Waterford Heritage Crafts School

craft-school-logo-867pxThe Waterford Heritage Crafts School seeks to teach and preserve heritage crafts and trades by offering classes to the public taught by experts in each field.

Classes include 12 hours of instruction over two days (Saturday-Sunday) and includes lunch each day. Course material will be session3designed for students ages 18 and up. Classes will be held in the Waterford National Historic Landmark either in or around Waterford Foundation buildings.

Tuition for each class is $300 with additional supply fees per class if applicable.

Special rates on lodging are available for each session. Click on the lodging link for your session to access a special rate at the Leesburg Best Western. You may also make reservations by calling 703-777-9400.

Read the Heritage Craft School Policies


2017 Classes
Click on class for additional information and to register.

April 1-2 (Lodging) May 6-7 (Lodging) June 3-4 (Lodging) July 8-9 (Lodging)
The Art of Ebru/Turkish Marbling
Richard Aldorasi
Materials Fee:$60
Fabric Dyeing
Beverly Fine
Materials $14
Monoprinting on Fabric/Paper
Beverly Fine
Materials Fee: $14
Splint Seat Weaving
Pamela Foster
Materials Fee: $20
Herbal Medicine Cabinet
Jessica Baker
Materials Fee:$40
Splint Seat Weaving
Pamela Foster
Materials $20
Beginning Rug Hooking
Caroline Twigg
Materials Fee: $50
American Rug Making
Michael Heilman
Materials Fee: $40
5.5″ Round Nantucket Basket
Dave and Candy Barnes
Materials Fee:$20
Old Fabrics Repurposed
Renelda Peldunas-Harter
Materials Fee: $14
Yarn from Fleece: Hand Spinning
Susan Withnell
Materials Fee: $30
Shaker Mix – Apple Baskets
Karen Wychock
Materials Fee: $45
Introduction to Veneering
David Heller
Materials Fee:$45
Traditional Windsor Chair Making
Jim Rendi
Materials Fee: $25
Introduction to Lime Mortar
Allen Cochran
Materials Fee: $0
Applique Quilting
Brenda Ashley
Materials Fee: $5
Wool Needlefelting
Dawn Richardson
Materials Fee: $0
Craft of Archaeology
Dr. David Clark
Materials Fee: $0
Window Restoration at the Second Street School
Tim McGinn
Materials Fee: $0
Beginning Weaving
Anna Hayoz & Diane Myers
Materials Fee: $15