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Ozark Folk School Spring Session

Classes March 13 – 17, 201

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Our Spring Ozark Folk School Classes are listed below. Click on the class headline for more information about each class. If a class you are interested is full, consider the same class later in the year, or call 870-269-3851 and ask about the Design-your-own-workshops. Part of our mission at the park is to pass these skills on through traditional hands on teaching. This is one way we perpetuate the tradition of quality Ozark craftsmanship. These classes offer everyone a chance to learn hands-on, from a skilled craftsman.

Ozark Folk School Wire Wrapped Jewelry
March 13-15, 2017 (3-day class)
taught by Linda Widmer
In this class you'll learn to make your own necklace and ring with your unique flair. The class will cover design, wire measuring, secure stone setting and finishing details. Pre-registration is required and the deadline for this class is two weeks prior to date of class.


Ozark Folk School Sheep to Shawl
March 13-17, 2017 (5-day class)
Taught by Jeanette Larson
Sheep to Shawl - you’ll come away with the skills and knowledge to go from fiber to finished goods.


Ozark Folk School Broom Making
March 13-17, 2017 (5-day class)
taught by Shawn Hoefer
Learn to make a variety of beautiful and functional brooms. Starting with the simple, lowly, yet startlingly versatile whisk broom. Pre-registration is required and the deadline for this class is two weeks prior to date of class.

Ozark Folk School Beginning Blacksmith
March 13-17, 2017 (5-day class)
taught by Pat Thompson
CLASS IS FULL......Learn to forge iron. This course, taught by OFC resident blacksmith Pat Thompson will cover the basics of forging, hammer-work and tools used to learn to blacksmith. Pre-registration is required and the deadline for this class is two weeks prior to date of class. You can be put on a waiting list for this class...

Stained Glass - 20 Pieces or Less

March 14-16, 2017 (3-day class)
taught by Dona Sawyer
In this class you will learn the basics of making stained glass the way Louis Comfort Tiffany did! Learn how to make a pattern; cut and grind glass, apply copper foil and solder.

Ozark Folk School Rigid Heddle Weaving
March 15-16, 2017 (2-day class)
taught by Rusti Barger
Take home your own handwoven scarf from this 2-day workshop where you will learn this fun and easy craft, or hone your skills and pick up a few new tricks!
Pre-registration is required and the deadline for this class is two weeks prior to date of class.

Ozark Folk School Basic Knitting

March 17, 2017 (1-day class)
by Rusti Barger
Spend a day in the mountains learning the time-honored techniques of knitting! We will cover all the basics needed to begin creating your own knitted pieces.  Pre-registration is required and the deadline for this class is two weeks prior to date of class.


The Cabins at Dry Creek offer special rates on rooms for Ozark folk School Students staying more than five days. 

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