Americana Academy Workshop: Bandboxes
Saturday, June 25 • 1:00-5:00 pm
Learn how to make one of our beautiful bandboxes – they are handy and decorative anywhere in the house! Our boxes are hand-stitched, and are adorned with hand-printed wallpaper and newspaper. Learn the best way to cut the patterns to minimize scrap, how to stitch for durability, and choose your own motif to decorate your take-home box.
Duration: 4 hours
Location: More House kitchen
Class Fee: Members $65, Non-members $85, Juniors (12-16) $65. All materials included.
Registration is recommended by calling (607) 547-1461, though walk-ins are welcome.
About Americana Academy
The Farmers' Museum has long held a mastery of folk art traditions and fine craftsmanship among living history museums in the United States. Finally, we have hands-on educational opportunities to match: Introducing the Americana Academy! With a vast array of workshops for every level of experience, the Americana Academy allows people to develop real trade and craft skills from silversmithing to hand-sewing and everything in-between. Taught by expert interpreters with years of experience under their tool belts, students will come away from our classes with exciting new knowledge and ability. Be a pioneer in your own life and discover what you're capable of creating!