Sheila Rhodes, owner of Small Batch Kitchen, Harleysville, will teach participants the process of making sauerkraut in their home kitchens.
Learn how to prep your own quart jar of cabbage to ferment into kraut. The class will discuss the fermenting process, food preservation safety issues, herb and spices that can be added to your kraut, and everything you’ll need to know about turning cabbage into sauerkraut.
Preregistration is required as the class size is limited. The cost of the workshop is $60
This workshop will focus on the sgraffito technique used by area nineteenth century Pennsylvania German potters to make expressive designs in their folk art pottery. Sgraffito means to “scratch” and workshop participants will draw a design of their choosing in a damp clay coating on a redware plate. You can choose a traditional Pennsylvania German design or create your own design for a special occasion gift.
The class will be led by redware potter Denise Wilz, a professional potter who researches
This is your opportunity to start or add to your set of apple baskets. Working over wooden molds, in the methods of the Shakers, you will weave a traditional apple basket. You will be weaving the body of the basket with reed, then finishing it off with an oak handle and lashing it with ash. Workshop will be led by Karen Wychock.
Learn a distinctive PA German textile art. 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 a pincushion or decorative pillow. Led by Ann Hermes.