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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

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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

Past Courses Offered by Beth Dow

Custom Leather Shop Apron

Hand-Sewn Leather Cases: Saddle Stitch Style

Hand-Sewn Leather Clutch

Handsewn Leather Project Tote

Handsewn Leather Shoulder Bag

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