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Nancy Haarmeyer

Grand Marais, MN
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Nancy especially appreciates projects with materials found in the outdoors. Wool, paper, silk, plant materials, and the odd scrap of a colorful cast off are fun to play with both at home and on camping trips. Inspiration from the local Northwoods Fiber Guild guides her creative path. She always looks forward attending classes and events at North House and you can find Nancy and her husband Tom dancing at the next contra dance.

Current Courses Offered by Nancy Haarmeyer

1 Day
Teaser image for Leaf Printing in the Steam Box

Leaf Printing in the Steam Box

Eco-prints are one-of-a-kind prints made by steaming leaves against paper. No inks, dyes or paints are used to create them—the colors come just from the plants themselves. The colors are sepia-toned, the patterns are beautiful, and the process is non-toxic. Leaves are collected, pressed, arranged on paper, stacked and tightly…
Fri, Jul 26th, 2019
Thu, Sep 12th, 2019
¼ Day
Teaser image for Lucet Braiding for Beginners

Lucet Braiding for Beginners

The lucet is a simple, historic handheld tool that is used to create practical square braids. The sturdy braids may be used for decorative purposes, embellishment and tying.  Wool, cotton, and novelty fibers can be used with different results.  Once the techniques are mastered, the useful braids are created quickly. …
Fri, Nov 22nd, 2019
Instructors: Tom McCann, Nancy Haarmeyer