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Broom Making with Jill Woods

Learn about two different methods of broom making and create your own to take home. Sign up is required. Call the Library to reserve your spot (269)857-8241. You may sign up for one or both of the sessions. $5 donation is suggested. Jill Woods has been sharing her crafts for over 30 years. She began teaching basketry in Allegan in the late 1990s and later added broom making and wicker repair to her class list. She enjoys passing along her knowledge of theses age old crafts.
  • Broom Making with Jill Woods
  • 2018-01-24T19:00:00-05:00
  • 2018-01-24T20:00:00-05:00
  • Learn about two different methods of broom making and create your own to take home. Sign up is required. Call the Library to reserve your spot (269)857-8241. You may sign up for one or both of the sessions. $5 donation is suggested. Jill Woods has been sharing her crafts for over 30 years. She began teaching basketry in Allegan in the late 1990s and later added broom making and wicker repair to her class list. She enjoys passing along her knowledge of theses age old crafts.
  • What Adult Programs
  • When Jan 24, 2018 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM (US/Eastern / UTC-500)
  • All dates Jan 24, 2018 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM Feb 28, 2018 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM
  • Where Saugatuck-Douglas Library
  • Contact Name
  • Contact Phone 269-857-8241
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Wednesday, January 24th
The Stitched Whisk Broom
This whisk is tied and the handle is woven with broom corn stem trimmings. The brush end is then stitched to form the working end of the whisk broom.

Wednesday, February 28th
The Turkey Wing Whisk Broom
The fan of this broom is formed by winding the broom, then the handle is woven in the same method as the stitched whisk broom.

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