Sauder Village
22611 St. Rt. 2
Archbold, Ohio 43502
In Northwest Ohio

1-800-590-9755


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Fall/Holidays 2014 Class Schedule

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We hope you enjoy our Fall/Holidays 2014 Class Catalogue. As always, we are offering a variety of classes for all ages. Additional classes may be added, so visit here for our COMPLETE class listing and important registration information. If you have any questions that cannot be answered here, please call our class registration office at (800) 590-9755.
Andi Erbskorn, Curator of Education


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Fall
 
Holiday
 
Heritage Arts
 
Cooking Classes
 
Quilting/Sewing
 
Soap Making
 
Art
 
Glass Blowing
 

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Fall Family Fun Nights

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Fall...

Fall Family Fun Nights!

There is something magical about being in the Village after hours! Register now to take part in Fall Family Fun Night. Take a hay ride in our tractor driven trolley, learn about Native American Life and make a cordage bracelet and a fall themed craft to take home. Take an evening train ride, n our museum building, enjoy pumpkin and cooking decorating, warm up with hot cocoa and visit selected retail areas. Space is limited so register early! Please be sure to note the date on your registration form.

Friday and Saturday, October 17 and 18
6:00 - 8:30 each evening

Registration fee:
Adults $12.00/$7.00 Students ages 3 and up
Members Adults $10.00/$6.00 Students ages 3 and up

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Holiday...

“A Holiday Lantern Tour at Sauder Village”

Saturday, November 29 and Friday and Saturday December 5 and 6 and 12 and 13, 4:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Programs last roughly 70 minutes and will be repeated every half hour from 4:00 until 8:30 p.m.
Please note both the day and time on your registration form.
Cost: Adults $12.00/$7.00 Students ages 3 and up
Members Adults $10.00/$6.00 Students ages 3 and up

Come experience a turn-of-the-century Christmas at Sauder Village! The flicker of a candle-lit lantern will light the way as our costumed guide takes small groups on a journey to meet historical characters in the 1910 Homestead, the District 16 Schoolhouse, St. Mark’s Church and the Elmira Depot. Guests will be invited to experience the holiday customs and celebrations of the 1900s and hear stories about Christmas’ past and the history of Northwest Ohio. At the church, all will join in a hymn sing and receive a special gift appropriate to the early 1900s. We hope you will join us for this special holiday experience at Sauder Village.

Pre-registration and pre-payment is required.

Please note the date and time on your registration form.

Please note: While this is a family oriented program, it may be too long for preschoolers and younger. This is really appropriate for children 6 and over.

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Gingerbread House Making for Kids of all Ages!

Kids! Invite Grandma, Mom or any special adult to spend the morning with you. Together, we will create an old-fashioned gingerbread house for you to share with your loved ones. Everything you need for your masterpiece will be provided for you. Register early… don’t miss out of this fun class!

Saturday, November 22, 10:00-11:30 a.m. OR Saturday, November 29, 10:00 -11:30 a.m.
Instructor: Karen Irelan
Class Fee: $10.00/$8.00 Member
Supply Fee: $20.00 payable w/registration fee
Ages: 5-12 with an adult
Class Size: Minimum 5 / Maximum 20

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Teddies & More To Go!

Kids of all ages will have fun making a new friend to love or give as a gift with this easy to assemble kit. You get to choose to make a teddy, kitty or dog. The kit includes a tee shirt and special heart. Adults registered with children are encouraged to assist at no extra charge.

Saturday, December 6
10:00 a.m. - 11.30 a.m.

Instructor: Karen Irelan
Ages: 5 and up (please note: Children ages 5 – 12 will need to be accompanied by an adult to help with the project)
Class Fee: $10.00/$8.00 Member
Supplies Fee: $20.00 per animal payable with registration
Class Size: Minimum 5 / Maximum 10

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Heritage Arts...

Braided Decorative Broom Class

Learn how to make a decorative braided broom from start to finish! You’ll walk away with your own unique fall decoration.

Thursday, October 23
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Instructor: Nancy Lewis
Class Fee: $25.00/$22.00 members
Supply Fee: $5.00 payable with registration
Class Size: Minimum 4/ Maximum 8

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Beginning Coopering (Bucket Making)

Learn a truly unique and historic skill in this fun beginners class! You’ll make a complete wooden bucket from start to finish using the same tools and techniques coopers have been using for centuries. From making the staves and bottom to assembling and banding the bucket, this will be a great and memorable experience!

