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Maker's Retreat Raleigh | DFJ Studio

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Announcing DFJ’s first ever Maker's Retreat!

Entire weekend of creating? Check!
All inclusive girls weekend? Check!
Taking home tons of EXCLUSIVE handmade leather product? Yes!
Supporting vulnerable women in our community? Absolutely.
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Due to COVID-19, we have postposed our Maker's Retreat.
Please drop your information below and we'll notify
you when we reschedule. Be well! 
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May 29-31, 2020- POSTPONED
Raleigh, North Carolina

Registration opening soon!
We are limited to 10 spots.
 
You’ll learn leather working, riveting, industrial sewing, and you’ll walk away with loads of EXCLUSIVE DFJ handmade leather products that you made yourself! Open to all skill levels, no sewing experience necessary!

Kristen Sydow, Designed For Joy Co-founder and Designer, will be your host and instructor. Kristen is a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC. Textiles is her love language. Teaching is her gift!

 

Products you'll make are valued over $500 retail and will include...

1. Gorgeous kodiak leather tote bag with leather handles and a leather pocket

2. Leather wristlet with zipper closure and leather strap

3. Long leather snap wallet

4. Leather coin purse with snap 

5. DFJ leather keychain

6. 24k gold plated earrings

7. 24k gold plated pendant necklace

8. 24k gold plated bangle bracelet with pendant

 

Accommodations

We'll stay 15 minutes away from the studio near NC State in a 4 bedroom Airbnb. 

 

Room Options

Queen bed (sharing) 4 spots available
$848 Early Bird rate though March 26
$948 Early Registration March 27- April 23
$998 Regular Rate April 24- May 14
$1148 Late Registration May 14- sold out

Queen bed, (not sharing) 2 spots available
$898 Early Bird rate though March 26
$998 Early Registration March 27- April 23
$1148 Regular Rate April 24- May 14
$1198 Late Registration May 14- sold out

Twin bed (in bunk), 4 spots available
$848 Early Bird rate though March 26
$948 Early Registration March 27- April 23
$998 Regular Rate April 24- May 14
$1148 Late Registration May 14- sold out

*If you are local and wish to participate but sleep at home, you will still need to book a bed as your ticket. 


Schedule

Friday 
5:00pm Welcome to the studio and family style dinner 
6:30-9:00pm TIME TO MAKE! Cut out all products. Lessons on heat embossing, hand press, rivets and snaps. 
9:15pm Arrive at house and free time

Saturday
8:00am Breakfast at the house
8:45am-12:00pm TIME TO MAKE! Sewing lesson at studio
12:00pm Lunch
1:00-5:00pm TIME TO MAKE!
5:00-6:00pm Refresh at house
6:30-7:30pm Dinner Downtown Raleigh
After dinner, free time! You can go back to the house or go out in Raleigh.

Sunday
8:00am Breakfast at the house
8:45am-12:00pm TIME TO MAKE! Lesson on necklace, earrings, and bracelet
12:00pm Group photo and goodbyes

 

Meals

Meals are provided from Friday dinner through Sunday Breakfast. Meals may be offered in the studio or at the Airbnb. Saturday dinner out includes one non-alcoholic drink. Additional drinks or alcohol drinks will be participants responsibility. 

 

Transportation 

Transportation to and from studio will be provided, but any additional outings during free time, participant will be responsible for (like Uber if the participant goes out downtown after dinner). 

 

Register 

 

 

*This is a women's event.
*Each participate must fill complete a waiver releasing DFJ from liability. 
*This event is considered a fundraiser, As a 501c3, we cannot refund money for cancellation. Your space can be transferred to another women by you. We cannot commit to helping fill your space should you not be able to attend.