Take a Class at Igloo

Introduction to Letterpress Love the look of letterpress? Do you want to learn how to use antique wood and lead type to create works of art? This is a great starting class if you've never done printmaking or if you're getting back into it after a time away. No printing experience required! This class is appropriate for ages 14 and up, under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. $75

Introduction to Letterpress
Love the look of letterpress? Do you want to learn how to use antique wood and lead type to create works of art? This is a great starting class if you've never done printmaking or if you're getting back into it after a time away. No printing experience required! This class is appropriate for ages 14 and up, under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. $75

Inaugural Intro to Bookbinding Class November 21 1pm-4pm Inaugural Intro to Bookbinding Class: Be in the first group to take this class in our new space. Put a (letterpressed) bookmark in that!  $85  

Inaugural Intro to Bookbinding Class

November 21 1pm-4pm

Inaugural Intro to Bookbinding Class: Be in the first group to take this class in our new space. Put a (letterpressed) bookmark in that! 

$85

 

Amy Butler's Color Class June 4 Time TBD Join Amy for this colorful image inspired workshop packed with ideas, techniques and inspiring insights on building unique and signature color palettes for your design work. Amy will begin with an inspirational presentation and then guide you as you create a collage from your personal inspirational images, fabric, ephemera and photos. In addition, the Igloo studios will be open to the class for exploring different ink and paper color combinations.  $230

Amy Butler's Color Class

June 4 Time TBD

Join Amy for this colorful image inspired workshop packed with ideas, techniques and inspiring insights on building unique and signature color palettes for your design work. Amy will begin with an inspirational presentation and then guide you as you create a collage from your personal inspirational images, fabric, ephemera and photos. In addition, the Igloo studios will be open to the class for exploring different ink and paper color combinations. 

$230

Emily McDowell's Wholesale: What's Next? Class - (Yes, THAT Emily McDowell!) March 12 So you've got a handful of wholesale accounts, and people dig what you make. Now what? This workshop is for people who already know the basics around things like pricing for wholesale and selling on Etsy, and who are ready to take the next step in building their creative business. We'll talk about how to find and work with sales reps, the pros and cons of doing trade shows, how to get your products in front of buyers, what buyers look for, when to release new products, and more. $230

Emily McDowell's Wholesale: What's Next? Class - (Yes, THAT Emily McDowell!)

March 12

So you've got a handful of wholesale accounts, and people dig what you make. Now what? This workshop is for people who already know the basics around things like pricing for wholesale and selling on Etsy, and who are ready to take the next step in building their creative business. We'll talk about how to find and work with sales reps, the pros and cons of doing trade shows, how to get your products in front of buyers, what buyers look for, when to release new products, and more.

$230

Poetry & Printing Class with Amy Turn Sharp December 5 1pm-4pm Is your inner poet ready to break free? Get your creative juices flowing with Amy as she provides an evening of poetry prompts and encouraging feedback on how to unleash your writing to the world. You'll workshop poetry and flash fiction, print a poem on the press and leave with your own writing journal.  $70

Poetry & Printing Class with Amy Turn Sharp

December 5 1pm-4pm

Is your inner poet ready to break free? Get your creative juices flowing with Amy as she provides an evening of poetry prompts and encouraging feedback on how to unleash your writing to the world. You'll workshop poetry and flash fiction, print a poem on the press and leave with your own writing journal. 

$70

Make a Wood Type Journal Class  The perfect melding of printing and binding! In this 1 hour class, choose a few words or letters, letterpress print the cover, and then attach it to a perfect-bound blank set of pages to create your own custom notebook. Great for gifts or to keep for yourself! Suited for ages 15 and up. $40

Make a Wood Type Journal Class 
The perfect melding of printing and binding! In this 1 hour class, choose a few words or letters, letterpress print the cover, and then attach it to a perfect-bound blank set of pages to create your own custom notebook. Great for gifts or to keep for yourself! Suited for ages 15 and up. $40

Custom Letterpress Poster Workshop Do you have a name, date, short quote, or quip you'd love to see in letterpress? In this class, we will hand-set wood and lead type and images to create a personalized one-of-a-kind 8x10 poster. Students will take home up to 6 copies of their creation.  Additional posters may be printed for $2 each.  This outing is perfect for the whole family! $50