Friday and Saturday, October 31 and November 1
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. each day

(lunch is on your own)
Instructor: Mark Breininger
Class Fee: $110.00/$100.00 members
Supply Fee: $25.00 payable with registration
Class Size: Minimum 2 / Maximum 4

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Beginning Spinning

Students in this class will learn to turn wool into yarn! Students will have an opportunity to work with various spinning tools (drop spindle, great wheel, castle wheel, saxony wheel) and use them to spin yarn. Supplies are included in the class fee. Wheels for spinning will be available, but students are encouraged to bring their own drop spindle or spinning wheel in good working condition with them. In addition, students will receive a discount on spinning supplies and books from our spinning shop.

Saturday, November 1 OR Saturday, January 10(choose one)
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (with an hour break for lunch)

Instructor: Roseanna Wyse
Skill level: Beginner
Class fee: $45.00 / $41.00 members
Supply Fee: $8.00 payable with registration
Class Size: Minimum 1/ Maximum 2

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Rug Hook In

Spend a day with fellow rug hookers and work at completing your holiday projects! Rebecca Landin will be on hand to help with questions and to share tips and techniques. Enjoy a chance to network with other rug hookers and to share new ideas. Price includes coffee and snacks for the morning and a boxed lunch. Retail shops in the Village (Gift Shop, Quilt Shop, General Store, and Sauder Outlet Store) will be open for those wanting to take a break and do a little shopping. It’s a wonderful chance to connect with fellow rug crafters and to usher in the Holiday Season! Box Lunch options include: Chicken Salad Croissant; Deli Ham Sandwich; Chef Salad ; or Spinach Salad. Please note on the registration form your lunch choice.

Saturday, November 1
9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Facilitator: Rebecca Landin
Class Fee: $20.00/$18.00 members (includes box lunch)
Class Size: Minimum 10 / Maximum 40

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Cooking Classes...

Kids’ Cooking Classes 

Loaves of Fun: Bread from Around the World

People are different all over the world, but one thing that we all share is bread.  We will bake our own bread and enjoy stories, a craft and game from different cultures.  We will try the bread we bake and take some home to share with our families.  

Monday, October 27
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Instructor: Shellee Murcko
Class Fee: $13.00/$11.00 members
Supply Fee: $10.00 payable with registration
Ages: 7 and up

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If you give a Mouse a Cookie

Based on this popular story, we’ll celebrate all things cookie! We will make delicious drop cookies and share a story and a game about cookies. 

Monday, November 10
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Instructor: Shellee Murcko
Class Fee: $13.00/$11.00 members
Supply Fee: $10.00 payable with registration
Ages: 5 and up
*Note:
Children ages 5 - 7 must be accompanied by an adult

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Little Nino’s Pizzaria

We are going to make pizza from scratch  and enjoy the story of this great book and then eat our pizzas, and share a game and crafts together.

Monday, January 12
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Instructor: Shellee Murcko
Class Fee: $13.00/$11.00 members
Supply Fee: $10.00 payable with registration
Ages: 7 and up
*Note:
Children ages 5 - 7 must be accompanied by an adult

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Adults’ Cooking Classes 

Jams and Jellies

You’ll get plenty of hands on experience and expert help as you learn to make your own wonderful jellies and jams. Each student will take home several jars plus all the recipes you need to continue your jelly making adventures at home.

Monday, October 27
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Instructor: Shellee Murcko
Class fee: $24.00/$22.00 members
Supply Fee: $12/payable with registration
Class Size: Minimum 3 /Maximum 6

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Muffins, Scones and More

A bounty of baked breakfast breads to enjoy.  We will make several recipes of goodies to share and take home an assortment of goodies.

Monday, November 3
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Instructor: Shellee Murcko
Class Fee: $24.00/$22.00 members
Supply Fee: $12/ payable with registration

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A Hot Pot of Soup

What is warmer and more comforting than a thick hearty soup served in a bread bowl?  We will bake the bowls and make two soups to enjoy together and take  the rest home to share with family.

