Jo Rusin is an instructor and seat weaver at the Folk School. Recently, she’s been featured in the July 2013 issue of DeSoto Magazine which features all sorts of interesting people and places in the South. Read the issue online here, or see the article featuring Jo Rusin below. 

Jo Rusin in DeSoto

Jo’s teaching a class at the Folk School in November. Want to take a class with Jo? Read her class description below and sign up today!

Weaving Chair Seats November 3-9, 2013
Learn the skills and trade secrets of traditional laced cane, flat reed, machine-woven cane, and fiber rush seat weaving in a fun-filled, hands-on week. Bring your own chairs or stools in good repair and give them a beautiful and functional new seat. Complete one to three projects while practicing a historic craft. No prior experience necessary. 

Sign up for her class here.

Read Jo’s bio here.  

Visit Jo’s Website here.

Student work in Jo Rusin's seat weaving class at the Folk School

Old chairs get makeovers in Jo Rusin’s seat weaving class at the Folk School