Skip to main content

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 Intermediate Needle Felting: Fawn

Intermediate Needle Felting: Fawn

Ready to advance your needle felting skills while creating an adorable fawn? In this intermediate level class, we’ll explore the added complexities of adding legs (and making our little friend stand well), ears, tails, and more. We’ll also focus on the detailed colorwork that makes fawn so cute. Materials include…
Sat, Mar 20th, 2021  –  Sat, Mar 27th, 2021
2-4 pm CT on two Saturdays, March 20th and 27th
Instructor: Laura Berlage
0.25 Days
Teaser image for Needle Felted Critters: Online Course

Needle Felted Critters: Online Course

Needle felting is fun and therapeutic...and who doesn’t have a little frustration to work through in a creative and positive way these days? In this virtual class with fiber arts instructor Laura Berlage, we will mail you a kit with all the supplies you need (just bring a scissors), including…
Sat, Apr 3rd, 2021
2pm - 5pm CT
Instructor: Laura Berlage
.5 days
Teaser image for Needle Felted Easter Eggs: Online Course

Needle Felted Easter Eggs: Online Course

"Egg-cited" for springtime?  This needle felting class is a great way to celebrate spring by creative decorative felted Easter Eggs.  We’ll start with a rigid foam egg base, which we’ll cover in colorful wool from the instructor’s flock of sheep.  Laura will then show you a variety of techniques for…
Thu, Apr 1st, 2021
2-5 pm CT
Instructor: Laura Berlage

Past Courses Offered by Laura Berlage

Celtic Cabled Crochet: Online Course

Felted Crochet Wool Rug: Online Course

Holiday Wreath Making Webinar

Intermediate Needle Felting: Mushroom House Online Course

Make Your Own Holiday Wreath Craft Along Online Class

Needle Felt a Loon (Online Course)

Needle Felt Christmas Critters

Needle Felted Santas Online Class

Painting with Wool: Dala Horse

Painting with Wool: Flower Fantasy Online Course

Painting with Wool: Owl Moon Online Course

Punch Needle Rug Hooking: Birds of the Northwoods