Custom Letterpress Poster Workshop
Do you have a name, date, short quote, or quip you'd love to see in letterpress? In this class, we will
hand-set wood and lead type and images to create a personalized one-of-a-kind 8x10 poster.
Students will take home up to 6 copies of their creation.  Additional posters may be printed for $2 each.  This outing is perfect for the whole family! $50

Intro to Letterpress for Designers  Are more and more of your clients requesting letterpress business cards, or wanting to see some examples of stationery or marketing materials using letterpress "texture" and "saltiness?" We'd love to show you how we create those pieces and how to get the most out of a deep impression starting with your computer designs. $75

Intro to Letterpress for Designers 
Are more and more of your clients requesting letterpress business cards, or wanting to see some examples of stationery or marketing materials using letterpress "texture" and "saltiness?" We'd love to show you how we create those pieces and how to get the most out of a deep impression starting with your computer designs. $75

Hardcover Journal Binding Workshop Creating a beautiful hand-bound journal is an experience to remember and makes a lovely family book or gift. In this 3 hour class you’ll get to hand bind one hardback journal with your own choice of book cloth color and decorative ends sheets. Best suited for ages 14 and up. $50  

Hardcover Journal Binding Workshop
Creating a beautiful hand-bound journal is an experience to remember and makes a lovely family book or gift. In this 3 hour class you’ll get to hand bind one hardback journal with your own choice of book cloth color and decorative ends sheets. Best suited for ages 14 and up. $50


 

Yes, You can Draw Workshop November 13 6:30pm-9pm Type Hunter Keith Tatum will lead both non-creative and creative folks through engaging and hands-on excercises to leverage simple drawing techniques in daily work and life. It is sure to be both fun and memorable. $80

Yes, You can Draw Workshop

November 13 6:30pm-9pm

Type Hunter Keith Tatum will lead both non-creative and creative folks through engaging and hands-on excercises to leverage simple drawing techniques in daily work and life. It is sure to be both fun and memorable.

$80

Beginner Calligraphy Workshop with Lindsey of The Hive Studio November 21 10am-2pm Learn the basics of holding & understanding your pen & nib, dipping ink, practicing upstrokes & downstrokes, scribing the alphabet, & practicing your own alphabet writing style. Your kits will include (2) nibs, 1 nib holder, ink well + black (& a colored) ink, notepad & practice papers, 10 gift tags for Christmas & holiday wrapping, & a resources sheet in a nice, wooden tray box made here in the USA. $150

Beginner Calligraphy Workshop with Lindsey of The Hive Studio

November 21 10am-2pm

Learn the basics of holding & understanding your pen & nib, dipping ink, practicing upstrokes & downstrokes, scribing the alphabet, & practicing your own alphabet writing style. Your kits will include (2) nibs, 1 nib holder, ink well + black (& a colored) ink, notepad & practice papers, 10 gift tags for Christmas & holiday wrapping, & a resources sheet in a nice, wooden tray box made here in the USA.

$150

Printing and Pie Tasting with AJ of Sassafras Bakery December 10 6:30pm-8:30pm Try your hand at pulling a "Keep Your Fork, There's Pie" letterpress print to take home, while sampling some of AJ's delicious pies! $80

Printing and Pie Tasting with AJ of Sassafras Bakery

December 10 6:30pm-8:30pm

Try your hand at pulling a "Keep Your Fork, There's Pie" letterpress print to take home, while sampling some of AJ's delicious pies!

$80

Personalized Letterpress Stationery Workshop Join us if you're interested in printing your own set of letterpress stationery, either for yourself, your business, or as a gift. In this 1 hour workshop, choose from our collection of vintage type and images to create a custom card featuring a short phrase or image. At the end of the hour, you’ll leave with 10 cards and matching envelopes. $35  

Personalized Letterpress Stationery Workshop
Join us if you're interested in printing your own set of letterpress stationery, either for yourself, your business, or as a gift. In this 1 hour workshop, choose from our collection of vintage type and images to create a custom card featuring a short phrase or image. At the end of the hour, you’ll leave with 10 cards and matching envelopes. $35
 

Gold Foil Notecards Try your hand at foiling that glinting beautiful look! You will get to choose from a variety of papers and foil colors and hand-set a name, a word or two, or a monogram a flat notecard. In this 2 hour class, you will take home 10 cards and matching envelopes.

