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When I stepped into Karen Tunnell’s “Quilted Landscapes” class, every wall had a different window peeking into a beautiful and unique world. The “windows” were the quilts students had been working on all week. Many worked from “near and dear” personal photographs of places that inspired them. Stephanie Wilds from Black Mountain, NC used a […]

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The fall and winter represent a retreat to home and hearth: a time for congregation, household, and feast. For centuries, the hearth was essential to the home for warmth and food preparation – a center to gather around… the place to be. Merriam Webster defines hearth as 1.) a fireplace and the area surrounding, 2.) […]


“We Still Make Things” is a video series that we do to show you what our students are up to at the Folk School. Here’s the video from this week:   Can’t see it? Try reloading your browser, or visit our home page to see the video:


Suzan deSerres is a long arm quilter and founder of Singing Stitches Quilting Studio. She lives and works in Chapel Hill NC with her husband, Mark deSerres. The first weekend in October, she came up to Brasstown for her first ever Fall Festival- And she wrote about it in her blog. Check out Singing Stitches […]


Fresh Faces in Fiber Arts

by Cory Marie Podielski on August 20, 2013

in Featured Teacher, Fiber Arts, New & Noteworthy, Quilting, Sewing

Our Fiber Arts building will be buzzing with new students and instructors next year. New instructors bring new ideas, classes, and techniques to our Fiber Arts curriculum. Get acquainted with these new Fiber Arts instructors: Feb. 7-9 Big Stitch Hand Quilting with Jo GloverJo has been teaching hand quilting for 20 years. Following a trip […]