Long winter nights mean plenty of time to return to that long-abandoned quilt or to get started on that scarf. Our five favorite knitting stores in New York City offer classes, needles, and yarn galore.
Work together with your child to create homemade gifts for others.
So you waited until the last minute. Hey, no judgments. You’ll find the perfect only-in-New York last-minute gift for everyone on your list at one of the fine emporiums listed below.
Our picks for the best in eating, drinking, and merrymaking this weekend range from catching Garrison Keillor and friends performing live to learning more about fermented grapes to seeing some shorts (as in movies, not clothes).
Use everyday materials to design your own Halloween masks in just a few hours.
Craft projects can be enjoyed by guests of all ages at your Independence Day cookout.
Don’t forget to show Grandma some love on Mother’s Day this year. Here are some great activities and crafts to show Grandma just how much you care.
For the most unique gifts, sometimes you need to get crafty. We’re not talking wiles, nor are we urging you to get out the glue gun and start shooting. Instead, we’re inviting you to attend one of New York City’s best craft fairs.
Alanna Okun, associate editor at BuzzFeed, visited The Couch with some do-it-yourself ideas for the whole family to enjoy.
Have some fun with a DIY Fourth of July!
For a unique Mother’s Day gift, you can’t go wrong with a homemade craft from your child. The following crafts are geared to specific ages, but all are sure to delight mom.
Fun for children and their parents, visitors can take part in different creative experiences like designing your own jewelry, candle making and ceramics.
As kids in New York City head back to school to this week, maybe you’re nostalgic for the days when September meant new notebooks and a fresh start. Show your solidarity with the kiddies, or simply herald the start of autumn, by taking a class.
Channel your inner Martha Stewart by creating inexpensive and easy crafts for Halloween. The kids love it, and it’s a perfect way to spend quality time together.
Covet the satisfaction that comes with creating art, jewelry, or clothing with your own two hands?