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Beth Dow

Minneapolis, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Beth Dow

Beth is an artist and teacher from Minneapolis. She calls herself analog-retentive, and is interested in contemporary applications for traditional crafts. She has an MFA in photography, and her work has been exhibited around the world. Beth also makes saddle-stitched leather goods, artist books, and is an obsessive spoon carver. She takes a playful approach in her classes, encouraging students to experiment and have fun while mastering process. In her spare time Beth likes to play her ukulele with friends and she sings with the Prairie Fire Lady Choir.


 

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Current Courses Offered by Beth Dow

Teaser image for <p>Handsewn Leather Shoulder Bag</p>

Handsewn Leather Shoulder Bag

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. You will learn how to hand-sew vegetable tanned cowhide with a two-needle saddle stitch, along with wet-molding, hardware application, and leather care. Students are encouraged to experiment…
Sat, Sep 4th, 2021  –  Sun, Sep 5th, 2021
9am-5pm
Instructor: Beth Dow

Past Courses Offered by Beth Dow

Custom Leather Shop Apron

Hand-Sewn Leather Cases: Saddle Stitch Style

Hand-Sewn Leather Clutch

Hand-Sewn Leather Project Tote

Handsewn Leather Project Tote

Handsewn Leather Project Tote

Handsewn Leather Shoulder Bag: Online Course

Leather Card Holder: Sew Your Own (Online Course)

Leather Journal Case

Leather Tool Tote

Leather Wallets: Sew Your Own

Leather Wallets: Sew Your Own: Wooden Boat Show Mini-Course

Photographing Your Work