Flintknapping

Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center 98 Foxfire Ln., Mountain City, GA

Learn the essentials of flint knapping from Foxfire contact Jim Enloe. Classes include basic instruction on how to shape flint and other stones into useful tools such as knives, axe heads, spear heads, and arrow heads using techniques developed over thousands of years around the globe. Students will be taking home tools they make over […]

Sewing Basics

BASIC SEWING class #1 “Sit and sew with us! Learn simple hand sewing stitches for clothing repair and make a small pincushion or carry bag. We’ll sample the running stitch, backstitch, blanket stitch, and invisible hem stitch. We’ll sample embroidery techniques of the chain stitch and French knot if time permits. Bring scissors, your lunch, […]

Woodstove Cookery Basics Class

Join us for our Woodstove Cooking basics class with Tommy Waldrop on March 23, 2024 or April 19, 2024. The class is from 9am-11:30am in our Warwoman cabin. There on only 5 spots available so get your ticket today.

Needle Felting

In this two-hour course, fiber artist Kelly Coldren will teach you the basics of sculpting wool using needles. These techniques can be used to make a variety of creations, from beads and garland to woodland critters! The course fee covers instruction, use of tools, and materials. Each attendee will take home their wool sculpture. Class […]

Cigar Box Dulcimer Workshop

Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center 98 Foxfire Ln., Mountain City, GA

In this class, you will build your own cigar box dulcimer. Box and all parts needed are supplied. Come dressed prepared to get a little sawdust on yourself. We will be using basic hand tools. We will cover construction, tuning, intonation, and learn a few songs. You will leave with your own unique handmade instrument. […]

Beginning Weaving

Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center 98 Foxfire Ln., Mountain City, GA

This two-day introduction to weaving is taught by resident weaver Sharon Grist and covers: the mechanics of three kinds of floor looms how to do graph paper draw-downs of weave structures the process of making a warp how to properly thread heddles and reeds dressing the loom winding a proper bobbin hem-stitching the fabric Students […]

Basic Basketweaving

BASKET CLASS #1 “Learn the basics of weaving baskets as we create a small basket in this beginning class. We’ll plan to complete at least one small basket. Bring your lunch, scissors, a towel, and a small bucket to hold water. Come join the fun!” Max. 6 people Cost $50 per person (supplies included) 10 […]

Intro to Yarn Spinning

Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center 98 Foxfire Ln., Mountain City, GA

This 6-hour class taught by Foxfire's resident weaver, Sharon Grist, will include instruction on different fibers and their characteristics and practical applications of carding, drafting, and spindle and wheel spinning. Students will spin wool and learn several ways to handle fiber to produce varying yarn structures. Students with their own wheel are welcome to bring […]