Making Things Can Save Your Life

Making Things Can Save Your Life

We're all so overloaded with stress, being busy, and lack of sleep. It's literally killing us slowly. What to do? Sleeping more, exercising, and eating well are all important and obvious. But a less obvious idea to add to your regimen is making things. Sound ridiculous? Read on.

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Meet the Maker: Studio How-To Founder FAQ

Meet the Maker: Studio How-To Founder FAQ

This weekend I had a fun opportunity to teach a knitting workshop at The Cleveland Flea. People asked me a lot of questions about the Studio.  Is this your real job? How can you teach so many different things? Who can take classes?  Can I really learn these things? Read on for the answers. 

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Embracing Imperfection: Keep the Mistakes

Embracing Imperfection: Keep the Mistakes

The imperfections in life are what make it memorable and worth living, talking about, and continuing. If you don’t make any mistakes, you’re not learning, creating or experimenting enough. It’s painful in the moment and feels like eternity, but no one cares except you. So, mess things up and have fun because you're here to learn.

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STEAM Classes for Kids at Studio How-To

STEAM Classes for Kids at Studio How-To

Studio How-To is partnering with a local STEM teacher and maker to bring STEAM classes for kids to the Studio. This means 3-D printing, laser cutting, design, engineering, STEM challenges, and more. Read on to learn more about why, when and how we're bringing these classes to Cleveland Heights.

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Turn Your Handmade Dreams Into Reality

Turn Your Handmade Dreams Into Reality

Do you have dreams of things you want to learn to make? Share your goals and hopes with me and let's make it happen. Studio How-To is here as a resource for you. A recent conversation with a close friend about her sewing dreams inspired this post. Read our plan to help her go from no idea how to sew, to creating her own skirts, head wraps, and even undergarments. 

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Planning Your Best Handmade Holiday

Planning Your Best Handmade Holiday

Considering a gift list with one or more handmade items for your loved ones? Wondering if you have the time and skills to make things they would like? Check out today's blog post about planning for a successful handmade holiday giving season. If you need help, we're hosting a season of workshops focused on making great gifts.

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Host Your Best Networking Event

Host Your Best Networking Event

Why am I blogging about networking events when this is a place to learn how to make and do things? Because networking and building a business work better with a creative mindset. Read more to see how to use creative activities and learning to improve your events.

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