Fort Meigs

Ohio's War of 1812 Battlefield

Floor Cloth Workshops

March 4-5 & July 15-16, 2017

Recovering A Lost Art For Your Floor!

floor cloth

Level 1 - Black & White Marbelized
March 4 - 5, 2017

Virginia Floor Cloth and Textiles Co. returns to Fort Meigs to host their Level 1 Floor Cloth Workshop. Participants will create a unique piece of historic art - a marbelized black and white floor cloth. Instructors Virginia and Randolph Tucker will demonstrate everything from the basics of constructing the floor cloth to putting on the finishing touches in this two-day beginners-level workshop. Take home your own finished 24x30 black and white floor cloth at the end of the weekend!

Details
  • Class runs 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. both days
  • Minimum 15 and maximum 25 participants for the workshop
  • Additional frames and canvases available for sale at the end of class
  • Workshop price includes all tools & materials needed
  • Participants should bring a brown-bag lunch
Cost
Register Today

The men this day have begun to catch fish. I bought one this evening for 75 cents; it weighed 5 pounds.

~ Captain Daniel Cushing
March 18, 1813

floor cloth

Level 2 - Full Color
July 15 - 16, 2017

Join us for a second installment of the Floor Cloth Workshop, presented by Virginia Floor Cloth and Textiles Co. This workshop builds off the knowledge gained in the Level 1 workshop, but beginners are still welcome. This intermediate class offers a wide selection of colors and stencils to apply to your floor cloth and attendees have the freedom to do whatever they want. Knowledgable presenters Virginia and Randolph Tucker will be on-hand to assist with freehand work and to help any beginners with the fundamentals. Take home your own finished 24x30 floor cloth at the end of the weekend! Returning participants can bring the frames they purchased at an earlier class for a $20 discount.

Details
  • Class runs 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. both days
  • Minimum 15 and maximum 25 participants for the workshop
  • Additional frames and canvases available for sale at the end of class
  • Workshop price includes all tools & materials needed
  • Participants should bring a brown-bag lunch
Cost
Register Today