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 $175 with additional supply fees per class if applicable.

Deadline to register for each session is 4 weeks before the start date.

Discounts available:

  • Early-bird registration available!
    Enter session coupon code to receive a $15 discount before the deadline.
  • Are you a member of the Waterford Foundation?
    Enter coupon code “MEMBERSONLY” to receive a $25 discount.
    Click here to become a member!

    *Only one discount per class please.

Read the Heritage Craft School Policies

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

May 6-7 (Lodging) June 3-4 (Lodging) July 8-9 (Lodging)

Fabric Dyeing
Beverly Fine
Materials $14

Monoprinting on Fabric/Paper
Beverly Fine
Materials Fee: $14

Splint Seat Weaving
Pamela Foster
Materials Fee: $20

Splint Seat Weaving
Pamela Foster
Materials $20

Beginning Rug Hooking
Caroline Twigg
Materials Fee: $50

American Rug Making
Michael Heilman
Materials Fee: $40


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

Traditional Windsor Stool Making

Jim Rendi
Materials Fee: $25/$100

Introduction to Lime Mortar
Allen Cochran
Materials Fee: $0

Applique Quilting
Brenda Ashley
Materials Fee: $5

Craft of Archaeology
Dr. David Clark
Materials Fee: $0

Window Restoration at the Second Street School
Tim McGinn
Materials Fee: $0

Beginning Weaving
Diane Myers
Materials Fee: $15

5 1/2 inch Nantucket Basket
Dave & Candy Barnes
Materials Fee: $20

Herbal Medicine Cabinet
Jessica Baker
Materials Fee: $40