Owner Elizabeth Sheehe fills the aisles of Birds of a Feather, an authorized Pfaff and Elna dealer, with knitting, quilting, and textile art supplies, in addition to hosting an array of classes. During knitting classes, instructors impart basic stitches and techniques to refine yarn crafting or patch the space-time continuum. Quilting classes teach students basic concepts, how to make use of machine appliques, and how to convert vintage clothing into quilt squares. A rotating schedule of other classes net crafters finished projects such as knitted socks and felted totes. Groups of four or more can arrange clandestine after-hours knitting classes with a BYOB option and no additional fees.
CosmopoliTan's red-light facial treatments provide noninvasive services that help reduce fine lines, wrinkles, and other visage imperfections for more youthful complexions. The gentle, long-spectrum light stimulates collagen growth, reversing damage from sun exposure and power napping on sandpaper pillow shams. The glow also soothes and shrinks blemishes and discoloration from acne and rosacea, ameliorating angry skin and improving its appearance without the risks involved with cosmetic surgery. Following each treatment, which all take place within 30 days of the first session for optimum results, faces leave CosmopoliTan's showing less of aging's telltale signs, and a Level 1 tanning session sends hides forth illuminated with a youthful, brazen glow. If customers opt for five Level 1 tanning sessions, they may embrace that outer glow and hold on to it a little while longer.
Fresh fruit is all well and good, but it doesn't play to most Americans' lazy stance on chewing. Today's Groupon turns healthy fruit into healthy-smooth smoothies: for $6, you get $10 worth of fruit-based libations and nutritious foods at Robeks in North Olmsted. Juice smoothies are an excellent tool for healthy lifestyles and are a delicious strategy for getting your daily fruits and veggies that doesn't involve pretending to be a Nigerian prince with a surplus of money and a surfeit of bananas.
Black curtains swoop down from the ceiling, adding dramatic contrast to walls lined with multihued beads from Bali, Germany, India, and beyond. At Bead Q! this selection, coupled with parties and classes that impart know-how have earned the shop a spot on Fox 8's Best Designer Jewelry Top 5 list. Semiprecious beads––90% of which are handpicked––and gemstones, both loose and by the strand, boast a rainbow of colors and varieties. Swarovski crystals glimmer alongside Miyuki seed beads, black agate, and blue topaz, each begging to adorn a statement necklace or an extremely elaborate piece of dental floss. Bead Q! shows pupils how to transform these raw materials into their own beaded bracelets or silversmithed bezel rings, providing the guidance and tools necessary to finish the job.
Sometimes our dreams are within reach, but more often, those dreams are on the highest of high shelves, beside the BB gun and the cupcakes "for tomorrow." Reach that shelf with today's Groupon to stretch your muscles and muscle your stretches into a stretch of intense muscular moves. For $30, you get a five-class pass to Westside Yoga Studio in Lakewood, a $65 value. Upon your first visit, you'll receive your pass, which can be used toward any of the classes offered at the comforting studio. Once activated, you'll have 60 days to use your five classes, giving your card the considerable shelf life of a gallon of dehydrated milk.
Coffee-shop owner, barista, and coffee consultant Tony DiCorpo and his fellow bean specialists acquaint curious coffee sippers with the art of crafting brews during hands-on tastings in the coffee roastery's full espresso bar. Geared toward everyone from home enthusiasts to professional baristas and coffee-shop owners, participants taste gourmet coffee samples as hosts explain their characteristics, such as their origin and flavor.