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Artisan Cheesemaking Online Course: Farmer's Cheese

Looking for a great at-home hobby? Dive into cheesemaking! In this online introduction to the craft you will learn the basics of cheese making through videos, demonstrations, and live Q and A. We’ll cover milks, starters, bacteria, molds, and common household equipment for cheese making that you probably already have…
Wed, Dec 2nd, 2020
6:30-8:30 pm
Instructor: Gary Colles
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Artisan Cheesemaking Online Course: Mozzarella

Looking for a great at-home hobby? Dive into cheesemaking! In this online introduction to the craft you will learn the basics of cheese making through videos, demonstrations, and live Q and A. We’ll cover milks, starters, bacteria, molds, and common household equipment for cheese making that you probably already have…
Wed, Feb 3rd, 2021
6:30-8pm CT
Instructor: Gary Colles
3 Days
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Bead Embroidery: The Pin Series Online Course

Discover the magic of “painting with beads” through your choice of seven different signature beaded lapel pin projects. In an introduction to the art and craft of bead embroidery, artist Jo Wood will lead you through the steps of creating your unique beaded project. The birch tree pin captures the essence…
Thu, Feb 11th, 2021
Feb 11th, 18th, 25th, 3-5pm CT
Instructor: Jo Wood
0.5 Days
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Better Butter Baking: Online Course

We know that butter makes it better. But which butter? Why unsalted? What’s behind the magic? We’ll tackle the wonders of laminated dough in this two-part class that includes a short one-hour prep on late Friday afternoon. On Saturday, we’ll complete a batch of Kouign Amann, a French muffin-like pastry…
Fri, Nov 6th, 2020  –  Sat, Nov 7th, 2020
5-6 pm Friday night, 10 am-1 pm Saturday CT
Instructor: Kim Ode
Fri, Feb 5th, 2021
5-6 pm Friday night, 10 am-1 pm Saturday CT
Instructor: Kim Ode
3 Days
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Bird Carving: Online Course

This online course will introduce students to the world of bird carving. This is a great class for beginners and experienced carvers alike. We will focus on song birds commonly found in the sub-boreal forest of the Lake Superior region. Of course, each bird is different but the general form,…
Fri, Jan 15th, 2021
January 15th, 22nd, and 29th, 2-5 pm CT
Instructor: Mike Loeffler
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Boreal Basketry: All About Birch Webinar

Birch trees are a distinctive part of the boreal forest, and their bark has long been used for making strong and usable baskets around the northern hemisphere. In this live, online webinar, Emily Derke will dig into the variety of baskets and other items made with birch bark in North…
Wed, Jan 27th, 2021
6:30-8pm CT
Instructor: Emily Derke
3 Days
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Celtic Cabled Crochet: Online Course

“That’s crochet?” your friends will ask when you show off your new project. Yup! With this Zoom class, you’ll learn how to transform stitches you already know into intricate, embossed patterning that looks like Aran knit and Celtic knotwork. We’ll start by launching a short scarf project, so students can…
Fri, Nov 6th, 2020
11/6 & 11/13: 2-4 pm CT; 11/20: 2-5 pm CT
Instructor: Laura Berlage
3.5 Days
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Color Theory Through Weaving

We all have an innate color personality - colors that we're drawn to that describe who we are and how we see the world. Just as painters mix colors on a canvas, weavers combine colors on the loom to create new combinations optically. However, the colors that we're drawn to…
Thu, Feb 18th, 2021  –  Sun, Feb 21st, 2021
Day 1: 1-5pm; Days 2&3: 9am-5pm; Day 4: 9am-noon
Instructor: Christine Novotny
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Cooking with the Seasons Online Course

Join long-time North House instructor Judi Barsness from the comfort of your own kitchen to learn new cooking skills and prepare a delicious meal as she brings her popular Cooking with the Seasons courses to the online format. Each session will feature the step-by-step preparation of an entree and accompaniment,…
Sat, Nov 14th, 2020
2pm-5pm
Instructor: Judi Barsness
6:30-8 pm CT
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Crafting the Traditional Longbow and Arrows Webinar

Spend an evening learning about the beauty and functionality of a simple handmade wooden longbow. Instructor Rick will cover types of wood used in bow making, tools needed, bow design decisions and the three common designs used. Students will also learn about tillering (getting the bow to bend correctly) and…
Tue, Nov 17th, 2020
6:30-8 pm CT
Instructor: Rick Yonker
3 Days
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Creative Mend-Along: Online Course

Hand-stitched mending can be a gateway to creative expression, as well as a way to care for our textiles, the people we love, and our planet. In this workshop we'll build skills for useful and beautiful stitching from simple to invisible to decorative. We'll try out hand-sewing techniques including darning,…
Thu, Feb 4th, 2021
February 4th, 11th, and 18th, 7-8:30 pm CT
Instructor: Tasha Miller Griffith
2 Days
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Design Your Own Timber Frame: Generating Working Drawings Online Course

If you’ve dreamed of designing and building a timber framed home but have run into some stumbling blocks translating your castle in the sky onto paper, we can help. Join timber framing instructor Gerald David for a new online course that aims to give the beginning timber framer guidance towards…
Thu, Jan 21st, 2021
Jan 21st, 28th, 6:30-8:30 pm CT
Instructor: Gerald David
3 Days
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Exploring Krokbragd Weaving

Explore krokbragd, or “crooked path” weaving. This beautiful weft-faced, twill based weave structure has Scandinavian roots, and was historically used to create heavy, warming home textiles. In this session, weavers dive into this detailed process to explore color and pattern, and learn how to design krokbragd using graph paper, or…
Mon, Jan 18th, 2021  –  Wed, Jan 20th, 2021
Days 1&2: 9am-5pm, Day 3: 9am-3pm
Instructor: Julie Arthur
2 Days
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Felting for the Holidays: Online Course

A great class for beginners and fun for experienced felters. This class is composed of two sessions, three hours each on Wednesday December 2nd and 9th. In week one, students will learn about the tools, tricks and techniques of needle felting sculptural items while making a 3-dimensional snowman (or abominable…
Wed, Dec 2nd, 2020
2-5 pm each week
Instructor: Elise Kyllo
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Hand Pies: Online Course

Hand pies, the Midwestern cousin of the British pasty, is a perfect treat for the colder months! In this class students will learn the theory of hand pie construction and make two different tasty pies, perfect for lunch on a chilly day or just as a luxurious snack. We will…