new Deep Ellum storefront on the day of the workshop.

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Saturday, October 6, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, $75

Sur La Table: Pumpkin Spice Macaron Workshop

Sur La Table’s Knox store will host this sweet workshop, where guests will perfect techniques from whipping meringue to crafting macaron fillings (including maple buttercream and chocolate ganache).

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Monday, October 8, 12:00 to 1:30 pm, $40

Flea Style: Embroider Your Own Denim with Babes Never Die

Flea Style’s ‘I Am Woman Hear Me Pour’ workshop series (in partnership with Maker’s Mark) offers attendees a chance to get creative over craft cocktails. In October, you’ll learn basic embroidery from Jessica Dorrell of Babes Never Die. Be sure to bring a denim jacket or your favorite boyfriend jeans to customize during class.

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Wednesday, October 17, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, $75

Sur La Table: Fall Risotto Workshop

Creamy, rich risotto is a classic fall favorite, though it’s a bit tricky to cook. Sur La Table will show you the ropes—you’ll be concocting farro risotto with kale and goat cheese and a pumpkin risotto with parmesan. A spinach and apple salad with pomegranate vinaigrette is also on the menu.

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Sunday, October 21, 3:00 to 5:30 pm, $70

The Iman Project + Magic Hour: Macramé & Margaritas Plant Hanger Workshop

by Elizabeth Lavin

Magic Hour, a Bishop Arts shop brimming with vintage and handmade finds, will open up their space for this fun workshop featuring margaritas and a macramé demo. BYOP (Bring Your Own Plant) to this one.

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