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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…
Sat, May 16th, 2020  –  Tue, May 19th, 2020
Days 1-3: 9am-5pm; Day 4: 9am-1pm
Instructor: Molly Grant
2 Days
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The Unfinished Wardrobe: a Two-Day Sew Fest

Do you have a sewing project that never quite got started or that needs some TLC to get it off the shelf and into your closet? Bring it to North House for our ‘Unfinished Wardrobe’ sewing festival. Enjoy the company of others who love sewing, while making progress on your…
Sat, Feb 15th, 2020  –  Sun, Feb 16th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Carol Colburn
1 Day
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Viking "Knit" Chain Bracelet

Come explore the ancient tradition of chain making! You’ll use “Viking Knitting,” a centuries-old looping technique, to create a beautiful silver bracelet with a variety of unusual clasps. Historically, this unique method of weaving resembles “nalbinding” knitting and was used to fabricate everything from sweaters to netting for catching fish!…
Sun, May 10th, 2020
9am-4pm
Instructor: Liz Bucheit
Sun, Jul 19th, 2020
9am-4pm
Instructor: Liz Bucheit
1.5 Days
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Viking Posament Bracelet

Some of the most fascinating objects demonstrating medieval man’s 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 class students will practice the art of…
Fri, May 8th, 2020  –  Sat, May 9th, 2020
Day 1: 9am-5pm; Day 2: 9am-noon
Instructor: Liz Bucheit
Fri, Jul 17th, 2020  –  Sat, Jul 18th, 2020
Day 1: 9am-5pm; Day 2: 9am-noon
Instructor: Liz Bucheit