APPALACHIAN STYLE FLOOR BROOM
APPALACHIAN STYLE FLOOR BROOM
APPALACHIAN STYLE FLOOR BROOM
APPALACHIAN STYLE FLOOR BROOM

APPALACHIAN STYLE FLOOR BROOM

$ 120.00 USD

Instructor: Cynthia Main

NOVEMBER  2 & 3

Saturday 10-1, Sunday 2-5

In this special 2 day class, students will weave their own full size traditional Appalachian style floor broom. No experience necessary, although some manual dexterity and a beginners mind are helpful! Information covered includes how to size and select broom corn and tampico, talk about growing and processing your own broomcorn, and teaching the ins and outs on how to weave brooms! A variety of handles will be provided, or bring your own! (2 days allow the the first step to dry overnight.)
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Instructor Cynthia Main is an artist/maker whose work focuses on relating to land as part of an integral view of a more sustainable society. Cynthia's strong
background in woodworking and traditional craft surfaces in most of her
projects, work that often uses traditional techniques for work that is
collaborative, community building and plays with ideas and movements
around embodiment.  Cynthia learned traditional broom making at Tillers
International in 2013, and has practiced the art ever since. She is currently
lives and works Berea, Kentucky.