Arts and Crafts

Arts and crafts information for all states in Appalachia country.

An Appalachian Doll's Story star
Short fictional story about a cloth doll made in 1665 in Jamestown, based on facts of how the early settlers lived.

Appalachian Dancing Dolls star
One of the oldest and most fun of all traditional folk art is the dancing doll. These dolls are called jig dolls, limberjacks, busker's puppet, clogger, jigger, paddle doll or just dancing doll.

Appalachian Style Quilts star
Patches of family history will show up in the quilts made by women throughout Appalachian regions. A quilt is much like a scrapbook of times past. Included here are instructions on how to make a simple Appalachian style rag quilt.

Native American Ribbon Work star
When it comes to beautiful design and creativity in clothing, Native American people are experts.

Pennsylvania Dutch Fraktur Art star
They settled in Pennsylvania and brought with them customs, traditions, and folk art from their homelands.

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