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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Pottery | Live Demo

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

Lynn Jenkins will be demonstrating wheel-throwing, as well as some carving and burnishing which change the surface of the pots. She will also explain how she fires her pots in a raku kiln (she'll have photos, but the firing is not part of the demo) to achieve different results on both glazed and unglazed pots.…

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Broom Making | 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 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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Wooden Flutes | Live Demo

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

Lee Entrekin will be demonstrating how he turns long pieces of wood into beautiful musical instruments - and he'll play for you, too! Lee 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…

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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 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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Woodturning | Live Demo

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

Join Christine Smith at her debut demonstration for the Guild! She 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…

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Weaving | Live Demo

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

Barbara Miller will be demonstrating traditional Appalachian weaving 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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Hand-built Pottery | Live Demo

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

Judy Brater will be demonstrating how she builds onto her thrown pots using coiling, stamping, paddling, and carving techniques to create sculptural vases. 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…

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Basketry | Live Demo

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

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 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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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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