Maker's Studio

Common Thread Maker's Studio is a place to meet new friends, build community, cultivate creativity, and have FUN! Our goal is to preserve our sewing and crafting heritage through an open exchange of ideas, creative skills, and education. If you are a maker and want to share your craft, call or email us! Workshops will be scheduled weekday evenings and on weekends. 


Card Making Classes

Learn Paper Crafting Techniques with Sheila Palm

Have you ever wanted to make your own greeting cards? Paper crafter, Sheila Palm, will show you how to craft a card that is beautiful and fun to make. Sheila discovered rubber stamping and love of paper crafts over 30 years ago and perfected her skills while working at Stamp Your Heart Out in Claremont for 17 years. Sheila is sharing her skills at Common Thread Claremont with 2 classes. One for kids and one for adults. Join us!     2 hours/$40

Friday, April 3, 6:00PM - 8:00PM

   Sewing Themed Greeting Cards - Ages 18+

Saturday, May 9, 1:00PM - 3:00PM

   Mother's Day Cards - Ages 9 - 15

Meditative Art Class

with Aleta Jacobson

Aleta Jacobson is an awarding winning collage, acrylic and mixed media artist, teacher and designer offering classes and open studio time in her home studio in Claremont, California. Aleta along with Sarah Patterson also owns ARTful WONDERS an after school program designed for our community's children.  Aleta has over 30 years experience educating children and adults. 


Meditative Art is a chance for kids to explore their creative potential in a safe, screen-free environment. Kids will learn how to quiet their minds and become more aware of their emotions while practicing the art of doodling with purpose! Aleta will teach mindfulness with loose watercolor washes and focused gel pen doodles on 3-inch circles or squares. Come and learn a truly different way to meditate!

Saturday, April 18, 1:00pm-4:30pm

218 West Foothill Blvd. Claremont, CA 91711

(909) 447-4300