Halloween craft fun at Drinking with Scissors

What could be better than crafts and craft beer?

The first Drinking with Scissors event took place on October 25 at the Social House. With Halloween right around the corner, spooky craft kits were available for participants to assemble while enjoying drinks with friends.

There were kits for making cute mini pinatas (complete with candy and treats!) and kits to design a mini felt monster. Both were a big hit!

If you missed this month’s edition, fear not, Drinking with Scissors will be continuing as a monthly event.

Halloween Craft Night!

Looking to spruce up your treat bags? Want to make your own decorations for the doorstep?

Come make Halloween themed crafts with your family! Yukonstruct will have kits with fun fur, big googly eyes, colourful felts and sewing supplies. We will also have kits to create your own LED decorations!

Instructors: Allison is a Halloween enthusiast with lots of experience making her own award winning costumes and fun decorative crafts. Adria is new to Yukonstruct and eager to jump into all the fun projects. She is a creative person who likes to work with various craft materials.

$5 for each kit includes materials for your handmade Halloween crafts. Drop in anytime between 6pm and 9pm. This event is open to all ages.

Light Up Your Halloween Night! (postponed)

Light up your Halloween with EL wire (electroluminescent wire)! EL wire is a thin copper wire coated in a phosphor that glows when an alternating current is applied. Very flexible, it can be easily sewn into costumes or accessories by hand. Bring along your costume, or any other project you would like to embellish!

Here is an example of an EL wire project:

In this workshop, you’ll learn to solder, join colours and add connectors to your EL wire for attaching to an inverter. All workshop materials are provided, including 10 feet of EL wire in 1 or 2 colours, splitter and small battery powered inverter (with microphone!) that will light up to 15 feet of EL wire.

About the Instructor: Michelle Clusiau is a YuKonstruct Core Team Member and an enthusiastic maker.

Min: 4 Max: 6 Participants

Members $55 Non-Members $60

** THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TILL FURTHER NOTICE **

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Articulated Monster Masks! (FULL)

We’re sorry, this workshop is already FULL!

Halloween is just around the corner! Learn to make a detailed monster mask complete with articulated jaw. This 6 hour course is split over two days and covers fabrication, sculpture and finishing. All materials are provided so you can complete your own werewolf, ogre, troll or other fantastical creature mask. Articulated Monster Masks is two days of making, October 23 6-9 PM and Oct 25 2-5 PM.

Allison and Chris, the course instructors, have several years of experience making elaborate costumes and have won Halloween costume contests in Ottawa, Montreal and internationally.

Please contact allison@yukonstruct.com in advance if you do not fit a standard hat size or have a specific character you would like to create to ensure that the proper materials are provided.

Min: 3 Max: 5 Participants

Members $60 Non-Members $65

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CONTACT US

NORTHLIGHT INNOVATION
  2180, 2nd Avenue, Whitehorse
  (867) 457-0150
  info@yukonstruct.com

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