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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, Oct 23rd, 2020  –  Sat, Oct 24th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Candace LaCosse
1 Day
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Handsewn Leather Shoulder Bag: Online Course

Here it is—a perfect shoulder bag for everyday errands! This classic yet funky crossbody bag is where traditional saddle-making techniques meet contemporary styling. In this online make-a-long format class, you'll meet with fellow students and instructor Beth Down each week for four weeks as you  will learn how to craft…
Fri, Sep 25th, 2020
12-2 pm each Friday for four weeks
Instructor: Beth Dow
3 Days
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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, Oct 9th, 2020  –  Sun, Oct 11th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Gigi Stafne
2 Days
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Natural Botanicals: Wild Medicine Workshop

Explore nature-based green medicines in this intensive botanical class. You’ll discover a bounty of foods and plants to use during the seasons and cycles of plant life to create your very own natural medicine kit, including over 30 botanical and herbal mixes and applications. The course tailors to individual needs…
Sat, Aug 15th, 2020  –  Sun, Aug 16th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Gigi Stafne
2 Days
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Nordic Herbals

Healing traditions, like all crafts, reflect the landscape and stories of the people who create them. Explore Norse and Sami-inspired herbal medicine in this workshop based around the handcrafting of seven herbal medicines, each tethered to a particular story and made from northern plants. Rooted in her own Nordic ancestry,…
Sat, Nov 14th, 2020  –  Sun, Nov 15th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Gigi Stafne
0.5 Day
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Soap Making: The Old Fashioned Way

Soap—so simple, yet so misunderstood. Have you ever pondered the ingredients contained in a typical bar of soap? Petroleum distillates, sulfates, and many other unpronounceable additives. Using the same ingredients Grandma used, animal fat and lye, learn how to make gentle, natural soaps, and explore the history and science of…
Fri, Oct 9th, 2020
9am-1pm
Instructor: Jeanne Wright
0.25 Days
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Twig and Pebble Mosaic Tables Online Webinar

The love of gathering beach rocks combines with the craft of twig mosaic in this informative live online webinar. Twig mosaic is an early American folk art form using full or half rounded branches nailed over a frame, creating a geometric pattern that provides volume and intricacy, delicacy and geometry.…
Fri, Aug 14th, 2020
1 - 3pm CT
Instructor: Paula Sundet Wolf