Make a Stitched and Plaited Whisk Broom (Ages 16+) March 23, 2024

Mar 23, 2024 10:00AM—3:00PM


Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Cost $120.00

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stitched brooms

Join experienced broom-maker Tina Green Krause and learn to make a functional and beautiful whisk broom. In this 5-hour introduction class, you will learn techniques to make a strong and sturdy hand broom. You will also learn to process stalks, plait handles and stitch the broom flat. You’ll leave the class feeling confident and inspired to explore the world of broom-making!

Your instructor will provide:

  • All supplies needed to make a broom

Students are asked to bring the following:

  • As your class is scheduled over a lunch hour, we highly recommend you bring a lunch or click here to learn about local eating opportunities in the area.

Skill Level
No experience required. Moderate hand and upper-body and lower body leg and foot strength is needed.

Age requirement
Students ages 16 and older are welcome to attend this class. Ages 16-17 can attend with parent permission via email to

Location Details
Marine Mills Folk School
550 Pine St., Marine on St. Croix, MN 55047

Cost Details:
Tuition: $90
Material Fee: $30
Total Cost: $120

NOTE: Be aware we may cancel class if a minimum number of registrations is not reached. We work to balance teachers’ need to plan for a class with students’ busy schedules — not an easy task. Please register as early as possible!

If interested, you can find our cancellation policy here.