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Artisan Development Program

A Felted Farewell

Posted July 22, 2021
by Elise Kyllo
In my farewell blog post, I’d like to begin by sharing a few surprising things I learned…
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Artisan Development Program Time

Posted May 27, 2021
by Josh Tolkan
My time in the Artisan Development Program (ADP) is coming to an end soon, and I thought I would…
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Learning and teaching reflections

Posted May 6, 2021
by Emily Derke
Teaching is one of the ways I love to connect with and meet new people. Classes can…
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Drafting with block and unit weaves

Posted April 22, 2021
by Christine Novotny
I have spent the past few months moving through many ideas and exploring block weaves, specifically the…
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A Vested Interest in Felting

Posted April 8, 2021
by Elise Kyllo
Vest before felting and vest after felting One thing I appreciate about felting is that there are…
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Wood Canvas Canoe Restorations

Posted March 25, 2021
by Josh Tolkan
As winter melts to spring and people dream of summer adventures, I have been busy restoring wood…
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The Shoemaker and the Tanner

Posted March 11, 2021
by Emily Derke
“Experimentation is necessary in creating your own truths,” a friend of mine recently told me. Right now…
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The Tog and the Thel

Posted February 25, 2021
by Christine Novotny
As of February 3, I have officially been in the Artisan Development Program 1 year. I’ve spent…
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Building the Adirondack Guideboat

Posted January 14, 2021
by Josh Tolkan
Hi North House Blog Readers! It has been a while since I have written and I am…
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Porcupine Shrieks and Other Hunting Stories

Posted December 23, 2020
by Emily Derke
As the days get shorter and colder, I am working outside getting deer hides ready for tanning.…
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