Yvette-Michelle Cottle DarbyCrafted Spaces was established in 2010. We are a sewing studio and creative workspace, offering sewing classes and creative workshops to children and adults. We provide small group classes, private lessons, day camps and creative events.

Crafted Spaces is located at 2 Forrester Road, Shanty Bay, south of Ridge Road and Line 3. Our classes are held at our quite home-based studio, nestled among the trees just off Lake Simcoe. We also have a commercial studio located in the heart of Orillia, at 5 Peter Street. Our Peter Street location is available by appointment only. Crafted Spaces can also bring the fun to you, and is available in Barrie, Toronto, and surrounding areas.

Why take a class with us?

At Crafted Spaces we love helping you bring your creativity to life. Whether you are a beginner or someone looking to advance your creative skills, there is something for everyone. The owner, program coordinator and main instructor Yvette-Michelle Cottle Darby along with our other talented guest instructors are happy to share their skills and knowledge with you. We have over thirty different classes to choose from and many of our classes are available for private events, community groups and corporate team building.

Through our various classes and workshops, you will develop the skills and confidence needed to explore new projects. Classes are available for children 6+, youths 11+ and adults of all skill levels. Our classes include fun projects that will help you learn lifelong creative skills. Each class is taught by a creative professional, and has been tested and proven to get results. We also offer you ongoing support and access to our sewing studio and creative workspace. We are available every step of the way, as you build your craft and continue to explore your creativity.

Our Other Services

In addition to our classes and workshops, our online shop offers patterns, sewing supplies, kits, creative books and fun crafty goodies. We also offer creative business development services for those looking to start a creative business. To find out more about what we do, please continue to check out our website and contact us for more details.

Explore your creativity!