Weaving, miniatures and knitting workshops to be held | Arts & Culture
From Bonny Wise
Weaving Workshop, Saturday February 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday February 10 1 p.m. to 4 pm.
Ages 12 to adult (under 14 must be accompanied by an adult)
Locust Grove and the Little Loomhouse are offering a 2-day weaving workshop. Students will weave log cabin, simple lace and ticking on Lou Tate’s Little Looms and will also be introduced to band weaving and the drop spindle. Price includes supplies, and weaving samples to take home. Bring your lunch, scissors and wear comfortable shoes! Class size is small, so space is very limited. Call 897-9845 to register.
Saturday, February 16 10am-4pm $40
Ages 10 to adult (under 14 must be accompanied by an adult)
Lovers of dollhouses and miniatures alike, you've seen the Locust Grove dollhouse, now you can learn to make your own miniatures. Members of the Louisville Miniature Club will lead participants as they make a historical vignette. Included in the price are wallpaper, flooring, trim, table and chair. The Louisville Miniature Club oversaw the restoration of the Locust Grove dollhouse currently on display in the museum gallery. Call 897-9845 to reserve a spot.
Saturday, February 23, Knitting Workshop 10am-3pm
Learn to knit, or brush up on your skills at this beginners’ knitting class. Locust Grove education coordinator and experienced knitter Diane Statler will teach you the basics of knitting, along with a few patterns. For your project, you’ll work on a scarf using the different stitch techniques you’ll learn in the class. Please bring a pair of size 8 knitting needles, a cable hook, a skein of worsted-weight yarn, and a sack lunch. Cost $25
Locust Grove is located at 561 Blankenbaker Ln, (between Brownsboro Rd & River Road), Louisville. For more information, or to register, call 502-897-9845 or www.locustgrove.org
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