You're in luck if you need to let your creative side out. Cambridge is a hub for creativity for novice or seasoned artists and crafters. Check out the following craft studios near our Cambridge apartments whether you're experienced or just looking for fun.
gather here is an independently owned fabric and yarn store and sewing studio. In fact, it's the only stitch lounge in Cambridge! One unique quality of the store is its use of sustainable materials and yarns with natural fibers. By natural, we mean organic, recycled, and eco-friendly fibers! The studio also cultivates a community of artisans of all different levels.
For sewing, the store has maker spaces, sewing machines, and a Bernina Q 24 longarm sewing machine. Crafters of all levels can take workshops at the studio, from sewing basics to needle felting. gather here is open every day except Saturday.
If you love beach days at the Cape—or at least the idea of them—you'll love GrayMist. The studio specializes in Nantucket-themed crafts and artisanal baskets. GrayMist also offers craft classes and workshops, emphasizing Nantucket Basket Weaving. In the class, you can make a Nantucket basket or jewelry like a bangle or necklace.
The studio also has wool felting, scrimshandering, and special holiday workshops. The shop also offers basket-making materials. GrayMist is open seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday to Saturday, and until 4 p.m. on Sundays.
Made by Me is a pottery studio in Porter Square. The studio is independent and women-owned. It offers in-studio pottery painting and take-home supplies. Pick a piece to paint, like a mug, cookie jar, or pet dish. Sketch your intended design, choose your paints, and you're on your way!
The studio has idea books, images, and stencils to inspire you. Upon completion, give it to Made by Me's staff to glaze and fire it for you to pick up in a week. What's more, your piece will be microwavable and dishwasher-safe! Made by Me also has specific offerings for bridal and bachelorette parties. They are open daily and welcome walk-ins.
If you need a pick-me-up after your class from these craft studios in Cambridge, enjoy a delicious coffee at local cafes. There is certainly no shortage of things to do, places to go, or restaurants to try in Cambridge. If you have more questions about the area or local residences, we are happy to answer them. Contact us, and we'll give you more information and a tour of our apartments in Cambridge.
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