Monday, March 11, 2024

Ozark Folk School Old-Fashioned Hand Embroidery Class

Ozark Folk Center State Park
Ozark Folk School Old-Fashioned Hand Embroidery Class

What to know

Take this one day class to learn the history of embroidery along with basic stitches to complete simple embroidery patterns. The class fee covers all supplies, materials, pattern, and equipment to complete your project. You will take home your first finished piece and the skills and materials to continue embroidering. This class is for students ages 16 and up. 

A registration fee is due upon sign-up. Class and materials fees are due directly to the instructor at the beginning of class. Phyllis accepts cash or check.

Registration deadline is two weeks before class begins.

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Looking for lodging? The Cabins at Dry Creek are located in the park just down the hill from your classroom. These comfortable climate-controlled duplex rooms are newly remodeled and offer a private bathroom, queen-sized beds, microwave and refrigerator. We offer discounts for students staying 3 or more nights. Call 870-269-3871 to book your room.

Meet your instructor: Phyllis Williams

I am a retired RN home health nurse, now working as a living history interpreter at the Ozark Folk Center Shannon Cabin Homestead. While at the homestead, I do old fashion hand embroidery or beading with Job’s Tears seeds when I’m not talking with visitors about the way of life in the late 1800s and early 1900s.

I live outside Cave City, Arkansas with my wonderful husband David, who has always been willing to try any wild foods and mushrooms I cook. Mushrooms have become my new passion. I enjoy hunting, photographing and cooking with them.

I enjoy gardening and anything that has to do with herbs. I use herbs in cooking, cleaning and medicine. I enjoy walking and hiking and looking at plants and hunting wild edibles.

I am President of the Herb Society of America-Ozark Unit headquartered here at the Ozark Folk Center, where I volunteer in the Folk Mountain Kids Garden.  I am a member of the Arkansas Mushroom and Fungi Association. I attend Evening Shade First Baptist Church where I work with the Women’s Mission Union and other church activities.

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