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Hand-Sewn Leather Project Tote

There are so many possible uses for this bag that the only name that does it justice is “project tote.” Carry needlework, kindling, tablet or farmers’ market treasures in style. This durable hand-sewn project tote is made of vegetable tanned leather that will develop a lustrous dark honey patina as…
Fri, Jul 2nd, 2021  –  Sat, Jul 3rd, 2021
9am -5pm
Instructor: Beth Dow
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Hand-Sewn Leather Tote Bag

A beautiful and sturdy leather tote can last a lifetime. This class will introduce leatherworking skills and design techniques that may be applied to a variety of future projects. In this class, we will make a hand-stitched, leather tote–perfect for toting a laptop or several books. The finished bag will…
Fri, May 28th, 2021  –  Sat, May 29th, 2021
9am - 5pm
Instructor: Candace LaCosse
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Herbalism Apprentice: Beginner's Botanical Medicine, Self Care to Community

Desire to be more self-sustainable with your health care and home? Dipped your toes into the deep waters of herbalism, and ready to learn more? Combine the intuitive art and solid science of botanical medicine, apprenticing with a Master Herbalist for an intensive weekend. Core components include: foundations in natural…
Fri, Jul 16th, 2021  –  Sun, Jul 18th, 2021
Days 1/2: 9am-5pm, Day 3: 9am-3pm
Instructor: Gigi Stafne
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Olive Oil Soap Making Online Webinar

Curious how to make your own olive oil soap? This online class will demonstrate step-by-step the method for making “castile” olive oil soap. No animal products required. No synthetic or petroleum products used. By making your own soap, you can control what ingredients are in the product and ultimately what…
Thu, May 6th, 2021
6:30 - 8:00 pm CT
Instructor: Jeanne Wright
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Young Makers Camp

This is a four-day camp for tinkerers, explorers, curious kids- MAKERS! Spend each day learning new skills as you try out folk school crafts like woodworking, building, carving, baking, and more. You’ll get to taste what makes learning at North House special as you explore the handcrafts of daily life.…
Mon, Aug 2nd, 2021  –  Thu, Aug 5th, 2021

9 am-4 pm each day