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Beginning Art Broom Making Class

Monday, March 15, 2021, 10:00 AM


Total cost of class - $541 (does not include meals or lodging) A non-refundable registration fee of $106 is due at the time of registration. Class fee $375.00, plus a $60.00 material fee is due to the instructor at the beginning of class. Registration is required by March 1, 2021. Social distancing, and sanitizing will be maintained during class. Masks must be worn while indoors. Become a broom squire - taught by Shawn Hoefer Learn to make a variety of beautiful and functional brooms. Starting with the simple, lowly, yet startlingly versatile whisk broom. You'll move through the styles, learning to make a turkey wing, hawk tail and hearth broom. Finish up this 5-day class with cob web brooms and kitchen brooms.As you tie, you'll learn a little of the fascinating history of the American broom maker and be entertained by your instructor's knowledge and patter. The brooms you create in this class will not only be functional, but they'll also be works of art that utilize color composition and basket weaving (plaiting) techniques.You will learn to tie, stitch and plait your brooms.All broomcorn, wire, twine and handle material is provide in the materials fee. You may bring your own sticks for handles if you would like. You can email OFC Broomsquire Shawn Hoefer directly at shawnhoefer@gmail.com with any questions.Total cost of class - $541 (does not include meals or lodging) A non-refundable registration fee of $106 is due at the time of registration. Class fee $375.00, plus a $60.00 material fee is due to the instructor at the beginning of class. Shawn accepts cash/check/credit card. Lodging is available in the park at our Cabins at Dry Creek, newly remodeled duplex-style hotel rooms. There is a Folk School discount for students booking more than 5 days. Call the Cabins office at 800-264-3655 to book with the discount. To book rooms for less than 5 days, click here. Meet your instructors - Shawn Hoefer and Elena Larson have been making brooms for more than a decade. They have developed many unique styles and techniques and have been recognized for the quality and craftsmanship of their broom by not only the 4,000 people who buy their brooms each year, but also by the Monahan Partners, who sponsor the National Craft Broom Competition in Arcola, Illinois each September. Both Shawn and Lena have won the championship several times, and even more impressive, their students often enter, place and win. Broom Class Registration - $100.00

Cost: $100.00
Tickets: https://ozarkfolkcenter.ticketleap.com/beginning-art-broom-making-class/dates/Mar-15-2021_at_1000AM

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