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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 Northwoods 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
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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 24th, 2019  –  Sun, Aug 25th, 2019
9am-4pm
Instructor: Paula Sundet Wolf
3 Days
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Twig Furniture: Crafting the Twig Chair

The twig chair is the hallmark project for someone who appreciates the traditional craft of twig furniture making. In this course you will work with native alder and willow following a basic twig chair design that can be individualized with curved, bent, or straight twig furniture techniques. During the first…
Fri, May 24th, 2019  –  Sun, May 26th, 2019
9am-5pm
Instructor: Paula Sundet Wolf
1 Day
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Wattle Fences & Garden Trellises

Have you ever needed a small garden fence? A trellis or wattle fence is the answer! Sometimes referred to as hurdles, wattle fences and trellises have been around since the stone age and can be made from easily-harvested and widely-available materials. This one-day workshop will introduce the many uses of…
Fri, May 31st, 2019
9am-5pm
Instructor: Paula Sundet Wolf

Past Courses Offered by Paula Sundet Wolf

Boundary Waters Travel Basket Up the Trail

Pine Needle Basketry

Twig Furniture: Twig Mosaic End Table