Anishinaabe-Style Bead Embroidery & Moccasin Sewing
Discover the designs, color, styles, and technique of traditional bead embroidery as you work with Ojibwe cultural specialist and Grand Portage band member Marcie McIntire, sewing and decorating a pair of moccasins in this course. You will design a pair of moccasins to make, choosing from either a baby or child’s moccasin pattern or an adult-sized pair. Using quality tanned deerhide, Marcie will teach the steps required for assembly and help you design a pattern to finish your pair of moccasins with bead embroidery. Your materials fee includes the fabric, interfacing, beads, needles and thread. As time allows, additional beadwork projects will be included. Note, important instructions about connecting with the instructor will be provided after registration; please take note and respond in a timely fashion. This course takes place on the North House Folk School campus.
Note: The description for this course printed in our Fall/Winter catalog, and previously on this webpage, is incorrect. The above course description is correct. This course takes place at North House, not at Grand Portage. We apologize for the mistake!
Includes materials fee of $80.00
You will need the following tools for this class:
- sharp pair of scissors
- basic ruler
Feel free to bring your favorite tools and whatever materials you might feel appropriate for this course. All other supplies, tools, equipment will be provided for you by your instructor.
Once registered, students will receive a confirmation email with further class information. Please call us if you haven't received it within 24 hours.