Handmade U Spring 2018

If you are interested in joining in on the fun at Handmade U Spring 2018 June 7 -9 here are the details!

InstructorsLori Sparkly Franklin, Rachel McGough and Jennifer Allred

Friday Class : Stitching with Rachel McGough and Jennifer Allred

More Details & Pictures coming soon, but rest assured it will be an amazing time of learning stitches and techniques to make fun fun projects!  No experience necessary, all levels welcome!

Saturday Class  - Hippie Chick Collage with Lori Sparkly Franklin: 

Hooray for Hippie Chicks!!! 

Join instructor Lori Sparkly Franklin in this joyful class, where, using her famous ‘spaghetti confetti’ collage technique, and her super-duper cool kit, we’ll crank up the pasta machine and create a colorful merry masterpiece! this fun class is suited for all skill levels.  The ‘hippie chick’ class is making a special debut exclusively at Handmade U!!!!

Lori Sparkly Franklin, owner of Sparkly Heart Studio, is a nationally known Minnesota mixed-media artist and instructor.  Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including a Stampington cover in 2013. Lori originated her ‘spaghetti confetti’ collage technique many years ago and it has since become one of her most popular class requests. 

Supplies for students to bring:

Stitching with Rachel and Jennifer:
Basic Sewing kit (fabric scissors, embroidery needles if you have, and thimble - optional)

Details to come....

Hippie Chick Collage:

matte gel medium (will have some mod podge available to share, though matte gel medium will lay papers flatter)


Thursday - arrive between 6:00 - 6:30pm for our welcome evening, dinner will be serves around 7-7:30pm, followed by our Vendor Night! (all attendee are allowed to bring items to sell at Vendor Night!)

Friday - arrive at 9:30am for a Full Day Class, lunch will be served and snacks.  Finish class up around 3:30pm, head out for an antique mall shopping experience, dinner will be served around 7:00pm.

Saturday - arrive at 9:30 am for a Full Day Class, lunch will be served and snacks.  Finish class up around 5pm, relax and visit, dinner will be served around 6:00 pm followed by dessert and send off.

The Cost : 

Alumni Cost : $655

Prior to Dec 20 the Cost will be : $675 EARLY BIRD SPECIAL paid in full!!

After Dec 20 the Cost will be :  $695, or payment plans - email me to set up your plan!


Thursday - Opening night dinner and dessert
Friday - Lunch, Afternoon Snack and Dinner
Saturday - Lunch, Afternoon Snack and Dinner

Breakfasts will be on your own or included in the Hotel rates if you are staying there.

Friday and Saturday classes with Lori Sparkly Franklin, Rachel McGough & Jennifer Allred.  There will be a supply list provided for you to bring some tools and personal goodies, everything else will be included in class kits.

You will receive the OFFICIAL HANDMADE U T-shirt. An adorable personalized item handmade just for you! You will also receive a goodie bag of fun items by amazing sponsors. You will be included in raffle drawings during the weekend.  Oh and SO MUCH MORE!!

Shopping Opportunity!
Each semester we've had fun shopping opportunities for you!! We will have a vendor night with lots of unique items for purchase, if you have handmade items that you'd like to sell please let me know!  We also shop Friday early evening at a local antique mall....WOW, lots of fun things to uncover!

EMAIL ME or MSG ME if you'd like to register! mcgoughrachel@yahoo.com

Payment secures your spot!!  There is limited space in our classroom! Registration is transferable if you are unable to attend, someone may take your place. There will be no refunds however, if you are unable to find someone to take your spot, you will receive all the class kits and goodies delivered to your home.

Hotel Room Expense is NOT included in above price, please book your room directly with the Hotel:

A block of rooms is reserved here:  

Staybridge Suites Lincoln I-80
2701 Fletcher Avenue
Lincoln, NE  68504 

Handmade U - Ask for Group RATE
Spacious Studio Suite         
One Bedroom King  
One Bedroom Double/Double   
Two Bedroom/Two Bath Suite   

Email me with any questions.  mcgoughrachel@yahoo.com

Thanks!  Can't wait to see you in June 2018!

xo Rachel

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