The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

October 6, 2012

Doll workshop nears


DANVILLE — Harvest Wheat Maiden Doll Workshop will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Fischer Theatre.

Attendees will learn the history behind the ancient wheat and corn “dollies” from historian, Richard Chrisman, followed by instruction for making one’s own wheat maiden doll from veteran wheat weaver Anna Marie Chrisman.

Cost: $10 with pre-registration, materials provided. Class size is limited. Students must pre-register prior to class by calling Amy Chrisman at 497-4686 or emailing Include name, phone number, mailing and e-mail addresses in e-mail.