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Events at Creative Arts

  1. ABS Handles and Guards

    May 27

    June 10 – 14 ABS Handles and Guards This class is designed to continue the course of study set forth in the ABS Introduction to Bladesmithing course. This class includes detailed information on creating handles, both full tang and hidden tang, guards, butt caps, decorative file work, spiral dagger handles, handle material choices, guard material…

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  2. Basic Blacksmithing

    May 29

    If you’ve ever wanted to try blacksmithing, this course is a perfect opportunity to get your hands dirty!  Students will become familiar with basic forging techniques and fire control while completing one or more simple projects of their choice.  Come have fun in the forge and get a taste of how things where done in…

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  3. Fly Rod Making

    June 4

    FLY ROD MAKING Build or restore your own fly rod. Students will have a choice between building a graphite 9 ft. four-piece rod or for a small additional cost between $25 and $50 you may choose to build a bamboo rod between 6 ft. and 8 ft. long in a two-piece rod with two tips….

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Creative Arts News

2019 Professional Crafts Graduate Show

Folk Art Center Asheville, NC May 5 – June 23 Reception: Saturday, May 4 3p -5p The graduating class of Haywood Community College’s Professional Crafts program will exhibit their best work at the 2019 Graduate Show. The show will be held May 5 through June 23 at the Southern Highland Craft Guild Folk Art Center…

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Featured Success Story

Deanna Lynch Textiles

  • Professional Crafts Fiber

Class of 2014

History and Tradition My grandfather introduced me to weaving when I was 9 years old. Although I did not receive formal training for weaving until after he passed, I still feel a deep connection to him when I am at my loom. The connection to my grandfather makes me feel like I am a part of the rich history of textiles. It is an ancient craft built on necessity and…

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