By Riverview at Hobson Grove,
Monday, May 7th, 2012 11:00 AM CST
Riverview at Hobson Grove is pleased to present “VICTORIAN SKILLS For Young Ladies and Gentlemen,” a series of workshops for children ages 8 to 12. Nancy Baird, past Kentucky History Specialist of the Kentucky Library at WKU, will lead each of the workshops to be held at the historic house museum. Participants will learn a traditional Victorian hand craft and create a memento to take home. Each of these two and one half hour workshops is limited to a specific age and number of participants so reservations are required. All tools and materials will be provided for each workshop.
Tuesday, May 8th at 3:30pm — A ribbon embroidery class for all ages where students will create an embroidered pillow case with traditional flower motifs. Participants will learn this elegant art originating in 17th century French courts and popular in the Victorian era, and will create a three dimensional design of flowers with ribbon. Just in time to be a lovely personal Mother’s Day gift or memento.
Reservations are required and individual fees do apply. $e each. Class size is limited. For further information, please call Riverview at 843-5565. Riverview is located at 1100 West Main Avenue in Bowling Green’s Hobson Grove Park.