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Paula Sundet Wolf

Lutsen, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Paula Sundet Wolf

Paula has been gathering grasses and brush to make traditional crafts for the past 25 years. A resident of northern Minnesota, Paula has a deep appreciation for the North Woods and its resources and likes to convey that appreciation through her basket weaving and twig furniture. Paula has an MA in anthropology with an emphasis on utilitarian art of North American cultures. She sells her work from her home.

Current Courses Offered by Paula Sundet Wolf

2 Days
Teaser image for Pine Needle Basketry

Pine Needle Basketry

Create a traditional coiled basket from locally-harvested red pine needles. Starting with either a pliable birch bark base or an elegant agate base, you will work with a variation of the spiral stitch to form a basket with a distinct spiral pattern inside and out. Samples of pine needles from…
Sat, Sep 26th, 2020  –  Sun, Sep 27th, 2020
Instructor: Paula Sundet Wolf
2 Days
Teaser image for Sweetgrass Basketry

Sweetgrass Basketry

Work with locally-harvested sweet grass, cattails, and sedges during this two-day class while learning the art of coiling a sweetgrass basket. We'll incorporate an elegant agate as a base for the basket and make a small birch bark ornament wrapped in sweetgrass. Hands-on instruction provides students with an introduction to…
Sat, Aug 8th, 2020  –  Sun, Aug 9th, 2020
9am - 4pm
Instructor: Paula Sundet Wolf

Past Courses Offered by Paula Sundet Wolf

Boundary Waters Travel Basket Up the Trail

Pebble & Twig Mosaic Table

Twig Furniture: Crafting the Twig Chair

Twig Furniture: Twig Mosaic End Table

Wattle Fences & Garden Trellises