Upcoming Workshops

Etsy® Shop 101

Learn how to sell your crafs on Etsy®, the DIY Marketplace for the world market for art, design and home decor! Master the secrets of how to set up, and successfully run an Etsy® shop with experienced Etsy® Shop owner, Cherie Herne of Salty Girl and the Long Dog, not just to sell your handmade goods, but to be amazingly successful.


Salty Girl Driftwood Heat Wall HangingMaine Driftwood Heart Wall Hanging Class

Make a gorgeous driftwood heart wall hanging for someone you love! Join driftwood artist Cherie Herne and her assistant Salty Gals for this special evening of creativity and fun. We’ll supply instruction and everything you’ll need to create this truly beautiful driftwood heart including hand-drilled driftwood nuggets driftwood chunks dredged from the Saco River after being tumbled in the river bed for 100+ years. Registration includes all supplies, and lite refreshments.

February 5, 2020 - 5:30-7:30

Setting Up an Etsy Shop

You will walk away from this class, having the skills to set up, and successfully run an Etsy® shop. You will be taken step by step through the setup of all facets of Etsy, including info and appearance, options, shipping settings, payment account setup, how to take great photos, and create listings that sell. Current stats show brick-and-mortar stores struggle as eCommerce continues to grow at double-digit rates every year. Join successful Etsy® Shop owner Cherie Herne and her assistant Cheryl Patten of Salty Girl and the Long Dog to get started on your new journey with online sales.

2-Part Class: Wednesday 3/11 & 25, 2020 / 5:30-7:30

Turn Your Etsy Shop into a Sales Machine

This advanced-level workshop is designed for sellers that want to take their Etsy shop from good to great. Taught by professional Etsy seller Cherie Herne and her assistant Cheryl Patten of Salty Girl and the Long Dog, this class will provide you with the information you need to maximize your shop’s performance.
This workshop is intended for sellers with an active Etsy store, and requires a knowledge of the Etsy platform.

Topics of Instruction:
- How to get found more often through Etsy search using SEO
- Taking professional photos and posting a perfect listing
- Delivering high-quality customer service and handling common issues
- Using social media to boost your business and reach more customers

2-Part Class: Wednesday 4/22 & 29, 2020 / 5:30-7:30