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Featured Classes

Wood You Join Us?

by Cory Marie Podielski on June 15, 2017

in Class Picks, Featured Classes, Wood

Woodworking, Woodcarving, and Woodturning are among our most popular subjects, and each discipline celebrates the beauty of wood in a unique way. Here at the Folk School, we use wood to craft furniture, bowls, sculpture, containers, vessels, tools, and more. Come get acquainted with wood this summer at the Folk School!

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Craft Meets Fashion

by Cory Marie Podielski on June 3, 2017

in Class Picks, Featured Classes

Craft and fashion often unite at the Folk School, offering students the chance to design and create distinctive garments, accessories, and jewelry. Come learn new sewing techniques, block stylish hats, knit socks and scarves, and craft beautiful necklaces and rings. Wearing your own handmade piece provides a sense of gratification and pride. Explore our diverse […]

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Next week is a special week for our Book & Paper Arts Program as our brand new beautiful studio opens its doors to students for the very first time. It’s appropriate that the first class is a letterpress printing class considering that printmaking will flourish with the new space and room for equipment and presses. […]

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Appalachian Traditions

by Cory Marie Podielski on May 13, 2017

in Class Picks, Featured Classes

Since its founding in 1925, the Folk School has maintained a commitment to preserving treasured Appalachian Mountains crafts and traditions. More than 90 years later, we offer over 850 classes yearly, covering over 50 subject areas. View the following craft, music, storytelling, and gardening classes that honor our Appalachian roots.

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Learn how to make a stylish and practical leather outback hat in Donna Wiggins’ upcoming class, Stylish Leather Hat for Men or Women. You don’t have to have a trip to the Australian outback planned to rock this rugged hat which will shade you from the sun and keep you cool whether you are in […]

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