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Olive's Workshops

Broom Making: Besom Broom

Regular price $90.00
Regular price Sale price $90.00

Instructor: Amanda Lee Lazorchack

Saturday, February 18

12:30 p.m. –  5:30 p.m. 

Ages: 16+

All levels are welcome. No experience required. Some hand strength needed.

Make your very own cobweb sweep. Traditionally called a besom, this lovely broom is enjoyable to make. Join us for an afternoon of broom crafting and leave with your own besom cobweb-style broom just in time for your Spring cleaning! Bring your own special stick or build a broom on a stick collected by the instructor. There will be many shapes to choose from!

All materials are included in the Materials Kit Fee of $45, PAYABLE TO THE INSTRUCTOR at the time of the workshop.

*Payment by cash or check is required for materials fees.

Students may choose to bring:

  • If you have pruning shears and a pocket knife you are familiar with, please bring them along.
  • A special stick to use for your handle
  • Apron
  • Note-taking materials

*Masks are recommended but not required while participating in a workshop or event.

About Amanda Lee Lazorchack:

Amanda Lee Lazorchack of Please Send Word Brooms lives and crafts in the Heartland. As a broom maker, she is delighted by traditional craft and domestic history. She crafts sweeps for all occasions and her seasonal collections of botanically dyed brooms are her favorite. You can find her work, upcoming classes, or strike up a conversation at pleasesendword.com