All Workshops

October 3 - 1:00 PM

Rénovation

Choose and install your floor covering

Is it time to change the 70’s style carpet in your living room? Are you starting a renovation project and would like to install your own floor? During this 3-hour workshop, Cedrik will introduce us to different types of flooring and their characteristics: laminate, hardwood, vinyl tiles, and carpet. You will learn how to choose […]
Level Beginner Duration 3:00 Category Language French Location Village

October 3 - 2:00 PM

Introduction to pattern making – Reading and adapting a sewing pattern

Are you confused by the multitude of lines in the back of a pattern? You would like to adjust it to your size, but you don't know where to start? Do the assembly steps seem written in an unknown language? During this 3-hour workshop, Léa, head seamstress and pattern designer, will guide you through the complete reading of a sewing pattern so that it will no longer hold any secrets for you (...)
Level Beginner Duration 3:00 Category Language French Location Village

Learn the basics of car maintenance

Want to know how to maintain your car yourself? To understand why there are red lights that shine when you start it? This 3-hour workshop, organized in a professional garage, will be an opportunity to learn all the basics of a good mechanic, by practicing : - Change the battery and boost a car that won't start - Change the oil and the air and oil filters - Repair a flat tire easily - Repairing broken headlights - Use a good DIY kit for all eventualities You'll probably come out of there a little dirtier, but a lot wiser than when you went in. • Changer sa batterie et booster une auto qui ne démarre pas • Changer l’huile et les filtres à air et à huile • Réparer facilement une crevaison • Réparer des phares brisés • Utiliser un bon kit DIY pour toutes les éventualités Tu ressortiras de là probablement un peu plus sale, mais bien plus sage qu’en arrivant.
Level Beginner Duration 3:00 Category Language French Location Garage

October 3 - 6:00 PM

Sewing

Make your own sweatshirt

Cet atelier sera l’occasion de nous confectionner un coton ouaté chaud et confortable. De découvrir les fondamentaux de la couture en créant un confortable coton ouaté.
Level Beginner Duration 3:00 Category Language French Location Little Italy
Sewing

Make your own cotton sweatpants

Cet atelier, animé par Léa, couturière et créatrice de modèles, sera l'occasion de nous confectionner des pantalons en coton ouaté chaud et confortable. Nous aborderons les fondamentaux de la couture et le fonctionnement de la machine à coudre. Nous verrons différents procédés comme couper, assembler, poser un élastique et faire des finitions.
Level Beginner Duration 4:00 Category Language French Location Village

Auto mechanics – Brake and tire maintenance

Do you want to know how to repair a flat tire after driving into a pothole? To know how to change your brakes independently? This 3 hour workshop organized in the garage of Les Affûtés, will be the occasion to learn the first basics of car mechanics by practicing to : – Check the condition […]
Level Beginner Duration 3:00 Category Language French Location Garage

October 3 - 6:30 PM

Renovation

Tiling like a pro

Viens apprendre avec Stéphanie, une experte de la rénovation, pour poser de la céramique comme les pros, être fier(e) de toi et passer pour un super-héros. On y apprendra à utiliser les bons outils, préparer les surfaces, avoir un fini parfait...
Level Beginner Duration 3:00 Category Language French Location Village

October 4 - 2:00 PM

Woodworking

Wood engraving – Make your own personalized print

Would you like to discover a new printing technique that combines woodworking and creativity? Do you dream of creating your own designs and being able to reproduce them endlessly? During this 3-hour workshop, you will discover the basics of wood engraving by creating a personalized negative print on solid wood! You will learn about different […]
Level Beginner Duration 3:00 Category Language French Location Village

October 4 - 6:00 PM

Other

Introduction to silkscreen printing and bookbinding – Making notebooks

Are you the kind of person who is constantly scribbling on paper, taking notes, writing poems, or just doodling? In this three-hour workshop, guided by our two specialists in silkscreen printing and binding you will learn how to make two personalized notebooks. First, you will discover the basics of silkscreen printing: choice of motifs, the […]
Level Beginner Duration 3:00 Category Language French Location Village
Other

