Nadine Papp led a wonderful Temari ball workshop at the Cultural Centre on November 7th. We had a lot of fun trying this craft – which was new to everyone including me. In this post you’ll find images from Nadine Papp’s workshop along with a few tips and tricks that I hope will inspire you […]
These photos and instructions are from Nadine Papp’s wet felting workshop at the Cultural Centre. On Saturday October 24, she led us through the step by step process of creating a miniature felted pumpkin. Hopefully this write up will inspire you to try a bit of felting at home! – Shannon Quigley Materials: Wool for […]
This is a write up from our fall needle felting workshop on Saturday October 17, 2020. Nadine Papp led us through the step by step process of creating a felt brooch using a leaf shaped cookie cutter. I had the pleasure of following along and took notes as we went. We know there are a […]
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
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.
Have a go at making your own mini book! Or two, or three! This activity was originally planned to be part of our March Break Open Studio