Hobbies

It Still Lives: Season 1, Episode 6

It Still Lives: Season 1, Episode 6

This month’s episode features interviews on curing and smoking meat–and how climate change has impacted this important part of Southern Appalachian foodways. Released as a companion...
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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....
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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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Giving Tuesday: The Weaving Cabin

Giving Tuesday: The Weaving Cabin

Most of you have probably heard about #GivingTuesday the past few years. #GivingTuesday is about more than just one day in December. It is not just about fundraising. It’s about people and their...
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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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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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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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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