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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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Thrum Mittens: North American Knitting Traditions

Picture a traditional Norwegian mitten…an intricate design with snowflakes & figures probably comes to mind. Picture a thrum mitten…a what? Many people are familiar with the look of northern European knitting traditions, but few have heard of the thrum mitten. One of the few knitted items that was developed in…
Sat, Nov 23rd, 2019
9am-5pm
Instructor: Allen Holzhueter
3 Days
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Weaving on the Rigid Heddle Loom: Spring Scarves

Learn to weave on the rigid heddle loom while making a beautiful, lightweight scarf perfect for spring evenings. Using North House rigid heddle looms or their own looms in good working condition, students will learn how to set up the loom, weave the scarf, and finish it with a lovely…
Fri, May 22nd, 2020  –  Sun, May 24th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Traudi Bestler
3 days
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Weft-Faced Weaving on the Rigid Heddle Loom

For those who are intrigued with the rhythm and repetition of weaving but not ready to commit to the complexities of the floor loom, the rigid heddle loom offers an accessible place to start learning the warp from the weft and other weaving intricacies. Using North House rigid heddle looms,…
Sat, Feb 15th, 2020  –  Mon, Feb 17th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Traudi Bestler
1 Day
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Youth Fiber Art Discovery Day

School's out—time to be creative! Spend a day with the Northwoods Fiber Guild during the annual Northern Fibers Retreat and try your hand at several kinds of fiber art. You'll participate in four different activities through the day and will get to take your projects home at the end. Explore…
Fri, Feb 14th, 2020
9am-4:30pm