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How to Enjoy and Be Successful in Our Craftcare Wellness Series: Modern Calligraphy

  • Take the pre-workshop assessment above.

  • Download and print the pattern PDFs and check out the syllabus.

  • Register with Zoom, check all the dates and use the Zoom “Add to calendar” feature to add them to your calendar.

  • Attend our Daily Craftcare Practice to get into the habit of making and enjoy your peers traveling with you on this journey. Weekdays at 12 pm ET for 15 min!

  • Join our private Slack channel. We will communicate important information about your workshop, help you connect with peers and cheer each other on and you can ask the CraftJam team questions. And don’t forget to share your progress!

Sessions Overview

  • Session 1: Sunday October 8th, 2022
  • Session 2: Sunday October 15th, 2022
  • Session 3: Sunday October 22nd, 2022
  • Session 4: Sunday October 29th, 2022

Important Workshop Resources


Join the Weekly Workshop on Zoom

Here’s where you join your workshop each week.


Join Us On Slack

This is where you chat with other attendees, and can ask questions about your workshop.

Need help getting on Slack?


Join the Daily Craftcare Practice on Zoom

Here’s where we log in for 15 minutes every weekday at 12 PM EST to practice our craft connection.

Recommended Supplies:

Purchase our Kit on Etsy

  • Straight Pen Holder
  • 2x Nikko G Nibs
  • Black Sumi Ink
  • Screw Top Dinky Dip
  • Dotted Paper
  • Lighter or Matches
  • Pencil
  • 4x greeting cards
  • 4x envelopes
  • Metal ruler


Lesson Plan

Session # 1

  • Intro to modern calligraphy
  • Warm-up exercise
  • Prepping a nib and pen for first-time use
  • Learning how to hold the pen
  • Practicing the eight basic strokes and the beginning of the lowercase alphabet

Session # 2

green paper with cursive writing on it
  • Complete the lowercase alphabet
  • Review and practice connecting letters


  • Three pages of practice:
  • One page of “n-strings” n a n b n c n d n e n f ….
  • Two pages of words using the lower case

Session # 3

  • Learn the uppercase alphabet
  • Learn tips and tricks for various types of ink and paper


  • Four pages of practice, using the entire alphabet

Session # 4

  • Review
  • Make greeting cards and matching envelopes

Daily Craftcare Practice: Socialize with Your Peers – LIVE


15 min Craftcare Practice


Weekdays at 12 pm ET


First Day: Monday, October 9th
Last Day: Friday, October 28th


Join us on Zoom (different than workshop link)

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