Introduction to horticulture – maintaining and repotting plants

Are you a plant lover who’s constantly obsessing over how to care for your house plants? Are you ready to come and play in the dirt? This introductory horticulture workshop is for you! During this 3-hour workshop, Sébastien, horticulturist and plant enthusiast, will teach you the basics to take good care of our houseplants throughout […]
Level Beginner Duration 3:00 Category Language French Location Village
Cosmetics

Body care – Make your own moisturizing cream and milk

Are you tired of having tight skin? Would you like to make your own moisturizing products, adapted to your skin type or to the season? During this 3-hour workshop, we will discover how to make emulsions, a formulation technique that allows us to create beautiful moisturizing products for the body. Through the making of a […]
Level Beginner Duration 3:00 Category , , Language French Location Little Italy

Introduction to welding – Making a creative sculpture

Want to discover metal welding while working on your creativity? In this workshop, we will make small creative sculptures from metal elements (nuts, bolts, washers…). Once we have chosen our materials, we will safely learn all the basics of welding: cutting with a band saw, MIG welding, finish grinding, painting… We promise you intensive learning, […]
Level Beginner Duration 3:00 Category Language French Location Garage

October 5 - 10:00 AM

Woodworking

Make a cutting board

How do you go from a piece of raw wood to a beautiful finished object? How do you glue raw wood and then cut it to create a desired shape? We will discover this during a fun workshop around the creation of a cutting board, that everyone can do in his own way (wood type, size, shape ...).
Level Beginner Duration 3:00 Category Language French Location Little Italy
Woodworking

Make a cutting board

How do you go from a piece of raw wood to a beautiful finished object? How do you glue raw wood and then cut it to create a desired shape? We will discover this during a fun workshop around the creation of a cutting board, that everyone can do in his own way (wood type, size, shape ...).
Level Beginner Duration 3:00 Category Language French Location Little Italy

October 5 - 2:00 PM

Sewing course – Create your own perfect little black dress

The Couture course is here to help you expand your knowledge of sewing. You’ll go deeper than the single-session workshops. Over the course of 6 weeks, you will carry out a more complex project and learn sewing skills to help you become autonomous. In this course, you will learn to make an all-time classic: the […]
Level Beginner Duration 18:00 Category Language French Location Village

October 5 - 6:00 PM

Woodworking

Build a modular pegboard

How do you make a pegboard? How do you go from a simple wooden board to a well-finished piece of furniture? How do you make it look nice and professional? This workshop is here to answer all these questions by teaching you how to build a useful and modular piece of furniture. You will learn […]
Level Beginner Duration 3:00 Category Language French Location Little Italy
Renovation

How to repair dry walls like a professional

Cet atelier, animé par un spécialiste de la rénovation, nous permettra de découvrir les bonnes astuces à adopter pour réparer des trous de toutes les tailles, d'un pouce à deux pieds.
Level Beginner Duration 3:00 Category Language French Location Little Italy
Zéro Déchet

Introduction to making your own soap

Would you like to learn how to make your own handmade soap? You want to be able to wash yourself with your own creations and make beautiful gifts? This 2.5 hour workshop will be an opportunity to discover soap making while having fun! ..
Level Beginner Duration 3:00 Category , Language French Location Village

October 6 - 9:00 AM

Introduction to basketry – Weaving a bicycle basket

Would you like to offer your friend on two wheels a practical and very cute accessory? Would you like to do your shopping with your bike without being encumbered? During this 4-hour workshop, Fabienne Clément will guide us in the making of a bicycle basket, both pretty and practical. Starting with a closed braided base, we will learn the braiding technique called: one row at a time. The basket is placed on the handlebars. We will learn how to insert two cotton straps that will transform the bicycle basket into a traditional basket, ideal for doing small errands.
Level Beginner Duration 4:00 Category Language French Location Village

October 6 - 1:00 PM

Make your own non-toxic finishing products

Want to know how to protect and enhance the natural beauty of your wood projects? Would you like to be able to apply a finish at home without poisoning the whole neighborhood? In this 4-hour workshop, Mikael will introduce us to finishing products that are free of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and safe for children, […]
Level Beginner Duration 4:00 Category Language French Location Village