Folk Craft

Historic Toy Day with Blue Ridge Toys

Historic Toy Day with Blue Ridge Toys

For children of ALL ages, we invite you to come and explore toys and games of yesteryear and today with our favorite local toy store at the Foxfire Museum. Come and play with old fashioned toys and...
Read More

Castile Soap Making

Learn how to make Castile soap in this one-day workshop. This vegetable-based soap is made from a blend of olive and coconut oils and is ideal for individuals with allergies or sensitive skin....
Read More

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...
Read More

Castile Soap Making

Taught by Lisa Plank – Learn how to make Castile soap in this one-day workshop. This vegetable-based soap is made from a blend of olive and coconut oils and is ideal for individuals with...
Read More

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

7-Step Chair Bottoming

Taught by Foxfire contact and demonstrator Kermit Rood, this two-day class instructs students in the method of cane weaving. This seven-step process involves weaving the seat bottom into the...
Read More

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...
Read More