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Leather Wrap Bracelet Making Class

Leather Wrap Bracelet Making Class

When: September 17, 2015 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: The Potomac Bead Company, 1104 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Learn how to create your own unique, trendy leather wrap bracelet in just two hours! Pre-registration is required by phone or in store, and receive 10% off your purchases the day of class.

Back to School Faves

Back to School Faves

When I first moved to Virginia many moons ago, I was amazed that school didn’t start until AFTER Labor Day. Growing up I don’t remember a time my local schools didn’t start up in August. I thought, “lucky kids.” But since I have learned that there is an actually reason for this: the “King’s Dominion […]

Make A Clay Facial Mask

Make A Clay Facial Mask

When: October 15, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Where: Ladyburg Bath & Body Apothecary, 105 Alexander Street, Newark, NJ 07106, USA

ome out and play with clays! Make the perfect clay facial mask with the help of a Licensed Master Esthetician. Select the right ingredients to make the perfect mask for your skin type and condition.[…]

Make A Clay Facial Mask

Make A Clay Facial Mask

When: September 17, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Where: Ladyburg Bath & Body Apothecary, 105 South Union Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Come out and play with clays! Make the perfect clay facial mask with the help of a Licensed Master Esthetician. Select the right ingredients to make the perfect mask for your skin type and condition.[…]

Current Boutique featured in Washington Post

Current Boutique featured in Washington Post

Congrats to Carmen and Current Boutique as seen in the Washington Post!   Know your customer. Carmen Lopez does. She is the founder and president of Current Boutique, a Web site and a chainlet of four consignment stores in Bethesda, Md.; Alexandria and Clarendon, Va., and the District. Current Boutique works this way: It accepts […]

We Love Ottolenghi & This Salad

We Love Ottolenghi & This Salad

When: August 15, 2015 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: La Cuisine, 323 Cameron Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Roz–who is our newest Cuisinette, but a long time cook and customer–and Nancy are mad about Ottolenghi’s cookbooks: Ottolenghi (the first published in the UK, but the last published in the US) Plenty, and Jerusalem.[…]

Dress for Success Donation Drive at lou lou

Dress for Success Donation Drive at lou lou

When: August 16, 2015 – August 22, 2015 all-day
Where: lou lou, 132 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

From August 16th to 22nd, lou lou customers can bring in lightly worn accessories, jewelry or bags and they will receive 40% off a single item in the store. On August 22, for every three[…]

Asanagi Workshop with Olga Buraya-Kefelian

Asanagi Workshop with Olga Buraya-Kefelian

When: August 16, 2015 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: fibre space, 1219 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

This adventurous beginner class is based on Asanagi Wrap design and is worked in modular technique. In this class you will learn the theory of modular knitting and create this stunning ombré wrap of scalloped[…]

Hands On Sequence Knitting Workshop

Hands On Sequence Knitting Workshop

When: October 18, 2015 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Where: fibre space, 1219 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

The concept of Sequence Knitting is simple: take a sequence of stitches and repeat them again and again. Depending on how you repeat them, different fabrics can be created. While a few of these fabrics[…]

TanisKnits Trunk Show

TanisKnits Trunk Show

When: December 7, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: fibre space, 1219 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Come check out hand dyed yarn by Tanis Gray of TanisKnits! Tanis will bring a limited run of 30 skeins. Each one is unique and dyed with the same techniques Tanis uses for her Kitchen[…]