Make a Broom! Turkey Wing Style (In-Person) February 11, 2023

Feb 11, 2023 10:00AM—4:00PM


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

Cost $110.00

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Become a Broom Squire! That is what a person who makes brooms is called.

Experience tying a traditional hand broom, which dates back to Colonial America. You will learn the style of tying known as a turkey wing. This turkey wing broom is approximately 14-16 inches tall with a spread of 10-12 inches wide.

The handle process is known as plaiting the tops. We will be using reed for this process. Eric looks forward to sharing a passion of his with you.

Your instructor will provide:

  • All supplies needed to make a broom

Students are asked to bring the following:

  • Measuring tape
  • Small flathead screwdriver
  • Strong scissors
  • Spray bottle

Skill Level
No experience required.

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

Cost Details:
Tuition: $80.00
Material Fee: $30.00
Total Cost: $110.00

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!