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If you're a faithful Racked reader, you may remember us reporting on a lineup of "Home Ec" classes—practical, yet cool arts-and-crafts tutorials—that launched at Silver Lake's ReForm School back in January. As it turns out, the brains behind the program, Jenny Ryan, was simply subletting space from ReForm School while she finalized plans for her own studio—one that's just opened up the road on Sunset.
Via e-mail, Ryan tells us that she's transplanted her entire selection of fabric and craft supplies to the space, which is the new hub for Home Ec's eclectic class schedule (one that includes everything from sewing and embroidery 101 to crepe paper flower-making and cactus-knitting). She goes on to note: "I'm able to offer a wider selection of supplies (for instance our selection of Japanese fabrics has doubled) and a few handmade gifts, and also the sewing machines and cutting tables can be left out 24/7 so folks can rent sewing machine time by the hour, or for special events on nights we don't have classes." Right now, the studio is only open for workshops, but Ryan says she'll be soft opening "in a day or two." Naturally, a grand opening bash is imminent—details to come.
· Save the Date: ReForm School Hosts Home Ec Classes [Racked]
·Home Ec [Official Site]