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Want to play an instrument to accompany singing? Don’t want to sing?  Just have fun strumming along. Four fingers, four strings… the ukulele was made for you! Try Beginning Ukulele with instructor Peter Thomas February 22-27. Learn basic chords, keys and styles like Hapa-Haole, Tin Pan Alley, old timey, bluegrass, folk, and rock – the uke can handle […]

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Have you always wondered what makes a quilt “modern?” Come learn how to make one with instructor Christa Watson as she teaches you all the steps needed to complete a quilt from start to finish. Along the way, she will share key points of the modern aesthetic along with a little history of the modern […]

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Wood Fired Cooking: Falling in Love with Falling Heat

by Nanette Davidson, Resident Artist in Cooking on December 16, 2014

in Cooking, Featured Classes, Featured Teacher

Love the magic and allure of the wood fired flame? Do you savor the flavor of food cooked in a brick oven? The Cooking Studio at the John C. Campbell Folk School has not one, but two, wood fired brick ovens for students to bake all sorts of savory and sweet treats, from flatbreads and […]

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There are all sorts of traditions that are alive and well at the Folk School. The Brasstown Fire Department always brings the firetruck to spray down all the children during Little/Middle Folk School, we always dance the Salty Dog Rag during the evening break at Saturday night dances, and the Brasstown Brigade always helps us […]

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I had the pleasure of having my first ever Folk School Quilting class taught by one firecracker of a quilter, Audrey Hiers of Blairsville, GA. This lovely lady has been picked to be featured in McCall’s “Quilting” Magazine 6 times and her “Crazy Dazies” designs is a McCall’s pick of their top 16 scrap quilts. […]

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