Course curriculum

  1. 01
    • Immigration Waves

    • The Practical Purpose of Magick

  2. 02
    • Love

    • For Answers to Questions

    • Fortunes at the Festival

  3. 03
    • The Witch Cake

    • Home Blessings and Luck

    • Witch Identification

  4. 04
    • Witch Bottles

    • Protection and the Home

  5. 05
    • Sympathetic Magick in Healing

    • Healing Lore

  6. 06
    • Garden Composition and Uses

    • Trouble at the Hearthside

Learn what magick and folk practices meant to Colonial America, and how they engaged in such practices in everyday life. We will walk you through authentic spells used in this time period, as well as the context in which they were used.

  • History in Action

    Breathe new life into the magick that many of us consider part of our ancestral lineage.

  • Authentic Magick

    Learn how those in colonial America would have performed these spells and why. We'll give you context and location as often as possible to stay true to the magick's roots.

  • Community

    Feel included and find support in Venefica Cottage's online community space of like-minded witches who are all learning together.

Your Witch Instructor

Sarah Justice is the owner of The Tiny Cauldron and the Editor-in-Chief of Witchology Magazine. She also hosts several courses on Cottage Witchery. Sarah's love of writing and her background in journalism and composition instruction heavily inform her practice, with incantations and written charms taking up much of her focus. Her knowledge and experience is in cottage witchery, herbal magick, and the folk practices of colonial (and indigenous) America and Appalachia.

Sarah Justice

Witch, author, educator

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FAQ

  • Do I need any supplies?

    Nope! However, insite this course, we do offer suggested materials and tools that could help you on your witchcraft journey but for this course, all you need is to be present.

  • Are there refunds?

    We want you to love this workshop! Due to the nature of the digital content, if it’s not for you, let us know within 24 hours. Anytime after which time there are no refunds.

  • Who is this workshop for?

    Anyone with an interest in spells! We'll cover some beginner to advanced topics for a well-rounded spellcasting curriculum.

  • When are lessons released?

    Week 1 releases on November 1st and the following weeks will be released on the upcoming Sunday. When you finish the course, you can return and take it again at your own pace!