Lots of moms like to make stuff.  It’s fun to create, and to learn a new skill.  And why should kids have all the fun?  Here’s a list of mom recommended places to learn how to sew, knit, take better pictures, make pretty cakes and more.



BelMomento Photography
I offer regular classes for dslr owners, primarily aimed at moms taking pictures of their kids! I also offer private one on one classes! Go check out my site and email me at [email protected].com if you are interested!

Deanna Green Photography
I offer a class as well…each attendee receives a workbook and laminated cheat sheets for your camera bag…For beginners and non-professionals only.

Found Memphis often offers classes

Memphis Photo Supply recommends a Beginner DSLR Seminar by Jana Billings, contact her via phone (901-355-5135) or email for upcoming dates.

Good Golly Photography offers classes

Owned by Alex Ginsburg of Alex Ginsburg Photographics and Gary Culley of Gary Culley Studios

My Three Sons Photography
Offers classes in Olive Branch, MS

Sewing, Quilting, Knitting, etc.

Shappley Sewing and Vacuum Company
quilting, sewing, machine software, smocking, serger, embroidery and more – classes for both adults and kids

Sew Memphis
Overtown Square
quilting, home decor and clothing classes for adults and kids

  • free Wednesday evening happy hour – bring your own projects, snacks and beverages
  • ‎Sew Memphis has lots of classes!! They also have open instruction sewing where you can take your project (any project) in for help. That may be a good place to go for help with window treatments.

Amy’s Golden Strand
Summer Ave
needlepoint classes

Bumbletee Studio and Fabric Gallery
quilting, clothing and home decor sewing classes for adults and kids

Mendenhall at Poplar
knitting and crocheting classes

Leawood East Baptist has free sewing classes on Monday evenings at 6:00 

Klassy Katz
quilting and sewing classes

Memphis Sewing Machine & Vacuum
sewing classes

The Lace Cottage
sewing classes

Cake Decorating/Cooking

Mary Carter Decorating Center
N. White Station
candy making and cake decorating classes
Mary Carter has free cake decorating and candy making classes– you just have to get there early because classes fill up fast.

Felicia Suzanne’s
personalized cooking classes for 6-12 people with Felicia at the chef’s table in the kitchen

L’École Culinaire
A cooking school that offers classes to the public – adults and kids too

The River Inn Culinary School
Mud Island
A weekend “culinary retreat”

Salud! Cooking School
Whole Foods Poplar

All of the Above

Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Store
Polo Grounds
sewing, cake decorating, quilting, knitting, crocheting, jewelry, paper-making and painting classes for adults and kids

S. White Station
cake decorating, scrapbooking, jewelry and more classes for adults and kids
Michael’s and Joann almost always have a 40% off coupon you can use for classes; get the coupon from the Internet or get the app

Painting & Pottery

Pinot’s Palette
painting classes for adults and kids

Painting with a Twist
painting classes for adults and kids

Seize the Clay
Chickasaw Oaks Village
paint your own pottery, glass fusing, silver clay jewelry and mosaics classes for adults and kids

Art and Soul
painting classes for adults and kids

Studio 1688
glass fusing, slumping and blowing classes

Paint a Piece
Wolfchase Commons & Germantown
pottery painting, glass fusing, silver clay for adults and kids

The Art Project
Overton Square
drop-in kid art studio with classes for adults and kids. EMM Review

Other Art Classes

The Metal Museum
Various metal working workshops for kids and adults.

Five in One Social Club
Broad Ave
Twice a week in our Clubhouse we host creative workshops for small groups. Our workshops are fun and engaging for everyone, whether you “have a creative bone in your body,” or not. Our workshops are open to anyone over the age of 16.