Workshops at the Mansion

Because only twelve participants can attend the workshops, each person receives individual guidance.

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Tatting Workshop 

with Melanie Hughes

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Dating to the 19th century, tatting is a technique for making lace edging, doilies and other decorative pieces. Instructor, Melanie Hughes, teaches tatting with an easy-to-learn method. Supplies included.

Sunday, January 29, 2017 – 1:30 to 4:30 pm
Cost: $30
Member cost: $25
Click here for reservations or call 215-438-1861 Visa and MasterCard accepted. Reservations required.

 

 

 

Fairy Watercolor Workshop 

with Jency Latta

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“Victorians embraced belief in fairies as a reaction to the disenchantment of the world.” (Michael Kimmelman, New York Times, 1998) Join Jency Latta to create your own fanciful fairy watercolor painting. Supplies included.

Sunday, April 2, 2017 – 1:30 to 4:30 pm
Cost: $30
Member cost: $25
Click here for reservations or call 215-438-1861 Visa and MasterCard accepted. Reservations required.

 

 

Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion launched its workshop series in 2008. Each workshop focuses on one craft or pastime popular in the 19th century. Crafts or topics of past workshops include crazy quilting, hexagon quits, yo yo quilts, botanical watercolors, Victorian Valentines, applique techniques, writing inspirations, and faux finishes. Instructors are experts in their field with the ability to give clear instruction. All skill levels are welcome. Enrollment in workshops is limited to 12. Each person receives individual instruction.