Workshops

Mi Ossa / willow knows Summer Workshop Series

Join us for our summer workshop series at our shop and studio in Charlottesville, Virginia. Each workshop is limited to ten participants for a small group, hands-on learning experience. $45 per person. Email rebecca@miossa.com to reserve a spot or sign up directly with the links below.

Bundle Dyeing with Jess

May 27th 12-3 pm

Learn about the world of natural plant dyes! Natural dye basics such as mordanting and color processes will be covered. We will use fresh and locally foraged dye materials to learn free form bundle techniques. Each participant will leave with a unique one of a kind plant dyed handkerchief scarf. Ages 6 and up. You can also sign up here.

Dreamcatcher weaving with Laura

June 22nd 5-7 pm

Learn to weave a dreamcatcher onto a vine ring and customize it with the addition of beads, feathers and silk. We’ll provide the handmade vine ring, sinew, and an array of additions like beads and silk. Bring any meaningful additions that you’d like to hang from your dreamer. Ages 10 and up. You can also sign up here.

Jewelry repair and reinvention with Becca

July 19th 6-9 pm

Learn basic jewelry making skills including wire wrapping and assembly with jump rings that will allow you to perform many repairs on your own jewelry. We’ll also explore how to take components from your old jewelry to create new pieces. Bring your jewelry that is in need of some love and any found objects that you’re interested in incorporating into jewelry. If you have needle nose and chain nose jewelry pliers you are encouraged to bring them. We will provide tools, findings, beads and base metal chain, sterling silver and goldfill chain will be available for a small additional fee. Ages 10 and up. You can also sign up here.

Edible Ingredient Skincare with Allison and Bethany

August 6th 12-3 pm

Join Bethany Frazier and Allison Walton of Richmond's NOURISH Women's Workshop series for a discussion on the benefits of using edible ingredients for your skin + how they can easily be incorporated into your skincare and wellness rituals. Each attendee will have the opportunity to create her own custom face mask based on specific skin type + needs, along with other beautiful surprises to go home with. You can also sign up here.

Ongoing Small Group Workshops by Appointment

We are happy to work with groups of friends, families and co-workers. We have standard offerings available or we are happy to work with you to tailor-make a special workshop experience. Email rebecca@miossa.com to get started planning your own customizable workshop.

Charm Your Own with Mi Ossa

Design your own necklace from a collection of artisan-made components and learn basic jewelry making skills along the way as you assemble your creation with our help.

Clearing Silk Herb Bundles with willow knows

Create custom silk herb bundles for burning and clearing, along with information on traditional herbs and insenses used in clearing ceremonies.