Monday, January 12
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Instructor: Shellee Murcko
Class Fee: $24.00/$22.00 members
Supply Fee: $12/ payable with registration

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Chicken Fricasse

Three recipes to bring the traditional fricasse to the modern table.   Make a tender, flavorful braised chicken dish that your family will love. 

Monday, February 9
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Instructor: Shellee Murcko
Class Fee: $24.00/$22.00 members
Supply Fee: $12/ payable with registration

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Quiting/Sewing...

General Class Information...
Notice: Please read offering carefully. Unless otherwise noted, quilt class fees do not include supplies. Paid registrants will receive a copy of the supply list with class confirmation. If you have not received confirmation and supply list one week prior to the class date, please call Rachel at 800.590.9755. Project samples are on display in the classroom area (as well as our website). Supplies may be purchased at Threads of Tradition located in Sauder Village. For your convenience, five Bernina sewing machines are available for student use in class. Please indicate on the registration form if you would like to reserve one of these machines (limited to availability).

Quilter Skill Level Definitions

• A Beginner is eager to learn and can sew a fairly straight line with a sewing machine.

• You are an Advanced Beginner if you know how to thread the sewing machine, wind a bobbin and use a rotary cutter. You can sew simple pieced designs and simple appliqué. Blocks may come out different sizes or odd-shaped.

• You are an Intermediate quilter if you have been quilting for several years, have taken several quilting classes, and are having more success with piecing skills. You are learning the finer points of pressing, cutting and adjusting seam allowances for more accuracy. You are trying more challenging patterns and designs.

• You are an Advanced quilter if you have mastered all the basic skills. You have begun designing your own quilt blocks and patterns, combining designs from various sources, and learning more advanced techniques to enhance your work.

 


The Gingko

Learn to make this art quilt by using a gingko stencil and a bleach product to make the background of your fabric. Other embellishments can be used such as ribbon for stems, yarn and beads to give depth to the tree. This quilt will make a fun and interesting wall hanging.


Saturday, October 11
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m
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Instructor: Cheryl Troth
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
Class Fee: $30.00 / $27.00 members
Class Size: Min 4 / Max 10

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Basic Hand Appliqué

Master traditional hand appliqué techniques along with modern methods. This class will cover the appliqué stitch, circles, double face appliqué, glue techniques, working with bias pieces, making templates and much more. Learn to make tiny, invisible stitches while you enjoy this relaxing and portable way to create beautiful appliqué.

Saturday, November 1
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Instructor: Nancy Rosendaul
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Fee: $30.00 / $27.00 Members
Class Size: Minimum 4 / Maximum 10

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Beautiful Borders and Bindings

Do you have problems with borders that ripple and bindings that don’t lay flat? This class will give you tips on how to remedy these common problems. You will be able to try your hand at making bindings with perfect mitered corners.

Tuesday, November 4
6:30 p.m - 9:00 p.m.

Instructor: Glora Belle Yoder
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Fee: $15.00 / $13.50 members
Class Size: Minimum 4 / Maximum 10

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Tree Lot

Just in time for your Christmas décor, Tree Lot combines star blocks with tree blocks for a cheery table topper or a small quilt to display. 

Saturday, November 8
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m
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Instructor: Linda Stuckey
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
Class Fee: $30.00 / $27.00 Member
Class Size: Minimum 4 / Maximum 10

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Perfecting That Stitch

Learn the proper technique for hand quilting with small, even stitches. Tips will also be given on selecting batting, needles, thread and marking equipment. Small whole cloth quilt kits are included in the supply fee.

Monday, November 24
6:00 p.m - 8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Linda Rufenacht
Skill Level: All
Class Fee: $15.00 / $13.50 Member
Supply Fee: $10.00 / $9.00 Member Payable with registration fee
Class Size: Minimum 4 / Maximum 10

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Basic Rotary Cutting

If you own a rotary cutter, ruler and mat and do not know how to use them, or just want to learn how to cut and piece quilts, this is where you need to begin.  We will cover the grain of fabric, squaring up your fabric, how to cut different shapes and the different tools and how to care for them.

Tuesday, January 6
6:30 p.m - 9:00 p.m.

