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Victorian Craft Demonstrations at the McLoughlin House
September 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019
McLoughlin Memorial Association presents
Victorian Craft Demonstration
Second Saturday of the month, noon – 3 pm
McLoughlin House, Oregon City
This ongoing hands-on demonstration series features a variety of Victorian needlework and handwork techniques. Experience for yourself this important aspect of the lives of ladies in the 1800’s. All programs are free of charge.
June 8 – Paper Dolls
Color and cut out period paper dolls. This is a good activity for children and those remembering when they made paper dolls as children.
July 13 – Lavender Wands
Create pretty sachets for rooms, drawers and trunks by using ribbon and the stems of these English garden lovelies. Bring lavender from your garden, if you’d like.
August 10 – Beaded Flowers
Assemble a tiny bouquet using wire and glass beads. This activity is best for adults.
September 14 – Tassels
The Victorians decorated almost everything with tassels both simple and complex. They were suspended from cusions, lamps, drapery, handbags, and more.
October 12 – Wool Rugs
We will hook a hot pad-sized rug using narrow strips of wool fabric.
November 9 – Etui
Make an Etui – a custom constructed box to hold small tools, supplies or momentos. An involved craft suitable for adults.