Schedule 2022

September 17

Sgraffito Workshop
Landis Valley Museum
2451 Kissel Hill Road
Lancaster, PA 17601

Learn the sgraffito technique used by early Pennsylvania potters. Sgraffito, meaning to “scratch,” is a method of decorating clay that has been done for centuries.  Participants will draw and scratch a design of their choosing in a damp clay coating on a redware plate. All materials, tools and idea books will be provided. The plates are taken to my studio to be glazed, fired, and then returned for participants to pick up or have shipped. You will have the opportunity to sgraffito a 7 or 10 inch plate, maximum of 3 plates.
Class size is limited.

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October 1

Stahls Pottery Show

6826 Corning Rd.,
Zionsville 18092

30+ potters displaying and selling their work.  Demonstrations throughout the day.

​The Stahl’s Pottery historical site is a significant example of a rural arts and crafts revival pottery. The round, beehive, wood-fired kiln (originally built in 1933,) survives to the present day.

Brothers, Thomas and Isaac Stahl revived Stahl’s Pottery in the mid-1930s. They used the potting skills they had learned from their father, Charles Stahl, in the late nineteenth century. Charles Stahl’s pottery site was located along the Indian Creek in the village of Powder Valley, Pennsylvania.

The Stahl brothers produced both utilitarian & decorative redware pottery from the years, 1934 until 1950.

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October 8

Sgraffito Workshop

Mennonite Heritage Center
565 Yoder Road
Harleysville, PA 19438-1020

Learn the sgraffito technique used by early Pennsylvania potters. Sgraffito, meaning to “scratch,” is a method of decorating clay that has been done for centuries.  Participants will draw and scratch a design of their choosing in a damp clay coating on a redware plate. All materials, tools and idea books will be provided. The plates are taken to my studio to be glazed, fired, and then returned for participants to pick up or have shipped. You will have the opportunity to sgraffito a 7 or 10 inch plate, maximum of 3 plates. 
Class size is limited and registration ends 1 week prior to the workshop.

To register:  website

October 29 & 30

Holiday Fine Art & Craft Festival
hosted by the
Reading-Berks Guild of Craftsmen
held at Kutztown University's
Micheal O'Pake Field House
at the corner of Trexler Avenue and Baldy Street, Kutztown, PA 19530

Members of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen offer Pennsylvania German traditional crafts and contemporary works in many mediums.  A wonderful shopping experience for gifts and yourself!

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November 12 & 13

Hidden Treasures Tour
 

Studio 3

1946 Markham Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18017

 

The tour has grown over the years and now has 8 studios stretching from Bath, Bethlehem, Allentown, Center Valley to New Tripoli. Each studio has several artists and today there are 28 artists.  Each artist goes through a jury process to be sure that their art is unique and of high quality. Included are artists making pottery, fused and stained glass, unique clothing, jewelry, hand-painted silk, hand knitting, and weaving and much more.

Please join us and find that perfect handcrafted gift that will be cherished for years to come.

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November 19

North Penn Holiday Craft Market

at the North Penn High School
1340 S. Valley Forge Road
Lansdale, PA 19446

The North Penn Craft Shows have become among the finest traditional and contemporary craft shows in the Mid-Atlantic region.  These craft shows are sponsored by the North Penn International Friendship Committee ( NPIFC) for the support of the International Exchange Program at North Penn High School, (NPHS) Lansdale, Pa. 

These craft shows include over 95 artists and features redware, functional and contemporary pottery, jewelry, fiber, dried flowers, fraktur, baskets, folk art, theorem, quilts, appliqués, furniture, scissor cuttings, ceramics, embroidery, children’s clothing, dolls, rug weaving, decoys, calligraphy, leather, band boxes, iron work, toys, wood carvings, wooden spoons, and much more.

A highlight of the craft shows is a delicious homemade luncheon. There is plenty of free parking, and a modest entrance fee with discount coupon available both on line, and through advertising materials.

9:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

November 25 & 26

Belsnickel Craft Show
New Hanover UMC - North Campus, 2211 Swamp Pike, Gilbertsville, PA 19525


 

The 51st Annual Belsnickel Craft Show supports the educational, historical, genealogical research and preservation activities of the Boyertown Historical Society. This event is closely juried, showcasing only handcrafted artisan work with no commercially or mass-produced items. The Belsnickel Craft Show was named for the Pennsylvania German folk  character who traveled to  farms and visited the  children at Christmas time. Good children were rewarded with candy and oranges.  Naughty children received a sharp crack on the hand from the Belsnickel’s switch.

