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Candace LaCosse

Duluth, MN
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Candace is an artist, educator, shop owner, and mother based in Duluth, Minnesota. For over a decade, she has crafted shoes and leather goods one at a time, using traditional techniques and classic aesthetics. She is dedicated to life long learning, and in addition to teaching her craft nationally, she continues to study at every opportunity. You can find her and her work, as well as the work of over 100 intentional and independent makers, in her Duluth shop, Hemlocks.

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Current Courses Offered by Candace LaCosse

Hand-Stitched Leather Travel Accessories & Gifts

Two things that many of us can expect during the holidays are traveling and gifting! In this class,…
Sat, Nov 11th, 2023  –  Sun, Nov 12th, 2023
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Candace LaCosse
Teaser image for Naturally Dyed Tote Bag and Scarf

Naturally Dyed Tote Bag and Scarf

In this class, we’ll make a beautiful scarf and sturdy canvas and leather tote naturally dyed…
Fri, Jun 30th, 2023  –  Sun, Jul 2nd, 2023
Day 1: 10am-5pm; Days 2 & 3: 9am-5pm
Instructor: Candace LaCosse

Past Courses Offered by Candace LaCosse

Custom Leather Sandal Construction

Custom Leather Sandal Construction

Hand-sewn Leather Hat

Hand-Sewn Leather Slippers

Hand-Sewn Leather Tote Bag

Shoemaking with the Cordwainer Shop: The Pathfinder

Wood-Fired Artisan Bread Baking: A Tiny Taste