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North House Instructor Web Shops

Posted December 7, 2023

We're thankful to have such a brilliant community of North House instructors, many of whom run their own craft businesses. Check out some of their webshops, where you can find unique gifts while supporting artists. 

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Outfit Repeater: Recreating Childhood Folk Costume Twenty-Two Years Later

Posted December 6, 2023
by Caroline Feyling

Caroline Feyling brings things full circle by creating a Gudbrandsdal bunad, designed after a bunad she wore as a girl. In her newest blog post, she shares about the rich history and family connections found in this Norwegian folk costume. 

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Flower Power

Posted December 5, 2023
by Tara Austin

All styles of rosemaling contain flowers. So what sets Gudbrandsdal style apart? In this blog post, Tara Austin decodes some of the common motifs found in Gudbrandsdal rosemaling.

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In Photos: Welcome Center Timber Raising

Posted November 29, 2023

It's been a monumental few weeks at North House as the Welcome Center timber raising has completed! Read on to see the Welcome Center take shape, from raising the first timbers to putting the final piece in place. 

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ADP Craft Sale and Studio Tour

Posted November 29, 2023

Stop by the ADP studio Saturday, December 2 for the Resident Artisan Craft Sale and Studio Tour! Located in the ADP studios above the Betsy Bowen Gallery. This event is part of the Grand Marais Holiday Harbor Village

Do I Half to Do It?

Posted November 28, 2023
by Mary Tripoli

Should you cut your work in half? In her latest blog post, Mary Tripoli writes about how she's become a better woodturner by dissecting the bowls and cups she's made. 

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Give the Gift of Craft: Get Free Shipping on December 1!

Posted November 27, 2023

Happy holidays from North House! On December 1, get free shipping through our online store for all orders $50 and up. Find unique handmade items, books, tools, stocking stuffers, and more

2023 Intern Slöjd Projects

Posted November 21, 2023

This month, we say farewell to our 2023 interns. The interns completed their 10-month internship with a capstone project known as a “Slöjd Project.” Read on to learn more about their projects.

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Practicing Color Alchemy: Getting Started

Posted November 20, 2023
by Liz O'Brien

Take your first steps down the path of natural dye work. In this blog post, Liz O'Brien offers a step-by-step guide to the mesmerizing process of color alchemy. 

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Remembering Bob Janssen

Posted November 12, 2023

Remembering Bob Janssen: leading Minnesota ornithologist and beloved North House instructor

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