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In partnership with the community's greatest creative talent, we invite you to explore your creative self through intimate workshops.

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SOLD OUT | Workshop | Jane Austen Embroidery

On-Site Program 

Saturday, July 16

9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Eye-catching embroideries never go out of style. Join Sue Koehler and Jana Bass, members of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America, for an inspiring workshop in hand embroidery. Participants will learn a combination of stitches including chain stitch, French knots, back stitch, satin stitch, and more. By the end of the workshop, you will complete a modern project inspired by 18th-century embroidery patterns and have acquired the skills to create more pieces as inspiration strikes!

$40 Taft members; $55 non-members. Includes admission to Jane Austen: Fashion & Sensibility, Jane Austen in London: A Wall-Sized Mapand the museum’s permanent collection galleries located in the Taft historic house. 

Age level: 12 and up.

No prior experience is necessary. Participants can either bring their own lunch or purchase lunch at the Lindner Family Café. Reservations required.

Questions? Contact education@taftmuseum.org.

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Workshop | Beginner's Bookbinding

On-Site Program 

Saturday, August 6

10 a.m.–12 p.m.

Books and reading played a significant role in the lives of Jane Austen’s characters and a key role in Austen’s own life. Join experts from the Cincinnati Book Arts Society for a hands-on introduction to bookmaking. Following the workshop, you will create two handmade books and come away with inspiration for your own further explorations in the book arts.

$60 Taft members; $75 non-members. Includes admission to Jane Austen: Fashion & Sensibility, Jane Austen in London: A Wall-Sized Mapand the museum’s permanent collection galleries located in the Taft historic house. 

Age level: 12 and up.

No prior experience is necessary. Participants can either bring their own lunch or purchase lunch at the Lindner Family Café. Reservations required.

Questions? Contact education@taftmuseum.org.

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