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Learn with Dogwood Crafters

Join us for some new classes as well as some favorites from years before. Please note that participants will be required to wear masks and practice social distancing during classes.

Unless otherwise specified, classes are held at the Masonic Lodge #459, 223 Wilkes Crescent Circle, Sylva. From Business 23 between Sylva and Dillsboro, turn on Wilkes Crescent Drive. At the top of the hill there is a large water tower; turn on the drive near the gate and go through the gate.

Wednesday, June 16, 10 am - 4 pm.
Class fee: $28 ((includes all materials)

Use one piece of poplar bark to make a asket that is scored, folded and laced up with a leather handle attached. Instructor Joe Williams. All materials furnished. Register by Wednesday, June 2.

CHAIR SEAT WEAVING - a two-session class
Wednesday, June 23 and Thursday, June 24, 10 am - 3 pm each day.
Class fee: $8. (plus any materials that are furnished by the instructor)

Learn how to replace a eat in a chair or stool to make it usesful again. Learn the traditional craft of chair seat weaving, using flat reed or cane. Instructor is Junetta Pell. Register by Wednesday, June 16.

To register for any class stop by or call Dogwood Crafters at 828-586-2248, or email Please have your name, phone number and email (optional) ready to register. Normally registration deadline is a week before the class. Class fees are paid on the day of the class. The volunteer instructors work hard to keep the cost low; the fees cover the use of the Masonic Lodge. Our classes are offered to fulfill our 501(c)(3) nonprofit status.