Holiday Open House! Saturday, Dec. 8, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., 5081 Mooresville Road, Historic Mooresville, AL 35649
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MBMH Afternoon Workshops

Made By My Hand


Afternoon Workshops

Choose one three-hour workshop or two 1 1/2 workshops (one from Section A and one from Section B)


Hand Embroidery on Vintage Linen

Instructor: Kathi Bertsch, Decorous Dishes

Length: 3 hours

Location: JaVa.Mooresville Quilt Room

You’ll make a hand-embroidered 4-inch design on vintage linen fabric in a hoop.  Kathi will teach you five simple stitches which will create your Made By My Hand project and form a foundation for future creations.  All supplies included.


Afternoon Section A:

Candy Making with Lyla

(Repeat of morning session.)

Instructor: Lyla Peebles, Lyla’s Little House

Length: 1 ½ hours

Location: Lyla’s Catering Kitchen

Join Lyla for an hour and half of fun and learning!  She’ll have all the supplies and you’ll leave with a bag of candy and the recipe to make more. 


Fused Glass Necklace and Earrings

Instructor: Jim Braun, Broken Star Workshop

Length: 1 ½ hours

Location: Mooresville Mercantile Showroom

Each participant will make a fused glass necklace and a pair of earrings to take home. Jim will demonstrate and teach cutting, grinding and glass compatibility. (Jim will fire in his kiln on-site for pick-up at the end of the day.) All supplies included.


Branding Your Holiday with Springerle Cookie Molds

Instructor: Dawn Johnson, Southern Traditions

Length: 1 ½ hours

Location: Peebles Party Barn

Dawn guides you through selecting a springerle cookie mold and using it to create a series of matching holiday décor:  ornaments, cards, wrapping paper and more.  You’ll leave with an ornament and material to make a card. Dawn will be bringing her own collection of House on the Hill cookie molds for you to use. A cookie mold is not included but you may purchase one at Mooresville Mercantile.  All other supplies are included.


Afternoon Session B:

Papercrete Vessel

Instructor: Jim Braun, Broken Star Workshop

Length: 1 ½ hours

Location: Mooresville Mercantile Showroom

Jim will teach the art of papercrete.  Each student will learn how the pulp is made with recyclable papers and cement as well as prepping molds and actually making a vessel which they will take home along with follow up instructions and a printed recipe of the material mix as well. All supplies included.


Woodland Gnome Christmas Ornament

Instructor: Sara Glines, Traditional Artist at Mt. Crescent Crafts

Length: 1 ½ hours

Location: Stagecoach Inn and Tavern

Join Sara at this historic Mooresville site to create a fun Woodland Gnome.  You’ll finish one ornament during this session, but have the knowledge to create more.  All supplies included.


Meow!  Make a Cat Pillow

Instructor: Jackie Miller, Jac-Win Designs

Length: 1 ½ hours

Location: Peebles Party Barn

Jackie returns with a fun cat-themed workshop.  She’ll have cat pillows made from recycled sweaters and you get the fun of decorating them.  All supplies included.


To register, please call 256-309-9085.