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Date(s) - 02/05/2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Campus Martius Museum

Reservations Required.

Cost: $25 per person

Speaker: Dan Hedges

Topic: Quilling

nit.ty – grit.ty
Definition: The most important aspects or practical details of a subject or situation

The Nitty Gritty Series explores the finer aspects of chosen exhibits in Campus Martius and The Ohio River Museums. Presenters who have a special interest in their chosen topic will share their stories and expertise with participants. This program is for adults. Students ages 12-18 must have parental supervision.

The art of Quilling will be the main topic for February’s presentation. Participants will learn about the history of Quilling and explore some of the techniques and designs of advanced Quilling. Our guests will spend most of their time creating their own Valentine designed with provided materials. The basics learned from this program can serve as a launching pad for a hobby with endless possibilities. Dan Hedges, Program Coordinator for the Campus Martius & Ohio River Museums, will be the instructor for this course.

All Dates in this Series:

January 22 – Basic Traditional Gunsmithing Techniques of the 19th Century

February 5 – Quilling – Creating the Perfect Valentine

April 16 – Weaving Machines and Basic Weaving Techniques

May 21 – Steam Power on Land and Water

July 9 – Civil War Cannons and Mortars and Projectiles, Oh My!

August 20 – Modern Hand Quilting

November 12 – Timber Tools and Framing on the Frontier

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