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Sausages for the Summer Grill

It's the summer season and time for a course to enable the grill master in all of us to make our own sausages for the BBQ.  This course is designed to teach you how to make several kinds of sausage for those easy summer meals—from andouille to Polish.  You will…
Sun, May 5th, 2019
9am-5pm
Instructor: Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux
Sun, Jul 14th, 2019
9am-5pm
Instructor: Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux
Sun, Aug 18th, 2019
9am-5pm
Instructor: Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux
3 Days
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Scandinavian Baking

Don't expect to sit idly by in this class; instructor Kim Hendrickson has every minute filled with different kinds of pastry, cake and cookies for you to make. We will delve into "quick" cakes and layer cakes, yeasted dough creations, and learn how to make a Scandinavian braided bread filled…
Sat, Jun 29th, 2019  –  Mon, Jul 1st, 2019
9am-5pm
Instructor: Kim Hendrickson
2 Days
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Scandinavian Fringe Embellishments: Folk Art on the Edge(s)

In Scandinavia, fringes from yarn were traditionally used to embellish the edges of mittens and of woven textiles like tablecloths or cushions. Students will learn three different techniques hands-on: one using a stick and small heddle; a two-person Swedish technique using a wooden rod; and a looping-style technique using a…
Sat, Sep 28th, 2019  –  Sun, Sep 29th, 2019
9am-5pm
Instructor: Robbie LaFleur
1 Day
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Scandinavian Holiday Baking: Making Lefse

Learn to make lefse the way your grandmother used to do it–-an easy, time-tested recipe made from whole potatoes. You’ll learn the entire process of lefse making, from potato preparation to mixing, rolling, folding, and storing, as well as the equipment used to be successful. Other recipes and uses for…
Sun, Nov 17th, 2019
9am-5pm
3 Days
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Scandinavian Style Flat-Plane Carving: Continuation

Another appropriate name for this course could simply be: “Let’s Keep Carving!” It is an inspiring immersion for students with prior carving experience, including seasoned figure carvers, as well as new-to-carving folks who have just completed the three-day Scandinavian Style Figure Carving course. Need some inspiration or a few new…
Mon, Jun 24th, 2019  –  Wed, Jun 26th, 2019
9am-5pm
Instructor: Harley Refsal
3 Days
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Scandinavian Style Flat-Plane Figure Carving

This course provides beginning carvers with the opportunity to create several figures in the Scandinavian flat-plane style. Beginning with tool sharpening, the course provides hands-on carving experience as you complete a figure in step-by-step fashion. You will then paint the figures and apply a final oil finish. After this initial…
Wed, Jun 19th, 2019  –  Fri, Jun 21st, 2019
9am-5pm
Instructor: Harley Refsal
1 Day
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Sculptural Felting: Beyond the Basics

Combine wool, soap and water, a felting needle, and agitation, and the sculptural possibilities are endless! This is a day to experiment with the amazing sculptural flexibility of wool and to go beyond the basics. Using a variety of fill or building a wire armature, students create a sculpture of…
Thu, Jun 20th, 2019
9am-5pm
Instructor: Elise Kyllo
3¼ Days
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Sew Your Own: Scandinavian Work Shirt

It works! Sew your own Scandinavian work shirt, designed for comfort and for your favorite outdoor activities. Learn a lifelong skill while creating a shirt you will love to wear. Traditional shirts in the Scandinavian countries are great for layering and designed for outdoor life. Natural fiber striped fabrics of…
Thu, Sep 26th, 2019  –  Sun, Sep 29th, 2019
Day 1: 5-8pm; Days 2-4: 9am-5pm
Instructor: Carol Colburn
½ Day
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Sewing Deer Hide Baby Booties

Reports from new parents suggest that a pair of handmade, deer hide booties make a great baby gift: not only do they stay on those tiny feet, but they are awfully cute as well. Join instructor Jo Wood for a half day workshop to learn the process for cutting and…
Sun, Aug 18th, 2019
9am-1pm
Instructor: Jo Wood
2 Days
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Sewing Slöjd: Making and Mending

The idea of slöjd—using natural materials, simple tools, and your innate creativity to craft the things you need and use every day—applies just as much to cloth as it does to wood! In this course we'll build skills for sewing slöjd as you make a kit to hold your essential…
Sat, Aug 24th, 2019  –  Sun, Aug 25th, 2019
9am-5pm
Instructor: Tasha Miller Griffith
3½ Days
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Shoemaking with the Cordwainer Shop

Learn the age-old art of being a cordwainer. Using the original patterns designed in the mid-1930s by Paul and Edward Mathews of The Cordwainer Shop, Molly will teach you to hand-stitch and hand-lace your own pair of Cordwainer Classics of the same design worn by Hollywood legends such as Caesar…
Thu, Jun 13th, 2019  –  Sun, Jun 16th, 2019
Days 1-3: 9am-5pm; Day 4: 9am-1pm
Instructor: Molly Grant
Mon, Jun 24th, 2019  –  Thu, Jun 27th, 2019
Days 1-3: 9am-5pm; Day 4: 9am-1pm
Instructor: Molly Grant
4 Days
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Silveramics: Porcelain and Sterling Silver Jewelry

When clay meets stone and silver meets ceramic, “silveramics” is born. Merging David and Molly's media of clay and metal, respectively, this playful approach to jewelry making has been created by husband and wife team David Voorhees and Molly Sharp, long-time North House instructors. Students will work at their own…
Tue, Oct 8th, 2019  –  Fri, Oct 11th, 2019
9am-5pm
3 Days
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Silversmithing: The Advanced Jeweler’s Palette

Do you like playing with fire? This course is for jewelers that have some skills but would like to take it to the next level. If you have felt like you are missing some of the vital information and techniques of silversmithing, this is for you. This class will give…
Fri, Jul 12th, 2019  –  Sun, Jul 14th, 2019
9am-5pm
Instructor: Michael Seiler
2 Days
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Silversmithing: The Jeweler’s Palette

Shiny objects catch your eye? In this class you will learn the basic foundations of silversmithing. Bring your creativity and an aptitude to try new things. We will cover soldering, fabricating, and hand forming metal into a pendant with a gemstone. This class offers students an opportunity to learn all…
Wed, Sep 11th, 2019  –  Thu, Sep 12th, 2019
9am-5pm
Instructor: Michael Seiler
2 Days
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Skyr: Making Icelandic Yogurt

Skyr is a thick and tangy Icelandic yogurt, known for its low fat content and delightful texture. Traditionally made from skim milk and high in protein, skyr is both healthy and surprisingly creamy. Skyr has been a mainstay of the Icelandic diet for centuries, where a harsh climate made food…
Sat, Oct 5th, 2019  –  Sun, Oct 6th, 2019
Day 1: 1pm-4pm; Day 2: 9am-noon
Instructor: Anna Sharratt