Perennial is a community workshop and store in St. Louis MO that offers educational programming in creative reuse to diverse populations and sells handmade DIY kits and tools and eco-friendly supplies for reuse projects. We also partner with area business, organizations, and individuals to offer our classes around the St. Louis region. Check out Perennial’s classes and events page to find a complete schedule of classes, workshops, and events.
Sewing machines can be a bit intimidating. Like any other tool, once you become familiar with its pieces and parts you will have more success (and fun!) using it to your advantage.
State your own message with a custom poster and wood frame you’ll make in this workshop at Perennial.
Learn how to make a French tape-bound book at this two-part workshop offered by Perennial.
Create a minimal and rustic lamp from completely reclaimed parts in this workshop at Perennial.
Learn how to safely and effectively shape reclaimed wood with the lathe in Perennial’s woodshop. In this hands-on demo, you’ll learn how to safely use the lathe to turn wood to make bowls, spindles, vessels and more.
Learn how to safely and effectively cut reclaimed wood with the power tools in Perennial’s woodshop. In this hands-on demo, you’ll learn how to safely use the chop saw, band saw, and jig saw.
Create a decorative wall hanging while learning a few new embroidery stitches. Join Kristen Gula of Gulush Threads for this special embroidery workshop at Perennial.