The Mennonite Heritage Center, 565 Yoder Road, Harleysville, announces a Paper Cutting Workshop scheduled for Saturday, September 16, 2016 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. Popular paper cutting artist Pam Hults will teach the workshop. Participants can choose from several patterns that include both seasonal and traditional paper cutting designs.
Students will take home a finished piece along with a finished grain painted frame provided by the instructor. Workshop fee is $60 ($55 for members) plus a materials fee of $30
The Mennonite Heritage Center, Harleysville, and the Goschenhoppen Historians, Green Lane, are co-sponsoring a special one-day Hearth Cooking Workshop on Saturday, September 23, 2017, from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm. This hands-on class will be led by food historians Melanie Baker and Joanne Kintner in the beautiful historic kitchen of the 18th century Antes House, Upper Frederick Township.
Learn how early Pennsylvania German women skillfully used hot coals from the fireplace to make delicious “chicken
The Mennonite Heritage Center, 565 Yoder Road, Harleysville, announces a Tufted Wool Embroidery Workshop scheduled for Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm. Led by needlework artist Shirley Sacks, participants will create a colorful pincushion while learning this unique Pennsylvania German embroidery technique.
In the late 19th century, thrifty homemakers would use salvaged yarn from knitted garments and scraps of wool to create multicolored stars or flowerlike designs. The wool was stitched around a tin template to create
The Mennonite Heritage Center, 565 Yoder Rd, Harleysville, announces a Shaker Basket Weaving Workshop on Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. Here is your chance to weave a small, Shaker Kittenhead basket that is based upon an antique Shaker cathead basket. Students will learn to form the cathead shape on a mold, chase-weave the sides of the basket, notch a handle and lash a rim. This precious basket is a mere 2 3/4″ in diameter x