Workshops/Classes

Spring Workshops 2024 (Google Classroom Header)

Fire up the forge with us as we walk you through the basics of blacksmithing in our century old shop. This workshop will include a lesson in this historic trade, focusing on traditional techniques used to construct various objects and tools. Attendees will leave with a plant hook or wall hook that they have pounded out with their own hands. Students as young as 13 are welcome if attending with an adult. Cost is $125 per person.

The class is scheduled for 4 hours with a 30 minute lunch break part way through. A light snack will be provided. You are encouraged to bring a sack lunch with you!

Attire: please wear a long-sleeved shirt (natural fiber), have hair tied back, and wear closed toed shoes (leather is best).

 

Come learn the skill of quality, sustainable art you can walk all over! Experience first hand the history and tradition of rag rug making. Learn the process from a local expert and get started right there in class. You will build your own hand braided design from the provided repurposed and new materials. Light refreshments will be provided. Cost is $40 per person.

Workshop Includes:

1) braiding needle 2) regular sewing needles 3) enough fabric to make a chair pad or small bowl 4) printed instructions to take home

 

Learn about the fiber & textile process from the animal on through artistic creation. In this semi-immersive experience, we’ll talk about wool processing from preparing the fiber to making a garment or other creation. We’ll show you various tools and how they work including carding combs, a spinning wheel, & drop spindles.

The lesson will culminate in a needle felting experience where participants can plan and create their own felted project to take home. Light refreshments will be provided. Cost is $75 per person.

Stay tuned for these additional workshop series in 2024:

August 19th - 23rd (for kids) and September 12th, 19th & 26th