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Over a year ago, I decided to try my hand at a weekend weaving class in which I would weave a scarf. I was really excited. The first weaving class I took was Weave a Scarf – Intro Class with instructor Elaine Bradley. It was a fast paced class and ended up with a beautiful […]

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Luttie May Comes Alive

by Martha Ann Wilkerson on August 26, 2014

in Around Campus, Hear from Students, We Still Make Things, Writing

“I can’t believe it’s over!” said Luttie May.  “Maybe I should have left my suitcase in the room at Rock House so we’d have to come back and get it.” “And you were dreading the class before we got here,” laughed Irene.  “I guess you’re glad you came. “Yes, I am!” said Luttie May. Luttie […]

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To have the freedom we had as children: to explore, to try new things, to dabble, to be alright with not being good at it, to immerse ourselves and relinquish all responsibilities for awhile… sound good? Since 1925, John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, NC has been answering the call of adults who want […]

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Our Weaving class met for the first time on Sunday evening after dinner. At that first meeting our instructors, Elaine Bradley and Christie Rogers, gathered information regarding our weaving experience. It quickly became clear that while some us had solid weaving skills; others had either minimal skill or no experience at all. However, by Monday […]

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The ten participants watched, listened, and experimented. The result: amazing portraits of children, grandchildren, pets and self-portraits that were completed in a variety of printmaking styles. Enjoy some photos from our class. Maybe this has sparked your interest in what you can do in printmaking! Browse the upcoming classes at the Folk School.

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