Hand quilting and more at the Heritage Museum

Published: Friday, January 11, 2013 at 01:02 PM.

VALPARAISO — The Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida (115 Westview Ave.) has scheduled several crafting classes as part of its Heritage Alive! series. Space is limited and preregistration is required. Call 678-2615 to register.

Available classes are listed below.

•basketweaving, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 19: $30 ($25 for members). Beginners and advanced weavers will make a heart basket.

•hand quilting class, 10-11 a.m. Jan. 26 to March 2: $35 ($30 for museum members). Students will learn hand appliqué and create a quilted wall hanging.

•pine needle basketry, 5-7 p.m. Feb. 5 and 12: Learn the original Seminole techniques and make a beautiful pine needle basket in this two-part class. $55 ($50 for members).

•chair caning, 5:30-7:30 p.m., March 5, 12 and 19: $55 ($50 for members). Do you have a chair that needs re-caning? Sign up for the museum's three-day workshop.

•fiber rush weaving, 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 7: $55 ($50 for members). Students will learn fiber rush weaving and make their own foot stool.  Register early and stain or paint your stool to match your home décor.

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