Needle Arts Workshops

Sewing hands.
  • Needle Arts Workshops

    9 am - 2 pm

    Ages 14 - Adult

    These workshops are a creative, fun and educational way for you to learn the tradition of needle arts in a historic setting.

  • Slat Bonnet Workshops

    July 11-12, 2017

    Slat bonnets were a popular style of sun bonnet worn throughout the 19th century, and owning one was considered a necessity. Following step-by-step directions, participants in this workshop will measure, cut, fold and stitch soft fabric to create their very own slat bonnet.

  • Cross Stitch Sampler Workshop

    July 25-26, 2017

    Explore the history and purpose of samplers in America. Study the features of historic examples before designing your own, personalized sampler. After completing a small practice piece, you will begin your unique counted cross stitch sampler.