What: Pie in a Jar Workshop
When: Saturday, April 21, 3 to 5 p.m.
Where: Workshop, 1798 McAllister Street
Cost: $40 per ticket
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If you were looking to crown the DIY queen of San Francisco, this would be the easiest royal appointment you ever made, because Kelly Malone makes the shit out of stuff. She's behind the Indie Mart (an underground shopping affair in her backyard that has quadrupled in size over the past three years) and Workshop, a McAllister Street space entirely dedicated to DIY projects. If you need more persuading, here is a short list of some things she has not only made, but gathered people together to... More »
We first heard of Workshop when it offered a class called Rock 'n' Roll Sewing for Dudes. In it, students could learn to peg their jeans, make a beer cozy, and put patches on their jackets or vests. It was all very practical, no matter how hard we were laughing. But this was only the beginning, and the large space popped up on our radar again with Heavy Metal Aerobics, whose hot, tattooed instructor told us she'd be having students lift beer cans in place of hand weights. Again, it was no... More »