Category

crafts

Appalachia crafts

Carving Apple Dolls

Have you ever heard of apple dolls? It’s a traditional craft from days gone by. Not many people continue the craft today, but Blind Pig reader Sallie Swor is an expert when it comes to making apple dolls. Recently Sallie was featured on Tennessee Crossroads. Watch the video below to learn more about apple dolls and to see some of Sallie’s amazing creations. I hope you enjoyed the video. Aren’t Sallie’s dolls wonderful? Just wow 🙂 I remember one of…

Read Now

granny and chatter
Appalachia crafts

I Love to Crochet

Today’s post was written by Chatter. From a young age, I loved anything fiber. Yarn, fabric, clothes, if it was…

quilts in Appalachia
Appalachia crafts

Quilts and Comforts

I don’t think anyone can say the word Appalachia without thinking of quilts. I’ve spent my life sleeping under handmade…