Secrets of the Great Wheel

Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Road, Loudon, NH

Secrets of the Great WheelAndrea MyklebustSaturday, June 18th 9:00am - 5:00pmWorkshop OverviewSecrets of the Great Wheel is part of our Flax to Linen mini series, which teaches students to grow, process, and spin flax to linen, taught by Andrea Myklebust.  The great wheel, also known as the walking wheel, spindle wheel, or wool wheel, was […]

$125.00

The Spirit of Art: Color

Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Road, Loudon, NH

The Spirit of Art: Color Mary ZicafooseFriday, June 17th- Sunday, June 19th 9:00 am - 5:00pmWorkshop OverviewThis intensive color study workshop is an opportunity to deepen your understanding and intuitive use of color through a selection of 14 progressive self-paced studies, based on the lifelong observations and teachings of the famed Bauhaus artist & colorist Josef […]

$350.00

Introduction to Hand Spinning

Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Road, Loudon, NH

Introduction to Hand SpinningAndrea MyklebustThursday, June 16th- Friday, June 17th 9:00am - 5:00pmWorkshop OverviewIn this workshop, students will learn to make their own yarn by hand with a hand spindle. Using a kit supplied by the instructor, including a custom-made spindle and locally-raised wool from her flock of sheep in Danby, Vermont, students will work […]

$225.00

Carry-All Basket – FULL

Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Road, Loudon, NH

Carry-All BasketWendy JensenSaturday, June 4th, 2022 9:00am - 5:00pmWorkshop Overview:This Workshop is full. You may join the waitlist or check out Wendy's Field Basket class on September 17th, 2022. In this workshop, students will make a Carry-All Basket that you can find a use for every day, from shopping trips to toting supplies to fetching garden […]

$100.00

Draft Animal: Oxen Basics

Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Road, Loudon, NH

Draft Animal: Oxen BasicsRay RamseyTyler AllenFriday, June 3rd - Sunday, June 5th 8:00am - 4:00pmWorkshop OverviewAre you considering an oxen team for your farm but wondering where to start? Join us for a two-day workshop to learn the things you need know about bringing a pair home, finding the right equipment for them, and learning […]

$375.00

Indigo Shibori Dyeing from Itajime, Arashi, Nui, Kumo and Beyond

Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Road, Loudon, NH

Indigo Shibori Dyeing from Itajime, Arashi, Nui, Kumo and BeyondDebbie MaddyMay 30, 2022 - June 3, 2022 9:00 - 5:00Workshop OverviewThis workshop is open to all levels of indigo dyers. In this workshop, Debbie will take students beyond the simple fold and clamp techniques. There will be a strong emphasis on working toward more detailed […]

$550.00

Blacksmithing Basics- FULL

Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Road, Loudon, NH

Blacksmithing BasicsFriday, May 27th - Sunday, May 29th, 2022 8:00am - 4:00 pmWorkshop OverviewBlacksmithing Basics is for students who are new to blacksmithing and those with some experience looking to improve their skillset. All students in the course will work with a traditional coal forge and mild steel. Students will begin with an introduction to […]

$375.00

Rug Hooking

Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Road, Loudon, NH

Rug Hooking Pam BartlettSaturday, May 21st - Sunday, May 22nd  9:00am - 4:00pmWorkshop OverviewRug hooking is a traditional New England fiber art that beautifully combines artist expression and function. In this course, students will learn core skills of rug hooking and make a 16” x 16” piece. Designs will utilize a “hit and miss” approach to […]

$200.00

Beginning Spinning on a Spinning Wheel-Spring Session

Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Road, Loudon, NH

Beginning Spinning on a Spinning Wheel-Spring SessionCathy CrookerSaturday May 21st, 2022 9:00am - 5:00pmWorkshop OverviewThroughout most of human history we relied on the skills of a handful of talented spinners to make every thread for every piece of clothing, every flour sack, every sail on every ship. Spinning fibers into thread or yarn is one […]

