Archive

You are viewing the "Christmas" Archives

A giftbag

Last Minute Gifts and Gift Bags!


Posted on:

Need wrappings for that gift, or haven’t yet found something for the people on your list? Come to our drop-in time at Athens Makerspace and whip up a lovely reusable gift bag or choose from our array of sewn project ideas for practical last-minute handmade gifts. These include homemade produce bags, napkins, pot scrubbers, placemat/utensil… Read More

Laser Engraved Ornament

Laser Engrave an Ornament


Posted on:

Come learn the basics of operating our laser engraver! Class takers will make and take two different ornaments that each demonstrate different possible ways of using the laser to achieve different effects: 3D ornaments and relief ornaments using different local woods to create depth. If you like you can bring your own designs, but they… Read More

Holiday Stockings

Make Your Own Upcycled Holiday Stocking


Posted on:

Come learn how to craft your very own Upcycled Holiday Stocking – just in time to use it this December or give as a thoughtful handmade gift to a special person! In this 3 hour class, participants will learn how to create a fully-lined, one-of-a-kind stocking [with a secret pocket, for extra special gifts!] out… Read More

Candlelight Tour flier

Candlelight Tour


Posted on:

Eight blocks of downtown Lancaster will be lit with luminaries Saturday, Dec. 14, for the 41st annual Candlelight Tour, presented by the Fairfield County Heritage Association Guides lead guests to seven historic churches, where each will present its own holiday music program. This year’s theme is “Behold His Birth.” The evening begins at 6pm with… Read More

Christmas Open House flier

Christmas Open House At Ross County Historical Society


Posted on:

You are invited to our 2019 Christmas Open House!   Featuring our one-of-a-kind Christmas tree decorated with hundreds of hand-cut paper ornaments by local Scherenschnitte artist Bonnie Grove, and a charming Victorian Christmas parlor with late 19th and early 20th century holiday decorations and toys. You can also enjoy our permanent exhibits, “Toys from the… Read More

A horseshoe snowman

Weld a Horseshoe Snowman


Posted on:

Still in search of a whimsical holiday gift for someone you love? Come join us to weld them a cheerful snowman out of upcycled horseshoes! Using MIG welder techniques, our talented instructor, Liz King, will guide participants through this Make-and-Take project. Having MIG welding experience is helpful but not necessary. Participants should wear close-toed shoes,… Read More

A festive holiday pillow

Festive Twists and Tucks Holiday Pillow


Posted on:

In this fun 3-hr make-and-take class, students will create a pillow using a pin tuck twisting technique. Although this is a holiday craft, students can use this technique in a variety of other crafts and clothing construction projects. The look of the tucks can also be changed depending on the direction they are stitched in…. Read More

Junior Member Holiday Program flier

Holiday Junior Member Program


Posted on:

Join us for this hands-on program of holiday fun from the days of long ago. Learn the art of Scherenschnitte, cutting paper with scissors, to make beautiful holiday gifts and ornaments for you and your family to cherish for years to come. Play puzzling Victorian parlor games that will make you think while you have… Read More

A welded horseshoe star

Welded Horseshoe Star


Posted on:

Want to get a head start on making your holiday gifts this year? Come join us to weld a lovely star wall decoration out of upcycled horseshoes! Using MIG welder techniques, our talented instructor, Liz King, will guide participants through this Make-and-Take project. Having MIG welding experience is helpful but not necessary. Participants should wear… Read More