As an international jazz musician, exposed to a variety of folk arts directing his attention to visual arts. In 1989 founded Handmade Paper Company/World Art Project. In 2009, he established "ebru richsilk designs” and "Create Your Own Silk Scarf" turning his focus entirely to silk fabric marbling. He has since continually conducted hands-on [...]
Ms. Foster has been weaving for over 35 years. She specializes in wicker restoration but weaves all types of chair seats: splint, cane, rush, bamboo, rattan, willow and grasses. She has woven seats for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and restored a wicker sled for the Loudoun Museum. An experienced teacher, she has taught [...]
I learned to hook in December of 2005. I soon started to seek out Primitive Teachers and have had the privilege to study under some of the best teachers. In 2011 I opened Eagles Nest Woolens and began to teach and color plan in my studio. In September 2016 I began to travel to [...]
Allen Cochran is owner of Cochran's Stone Masonry, a masonry restoration and preservation company based in Lincoln, Virginia. For the past 25 years Cochran's has helped preserve masonry throughout the area.
Register today for Shaker basket weaving, The Art of Ebru, or Caring for your Old House and save $15 on tuition. Also in April: Secrets of Greensleeves Dried Flowers, and Making a Floorcloth from Start to Finish.
Mary Stanley has always had a love affair with flowers and now spends her time growing and drying flowers to share their beauty with others. There is something magical about being able to enjoy the beauty of the garden year round. http://www.greensleevesflowers.com Learn to dry and arrange your own beautiful arrangements with Mary in Waterford on [...]
Ms Wychock has 37 years of experience in education; first as an art teacher and then as a principal. Ms Wychock works over wooden molds in the Shaker tradition. Her baskets are traditional in shape and materials. She weaves Shaker reproductions in ash and utilitarian baskets of reed. Native hardwoods such as ash and oak [...]
Did you know that you make can your own healing salves and tinctures from herbs grown in your garden or foraged from your landscape? Learn how with Jessie Baker from Day Spring Farm in her Herbal Medicine Cabinet class this July. Jessie will teach you how to harvest, dry, store, and prepare herbs to address various symptoms. [...]