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Norwegian Needlecraft:Taking the 'Hard' out of Hardanger

In this class, you will experience the practice of hardanger as a traditional Scandinavian…
Sat, Feb 17th, 2024  –  Sun, Feb 18th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Lori Zimmerman
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Penny Rugs: Woolen Mosaics

Penny rugs use felted wool scraps to create a textile feast for the eye. Multicolored pieces of wool…
Fri, Mar 22nd, 2024  –  Sun, Mar 24th, 2024
Days 1-2: 9am-5pm; Day 3: 9am-1pm
Instructor: Cheryl Larsen
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Rag Rug Weaving for Beginners

A woven rag rug or table runner is a lovely addition to any  home. When accompanied by matching…
Thu, Jan 25th, 2024  –  Sun, Jan 28th, 2024
Day 1: 3-8pm; Days 2-3: 9am-5pm; Day 4: 9am-2pm
Instructor: Julie Arthur
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Rigid Heddle Weaving: Towels

The rigid heddle loom offers a wonderful variety of creative possibilities in a small, portable…
Tue, Feb 13th, 2024  –  Thu, Feb 15th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Julie Arthur
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Rölakan Rug Weaving

Learn to design and weave your own stunning flat weave wool rugs in the Scandinavian rölakan…
Tue, Feb 13th, 2024  –  Thu, Feb 15th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Christine Novotny
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Sashiko Ori

Sashiko ori refers to handweaving designs that are based on the sashiko folk stitching methods of…
Sat, Feb 17th, 2024  –  Mon, Feb 19th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Beth Ross Johnson
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Sculptural Felting

Wool, an amazing fiber, is ideal for winter wear in Minnesota, but it is also great for sculpting…
Fri, Jan 12th, 2024  –  Sun, Jan 14th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Elise Kyllo
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Service Learning: Felt a Seat Cozy

Make a felted wool seat cozy for North House kids classes or other occasions. There is something…
Sun, Apr 28th, 2024
9am-5pm
Instructor: Elise Kyllo
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Spinning for Knitting: North House Cap and Crescent Shawl

From plump singles, to plied yarns, to the thinnest of worsted lace weight, spinners and knitters…
Fri, Apr 5th, 2024  –  Sun, Apr 7th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Martha Owen
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The Handwoven Backpack

In this beginner class, Amber will share from start to finish how to weave and stitch one of her…
Wed, Feb 7th, 2024  –  Sun, Feb 11th, 2024
Days 1-4: 9am-5pm Day 5: 9am-12pm
Instructor: Amber Jensen
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Twining Foundations: Build a Frame; Twine a Rug

In this multifaceted 3-day class, students will make their own adjustable stand-up twining frame,…
Fri, Mar 1st, 2024  –  Sun, Mar 3rd, 2024
9am-5pm each day
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Warp and Weft: Introduction to Floor Loom Weaving

Textiles are integral to our lives, yet so often overlooked! Creating one’s own cloth…
Thu, Feb 1st, 2024  –  Sun, Feb 4th, 2024
Days 1-3: 9am-5pm; Day 4: 9am-noon
Instructor: Christine Novotny
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Weft-Faced Weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom

For those who are intrigued with the rhythm and repetition of weaving but not ready to commit to the…
Fri, May 24th, 2024  –  Sun, May 26th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Traudi Bestler
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Wool Pullover Shirt: Sew Your Own Using a Wool Blanket

Upcycle a warm well-loved or brand new wool blanket into a cozy winter shirt. In this class, you…
Sat, Feb 17th, 2024  –  Mon, Feb 19th, 2024
9am-5pm each day