Folk Craft

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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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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Girl Scout Day

Join us at the Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center for a day full of Appalachian history and historic craft demonstrations! Girl Scouts will be able to learn about heritage skills, tour the museum,...
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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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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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Foxfire Magazine Fellowship 2019

Foxfire Magazine Fellowship 2019

It’s that time again! We are now accepting applications for our summer magazine program! The Foxfire Fellowship is an eight-week, intensive fellowship for up 10 high-school-aged students...
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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...
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Christmas Crafts: Cinnamon Dough Ornaments

Christmas Crafts: Cinnamon Dough Ornaments

Christmas is only a week away! Time to start creating that cozy holiday atmosphere. What better way to do that than with these cinnamon dough ornaments, which will fill your home with a warm, spicy...
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