Cobwebber Broom Making Workshop with Tia of Husk Brooms ~ Saturday, March 23rd 12pm
Calling all witches!
Learn how to make a functional, long handled broom known as a Cobwebber with Tia Tumminello of Husk Brooms. In this 3 hour workshop, you’ll learn traditional broom making techniques required to create one long handled broom. The Cobweb style broom is great for cleaning hard to reach places: ceilings, under the couch, behind furniture etc. Such as the name entails, the cobweb broom is great for gathering hair and small debris like cobwebs and pet areas.
We’ll discuss broom care for longevity and each handle will be outfitted with a hanging loop for storage.
Driftwood handles will be carefully selected by Husk Brooms and be provided for participants' use for the class.
This workshop is beginner friendly. Please keep in mind broom making requires manual dexterity in both hands and feet (toes especially!) Students will be encouraged to work barefoot or wear thin socks to keep control of the foot bobbin required for broom making. Participants should feel comfortable using a utility knife and lighter.
About Husk Brooms
Husk Brooms offers handcrafted brooms and brushes for home, studio, altars and outdoor sanctuaries. Tia Tumminello is the founder of Husk Brooms, a Pittsburgh native who discovered the craft organically during quarantine times. Husk Brooms was started as a way to showcase the power of natural tools and advocate for traditional skills. Broom making is a way to connect land and craft together, a philosophy Husk Brooms admires. Working with local farmers, Husk Brooms plans to expand their broomcorn accessibility this 2024 growing season and have a domestic crop available for product and classes. Teaching is a vital way to preserve traditional craft and after studying art education, Husk Brooms is happy to sweep into this role of Broom Maker.
ABOUT THE MOON STUDIO
You will meet in The Moon Studio - 6736 Reynolds Street, on the second floor, right across the street from Ceremonial. Please use the outside staircase.
Please wear comfortable clothing because will be sitting on the floor; chairs and pillows are available.
**Masks are not required but welcomed**
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