Get creative with activities inspired by collections at Minden Hills Cultural Centre
Looking to stay connected with those you love while you can’t be together? Create handmade notecards inspired by the collections at Minden Hills Cultural Centre!
By guest contributor Mary Trepanier. Now that you have been inspired to make your own cards, why not take the idea up a notch by using Calligraphy for the inside message or indeed the front? With beginners in mind here are some easy steps…
Make a watercolour notecard inspired by André Lapine’s holiday card in the collection at the Agnes Jamieson Gallery
Make a pressed flower notecard inspired by museum collections
Make an embroidered notecard inspired by museum collections
More tutorials coming soon!
Victorian Motto Samplers
Create an embroidered fridge magnet inspired motto samplers at the Museum & Heritage Village!
Day five is ‘Repeat!’ because you can’t make just one 😊
Now it’s time to assemble the magnet. You will need…
Alright, are we ready? It’s day three and after all that planning, sketching and transferring we’re going to start stitching!
The beauty of embroidery is that you can stitch anything you like. Find an image, trace it, stitch it!
Get inspired by Victorian motto samplers and make your own modern version! This tutorial will show you how to design, embroider and assemble a fridge magnet inspired by motto samplers at Minden Hills Museum & Heritage Village.
Our Victorian Motto Sampler workshop, originally scheduled for April 4, has been cancelled due to COVID. So we are going digital! Stay tuned for a week long series of craft tutorials showing you have to make a mini motto sampler inspired by the museum’s collection at home!
Creative activities for all ages!