Jewelry | Live Demo

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

Rachelle Davis will be demonstrating how she uses a jeweler's saw to create intricate images in silver, which form the "back" of her one of a kind pendants. Rachelle 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…

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Sun-printing/Quilting | Live Demo

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

Sandra Rowland will be demonstrating sun-printed fabric outside of the Folk Art Center's entrance. In the event of rain or a really cloudy day Sandy will be inside demonstrating how to make a Magic Carpet, so you may be praying for rain during her 3-day stint! Demonstrations are held in the lobby of the Folk…

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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 and quilt repair, as well as sharing informal talks about some vintage and antique quilts she'll have on display. Saturday, March 18th is National Quilting Day, and Connie will be joined by fiber artist Jude Stuecker. Craft demonstrations take place in the lobby of…

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Basketry | Live Demo

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

Susan Taylor is back, sharing her love and knowledge of basket weaving, including its history, and the role of baskets in society. 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…

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Jewelry | Live Demo

Ilene Kay will be demonstrating cutting, polishing, soldering, and assembling her argentium silver and colored titanium jewelry. 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…

Brooms | Live Demo

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

Second generation broom maker Marlow Gates will be demonstrating this traditional Appalachian craft 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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Needle Felting | Live Demo

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

Lorraine Cathey will be demonstrating how she uses a special felting needle and colored wool to "paint" beautiful landscapes and critters. She will most likely have some of her hand-stitched teddy bears on hand as well! Lorraine will be in the lobby of the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Visitors are encouraged…

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Marbling | Live Demo

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

Pam Granger Gale will be demonstrating the ancient and magical art of marbling 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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Brooms | Live Demo

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

Peter Werner will be demonstrating his tips and techniques for traditional broom-tying in the lobby of the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Visitors are encouraged to watch…

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Glass/Lampwork | Live Demo

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

Jeff McKinley is back demonstrating glass blowing using a torch and glass rods, as he creates beautiful ornaments and pendants. Jeff will be in the lobby of the Folk Art…

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