Education

Flat Reed Chair Bottoming

Taught by Foxfire contact and demonstrator Kermit Rood, this two-day class introduces the student to the fundamentals of chair bottoming, with a focus on splint-style weaving. Originally, splint was...
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Lye Soap Making

Come join Miss Jenny and her family as you spend an honest day making old-fashioned Lye soap. Old-fashion in a sense that you can pronounce the ingredients and understand the process. We will make...
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Intermediate Weaving

This two-day intermediate weaving class is taught by resident weaver Sharon Grist. In this class we will be exploring the intricacies of Bird’s Eye and Rose Path designs. Students will work on...
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Rush Chair Bottoming

Taught by Foxfire contact and demonstrator Kermit Rood, this two-day class introduces the student to the fundamentals of chair bottoming, with a focus on rush-style weaving. For the class, students...
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Broom Making

Learn broom making with Foxfire’s resident broom artist, Carole Morse. This two-day course covers the essentials of broom making, including discussions on the materials, processes, and art of...
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Beginning Weaving

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...
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The Joy of Castile Soap Workshop

Miss Jenny uses her Castile soap for the base of 100’s of recipes that are custom tailored to meet the Stevens families cleaning challenges. This class will teach you how to make cold process...
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Intro to Yarn Spinning

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...
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