Bella’s Studio Monterey Sew Stylish! Monterey’s Premiere Design, Sewing and Crafting Studio Announces Its Holiday Classes
MONTEREY, CA -- Bella’s Studio is Monterey’s premiere design, sewing and crafting studio. Located at 140 W. Franklin Street, Suite 205 in Monterey, Owner Bella Lofaso Brancato inspires you to learn it and make it!
It is a destination for seamsters to rally as well as rent equipment and a space to work on anything they can imagine! This sewing lounge offers classes, but even better, owner Bella Lofaso Brancato offer supports.
The Studio is the perfect way to meet new people, and get your feet wet without putting in an investment, and keep sewing equipment from filling your homes. Bella’s Studio’s goal is to make sewing more accessible, let seamsters work with one another, and pass on the skills to the next generation of fashionistas.
Bella has just announced the studios November and December classes. “My hope is that Bella’s Studio provides an inspirational, supportive environment for people to express their individuality by creating their own design, clothing and accessories”
Bella challenges her students to:
• Get Inspired
• Learn To Sew
• Find The Right Fabric
• Have Fun
Save the Date for Bella’s Studio Upcoming Workshops:
Saturday, Nov 10 : Christmas Stocking Pillow Class: 9-12 & Surprise Ball Workshop: 1-4
Holiday Workshop #3: Stocking Pillow: 9-12
Don’t have a mantel to hang a stocking? No problem-put the stocking on a pillow! Great for gifts or to put on a guest bed. Cost: $45, includes materials for one stocking pillow plus pattern. 6 students max.
Surprise Ball Workshop: 1-4
Diane Gsell, food & craft stylist extraordinaire is back by popular demand. In this traditional craft ,small gifts of affection are layered with crepe paper to form a desired shape: make yours as a table favor or hanging ornament. Cost is $ 35.00 & includes all materials. 8 students max.
Saturday, Nov 17: We’re All Ears Earring Workshop: 9-12 & Holiday Cards & Gift Tags Papercraft Workshop: 2-4
We’re All Ears Earring Workshop: 9-12
With instructor T. Macdonald, learn simple techniques to create several different earring styles. You will complete 3 pairs of earrings in class. Treat yourself to a new pair or give them as a unique, handmade gift this season! Cost: $30 + $30 materials fee for 3 sets of earrings. Additional materials are available for purchase. No jewelry-making experience necessary. Ages 10 and up.
Holiday Cards & Gift Tags Papercraft Workshop: 2-4
Create your own gift cards under the creative tutelage of Lisa Handley, artist & owner of Plumeria Papercraft. Her work is featured in Better Homes & Gardens Holiday Gift Guide (2012). Cost: $40. (includes material for 3 cards & 3 gift tags: additional kits available for sale.
Saturday, December 1 Bella’s Studio Annual Holiday Studio Sale 10-4
Stop by Bella’s Studio Annual Holiday Event Studio sale and give a gift crafted by hand.
The Holiday Studio Sale will feature works from 5 inspiring women who have followed their bliss
Bella Lofaso Brancato/Bella’
• Modern aprons with a vintage vibe, market totes & other sewn treasures
T. Macdonald/Plum Girls Design
• Finely crafted necklaces, bracelets & earrings
Lisa Handly/Plumeria Papercraft
• Handcrafted Holiday & note cards, gift tags & other paper crafted gifts
Quinn Gordano/Quintessential Creations
• Melt in your mouth artesian Truffles
• Truffle #1 Ginger Fig
• Truffle #2 Old Thyme Mt. Raspberry
• Truffle #3 White Chocolate Fig and Almond
Betty Withrow/Betty of Big Sur
• Big Sur Fiber Artist
• Crocheted Hats & Scarves!
Monday, Dec 17 Time:5-9
3rd Annual It’s A Wrap Party
If your gift wrapping is stuck in a curly-ribbon rut, then join Craft Stylist, Diane Gsell as she demonstrates how to unlock your gift wrapping creativity. This is a fun evening! Reserve your space-only 6 wrappers at a time. Cost: $20 includes lots of supplies, but you are encouraged to bring boxes and some of your own materials.
Saturdays December 8 & 15, Kids Gift Workshops: 10-2
A gift crafted by young hands becomes a treasured memento. There will be several projects to select from. Cost: $25 includes all materials. Ages 7 and up/6 students max
Monday, Dec 17-21 Time: 10-1
Kids Holiday Camp
Kids spend their holiday break creating gifts for family & friends .Cost $225. includes all materials & daily snacks (kids bring your own lunch), Ages 7-12 6 students max.
To RSVP to a class call (831) 920-2272 or email email@example.com.
140 West Franklin Street, Suite 205
Monterey, CA 93940