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Russian Birch Bark Basketry Class

Ran across this Picasa slideshow this morning, that I forgot I had posted. It’s of the birch bark basketry class with instructor Russian Vladimir Yarish that was held in March 2010, up in Grand Marais, Minnesota at North House Folk School.  Enjoy! LIKE THIS POST? Subscribe to get updates!

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Antler Basket Class at North House Folk School

Antler Basket Class at North House Folk School

Well now that we are truly into fall with the temperatures and leaves dropping, that signals that deer hunting season will quickly be upon us, doesn’t it? The fall season also means that I’ll be teaching another antler basket class at North House Folk School. For all you that will soon be hunting widows while the men are away doing their “thing,” come join us […]

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MPR Visits North House Folk School

MPR Visits North House Folk School

North House Folk School in Grand Marais, Minnesota is just about the best folk school in the country! And I’m very proud to have been included on the teaching staff since 1999. One of the classes that North House is famous for (besides my antler basketry, chair caning, and natural rush seat weaving classes), is the one on weaving Black Ash Basketry. Here’s a write […]

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Antler Basket Class at North House Folk School

Antler Basket Class at North House Folk School

We had a terrific time this past weekend up in Grand Marais, Minnesota at North House Folk School, where 10 women learned how to make an antler basket during a two-day class that I lead! Posting some pictures of our class here for you to see just how well all these gals did on their first venture into Antler Basketweaving! Only two students had ever […]

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North House Folk Schoool New Website Launch!

North House Folk Schoool New Website Launch!

New Website Launched! North House Folk School in Grand Marais, Minnesota just completed an update and overhaul of their website. It’s now very colorful and extremely “user friendly,” try it yourself and see if you don’t agree. A fresh new look with lots of improved navigation features, new calendar listings of courses by month, options for online registration and online giving. “Open Season”-Antler Basket Class […]

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North House Folk School 10th Annual Wooden Boat Show Summer Solstice Festival

North House Folk School 10th Annual Wooden Boat Show Summer Solstice Festival

The North House Folk School in Grand Marais will hold their 10TH ANNUAL WOODEN BOAT SHOW & SUMMER SOLSTICE FESTIVAL, Friday through Sunday, June 22-24. Featured will be wooden boat displays, live radio shows, harbor tours by boat, free traditional craft demonstrations, a boats-to-tools auction, the Great Chowder Challenge, and a summer solstice pageant. For more information, dial 1-888-387-9762, or visit http://www.northhouse.org LIKE THIS POST? […]

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Spring Boreal Birding Festival!

Spring Boreal Birding Festival!

Great Gray Owl by Betsy Bowen, Grand Marais artist. 10TH ANNUAL SPRING BOREAL BIRDING & NORTHERN LANDSCAPES FESTIVAL June 1 – 3, 2007 at North House Folk School in Grand Marais, MN. Discovering the birds, wildflowers, geology and more of this dynamic and rich northern landscape is the focus of the festival. A series of inter-related, field-focused seminars (1-3 days in length) form the backbone […]

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