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.

Victorian - Inspired Jewelry Workshop

with Y’vonne Page-Magnus

 

Join us on Sunday, September 22 to design your own Victorian-inspired jewelry. Jewelry designer, Y’vonne Page-Magnus, guides you as you design your own 19th-century necklace and earrings.

Design-Your-Own-Jewelry was founded and originated in London, England by ‘Von & Max’ known as ‘Von & Magnus’ a Limited Corporation residing in two of London’s most upscale department stores, ‘Fenwick’s of Bond Street’ and, world renowned ‘Harrods.’ Offering a very popular design your own jewelry and restringing service creating a loyal following with ‘Ladies of London! Moving with the ever-changing times Design-Your-Own-Jewelry is now a moving ‘W O R K S H O P’ Offering a selection of appealing jewelry making workshops for adults and kids throughout the Pennsylvania and New Jersey regions in beautiful settings.

 

 

Sunday, September 22, 2019, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Cost: $45 – Cost includes $15 materials fee.

Member cost: $40 Become a member

Click here for reservations. Reservations are required. 

Pysanky Christmas Ornament Workshop

with Wendy Hallstrom

 

Embellish your Christmas tree with your own beautifully decorated Pysanky egg. Learning this ancient technique for decorating eggs is actually easy. Using a stylus called a kistka, we will write with melted beeswax onto the shell of an egg, then dip it into vibrant dyes. We will complete two different eggs in the workshop, and you will keep your kistka and wax to use at home. Join us to make your own little heirloom – it’s a lot of fun and will impress your family and friends!

Two workshops – Saturday, November 23 at 9:00 am-Noon and Saturday, November 23 at 1:00 pm-4:00 pm. Workshop sizes are small so each person receives individual instruction.

Cost: $40 – includes $10 materials fee

Click here for tickets or call 215-438-1861 for information and tickets