Heritage Crochet | Live Demo

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

Rita de Maintenon will be demonstrating heritage crochet lace techniques, with project samples of the various types, and an extra chair in her booth for curious visitors who might want…

Free

Bird Carving | Live Demo

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

John Dickens will be demonstrating the woodcarving techniques he uses to create his wonderful bird sculptures. He will be in the lobby of the Folk Art Center on the Blue…

Free

Needle Felting | Live Demo

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

Lorraine Cathey will be demonstrating how she "paints" landscapes using colored wool roving and a barbed felting needle. She will be in the lobby of the Folk Art Center on…

Free

Pottery | Live Demo

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

Mike Lalone will be demonstrating wheel-throwing, and explaining his glazing techniques in the lobby of the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Visitors are encouraged to watch and…

Free

Polymer Clay | Live Demo

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

Irene Semanchuk will be demonstrating various techniques she uses to create color and texture on her polymer clay switch plates and clocks. She will be in the lobby of the…

Free

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…

Free

Broom-Making | Live Demo

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

Peter Werner will be demonstrating traditional Appalachian broom-tying techniques in the lobby of the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway from 10am-4pm. Visitors are encouraged to watch and…

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…

Free

Wood Surfaces | Live Demo

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

Valerie Berlage will be demonstrating the surface treatments she uses to create her joyful textured, painted, and assembled wall hangings, mirrors, ornaments, and boxes. Val will be in the lobby…

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