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April 2 - FULL

Learn the sgraffito technique used by early Pennsylvania potters. Sgraffito, meaning to “scratch,” is a method of decorating clay that has been done for centuries.  Participants will draw and scratch a design of their choosing in a damp clay coating on a redware plate. All materials, tools and idea books will be provided. The plates are taken to my studio to be glazed, fired, and then returned for participants to pick up or have shipped. You will have the opportunity to sgraffito a 7 or 10 inch plate, maximum of 3 plates. 
Class size is limited and registration ends 1 week prior to the workshop.

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April 3

New date! - Learn the sgraffito technique used by early Pennsylvania potters. Sgraffito, meaning to “scratch,” is a method of decorating clay that has been done for centuries.  Participants will draw and scratch a design of their choosing in a damp clay coating on a redware plate. All materials, tools and idea books will be provided. The plates are taken to my studio to be glazed, fired, and then returned for participants to pick up or have shipped. You will have the opportunity to sgraffito a 7 or 10 inch plate, maximum of 3 plates. 
Class size is limited and registration ends 1 week prior to the workshop.

To register: website

April 23   -- NEW!
Garden Tile, Stepping Stone,
Pet Memorial Stone Workshop

2 Sessions  9:30am to 12:30pm
                     2:00pm to  5:00pm
Macungie Memorial Park
White Oak Pavilion
50 North Poplar Street
Macungie, PA 18062

Tiles and plaques are the focus of the workshop. 

No clay experience needed!  Just a desire to join in the camaraderie of creating.  A short demonstration showing materials, tools, and techniques

will get you started!  Designed for persons aged 17+.  

Gather 3 friends to join the workshop and you get the workshop fee for free! Use the Coupon Code listed with each event when signing up your group of 4 or more.

Workshop fee is $36 plus a Materials fee of $25/$35 for the special red earthenware clay with "grit".

The fired pottery will be available for pickup at the studio 1 month after the workshop or by other arrangement.

Register here

May 7

May Craft Show in the Pavilion
hosted by the Reading-Berks Chpt.
of the Pennsylvania Guild
of Craftsmen

Renninger's Farmers' Market
740 Noble Street,
Kutztown PA 19530

Juried members of the Reading-Berks Chapter of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen will be selling their work.  Mother's Day is the 8th!!! Wonderful gifts for your family, friends and yourself.

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May 22   -- NEW!

Garden Tile, Stepping Stone, Pet Memorial Stone Workshop

2 Sessions  9:30am to 12:30pm                      2:00pm to   5:00pm

Macungie Memorial Park

White Oak Pavilion

50 North Poplar Street

Macungie, PA 18062

Tiles and plaques are the focus of the workshop. 

No clay experience needed!  Just a desire to join in the camaraderie of creating.  A short demonstration showing materials, tools, and techniques

will get you started!  Designed for persons aged 17+.  

Gather 3 friends to join the workshop and you get the workshop fee for free! Use the Coupon Code listed with each event when signing up your group of 4 or more.

Workshop fee is $36 plus a Materials fee of $25/$35 for the special red earthenware clay with "grit".

The fired pottery will be available for pickup at the studio 1 month after the workshop or by other arrangement.

Register here

June 18

Stahls Pottery Show

6826 Corning Rd.,
Zionsville 18092

30+ potters displaying and selling their work.  Demonstrations throughout the day.

​The Stahl’s Pottery historical site is a significant example of a rural arts and crafts revival pottery. The round, beehive, wood-fired kiln (originally built in 1933,) survives to the present day.

Brothers, Thomas and Isaac Stahl revived Stahl’s Pottery in the mid-1930s. They used the potting skills they had learned from their father, Charles Stahl, in the late nineteenth century. Charles Stahl’s pottery site was located along the Indian Creek in the village of Powder Valley, Pennsylvania.

The Stahl brothers produced both utilitarian & decorative redware pottery from the years, 1934 until 1950.

website

June 25 & 26

Fine Craft Fair
hosted by the
Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen
Ludwig's Corner
Glenmoore, PA 19343

We are proud to add this wonderful outdoor venue in the picturesque countryside of Chester County to our line-up of Fine Craft Fairs in 2022. This easy to access location, just 5 miles from the PA Turnpike Downingtown exit offers a serene setting for our 100+ artists and ample parking for our guests. This event draws from the City of Philadelphia and its affluent suburbs, and the rapidly growing southeastern PA area. Patrons should plan to spend the day shopping for cutting-edge, contemporary fine craft including jewelry, functional and decorative pottery, men’s and women’s wearables and upscale home furnishings while enjoying a myriad of options from our food truck court.

$10 per car

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