Løslomme, Kjolsäcken, and Other “Loose Pockets.”

With Tamara Funk

Date: August 4, 2018

Skill Level: All

Class Fee:  $75.00

During this one day learn-and-do workshop, explore the history of traditional pockets worn at the waist with special emphasis on the forms used in Scandinavian countries.  Class participants will create their own simple, hand-sewn pocket, an accessory with a surprising breadth of uses in the modern day, and will go home with a pocketful of ideas for decorative embellishments they can add.  Skills required:  All you need to participate in this class is the willingness to learn to make a running stitch.

Materials fee: (To be collected directly from students by instructor in class):  $10.00

 Tamara Funk has nearly 35 years of experience in museum programming of all kinds and another 30 years of collections care experience, with a particular interest in textiles.  She was educated in history at the College of William and Mary and in museum studies at the Cooperstown Graduate Program, where her thesis topic was reproduction costuming and its multifaceted uses in museums and historic sites.  She has worked for the National Park Service, The Historical Society of York County, PA, and the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Register for this class HERE