$100.00

Draft Animal: Working Oxen on the Farm and Garden

Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Road, Loudon, NH

Draft Animal: Working Oxen on the Farm and GardenRay RamseyTyler AllenSaturday, May 21st - Sunday, May 22nd 8:00am - 4:00pmWorkshop OverviewAre you ready to put your team or a team of oxen to work on the Farm and gardens? Then this is the workshop for you. Spend two full days with hands-on experience learning about […]

$275.00

Blacksmithing Basics-FULL

Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Road, Loudon, NH

Blacksmithing BasicsGarry KalajianFriday, May 20th - Sunday, May 22nd 8:00am - 4:00pmWorkshop OverviewBlacksmithing Basics is for students who are new to blacksmithing and those with some experience looking to improve their skillset. All students in the course will work with a traditional coal forge and mild steel. Students will begin with an introduction to body […]

$375.00

Old Building & Trades Fair

Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Road, Loudon, NH

Join the New Hampshire Preservation Alliance and Sanborn Mills Farm on May 14, 2022 for our Old Building & Trades Fair in Loudon.   This day-long event will provide opportunities to observe traditional tradespeople in action, to ask questions, and connect with trades organizations and experts who can help you understand the issues faced by […]

Natural Dye Basics: Mordant Dyes on Cloth

Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Road, Loudon, NH

Natural Dye Basics: Mordant Dyes on ClothSara GoodmanThursday, May 12th - Saturday, May 14th 9:00am - 5:00pmWorkshop Overview:The Natural Dye Basics workshop series at Sanborn Mills Farm is taught by our lead teacher, Sara Goodman. This series of 5 classes are an introduction to the colorful world of natural dyes. Each class stands alone — […]

$300.00

Blacksmithing Make a Hand Axe – Full

Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Road, Loudon, NH

Blacksmithing Make a Hand AxeLucian AveryFriday, May 6th - Sunday, May 8th 8:00am - 4:00pmWorkshop OverviewThis Workshop is full. You may join the waitlist or find a similar workshop on a different date. In this three-day workshop, students will make a one-pound hand ax that can be used at home, in the woodshed, or on all […]

$400.00

Natural Dye Basics: Natural Indigo Vats with Extract

Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Road, Loudon, NH

Natural Dye Basics: Natural Indigo Vats with ExtractSara GoodmanThursday, May 5th - Saturday, May 7th 9:00am - 5:00pmWorkshop OverviewThe Natural Dye Basics workshop series at Sanborn Mills Farm is taught by our lead teacher, Sara Goodman. This series of 5 classes are an introduction to the colorful world of natural dyes. Each class stands alone […]

$300.00

Blacksmithing Basics – Full

Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Road, Loudon, NH

Blacksmithing Basics Garry KalajianFriday, April 29th - Sunday, May 1st 8:00am - 4:00pm Workshop Overview This Workshop is full. You may join the waitlist or find a similar workshop on a different date. Blacksmithing Basics is for students who are new to blacksmithing and those with some experience looking to improve their skillset. All students in […]

$375.00

Draft Animal: Oxen Basics

Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Road, Loudon, NH

Draft Animal: Oxen BasicsRay RamseyTyler AllenFriday, April 29th - Sunday, May 1st 8:00am - 4:00pmWorkshop OverviewAre you considering an oxen team for your farm but wondering where to start? Join us for a two-day workshop to learn the things you need know about bringing a pair home, finding the right equipment for them, and learning […]

$375.00

Blacksmithing Basics – Full

Sanborn Mills Farm 7097 Sanborn Road, Loudon, NH

Blacksmithing BasicsGarry KalajianFriday, April 22nd - Sunday, April 24th 8:00am - 4:00pmWorkshop OverviewThis Workshop is full. You may join the waitlist or find a similar workshop on a different date. Blacksmithing Basics is for students who are new to blacksmithing and those with some experience looking to improve their skillset. All students in the course will […]

$375.00