The artist at work. Personalizing a leatherbound journal.

CONNER PRAIRIE 24rd ANNUAL ARTS & ARMS MAKING WORKSHOP


24th Annual 

Traditional Arts & Arms Making Workshop

October 5-11, 2013 

Again, this year, as for many years in the past,
I will be teaching workshops at the
ARTS & ARMS MAKING WORKSHOP
at Conner Prairie in Noblesville, Indiana.

Connor Prairie’s hands-on classes offer you an opportunity to 
work directly with some of the nation’s best craftsmen. 
The small class size provides individual attention
 from the instructor to further develop your skills.

WORKSHOPS I WILL BE TEACHING ARE:
SOUTHERN BACKCOUNTRY DESIGN

and
THE HUNTING POUCH CONSTRUCTION WORKSHOP

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SOUTHERN BACKCOUNTRY DESIGN

Sunday, October 6
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Delve into the art and culture of of 18th and early 19th-century Virginia and the Carolinas.  Examine design elements used on furniture, grave stones, ironwork, horns and firearms, and learn the basic techniques for creating a Virginia fraktur or manuscript in the southern style. Tools and materials required.

THE HUNTING POUCH CONSTRUCTION WORKSHOP

Leather Work
Monday-Tuesday, October 7-8
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday, October 9
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
SEVEN STUDENTS WHO TOOK THIS CLASS 
HAVE WON RIBBONS AT DIXONS!
THIS IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN
 HOW I MAKE A HUNTING POUCH.
By the end of this 2 1/2 day class, participants are able to walk out with a finished Hunting Pouch using my instruction. 
During the class, my teaching includes historical reseearch, pattern development, applying the pattern to the leather, 
cutting the leather, sewing AND... how I antique a pouch and make it look old.


If you've never attended the Arms Making Workshop you should check into it.

CHECK OUT THE CONNER PRAIRIE WEBSITE
FOR INFORMATION ON ALL OF THEM.
Copy and paste this URL address in to your browser.

The class size is limited and RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED.
Call Conner Prairie at 317.776.6006 or 800.966.1836 or email info@connerprairie.org
for more information about other demonstrations, classes and reservations.
Reserve your seat today!


  
Photos supplied by Nathan Allen at Conner Prairie. 
Thanks Nathan for all of your hard work.