Home Textile Tool Museum Workshops
Friday June 23 – Grapevine Handle Basket Workshop with Deb Schildt
10:00 am start until finished; Fee: $50 includes materials; Class size: Min of 5. Deb teaches popular workshops on sewing, weaving and basket making.
Friday July 7 – Mozzarella Cheese Making Workshop with Laryssa.
Learn to make yummy mozzarella cheese. 10:00 – 4:00. Fee: $25. Materials: Basic Kit $20 if needed or Cheese Cloth $6. Class size: Max 6. Laryssa Zahajkewycz is known regionally as a cheesemaker and popular workshop teacher.
Saturday July 8 and July 15 – a two day Basket Workshop with Anne Fell.
Anne will supply the materials and tools, except for a sharp knife for carving the rims, for her driftwood basket with Cherokee circles. Anne uses an Exacto-style knife. 10:00 – 4:00. Fee: $50, Materials: $12. Class size: Max 5. Anne has taught many basket workshops locally.
Friday July 14 – "Survey of Sheep Breeds" Workshop with Tracy Sayre.
Tracy says to bring your spinning wheel and fiber processing tools as you will be spinning samples of four breeds of sheep while learning about their history and fiber characteristics. 10:00 to 4:00. Fee: $25. Materials: $25. Tracy has been a handspinner for 30 years. She has her own fiber animals and enjoys working with their fleeces and learning about different sheep breeds and their wool.
Friday August 4 – Monterey Jack Cheese Making Workshop with Laryssa.
Learn to make a favorite cheese using raw or pasteurized milk. 10:00 – 4:00. Fee: $25. Materials: Basic Kit $20 if needed or Cheese Cloth $6. Class size: Max 6.
Wed-Fri August 23-25 – Timber Frame Loom Workshop with Pat Hilts.
This is a 3 day workshop. 10:00 – 4:00. Fee: $100, Materials: $20. Class size: Max 8. Pat is HTTM's curator and she is a textile historian who has published widely on the history of spinning and weaving. Her workshop on timber frame looms has been well received in the past.
For details, contact registrar Eve Herrington at email@example.com or 570-744-2653.