Have you ever wanted to learn a traditional craft or art? Come bring a friend or make new friends as you join us for these fun and exciting classes. Check below as classes will continue to be added throughout the year.
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Students will decorate their heart in the colors and shapes of their choice. Students will use a technique called “on edge” quilling. This technique is easy to learn and no experience is required. Includes a shadow box frame.
In this intermediate class, students will continue to expand on wire wrapping skills by learning more intricate techniques with specific tools on a more detailed project. Students will create 3 bangle bracelets using sterling silver and 14kt gold fill wires.
Students will make a classical stained glass panel in the manner of Louis Comfort Tiffany. This 2 day class will lead you through every step in the process of making a stained glass panel.
This Saturday beginner wheel throwing workshop will cover the basics of shaping clay using an electric pottery wheel. Your instructor will guide you through the essential steps of creating a wheel thrown vessel.
Come and join us for a four hour class learning traditional soda making techniques using foraged ingredients. Each student will leave with 3-4 bottles of traditional soda and a ginger bug.
In this beginner class, students will learn how to thread a needle, use a hoop, read a pattern, and do a basic “x” stitch to create their own “Jungle Flower!”
Busy on the weekend? This weekday fused glass panel is a beautiful introduction to kiln fired glass. Beginners to glass are welcome and will get instruction on glass cutting as well as ‘warm glass’ techniques.
Students will create and design earrings or pendants out of Precious Metal Clay, when after firing in a kiln, will be 99.9% Fine Silver.
In this beginner class, students will embroider a floral design onto fabric that they will place inside a 1″ bevel. Students will go home with a necklace of their very own creation.
This fused glass panel is a beautiful introduction to kiln fired glass. Beginners to glass are welcome and will get instruction on glass cutting as well as ‘warm glass’ techniques.
In this intermediate class, students will build on basic skills to make bigger and better bowls, mugs with handles, and other forms using a potter’s wheel and other tools.
Learn the basics of hand stitching sturdy, beautiful, one-of a kind clothing. This beginner’s class will teach the essentials of hand stitching, walk you through the basics of planning and cutting a garment, and leave you with the skills you need to finish a handmade apron of your own.
Come and join us for a three hour class learning traditional preserve making techniques using locally grown peaches from Isom’s Orchard located in Limestone County.
Learn from a master! In this three day workshop with Tiavalya Befecadu, students will learn the basics of machine quilting and create their own 26X31 inch lap quilt.
Come and join us for a three hour class learning traditional preservation methods for both refrigerator and traditional pickles using locally grown vegetables from local family farms.
Come and join us for a three hour class learning traditional cider pressing using apples locally grown at Isom’s Orchard in Limestone County.
Come and join us for a three hour class learning traditional pie making using fresh pumpkins and apples from Isom’s Orchard in Limestone county.
Learn from a master! In this three day workshop with Tom Slavicek, students will work on 3 or more leather crafting projects of your choice depending on size and complexity.
Where Traditional Art and Music Come Alive Featuring Burritt Folk School Instructors and other Local Artists Burritt on the Mountain and The Burritt Folk School are proud to announce the 2nd Annual Round Top Folk Festival Kickoff Concert Friday Evening – November 3rd Saturday, November 4th & Sunday, November 5th – Saturday & Sunday Festival Day Passes will be sold onsite at Burritt on the Mountain with no advanced purchase necessary. – Burritt Members Day Pass $5 for Children & Adults | General Public Day Pass: Adults $15, Children $8 No Senior, Military or special discounts for special festival…View Event
Come and join us for a three hour class learning how to make heirloom cookie cutters. We will start with rolls of pure copper strips and form them into holiday shapes.
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