Frequently Asked Questions


So are you like a store or a studio or a …??? 

The short answer is yes! The Lemon Collective is a workshop space founded by three DC hardcore crafters. We host a variety of workshops and events every week led by artists, entrepreneurs, and activists.

What are your shop hours?

Outside of class hours we are open by appointment.

Can I host my event there?

Yes! We would love to host your event at The Lemon Collective. We can fit 30 seated, or 60 standing. Contact with all inquiries. Custom workshops for your group are also available at an additional cost.

Can I teach a workshop?

Please do! We’re always looking for new teachers. Send your idea for workshops to Please include representative photos of your class idea and experience you’ve had leading the workshop. 

I'm a maker in D.C. and need studio space to work/teach. Do you offer memberships?

We are able to rent the space on an hourly basis. Please email for a quote.

Are you hiring or accepting interns?

Currently we don’t have any full-time employment opportunities, but we’re always looking for extra help. If you’re interested in interning email with a brief description of your work experience and specific ways you’d like to help. 

Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street?

Make a sharp right onto Main Street and then make your third left. 

Is there somewhere to eat or drink before/after our workshop?

Petworth is full of gems. We love Timber Pizza and Himitsu, located steps away. 

Do you offer corporate classes?

Yes we do. We offer our space for private groups of up to 30 guests, and we are also happy to teach on-location if you’d prefer that we came to you. Email with your desired workshop, dates and location.

Can I bring alcohol to class?

Yes. We just ask that you also bring glassware as we don’t have any to provide. Also we may ask for a sip.

Can I bring my child?

More often than not you can bring your child. It’s best to check with the instructor beforehand to ensure the tools are safe for children to use.

Has anybody at The Lemon Collective ever had a reoccurring role on “Full House”? 

Why, yes they have! Our very own Kathryn Zaremba was a child actress.

How can I find out about upcoming classes?

Make sure you never miss a class by signing up for our newsletter. We send it out on the first of every month and promise not to bug you!