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Jo Wood

Hovland, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Jo Wood

Jo loves gardening, walks in the woods, and every kind of textile art. An award-winning bead and fiber artist, she has practiced her skills with needle and thread for over 40 years, making everything from tipis to wedding ensembles. She has shared her knowledge and passion for hand-stitching with students both regionally and nationally since 1997. Jo is a bead artist inspired by nature. Through her work she shares her connection with the abundance, peace, and beauty of this place. 

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Current Courses Offered by Jo Wood

3 Days
Teaser image for Expedition Footwear: Making Hide & Canvas Mukluks

Expedition Footwear: Making Hide & Canvas Mukluks

Remember the last time your feet were too cold to enjoy wonderful wintry weather? Do away with rigid, non-breathing footwear and discover the traditional footwear of the North: mukluks, the perfect footwear for your snowshoeing adventure. The flexibility of the natural materials used in construction allows the foot to generate…
Fri, Nov 6th, 2020  –  Sun, Nov 8th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Jo Wood

Past Courses Offered by Jo Wood

Bead Embroidery and Needle Felting Immersion

Bead Embroidery: The Pin Series

Bead Embroidery: Painting with Beads

Colors of Autumn Bead Embroidery

Expedition Footwear: Fancy Hide & Canvas Mukluks

Expedition Footwear: Making Hide & Canvas Mukluks Up the Gunflint Trail

Flowers & Fauna of the North Woods Through Bead Embroidery

Needle Felting & Bead Embroidery: Painting with Beads & Fiber

Sewing Deer Hide Baby Booties