Gold Foil Notecards
Try your hand at foiling that glinting beautiful look!
You will get to choose from a variety of papers and foil colors and hand-set a name, a word or two, or a monogram a flat notecard. In this 2 hour class, you will take home 10 cards and matching envelopes.

Group parties & classes

Let Igloo host a unique event that will be sure to make an impression with your guests!

Bookbinding Workshop
Select from a variety of softcover or hardcover designs. Each participant makes their own book to keep. Great for birthdays and book clubs.
(1 to 2 hours, $15 - $25 per person)

Letterpress shower
Guests print thank you notes for the honored guest (wedding couple, new parents) and a few to take home for themselves!
($175 for 2 hours and 75 notecards)

Letterpress Greeting Cards
Provide your own design, or choose from the Igloo collection of vintage type and images to print original note cards.
($150 minimum, final price depends on design)

Wedding Invitation Printing
A special bonding opportunity for families to work together. (Please contact for price information)

Custom Workshops begin at $75 an hour.

Custom Parties begin at $200 for a three-hour event.

Pricing will be provided based on number of participants and project selected.

To set up a custom workshop or party, call 614.787.5528 or email info@iglooletterpress.com.

 

 

Linoleum Carving and Printing Workshop Linoleum carving is a great tool for those who are more interested in using their hands than in using a computer to design prints. Linoleum blocks are cheap and easy to carve, which make them great for getting your designs on press quick. In this 3 hour class you’ll learn the tips and tricks of hand-carving a linoleum block and setting it up for great prints on our Vandercook #4 Letterpress. $50

Linoleum Carving and Printing Workshop
Linoleum carving is a great tool for those who are more interested in using their hands than in using a computer to design prints. Linoleum blocks are cheap and easy to carve, which make them great for getting your designs on press quick. In this 3 hour class you’ll learn the tips and tricks of hand-carving a linoleum block and setting it up for great prints on our Vandercook #4 Letterpress. $50

Printing and Donuts with Nick November 21 9am-12pm ORDER UP! Join Columbus' Breakfast Czar for a morning of all-you-can-eat-donuts (!!!) and letterpress poster printing of your favorite diner order - do you like em' scrambled, poached, or sunny-side up. $80

Printing and Donuts with Nick

November 21 9am-12pm

ORDER UP! Join Columbus' Breakfast Czar for a morning of all-you-can-eat-donuts (!!!) and letterpress poster printing of your favorite diner order - do you like em' scrambled, poached, or sunny-side up.

$80

Intro to Bookbinding  There are many ways to bind a book, and we'll teach you some of the most fun! In this 3 hour class you’ll become friends with paper, glue, needle and thread to create your own handmade books. Some of the techniques we cover in class are hard and soft cover pamphlet stitch books, exposed soft cover books, accordion style bindings and stab bindings. The classes main focus is on making bookbinding easy and accessible for everyone. $75

Intro to Bookbinding 
There are many ways to bind a book, and we'll teach you some of the most fun! In this 3 hour class you’ll become friends with paper, glue, needle and thread to create your own handmade books. Some of the techniques we cover in class are hard and soft cover pamphlet stitch books, exposed soft cover books, accordion style bindings and stab bindings. The classes main focus is on making bookbinding easy and accessible for everyone. $75

Make Your Own Tardis Journal Class Make your fanboy or fangirl proud by creating your own River Song TARDIS notebook. In this class, you will hand-stitch a multi-signature text block to be bound into a custom hardback journal with inlaid TARDIS design. Inspired by the fantastic Doctor Who, you'll want to keep this book for all time. $45

Make Your Own Tardis Journal Class
Make your fanboy or fangirl proud by creating your own River Song TARDIS notebook. In this class, you will hand-stitch a multi-signature text block to be bound into a custom hardback journal with inlaid TARDIS design. Inspired by the fantastic Doctor Who, you'll want to keep this book for all time. $45