Making a Turkey Wing Broom Workshop

159 Ginny Stevens Lane, Blowing Rock, NC 28605

(828) 295-9099

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Participants in this session will learn how to make a turkey wing broom. Cull processed hurl, separate the hurl into nine sections, tie sequentially into the shape of a wing, and fasten the handle using broom corn stalks. Included in this session also will be information about the history of broom making, the plant (sorghum vulgare), sources of both broom corn and twine, and other possible types or styles of brooms.

PLEASE NOTE: This workshop has limited tickets to ensure social distancing. Everyone will have their own table to work at, with plenty of space in between. People who share the same house may work at the same table. Masks are required.