Get crafty with fall workshops at the LBL Homeplace
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Turn off the smartphone, take a break from the screen, and get in touch with your crafty side through fall workshops at The Homeplace.

The 1850s living history farm, located in the Tennessee portion of Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area, offers activities from sewing to baking–to help you rediscover hands-on fun.

“Fall workshops at The Homeplace are a great opportunity to learn about how families in the past came together to create family heirlooms and traditions,” stated LBL’s Special Events Coordinator, Cindy Earls. “Sign up for one of our workshops to unwind, spend some time with your family and friends, join other like-minded crafters for some creative fun, and take away a homemade memento.”

Learn an ancient craft that is making a modern come back with the Traditional Rug Hooking Workshop on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Rug hooking was once used as a thrifty way of recycling old fabric into beautiful rugs that are valued today as folk art.

Instructor and rug hooking artist, Rhonda Thistlethwaite, will teach the basic technique and design of hooked rugs, and weave in the history of rug hooking. The workshop includes all supplies needed to make a 9”x13” pineapple design hooked rug. All supplies and instructions are included in the workshop fee of $75. Please bring a lunch.

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