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Mary Ellen Ashcroft

Grand Marais, MN
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Mary Ellen Ashcroft has been sewing since she was seven, and even bravely made her daughter’s wedding dress! She has been teaching for years: English literature and writing at a couple small colleges, and more recently in Cook County, several writing and literature courses. She guides canoe and hiking trips, leads retreats, has published a number of books and is vicar of Spirit of the Wilderness Episcopal Church. She has lived near Grand Marais for nine years and considers her highest calling to be enjoying the Northern woods and lakes with her 7 grandchildren.


Past Courses Offered by Mary Ellen Ashcroft

Rags to Riches: Re-using Fabric to Create Unique Garments

Woolen Anorak: Creative Fabric Reuse