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Deerskin Mittens with Anishinaabe-Style Beadwork

Up north, there's a saying that there's no bad weather, just the wrong clothes. In this course, you'll outfit your hands to protect them from the elements by designing a comfortable and warm pair of deerskin mittens to wear during the winter months. The mittens are ideal for daily wear,…
Thu, Oct 29th, 2020  –  Sun, Nov 1st, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Marcie McIntire
3 Days
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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, Nov 6th, 2020  –  Sun, Nov 8th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Jo Wood
2 Days
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Felt Your Feet: Slippers or Boot Liners

Warm up winter by making your own woolen slippers or short boot liners. Using the ancient no-knitting wet felting technique, you will make a cozy, warm pair of slippers or boot liners. The craft hasn’t changed in centuries except we now use soap instead of ash or urine. It’s a…
Sat, Nov 14th, 2020  –  Sun, Nov 15th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Elise Kyllo
0.25 Days
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Lost Wax Casting Online Webinar

Through a combination of videos, live demonstration, and discussion, instructor Todd Hawkinson will lead students through the process of lost wax casting and all the steps in making a ring cast in sterling silver. Though you won't make your own ring in this online class, you'll have plenty of chances…
Tue, Aug 25th, 2020
6:30-8:30pm CT
Instructor: Todd Hawkinson
2½ Days
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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 21st, 2020  –  Sun, Aug 23rd, 2020
Day 1: 4-8pm; Day 2: 9am-5pm; Day 3: 9am-2pm
Instructor: Todd Hawkinson
Fri, Aug 28th, 2020  –  Sun, Aug 30th, 2020
Day 1: 4-8pm; Day 2: 9am-5pm; Day 3: 9am-2pm
Instructor: Todd Hawkinson
Fri, Oct 30th, 2020  –  Sun, Nov 1st, 2020
Day 1: 4-8pm; Day 2: 9am-5pm; Day 3: 9am-2pm
Instructor: Todd Hawkinson
0.25 Days
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Saami Inspired Four Braid Bracelet Online Class

Want to try a colorful variation of a Saami Inspired bracelet? Don’t want to take the time to sew your braid to the usual strip of reindeer hide? Maybe you need a quick gift that’s unique or you want a style with a little color. Whether you are beginner or…
Sat, Sep 12th, 2020
10am-12pm
Instructor: Liz Bucheit
0.5 Days
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Sámi Knitted Mitten Online Class

As we move into fall and start thinking of warmer clothes, it's time to knit mittens! What type of knitting is associated with the Sami? The majority of traditional Sami clothing is made of reindeer skin or wool felt. Traditionally, very little is knit, except for mittens. This online course…
Sat, Sep 19th, 2020
10am-12pm
Instructor: Laura Ricketts
1 Day
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Viking Posament Bracelet Online Course

Some of the most fascinating objects demonstrating medieval craftsmanship have come from Viking burials of the 9th and 10th centuries in Sweden. The term “posament” refers to a method of knotting and braiding wire into ornaments used to decorate textiles. In this online class students will practice the art of…
Sat, Aug 22nd, 2020
9am-3pm
Instructor: Liz Bucheit
Sat, Oct 24th, 2020
9am-3pm
Instructor: Liz Bucheit
2.5 Days
Woven hair bracelet

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…
Fri, Oct 23rd, 2020  –  Sun, Oct 25th, 2020
Day 1: 1pm-5pm; Day 2 & 3: 9am-5pm
Instructor: Karen Keenan