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Traudi Bestler

Long Lake, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Traudi Bestler

Traudi has been weaving and creating textile projects for over 40 years. Her prime interest is passing along the history and joy of making fiber art. Traudi studied weaving, spinning, and dyeing at the Weaver's Guild of Minnesota, The Weaving School, and Sievers School of Fiber Arts. She currently teaches weaving and dyeing at the Minnetonka Center for the Arts and has been a workshop presenter for the Weavers Guild of Minnesota in person and via Zoom.

Current Courses Offered by Traudi Bestler

Teaser image for Handcraft A Wool Braided Rug

Handcraft A Wool Braided Rug

The three-strand braided wool rug is reminiscent of an era when rag rugs were considered an…
Fri, Nov 4th, 2022  –  Sun, Nov 6th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Traudi Bestler
Teaser image for Weft-Faced Weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom

Weft-Faced Weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom

For those who are intrigued with the rhythm and repetition of weaving but not ready to commit to…
Fri, May 26th, 2023  –  Sun, May 28th, 2023
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Traudi Bestler

Past Courses Offered by Traudi Bestler

Easy Weaving on a Cardboard Loom

Inkle Loom Weaving

Inkle Loom Weaving

Inkle Loom Weaving Introduction

Kumihimo with Beads

Kumihimo: Japanese Braiding

Kumihimo: Japanese Braiding

Kumihimo: the Art of Japanese Braiding Online Course

Tablet Weaving

Tapestry Weaving: Painting with Fiber

Tapestry Weaving: Painting with Fiber

Weaving on the Rigid Heddle Loom: Spring Scarves