The Mennonite Heritage Center, 565 Yoder Road, Harleysville, announces a workshop on “Traditional Woodworking for the Kitchen” led by artisan John W. Munro on Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. The workshop will be an opportunity for novice and intermediate woodworkers to focus on and learn the use of traditional hand tools in making wooden spoons, ladles, spatulas, cutting boards and bowls. Mr. Munro has demonstrated traditional woodworking for many years and participated in the Fine
The Mennonite Heritage Center, 565 Yoder Road, Harleysville, announces a Book Repair Workshop scheduled for Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4 pm. Led by Ramon Townsend of Colonial Bindery, Exton, Pa, students will learn basic book repair techniques, and in the process learn about the book’s components and traditional hand bookbinding methods. They will dissect a book and reassemble it. The students will deconstruct the book by detaching the covers and spine; removing the sewing; and disassembling
Learn the colorful art of paper marbling on Saturday, July 8, 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm at the Mennonite Heritage Center, 565 Yoder Road, Harleysville. Led by Ramon Townsend of Colonial Bindery, Exton, Pa., participants will learn this traditional paper art first developed by the Persians in the 15th century.
Marbling is the art of floating and designing watercolors on a base fluid then permanently transferring the design to paper. Participants will be instructed in preparing the paper to
Do you love a fresh slice of home baked pie but have never tackled making your own pie crust?
The Mennonite Heritage Center, 565 Yoder Road, Harleysville, announces a Pie, Glorious Pie workshop scheduled for Saturday, July 15 from 9 am to 2 pm. Participants will make both a traditional Pennsylvania Dutch pie crust/shoofly pie and a more contemporary ricotta cheese pie crust/apple crumb pie. Participants will also go home with additional tried and true recipes.