Cara Corey Designs

Virtual Craft Night 2/26: Reusable Beeswax Food Wraps

This online workshop takes place on Friday, February 26thh, from 5-6 PM PST via Zoom Meeting. 

Click on the link to join the class!

Meeting ID: 845 3221 6880
Passcode: 195971

Join us for a fun evening of making reusable beeswax food wraps with artist Cara Corey.

Save money and reduce plastic waste by learning to make your own food wraps with fabric and melted beeswax. Cara will teach you how to make different shapes and sizes of wraps, perfect for storing leftovers, snacks, and more. You can even embellish your wraps with button closures. 

By the end of the workshop, you’ll have one wrap finished and lots of ideas for making more!

Choose from two booking options:

1. Supply your own materials!For this class, you will need a piece of fabric (thin is best, so it's easy to wrap around your food, like cotton or light linen, beeswax pellets, parchment paper, optional: embroidery needle, floss, and button to make a cute closure.

2. Purchase a kit from us that includes:

  • 2, 9-inch squares of Jenny Lemons fabric
  • 1/2 cup of beeswax pellets treated with coconut oil
  • a piece of parchment paper
  • an embroidery needle
  • One skin of embroidery floss
  • 2 cute buttons!

You will also need to provide:
• Iron for melting on beeswax (basic clothes iron, no steam necessary)
• Piece of foil to cover the iron
• Ironing board or a table with a towel on top for your work surface
• Cup or plate and spoon to further mix up the beeswax 
• Scissors for cutting your fabric shapes or pinking shears if you want better edges

About the instructor: 

Cara Corey is a knit and crochet designer and instructor specializing in oversized knitting and home goods. After nine years in the Bay Area, Cara relocated to Saint Paul, Minnesota in 2020. You can find Cara's hand-knit accessories at stores in San Francisco and Sausalito.

About the series:

Jenny Lemons Craft Nights bring people together to enjoy each other's company and make things with their hands. Each month, we partner with a different artist or creative from our community who presents a project related to their craft.

**Shipping Notes**
  • East Coast: If ordering a kit 5-6 days before the class, you need to select Priority Shipping to ensure your package arrives in time. The cutoff for delivery is five days before the event. 
  • West Coast: If ordering a kit three days before the class, you need to select Priority Shipping at checkout to ensure your package arrives in time. Curbside Pickup only two or fewer days to class.