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Antler Basket Class Fun at North House Folk School

Antler Basket Class Fun at North House Folk School

We had another great antler basket class up at North House Folk School in Grand Marais, Minnesota over the 4th of July weekend. The Antler Basket Weaving class was held in the Red Building (don’t have an outside photo of that, though) on campus, which is usually where the boat building and other woodworking classes take place. But this time, it was only my 2 […]

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Antler basket weaving class–North House Folk School

Antler basket weaving class–North House Folk School

The 2 1/2 day antler basket class at North House Folk School in Grand Marais, Minnesota on November 13-15th was a big success and almost everyone finished their baskets and then some! These two sisters from Virginia had to leave early. But they took along enough supplies and the pattern to finish this cute little antler wall pocket basket at home.   The antler basket […]

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Locating a Chair Caning Teacher

Locating a Chair Caning Teacher

Wish you could find a chair caning teacher? Since I’m frequently asked about locating a chair caning teacher or any other type of chair seat weaving instructor for that matter, I thought that would make a helpful blog post. So here goes… Although I have already addressed this question of locating a chair caning teacher on the SeatWeaving FAQ page; it’s the very first Q […]

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North House Chair Caning Class

North House Chair Caning Class

The three-day chair caning class at North House Folk School on August 21-23, 2015 went quite well and we enjoyed the weekend on beautiful Lake Superior. The class was small with only two students and because of this, more difficult chair seats were able to be worked on. Miriam wanted to cane the seat of this Lincoln rocker that her father caned many years ago. […]

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Seat Weaving Classes North House Folk School

Seat Weaving Classes North House Folk School

So looking forward to teaching a two-day paper rush seat weaving class and the three-day traditional chair caning class up at North House Folk School this week! We have five students signed up for the Paper Rush Seat Weaving class, some have their own chairs they are bringing and some don’t. So I’m providing post and rail chair frames like this for those that don’t […]

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Willow Gathering 2015 Decorah, Iowa

Willow Gathering 2015 Decorah, Iowa

WEDNESDAY WICKER WISDOM–Yet again this year, Willow Gathering organizers Jo-Campbell Amsler and Lee Zieke Lee, put on a fantastic week-long conference on willow basketmaking. It was held on the beautiful Luther College campus in Decorah, Iowa. Watch the video below that “Auntie” Donna Kalner made to document the festivities! This gathering of willow basketmakers is the only one of its kind in the United States, […]

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