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Webinar: Holiday Wreath Making with Laura Berlage

In this demonstration webinar, you will learn how to sustainably harvest balsam boughs from the forest, make your own wire base, and create a beautiful, unique wreath that is ready to hang and enjoy.

Airing LIVE on Thu, Dec 3 at 7:00pm

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Explore the 2020 North House intern's capstone slojd projects in this virtual portfolio show!

Webinar: The Puffins of North Greenland with Dr. Jennifer Burnham

Video: Winterer’s Gathering Skillshare: Venison Jerky with Emily Derke

North House Resident Artisan Emily Derke shows her method for making venison jerky.

Webinar: The Sami Reindeer People of Alaska

Looking for more online craft content? Visit our Crafting in Place page for a full schedule of upcoming webinars, videos, and more, as well as the complete archive of past content.

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Winter 2021 Courses: Register now!

Winter 2021 Courses: Register now!

Registration is now open for:

  • Over forty on-campus, in-person courses utilizing social distancing and large classrooms with newly installed air filtration.
  • More than sixty online courses, including foods, fibers, woodworking, design, and more in single-session, multi-session, and webinar formats. Learn something new and engage with our craft community from anywhere!

Resident Artisan Blog

Read what our resident artisans have been up to!

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Emily Derke explores the harvest of birch bark and interesting uses beyond basketry in her new blog post. 

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Resident artisan Christine Novotny discusses her approach to color in her work in her latest blog post. 

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