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Course in hobo handicraft

12 Sep at 10:00 - 13:00

300 SEK
12 September 2020 Österlen's museum Course in hobo handicraft photo Maria Heijbel scaled österlen.se

Hobo craft, or wire craft, is a simple form of metal craft where metal wire is bent, bent, twisted and tied together into various simple objects. After the industrial revolution in the 1800th century, steel wire became a cheap and easily accessible commodity, something that itinerant vagrants soon discovered. Anyone who had a little sense of proportions, strong pinches and a pair of pliers could earn their living by making everything from baskets to carrot coasters, bread nuggets and whisks in steel wire. You did not need a workshop, you could, as it were, "have it in your pocket". Thread handicraft became an art form that eventually came to be called hobo handicraft, because so many vagrants became skilled in that art. But it is still popular today and now you have the chance to learn the basics of how it works.

Price: SEK 300, material included. Coffee is available for purchase at cost price. Maximum 12 participants. For participation, pre-registration is required no later than 10/9, for cancellations after 11/9, half the fee will be charged. Enter address and social security number when you pre-register. Pre-registration to: osterlens.museum@simrishamn.se. Booking confirmation is sent via e-mail.

Details

Date:
12 Sep.
Time:
10:00-13:00
Price:
300 SEK
website:
https://www.simrishamn.se/kultur-och-fritid/osterlens-museum

Organizer

Österlens museum
Telephone:
+0414 81 96 72
E-mail:
osterlens.museum@simrishamn.se
website:
https://www.simrishamn.se/kultur-och-fritid/osterlens-museum

Location

Österlens museum
Storgatan 24
Simrishamn, 272 31 Sweden
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Telephone:
+0414 81 96 72
website:
https://www.simrishamn.se/kultur-och-fritid/osterlens-museum
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