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Craft Heaven

by Carol Bjorlie on June 24, 2014

in Featured Classes, Writing

The cusp: a potter at her wheel, wood turner at his bench, weaver and loom, blacksmith and forge, fiddler and fiddle, glass-maker and fire, writer and page. Craft communities are small heavens open to ordinary and extraordinary people. As I prepare to teach Crafting Words at the J. C. Campbell Folk School (Aug. 22 – […]

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Crafting Words

by Carol Bjorlie on June 21, 2014

in Featured Classes, Writing

Observing painters, musicians, enamelists, woodturners and their work is transformative, and being part of the creative process of master and student crafter is a privilege. Word follows image because writers must do something in response to what they see and feel. I will be instructing a writing class on the weekend of August 22 -24, […]

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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.) […]

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Almost every Folk School class utilizes valuable craft-making tools – tools that help us to get the job done. The Folk School offers several tool-making classes to help you expand your own personal toolbox. Do you love fly fishing or archery? Imagine telling your buddy on your next fishing/hunting trip, “I made this rod!” or […]

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On Thursday, March 2l, 2013, John Campbell Folk School and N.C. Writers Network West are sponsoring a reading of poetry from 7-8p.m. The reading is free of charge and open to the public.  Poets Linda Smith and writer Susan Anderson will be the featured readers.   LINDA SMITH Linda Smith, poet and writer, from Hayesville, […]

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