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Various Dates

Various Dates

Landis Valley Village and Farm Museum

Hands-On-Craft Classes


28 January: Upcycled Heart Garland, 10 AM to Noon, $45.00
28 January: Upcycled Journal, 1 PM to 3 PM, $50.00
28 January: Folded Paper Stars, 1 PM to 3 PM, $40.00
4 February: Spring Spool Bird Nests 9 AM to Noon, $58.00
4 February: Valentine Fraktur Folded Paper Box, 1 PM to 3 PM, $60.00
11 February: Leather Dice Cup 10 AM to 3 PM, $55.00
18 February: Blacksmithing 9AM to 4PM $165.00
25 February: Continuous Weave Market Basket 9 AM to 3 PM, $85.00
25 February: Bake Oven Baking, 9AM to 4 PM, $175.00
4 March: Spool Felt Flower Garden, 9AM to Noon, $58.00
4 March: Bake Oven Baking, 9AM to 4 PM, $175.00

11 March: Fraktur & False Grain Frame, 9 AM to 1 PM, $115.00
18 March: Blacksmithing 9AM to 4PM $165.00
25 March: Fruit Tree Grafting 1PM to 4PM, $40.00
25 March: 
 Peanut Basket, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, $75.00
25 March: Scratched Eggs, 10:00 AM to Noon, $5.00
15 April: Blacksmithing 9AM to 4PM $165.00

Join us for our continuing series of hands-on craft classes in the Landis Valley Museum Store. The fee for each class covers the costs of supplies and materials. All classes are on the second floor of the Museum Store.

 

Upcycled Heart Garland
Art teacher Kara Rose shows you how to make this cute heart garland from up-cycled paper! All materials are included. Landis Valley Museum Store Second Floor, Saturday January 28, 2023 10 AM - 12 PM. Proceed Benefit the Museum. All sales are final. Proceeds benefit the Museum. Click here to register.
 

Upcycled Journal
Make a Recycled Journal with Artist Sandra Granthon-Roman. The workshop includes Gelli Arts monoprinting to create your own original painted pages to collage with fabric scraps and vintage pages to create your own personalized journal! Includes learning the basics of color theory (primary and secondary colors would be introduced). Each guest can choose a custom color palette of fabric remnants Warm/Cool/Neutral. Sandra will be in touch two weeks before the workshop to get your color preference. Saturday January 28, 2022, Two hours 1 PM - 3 PM, Landis Valley Museum Store 2nd Floor. All Materials are included. All sales are final. Proceeds Benefit the Museum. Click here to register.
 

Folded Paper Star/Artisan Paper Flower
Make a flower ornament from artisan designed paper with Artist Sandra Granthon-Roman of ALCHEMY. You will receive a kit including pre-cut paper ready for origami folding. Choose how you assemble your 8 petals to create a variety of pattern designs and finish it with a selection of buttons. Perfect workshop to take with your friends and family! This is a fun activity for Adults and Teens age 13+. Saturday January 28, 2023, $40 per person, all materials included. Two hours 1 AM - 3 PM, Landis Valley Museum Store 2nd Floor. All sales are final. Proceeds benefit the Museum. Click here to register.
 

Spring Spool Bird Nests
Get ready for Spring with Art teacher Kara Rose! Learn to make these adorable Spring Spool Bird's Nests! All materials are included. Landis Valley Museum Store Second Floor, Saturday February 4, 2023 9 AM - 12 PM. Proceeds Benefit the Museum. All sales are final. Proceeds benefit the Museum. Click here to register.
 

Valentine Themed Fraktur folded paper "Tobacco Boxes"
Learn the basics of Fraktur and make a folded "Tobacco Box" - this is a folded paper pouch that stores gave to customers when they purchased small loose items such as tobacco or buttons. No previous experience necessary! Artist and teacher Alana M. Hunter has been sharing her love of this traditional art form for for over 35 years. This class is for Adults and older teens. All materials are included. Landis Valley Museum Store Second Floor, Saturday February 4 , 2023 1 PM - 3 PM. Proceeds Benefit the Museum. All sales are final. Proceeds benefit the Museum. Click here to register.
 

Leather Dice Cup
Make a colonial era Dice Cup with Leather Smith Harry Breneman. Landis Valley Museum Store Second Floor, Saturday February 11, 2023 10 AM - 3 PM. Please bring a lunch. 55$ per person. All materials are included. All sales are final. Proceeds Benefit the Museum. Click here to register.
 

Blacksmithing
Learn about shop safety, techniques for lighting and maintaining a coal fire, hammer control, drawing out, scrolling, fullering, half face blows and riveting as you complete your project.
Hot punching, hot cutting, and forge welding will also be covered. For ages 16 and up only. Instructors:  Frank Gillespie
Students should bring safety glasses, sturdy shoes, cotton gardening or leather work gloves. Dress warm with natural fibers, if possible, especially against the skin. All tools are provided. 9 AM - 4 PM. Three dates to choose from Saturday February 25, Saturday March 18 and Saturday April 15, 2023. All Sales Are Final Click here to register.

