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Lindsay Lee

Decorah, IA
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Lindsay Lee

Lindsay (and his wife, Lee) have operated their perennial flower nursery in NE Iowa for the past 20 years. Willow work has followed them during these years as a serious sideline and passionate pastime. Together they grow a sizeable willow patch, offering their willow to craftspeople across the country. Their own willow work combines functional and beautiful baskets with garden and fencing projects. Lee and Lindsay are excited to share their knowledge and experiences about basket making, willow lore, history, and culture with their students.

Current Courses Offered by Lindsay Lee

½ Day
Teaser image for Crafting Fine Homemade Hard Cider

Crafting Fine Homemade Hard Cider

You can make a fine light sparkling hard cider as good as any in the world with a minimum of equipment, some apple juice, and time. Come join in the fun as we begin one batch by pitching the yeast and finish another batch by bottling. Participants will all take…
Sun, Oct 20th, 2019
1pm-5pm
Instructor: Lindsay Lee
2.5 Days
Teaser image for Crafting the Traditional Stake & Strand Willow Basket

Crafting the Traditional Stake & Strand Willow Basket

When northern European immigrants came to North America they brought with them a host of crafts and skills necessary for survival in their new world. The basketry tradition known as ‘stake & strand’ was one such craft, as baskets were used to store nearly everything around the homestead. Learning to…
Tue, Oct 22nd, 2019  –  Thu, Oct 24th, 2019
Day 1: 5-8pm, Days 2 & 3: 9am-5pm
Instructors: Lindsay Lee, Lee Zieke

Past Courses Offered by Lindsay Lee

Coracle Boat: Build Your Own

Crafting Cider: Hard and Sweet