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Advanced Sami Inspired Bracelet Techniques: Online Course

Are you ready to tackle a more challenging Sami inspired bracelet project? Make a bracelet worthy of a Nordic god! Expand your technical expertise by creating a beautiful multi-braid bracelet using the same tin thread and reindeer leather you've gotten familiar with in previous classes. Students will create a double…
Fri, Jun 25th, 2021  –  Fri, Jul 2nd, 2021
1-4 PM CT: June 25 & July 2
Instructor: Liz Bucheit
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Expedition Footwear: Making Hide & Canvas Mukluks

Remember the last time your feet were too cold to enjoy wonderful wintry weather? Do away with rigid, non-breathing footwear and discover the traditional footwear of the North: mukluks, the perfect footwear for your snowshoeing adventure. The flexibility of the natural materials used in construction allows the foot to generate…
Fri, Oct 29th, 2021  –  Sun, Oct 31st, 2021
9am-5pm
Instructor: Jo Wood
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Lost Wax Casting: Sterling Silver Rings

Rings on fingers have been around since the beginning of civilization. Egyptian and Greek legend place the wedding ring on the third finger of the left hand, because of a belief that the vein of that finger traveled directly from the heart. The Romans extended this description and called this…
Fri, Aug 27th, 2021  –  Sun, Aug 29th, 2021
Day 1:4-8pm; Day 2: 9am-5pm; Day 3: 9am-2pm
Instructor: Todd Hawkinson
Fri, Nov 5th, 2021  –  Sun, Nov 7th, 2021
Day 1:4-8pm; Day 2: 9am-5pm; Day 3: 9am-2pm
Instructor: Todd Hawkinson
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Playful Freeform Embroidery: Online Course

Learn all the basic stitches you need, and discover freeform embroidery with threads and wool yarn. You'll be inspired by traditional styles and the world around you. Sample different techniques and materials, and get tips for planning and transferring designs. We'll learn together over two sessions on Zoom, with time…
Fri, Jul 23rd, 2021  –  Fri, Jul 30th, 2021
2-4 pm each Friday on July 23rd and 30th
Instructor: Tasha Miller Griffith
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Shoemaking with the Cordwainer Shop: The Squire Boot

If the shoe fits…maybe it’s because you made it yourself! Learn to make the Squire boot with professional shoemaker/cordwainer Molly Grant. Students will choose from an array of colors to make their own leather boots, learning a variety of leatherworking skills along the way, including skiving, folding, glueing, lining, lasting…
Thu, Jul 1st, 2021  –  Sun, Jul 4th, 2021
Days 1-3; 9am - 5pm, Day 4; 9am - 1pm
Instructor: Molly Grant
Mon, Jul 5th, 2021  –  Thu, Jul 8th, 2021
Days 1-3; 9am - 5pm, Day 4; 9am - 1pm
Instructor: Molly Grant
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Woven Pewter Thread Hoop Earrings: Online Course

Explore a new “twist” on a traditional craft! Using pewter wire thread and a macramé style weave, students will create a pair of hoop earrings with a silver drop and sterling silver French hook ear wires. Finished hoops are approximately 1 inch in diameter and display a soft shimmery sparkle…
Fri, Aug 6th, 2021
2-4 pm on Friday August 6
Instructor: Liz Bucheit
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Woven: Traditional Swedish Table-Made Hair Jewelry

Beautiful objects can be made with common and unusual renewable resources. An almost forgotten form, hairwork, the unique folk art of creating jewelry from human hair, is loaded with Scandinavian history and culture. In this course, students will  learn how to set up and make four patterns on a traditional…
Thu, Oct 28th, 2021  –  Sun, Oct 31st, 2021
Day 1: 4-6 pm Days 2-3: 9 am-5 pm Day 4: 9 am-noon
Instructor: Karen Keenan