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In her latest blog post, Resident Artisan Christine Novotny talks about her experience in a recent Rya Weaving course and looks ahead to future weavings. 

Posted March 10, 2022
by Christine Novotny
A few weeks ago I was lucky to take Melba Granlund’s class “Rya on the Warp Weighted…
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New Courses have launched for the bulk of 2022, and open for registration Tuesday, March 1. Read on for the full list. Be sure to check you have an active membership for access to early registration day!

Posted February 24, 2022
Newly-Launched Courses: July – December 2022 Designing and Growing a Medicinal Permaculture…
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The colorful tapestry of friends and fibers during Fiber Week wove a wondrous story featuring speakers, demonstrations, community gatherings, and coursework from long-time North House instructors as well as new guest artisans.

Posted February 21, 2022
Students and Instructors travelled to North House on a wintery weekend for a long list of on-campus…
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In her new blog post, Resident Artisan Laura Brown discusses her first winter in Grand Marais, and all it brings, including some fascinating quilt research,

Posted February 10, 2022
by Laura Brown
While Emily was off enjoying the sunshine in San Diego, I was reveling in my first January in Grand…
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On a recent trip to California, North House Resident Artisan Emily Derke took some time to look at regional basketry, history, and culture—and soak up some sunshine. Read more in her latest blog post. 

Posted January 27, 2022
by Emily Derke
January in northern Minnesota is a beautiful time of year. The cold temps don’t stop us from…
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Have you seen Hjørdis fly? Likely not, but over the holidays an issue was discovered and she was pulled up out of the water. We plan to have her sailing this summer after some repairs, but for now head to to hear the whole story.

Posted January 18, 2022
WTIP Community Radio · North House Staff Share Update On Hjordis
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Chrstine Novotny has a new article in Nothern Wilds looking at how nature has influenced her craft, and how she hopes to use her craft to give back to those that protect nature.

Posted January 13, 2022
by Christine Novotny
Article thanks to Northern Wilds. Don't miss Christine's upcoming From Sett to…
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Courses for May-June 2022 are listed below. They opened for registration on Friday, January 14th at 9am.

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Posted January 10, 2022
May/June 2022 Courses Ovencrafting: Building the Wood-Fired Brick Oven May 03 Build Thoreau's…
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In her latest blog post, Resident Artisan Laura Brown traces her roots, history, and attraction to quilting. 

Posted January 6, 2022
by Laura Brown
[A note for those uninitiated to quilting vocabulary: I refer to hand piecing or hand-pieced quilts…
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As we spend some time with family and friends, our offices and School Store will be closed:

  • Friday and Saturday, December 24th and 25th⁠
  • Friday and Saturday, December 31st and January 1st⁠.⁠

Posted December 22, 2021
We will be open regular hours outside of those dates.
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