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Theresa Hornstein

Duluth, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Theresa Hornstein
Theresa has always been fascinated with color, fiber, and learning new things and began experimenting with dyeing her own fibers for knitting, crochet, and felting as a teenager. As a biologist and avid gardener, natural dyes became a logical area of research. She spends the week teaching, but on the weekends she likes to experiment with local materials as dye sources.

Current Courses Offered by Theresa Hornstein

1 day
Teaser image for Pysanky--Ukranian-Style Eggs

Pysanky--Ukranian-Style Eggs

Pysanky (Ukrainian-style wax resist eggs) are a traditional folk art once practiced by families to celebrate the return of spring. The eggs have a rich historic background, and the designs found on the eggs are thousands of years old and can be found in artisanal work throughout Eastern and northeastern…
Sat, Mar 24th, 2018
Instructor: Theresa Hornstein
3 Days
Teaser image for Wool: The Full Experience

Wool: The Full Experience

Wool is an incredibly versatile, durable and beautiful fiber that is surprisingly easy to make into fabric. Start at the very beginning of the process in this team-taught class, as you shear sheep, wash, card and dye the wool and finally make individual felted projects using needle and wet-felting techniques.…
Fri, Jun 1st, 2018  –  Sun, Jun 3rd, 2018