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Brush & Short Hand Broom Making // Laurdag

All levels - English - 4 hours - 12 spots

Join me to make this simple home item that you will use everyday, and will likely gift to everyone you know. You will learn the basics of making small hand brooms and brushes with minimal materials and tools. During class students will have the opportunity to learn & make 2-5 hand brooms. We will work with multiple broom materials and a variety of styles. If you would like to make more broom materials will be available for purchase. We will have additional Broom Materials for purchase at the Festival.

What to bring as participant?
Nothing required

80 NOK per brush

Brush & Short Hand Broom Making // Laurdag

  • Raleigh Klotzek (she/her) is a versatile craftswoman working across multiple mediums, including Green Woodwork, Broom & Brush Making, and Jewelry & Bead work. Raleigh's expertise spans a rich tapestry of artistic & traditional craft traditions. Her dedication to learning is not merely personal; it's a mission to keep the flame of traditional craftsmanship alive.

    Raleigh's journey has taken her across local and international landscapes, where she actively sought mentors and instructors to deepen her understanding of her crafts.

    In a recent chapter of her life, Raleigh, along with her husband Oliver, has embraced the serene beauty of the Swedish countryside. Here, they open their home to host workshops throughout the year, sharing their wealth of knowledge and skills. Notably, Raleigh plays a pivotal role in organizing the Von Hand Festival.

    As an instructor, Raleigh brings her considerable skills to the forefront, creating an atmosphere of warmth and enjoyment in the learning process. Her belief that everyone possesses the innate ability to explore a life of creativity resonates in her teaching approach, making her workshops both accessible and delightful for all who seek to embark on their creative journeys.

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