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Jeanne Wright

Grand Marais, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Jeanne Wright

Jeanne believes that hands are a glimpse into a person’s life story. Her grandparents’ strong, thick fingers supported their farming life. Inspired by those around her that create with their hands, Jeanne has kept hers busy, too. She has built her own timber frame house and sauna (with her trusty husband), stocks the root cellar with garden produce, renders bear fat for soapmaking, and wields a hammer to build toys with her daughter. From woodworking to fiber arts, beekeeping to mosaics, her hands are beginning to show her life’s work. Grandpa would be proud.

Current Courses Offered by Jeanne Wright

Teaser image for Olive Oil Soap Making Online Webinar

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

Past Courses Offered by Jeanne Wright

Beekeeping Basics

Creating & Designing Mosaics

Mosaic Garden Art

Soap Making: The Old Fashioned Way

Soap Making: The Old Fashioned Way Online Webinar