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Make Your Own Holiday Wreath Craft Along Online Class

Nothing says the holidays quite like the sight and smell of a fresh balsam wreath on your front door! In this craft along class you'll make a wreath step by step. You'll receive a video ahead of time to guide you in sustainably harvesting balsam boughs from the forest. Then…
Fri, Dec 11th, 2020
2-5pm CT
Instructor: Laura Berlage
3 days
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Masonry Heater Building Workshop

Masonry heaters originated in Northern Europe where winters were cold and fuel wasn’t always plentiful.  The natural response?  Create a wood-fired presence that was at once incredibly efficient and highly attractive, capable of generating abundant heat and ideal for cooking/baking.  Masonry heaters are built with fire bricks and utilize their…
Fri, Jan 22nd, 2021  –  Sun, Jan 24th, 2021
9am-5pm
Instructor: Eric Moshier
Fri, Feb 5th, 2021  –  Sun, Feb 7th, 2021
9am-5pm
Instructor: Eric Moshier
0.25 Days
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Needle Felted Critters: Online Course

Needle felting is fun and therapeutic...and who doesn’t have a little frustration to work through in a creative and positive way these days? In this virtual class with fiber arts instructor Laura Berlage, we will mail you a kit with all the supplies you need (just bring a scissors), including…
Thu, Jan 14th, 2021
2pm-5pm
Instructor: Laura Berlage
Thu, Jan 21st, 2021
2pm-5pm
Instructor: Laura Berlage
Thu, Jan 28th, 2021
2pm-5pm
Instructor: Laura Berlage
Thu, Feb 4th, 2021
2pm-5pm
Instructor: Laura Berlage
Thu, Feb 11th, 2021
2pm-5pm
Instructor: Laura Berlage
Thu, Feb 25th, 2021
2pm-5pm
Instructor: Laura Berlage
0.5 Days
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Needle Felted Santas Online Class

Needle felting is fun and therapeutic...and who doesn’t have a little frustration to work through in a creative and positive way these days? In this virtual class with fiber arts instructor Laura Berlage, we will mail you a kit with all the supplies you need (just bring a scissors), including…
Thu, Dec 10th, 2020
2-5 pm
Instructor: Laura Berlage
Sat, Dec 12th, 2020
2-5 pm
Instructor: Laura Berlage
3.00
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North Shore Geology Online Course

Spend three evenings exploring the rich geologic history of the North Shore through presentations and Q&A. Registered students will receive recordings of each week's presentation. The weeks will feature the following topics: Week 1: Plate Tectonics - Fundamental Paradigm of the Dynamic Earth We'll gain an entry level understanding of…
Wed, Jan 13th, 2021
1/13, 1/20, 1/27, 7-8 pm CT each day
Instructor: Jim Miller
0.5 Days
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Norwegian Telemark Style Rosemaling: Holi-dala Horse Online Course

Get festive with Telemark style rosemaling on a wooden Dala horse plaque. Kim has designed a holiday-themed Dala horse that will allow you to practice your Telemark style skills. This course is for rosemalers who  have some experience studying Telemark style before. Students will order and gather their own materials…
Sat, Dec 12th, 2020
10am-1pm Central Time
Instructor: Kim Garrett
3 Days
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Nuno Felting Hats and Scarves

Nuno felting, a process of combining silk and wool to create a completely new fabric, is incredibly enticing. Though nuno is not an ancient craft, it is bound to develop a long history because it creates such a beautiful and practical material for creating wearables. In this session, students will…
Fri, Feb 26th, 2021  –  Sun, Feb 28th, 2021
9am-5pm
Instructor: Elise Kyllo
3½ Days
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Outdoor Timbered Benches

A sturdy, timbered outdoor bench will invite years of use and is perfect for long conversations, a short break from walking or simply watching the world go by. This unique bench design borrows joinery common to timber-frame construction and utilizes rough cut, sustainably harvested white pine timbers. It’s beautiful, comfortable…
Thu, Mar 11th, 2021  –  Sun, Mar 14th, 2021
Day 1: 5-8pm; Days 2-4: 9am-5pm
Instructor: Randy Schnobrich
0.5 Days
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Painting with Wool: Dala Horse

Explore the magic of needle felting with a delightful Dala horse image and take your colorwork skills to a new level. Dala horses have been a Swedish icon for centuries and this class will take a new spin on the traditional wooden painted form by recreating the image in wool.…
Fri, Jan 22nd, 2021
2-5pm CT
Instructor: Laura Berlage
2.5 Days
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Rag Rug Weaving: Table Runner and Placemats

A woven rag rug table runner is a lovely addition to any table. When accompanied by matching placemats, the effect is altogether home-y and warm. Plus, they are great projects for a first-time weaver and attractive ways to upcycle old blankets and other fabrics. In this session, students will learn…
Fri, Feb 12th, 2021  –  Sun, Feb 14th, 2021
Days 1/2: 9am-5pm, Day 3: 9am-noon
Instructor: Julie Arthur
0.5 Days
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Small Breads: Pretzel Buns, English Muffins, and Buttermilk Biscuits Online Course

Discover the satisfaction of making your own pretzel buns for sandwiches, fresh English muffins for breakfast, or the flakiest buttermilk biscuits for any meal. Baking your own bread is fun and economical, but it also enables you to vouch for every ingredient. We’ll explore the role of lye in a…
Fri, Feb 5th, 2021
10 am-1 pm CT
Instructor: Kim Ode
0.25 Days
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Sprang Sashes from History: Online Webinar

Join sprang historian and expert Carol James for a fascinating evening discussing sprang sashes. The webinar will begin with a brief introduction to the technique, and a demonstration of how it works. We then look at diverse uses of the technique through history, focusing on sashes. Diverse structures are possible…
Tue, Feb 16th, 2021
6:30-8:30 pm CT
Instructor: Carol James
0.5 Days
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Stovetop Flatbreads: Online Course

This short class will dive into some of the most simple breads, flatbreads, baked in a simple way: on the stovetop. Are you nervous about jumping straight into making artisan bread? Wondering how many flatbreads exist around the world? Maybe you want to practice your dough rolling skills. No matter…
Fri, Dec 4th, 2020
10am-1pm CT
Instructor: Caleb Mattison
3 Days
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Tool-Making for Woodworkers and Others

This course is an introduction to working with and heat-treating the common high-carbon steels used for edge tools. We will discuss the strengths and weaknesses of different steel types and put this knowledge into practice by creating several tools. We will analyze a number of different tools and compare their…
Thu, Feb 18th, 2021  –  Sat, Feb 20th, 2021
9am-5pm
Instructor: Paul Linden
3 Days
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Turning the Wooden Bowl: Marginalized Genders Session

Come and make wood shavings fly as you learn how to create wooden bowls on the electric lathe. Students will explore the form and function of this age-old craft while learning about lathe use and terminology. Paper birch from the North Shore will be used for the bowl blanks and…
Thu, Jan 28th, 2021  –  Sat, Jan 30th, 2021
9am-5pm
Instructor: Jess Hirsch