Craft Tutorials

Get creative with activities inspired by collections at Minden Hills Cultural Centre

#Stayconnected Notecards

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!

Calligraphy notecard tutorial

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…

Watercolour notecard tutorial

Make a watercolour notecard inspired by André Lapine’s holiday card in the collection at the Agnes Jamieson Gallery

More tutorials coming soon!

Victorian Motto Samplers

Create an embroidered fridge magnet inspired motto samplers at the Museum & Heritage Village!

Motto Sampler Day 1: Research and planning

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.

Digital embroidery tutorials!

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!

Other tutorials

Creative activities for all ages!