Learn a traditional craft

Learn a traditional craft

Traditional crafts – Contemporary styles

The photo shows part of the Ypres Tower History embroidery created  by a team of Rye stitchers over a period of several years and depicting the Tower’s roles through nine centuries of history — as defence, private home, prison, mortuary, museum .

Get out your Diary!  Here are great opportunities to learn something different, acquire new skills, meet new people and have some fun!

Among the activities being organised by the WACOR (Women and Children of Rye) Project is the chance to learn some traditional crafts, taught by experts, in a relaxed atmosphere.  Five evenings are planned, all at the East Street Museum, on Thursday evenings, from 7 to 9 p.m. and each devoted to a different craft.  You are welcome to come to one, some, or all.  Invite your friends too.

The first one was on Willow work, on Thursday 7th February.  Click here to find out more about it.  There’s just been  secpmd pme: Thursday, 7th March – Fabric mono printing and Embroidery (Report coming).

The remaining three are:

Thursday, 4th April – Beadwork: Designing beautiful jewellery

Thursday, 2nd May – Paper making: Creating your own paper designs

Thursday, 6th June – Felting: Techniques of felt making and creating your own design

 For more information and to book a place please contact

Cathi Baker, Rye Museum
Email: cathi.baker@ryepartnership.org     Tel: 07590 527529

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First posted in East Street Posts, News, WACOR on 11th February 2013
Last updated: 27th March 2013