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Wordslöjd & Jargoncraft: an Intern Dictionary of Discovery

March 20, 2020
by Jake Fee
Jake Fee is a 2020 intern at North House.  Welcome, reader, to a new and regular blog…
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Why I Weave

February 27, 2020
by Christine Novotny
Hello everyone! My name is Christine Novotny, and I am part of the newest cohort in the…
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To Be or Not to Be... Making It?

January 23, 2020
by Elise Kyllo
 Ready to travel to the Julmarknad Sale at the Swedish Institute A car stuffed with 100’s, likely…
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Time Well Spent at the John C. Campbell Folk School

November 22, 2019
by Elise Kyllo
folkelighed - community life that embraces everyone Nikolai Frederik Severin Grundtvig (1783-1872) - A Danish educator and…
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What a woolly blur summer has been!

September 26, 2019
by Elise Kyllo
My last blog was long on philosophy of fiber and environmental concerns and short on photos and…
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Re-evaluating my Closet

August 14, 2019
by Elise Kyllo
During the beginning of my artist residency, I was intently focused on creating a “Textile Traditions” curriculum…
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Wool, the Full Experience

June 7, 2019
by Elise Kyllo
One of my favorite weekends of the year is the annual, Wool, The Full Experience class at…
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Working Together

April 12, 2019
by Elise Kyllo
Somewhere, not far from here, but perhaps not in Cook County, sheep have been shorn, and lambs…
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New Resident Artisan, Elise Kyllo

February 14, 2019
by Elise Kyllo
Greetings to the North House Community, There are many days I pinch myself as I wake to…
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