 

Continuous Weave Market Basket with Joan Betzold 
Continuous weave Market Basket: This is a fabulous basket. It is as close as you can get to making a 18th century market basket....beautiful handle and extremely useful! Students need to bring...measuring tape, sharpened pencil, a brick wrapped in plastic wrap, 12 large wooden clip style clothespins, old towel, scissors, pocket knife, a small regular screw driver, spray bottle, pail or dish pan to hold 2 gallons of water, lunch, drinks and snacks...wear comfortable clothes. All Sales are final. Proceeds Benefit the Museum. Click here to register.


Bake Oven Baking
Would you like to learn how to bake in a 1700’s outdoor bake oven? Join our basic class where you will learn how to safely fire, hoe and mop a bake oven. 
We will be making bread, rolls and other treats. Be sure to bring a light lunch as we will be sampling the finished products in the afternoon. Instructors: Nancy Schmeichel and Carol Anderson
Students should wear natural fiber clothes, no hairspray as it is flammable. You may want to bring an apron. Please bring a water bottle and a lite lunch. 9 AM - 4 PM. Two dates to choose from: Saturday February 25 and Saturday March 4. All Sales Are Final.
Click here to register.

 

Spool Felt Flower Garden
Get ready for Spring with Art teacher Kara Rose! Learn to make this whimsical Spool Flower Garden! All materials are included. Landis Valley Museum Store Second Floor, Saturday March 4, 2023 9 AM - 12 PM. Proceeds Benefit the Museum. All sales are final. Proceeds benefit the Museum. Click here to register.


Bake Oven Baking
Would you like to learn how to bake in a 1700’s outdoor bake oven? Join our basic class where you will learn how to safely fire, hoe and mop a bake oven. 
We will be making bread, rolls and other treats. Be sure to bring a light lunch as we will be sampling the finished products in the afternoon. Instructors: Nancy Schmeichel and Carol Anderson
Students should wear natural fiber clothes, no hairspray as it is flammable. You may want to bring an apron. Please bring a water bottle and a lite lunch. 9 AM - 4 PM. Two dates to choose from: Saturday February 25 and Saturday March 4. All Sales Are Final.
Click here to register.

 

Fraktur with a False Grain Frame
Learn the art of Fraktur and false grain painting with Artists Lynn Sommer and Jim King. In this class you will paint a frakutre and a frame to put it in! All materials are included. Landis Valley is featuring false grain painting in our newest exhibit, The Pennsylvania Germans, Their Lives in Color! Landis Valley Museum Store Second Floor, All Materials are included. All sales are final. Proceeds Benefit the Museum. Click here to register.
 


Blacksmithing
Learn about shop safety, techniques for lighting and maintaining a coal fire, hammer control, drawing out, scrolling, fullering, half face blows and riveting as you complete your project.
Hot punching, hot cutting, and forge welding will also be covered. For ages 16 and up only. Instructors:  Frank Gillespie
Students should bring safety glasses, sturdy shoes, cotton gardening or leather work gloves. Dress warm with natural fibers, if possible, especially against the skin. All tools are provided. 9 AM - 4 PM. Three dates to choose from Saturday February 25, Saturday March 18 and Saturday April 15, 2023. All Sales Are Final Click here to register.


A Fruit Tree Grafting Workshop
Grow your own orchard from apples you graft yourself. Learn how to take a living stick of one type of apple tree and splice it onto a completely differently variety of apple tree at this make and take class. Please bring a sharp knife and dress in layers. This is a "make and take" workshop, so you'll get to take home 2 trees. Loads of apple varieties to choose from.
Click here to register.  All sales are final. Proceeds benefit the Museum.


Peanut Basket
This is an old southern basket.  Hold your peanuts/pistachios on one side and the shells on the other. It has a very unique bottom to hold everything inside.  If you don't like nuts other uses are fun...remotes etc.
Students need to bring...measuring tape, sharpened pencil, a brick wrapped in plastic wrap, 12 large wooden clip style clothespins, old towel, scissors, pocket knife, a small regular screwdriver, spray bottle, pail or dish pan to hold 2 gallons of water, lunch, drinks and snacks...wear comfortable clothes. Museum Store Second Floor. Saturday March 25, 2023 9 AM - 3 PM. All sales are final. Proceeds benefit the Museum. Click here to register.


Scratched Eggs
Learn the Pennsylvania German technique of etching delicate designs onto a naturally dyed egg with Landis Valley Workshop leader and master dyer Linda Taylor. Learn about the different color dyes as you work! Fee is $45 to make three eggs and a box, includes all materials. Museum Store Second Floor. Saturday March 25, 2023. $45, All Materials included. All Sales are final. Proceeds benefit the Museum. Click here to register.


Blacksmithing
Learn about shop safety, techniques for lighting and maintaining a coal fire, hammer control, drawing out, scrolling, fullering, half face blows and riveting as you complete your project.
Hot punching, hot cutting, and forge welding will also be covered. For ages 16 and up only. Instructors:  Frank Gillespie
Students should bring safety glasses, sturdy shoes, cotton gardening or leather work gloves. Dress warm with natural fibers, if possible, especially against the skin. All tools are provided. 9 AM - 4 PM. Three dates to choose from Saturday February 25, Saturday March 18 and Saturday April 15, 2023. All Sales Are Final. Click here to register.

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