Campus Community Health • HEERF I, II & III

Appalachian Center for Craft


All workshops take place, Saturday, November 19. No cancellation or refund available once booked.

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Blow Your Own Glass Ornament:  $50

In this extremely popular workshop, you will learn to blow your very own glass ornament just in time for the holidays!

Glass ornamentsInstructors:  Tabitha Thierjung and David Rios
Tabitha earned her BFA in glass from TN Tech's School of Art, Craft & Design at the Appalachian Center for Craft and has completed residencies at StarWorks and the Chrysler Museum.  David Rios is glass artist currently completing his BFA in glass at TN Tech.

Two (2) people can sign up for a single thirty-minute time slot. Please make sure you select the correct time you wish to do the workshop.
12:00 – 12:30, 12:30-1:00, 1:00-1:30, 1:30-2:00, 2:00-2:30, 2:30-3:00

(Once completed, the ornament will be available to ship to you or be picked up on Tennessee Tech's main campus the following week. Please add to your cart the shipping option during registration if you wish to have it shipped.)

Make your own carving knife:  $50

In this workshop you will shape heat and temper your carving knife blade. You will then make and shape your handle and sharpen the blade. Then you can whittle till your heart’s content! 

Carving knifeInstructor:  Eleanor Rose
Eleanor Ingrid Rose is a craft based sculpture artist and a toolmaker. She has been collecting and making tools for over a decade which has led her to specialize in non-ferrous casting, manual machining, and a chaotic variety of woodworking skills. 

Noon-3 p.m.

Shibori Scarves: $50

In this workshop, we’ll create silk scarves using indigo dye and shibori techniques. We will share simple resist dyeing methods, folding, clamping, and tying to create patterns. Finally, we will use hand stitching to add complex patterns and dimension to our silk scarfs.

shibori scarf

You will leave this workshop with two indigo-dyed silk scarves and one cotton bandana - which can be used as a gift wrap.

Instructor:  Gabrielle McHugh
Gabrielle McHugh is an artist, textile designer, and educator from New England. Gabrielle is currently the Artist-in-Residence in fibers at the Appalachian Center for Craft.

Noon-3 p.m.

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