Discover your inner artisan with workshops in metal, wood, leather, fiber, construction and more.
Learn broom making with Foxfire's resident broom artist, Carol Morse. This two-day course covers the essentials of broom making, including discussions on the materials, processes, and art of crafting different broom varieties. Students participating in the class will complete and take home a cobweb broom and hearth broom.
Create a fall pumpkin you can enjoy year-round at Decatur Glassblowing where you’ll learn more about the history and craft of glassblowing. From safety and technique to the science of glass, you’ll get a quick understanding before jumping in and getting hands-on.
Join Fabricate Atlanta to learn how to keep your sewing machine in tip-top shape for the best sewing experience and a reliable machine for years to come.
Join Fabricate Atlanta for a 4-part class designed specifically for entry level/beginner level sewers. We jump right in, reviewing how to thread your machine, wind a bobbin and use the stitch selector. Then we make some useful projects: a napkin with mitered corners, reversible tote bag, a versatile roll-up bag and a zippered pillowcase!
Knitting is such a wonderful hobby. In just a few evenings you can create wearable projects that last a lifetime. In this short series with Fabricate Atlanta, we’ll work from start to finish, talking about yarns, weights and their different uses, which needles to use when and then stitch up a project together.
Sewing 102 is geared towards the returning sewer or advanced beginner. This is the perfect class for a sewer that wants to learn the fundamentals of taking ideas (dog beds, zipper pouches, mother/daughter aprons, you get the idea ) and making them a reality.
In this beginning weaving class with Fabricate Atlanta, we learn how to create a woven wall hanging from start to finish. Students wind a warp onto a tapestry loom, weave using both yarn and roving, and complete a finished wall hanging. The loom is provided, and the course fee includes all materials. These wall hangings are great to give as a gift, or keep for yourself!
Join the innovative folks of Freedom Nation as they trot the globe in search of the world’s greatest craftspeople to share their skills and bring them back home to share. This October, they’re traveling to Japan for immersions in Sashimono Wood Joinery or an alternative trip exploring Forging Metal Tools.
Join the Freedom Institute for the most inclusive self-sustainability pass offered in the Eastern United States. You'll get a complete working knowledge of multiple homesteading skills - all over the course of four weekends in October. But hurry - this series will only happen one time this year and there are only a few seats.
Braided rugs are a simple way to recycle old clothes into floor coverings that are as beautiful as they are durable. Popular since colonial times, these reversible, last-a-lifetime rugs are a true American tradition. This 5-weekend series will teach you everything you need to know to transform thrift store treasures into gorgeous gifts. Plus, you’ll be provided with a kit with the finished material you need to create a 2’x3’ oval rug (you can add to it to create a larger rug, too).