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Laura Berlage

Hayward, WI
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Laura Berlage

Laura is a contemporary Renaissance woman living and working on her family’s century-old homestead farm outside Hayward, WI. From fiber arts to creative writing, music to storytelling, she never tires of the magic of transforming idea into form and overlapping narrative and visual. Laura also loves working with the many and beautiful natural materials from her farm—especially the wool from her sheep. Completing her MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts at Goddard College in 2011, Laura continues her lifelong passion for learning with mentorships and intensives that offer engaged, hands-on teaching with small groups to encourage creativity, imagination, and expression.

Current Courses Offered by Laura Berlage

2 Days
Teaser image for Needle Felt Christmas Critters

Needle Felt Christmas Critters

Who would’ve thought sticking a needle into something would make it more adorable? Well, with needle felting you can stick, prick, jab, and poke to your heart’s delight as tufts of wool transform into delightful fawns, lovely loons, and goony gnomes. Dress up your space with these magical critters, hang…
Sat, Dec 12th, 2020  –  Sun, Dec 13th, 2020
Instructor: Laura Berlage

Past Courses Offered by Laura Berlage

Punch Needle Rug Hooking: Birds of the Northwoods