Introduction to Broom Making
Introduction to Broom Making - July 13th from 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM - Price: $127
Workshop Instructor: Chris Robbins

Chris Robbins will guide participants through this hands-on workshop and teach the history, basic processes, tools and equipment of broom making in the historic studios of Berea College Crafts. No advance training is necessary and all students will leave the class with two completed brooms – one roundtree and one fantail broom.

• Location: Berea College Campus - Mueller Student Crafts Building/Berea College Crafts (Broomcraft) - 100 Student Crafts Court (Formerly Dixie Court)

• Date/Time: July 13th from 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

• Break: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM (1.5 hours)

• Total Hours: 6 hours

• Price: $127.00 (Includes use of tools and all materials.)

• Age: 16 & Up (Youth 16 - 18 MUST bring a Youth Authorization Form, completed and signed by a parent or legal guardian, found at this Attendees Resources link.)

• Difficulty: Beginner

• Class Size: 6 Max

• Take Home: One roundtree and one fantail hand-rolled brooms in natural and / or multi-colored broom corn.

• Notes: Please wear clothing that you don’t mind getting dirty and closed toe shoes that cover the entire foot – no sandals allowed! All necessary safety equipment will be provided in the studio. Participants must have full dexterity in their hands and feet. This workshop requires upper body strength.

• NOTE TO EDUCATORS: Educators attending this session will receive access to on-line cross-curricular resources, suggested classroom activities based on skills and concepts covered in session, and a certificate of participation for Professional Learning documentation.