Woodworking | Live Demo

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC, United States

Christine Smith will be demoing various carving techniques she uses to add texture and decoration to her hand-turned boxes. Christine will be in the lobby of the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Visitors are encouraged to watch and ask questions while the demonstrators work and talk about their creative process! Call ahead for…

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Wheat Weaving | Live Demo

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC, United States

Katherine Caldwell will be demonstrating the ancient art of weaving and braiding wheat into beautiful ornamentals for the home. She will be in the lobby of the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Visitors are encouraged to watch and ask questions while the demonstrators work and talk about their creative process! Call ahead for…

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Jewelry | Live Demo

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC, United States

Noel Yovovich will be demonstrating her jewelry techniques using anodized titanium, silver, and wire. She will be in the lobby of the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Visitors are encouraged to watch and ask questions while the demonstrators work and talk about their creative process! Call ahead for the latest updates: 828-298-7928.

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Pottery | Live Demo

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC, United States

Rodney Leftwich will be demonstrating traditional pottery techniques inspired by nineteenth century and early twentieth century styles. He will be in the lobby of the Folk Art Center on the…

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Appalachian Brooms | Live Demo

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC, United States

Second-generation broom maker, Marlow Gates will be demonstrating traditional Appalachian broom-tying in the lobby of the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Visitors are encouraged to watch and…

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Wheat Weaving | Live Demo

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC, United States

Katherine Caldwell will be demonstrating the ancient art of weaving and braiding wheat into beautiful ornamentals for the home. She will be in the lobby of the Folk Art Center…

Free

Quilting | Live Demo

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC, United States

Quilter and quilt historian Connie Brown will be demonstrating hand-quilting techniques, and will have a few quilting frames available for visitors to try their hand at this age-old craft. Connie…

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Embroidery | Live Demo

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC, United States

Laura Gaskin will be demonstrating how she "paints with stitches" to create her captivating images. She will be in the lobby of the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge…

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Basketry | Live Demo

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC, United States

During this post-Christmas week Susan Taylor will be demonstrating various basket weaving techniques, as well as discussing the role of baskets in society and throughout history. She will be in…

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Bookbinding Demo at the Folk Art Center

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC, United States

Chad Alice Hagen will be demonstrating bookbinding techniques she uses to create both felted and leather-bound notebooks, travel journals, and mini-book necklaces. She will be in the lobby of the…

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