Instructor: Glora Belle Yoder
Class Fee: $15.00 / $13.50 Member
Class Size: Min. 4 / Max 10
Skill Level: Beginner

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Saturday Sampler Finish Up

If you own a rotary cutter, ruler and mat and do not know how to use them, or just want to learn how to cut and piece quilts, this is where you need to begin. We will cover the grain of fabric, squaring up your fabric, how to cut different shapes and the different tools and how to care for them.

Saturday, January 10
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Instructor: Glora Belle Yoder
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Fee: $30.00 / $27.00 members
Class Size: Min 4 / Max 10

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Soap Making...

Soap Making 101

Do you enjoy using handmade soap sold in boutiques? Here is your opportunity to learn the basics to create awesome vegetable based natural herbal soaps from scratch! Due to the nature of making soap from scratch, this class is mainly demonstration but you’ll leave with very thorough handouts and enough information to make soaps at home from start to finish. Plus each participant will get two bars of Abundance Soaps wonderful creations! Note: You’ll want to wear comfortable clothes that can get messy.

Saturday, November 8
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Instructor: Karin McGilvery, Abundance Soaps
Class Fee: $24.00/$22.00 members
Supply Fee: $6.00 payable with registration
Class Size: 3 Minimum/ 10 Maximum

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Advanced Soap making

In this class we will discuss highs and lows of soap making on your own and answer questions you have had. New techniques we will cover include layering of two colors/scents of soap, swirling/marbling of soap using 2 plus colors, embedding soap with shapes and more. We’ll try the “heat exchange method” of soaping, too as well as discuss hot process soap making. Students will leave the class with 2 bars of soap (or they can pay for 2 bars of the soap they made to be shipped to them). Please wear long sleeved shirts and clothes that are ok with spills. Eye protection, gloves provided. Class is observe and/or create depending on your comfort level.

Saturday, November 15
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Instructor: Karin McGilvery, Abundance Soaps
Class Fee: $24.00/$22.00 members
Supply Fee: $6.00 payable with registration
Class Size: 3 Minimum/ 10 Maximum
Must have taken the Beginning Homemade Soaps class or have prior cold process soap making experience.

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Art...

Art Experience

Students will use selected areas of the Village as inspiration for their drawing, painting or collage. All levels welcome - from beginner to advanced. Slip into the background, and capture the magic of the Village. Students should bring a comfortable stool or folding chair and their favorite art supplies.  Rain date will be scheduled if needed.

Tuesday, October 7
3:00 - 6:00 p.m
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Instructor: Gail Phipps
Class Fee:  $17.50/$15.00 members
Class Size: Mininum 2/Maximum 10

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Glass Blowing...

Glass Blowing ExperienceGlass Blowing Workshop

This memorable experience will give you the opportunity to work with internationally acclaimed glass artist Mark Matthews to create your own glass masterpiece.  You’ll get to select the colors for your piece, help Mark turn the molten glass into your own artwork and get an ‘up close’ chance to learn more about glass making.  Please indicate on your registration form date, time and if you would like a flower, ornament or pumpkin. Because the pieces will need to go through a cooling process, arrangements will be made at the time of the class to pick up your piece later or have it shipped.

Each session lasts about 60 minutes.  You can sign up for multiple sessions if you wish to make more than one object.

October 25 and 26
Saturday session times: 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 1:30, 2:30 or 3:30
Sunday session times: 12:00, 1:00, 2:00 or 3:00

Instructor: Mark Matthews
Class Fee: $45.00/$40.00 members per session, supplies included
Ages: 10 and up
Class Size: up to 4 people per session

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Class Registration Information...

Please register early as classes fill quickly. All classes require pre-registration and pre-payment along with the registration form. We reserve the right to cancel classes if we do not meet minimum registrations. In the event we need to cancel a class, your registration and supply money will be refunded. 

Any cancellation made more than two weeks prior to the class will receive their class fee refunded minus a 20% processing fee (minimum $2.00). Cancellations made after the cancellation date and no shows the day of the class will not receive a refund.

All registrants will receive written confirmation, additional information and supplies list.

Members must include the name on their current membership card and expiration date. Volunteers, Junior Historians and Employees of Sauder Village qualify for members’ rates. For more information on any of our classes call call 800.590.9755 and ask for Andi.

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