Leon Historical Society's Amish-English Cabin Fever Events

Sewing Crafts with Leon Historical Society Museum
04/29/2017 12:00 pm
04/29/2017 4:00 pm

Feel like winter will never end?  Try a NEW learning Experience!  Learn how to make baskets, sew, knit, and quilt at one of the Leon Historical Society's Amish-English Events.  Both English and Amish teachers share their world and skills with you at these events.  Please come for the day and enjoy seeing and learning how things are done in the Amish and the Modern world.  Get involved and make a basket, or sew a tote bag, or knit a neck scarf, or quilt a pot holder.  Enjoy seeing how different and yet how similar our ways are.

Different presentations on the different 4 Saturdays:
April 22 - Basket making and cards.  Lunch: Homemade Chili or Homemade Chicken soup. Homemade bread and homemade butter, homemade brownies. Drinks: Coffee, Tea, soft drink, water
April 29 - Sewing: Wrap & Tote Bag or Purse.  Lunch: Homemade Sloppy Joes or Homemade Vegetable soup, homemade bread and butter, chips, homemade cookies. Drinks: Coffee, Tea, Soft Drink, Water.
May 6 - Yarn: spinning and scarf knitting.  Lunch: Homemade Gumbo or Homemade Hamburger Soup, Homemade Bread and Butter, Homemade cookies. Drinks: Coffee, Tea, Soft drinks, water.
May 13 - Quilting: Old & New Ways, pot holder.  Lunch: Pizza, Chips, Homemade Pie and homemade cookies. Drinks: Coffee, tea, soft drinks, water

Cost for day is $30 per Saturday, per person.  Classes run from 12pm to 4pm.  All necessary supplies are provided, so you can take home a project from each day!  Lunch is available for an additional $5 or you may bring your own. 

All events are held at the Leon Fire Hall in Leon, NY, on Leon New Albion Road just off Route 62 at the four corners in Leon, NY. If your traveling south on 62 it is a left hand turn. The fire hall is within sight distance from 62. Signs will be posted to follow.

For more information on this event please visit https://www.facebook.com/Leon-Historical-Society-197130763730122/

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