Heritage Skill Workshops offered at Mill Spring Ag Center May 2

Published 9:19 am Monday, April 29, 2013

A Heritage Crafts Workshop will be held on Thursday, May 2 at the Mill Spring Agriculture Center from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. A variety of workshops will be offered including making a “J” Hook with one of our local blacksmiths; make a glass mosaic butterfly trivet, and creating a beaded rope bracelet. These are just a few of the classes offered.

Blacksmith “J” Hook taught by George Mathews: two hour class; two classes offered.

Butterfly Class Trivet taught by Dot Pierce: two hour class; two classes offered.

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Beaded Rope bracelet taught by Julie McIntyre: two hour class; two classes offered.

Decorative Paper Box Making taught by Bonnie McLain: 3 hour class.

Also local crafters will be demonstrating various crafts on the lawn of the ag center.

Attendees are welcome to bring their lunch and stay all day. Snacks will be provided.

For more information about the Heritage Crafts Workshops, sign up fees and to sign up for classes, call the Polk County Extension Service at 828-894-8218.

– article submitted by Jimmi Buell