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North House's programs take place year-round exploring themes from timber framing to basketry, boat building to fiber arts, woodcarving to northern ecology. We welcome your questions and inquiries anytime!

Currently Scheduled

Anorak: Sew Your Own Traditional Outer Garment

Bead Embroidery: The Pin Series

Custom Leather Sandal Construction

Deerskin Mittens with Aniishiinaabe-Style Beadwork

Lost Wax Casting: Sterling Silver Rings

On the Rocks: Intro to Stone Cutting

Saami-Inspired Friendship Bracelet

Saami-Inspired Friendship Bracelet: Continuation

Scandinavian-Inspired Surface Design: Block Printing on Fabric for Garments and Home Furnishings

Sew Your Own: Scandinavian Work Shirts

Silversmithing: The Jeweler's Palette


Not Currently Scheduled / Past Offerings

Aniishiinaabe-Style Bead Embroidery & Moccasin Sewing


Beginning Millinery & Haberdashery: The Blocked Felt Hat

Blanket Coat: Techniques for Making Your Own Warm Wool Blanket Coat


Cold Connections: Cobblestone Beach Necklace/Bracelet

Cover Your Assets: Crafting Leather Sheaths, Pouches, & Tool Cove

Crafting Sterling Hoop Earrings

Crown, Pipe, and Dram: The Scottish Sporran

Damascus Rings: Jewelry from the Blacksmith Shop

Etched Metal Jewelry Patterns, Textures

Expedition Footwear: Making Hide & Canvas Mukluks

Expedition Footwear: Making Hide & Canvas Mukluks Up the Gunflint Trail

Felt Your Feet: Slippers or Boot Liners

Felting For Your Feet

Footwear For the Camp: Moccasin Making

Found Beach Stone Keepsake Pendant

Freya's Fantasy Filigree

Grand Marais Pendant Necklace: Unplugged Mini Course


Introduction to Saami Bracelets: Unplugged Mini-Course

Keeping You In Stitches: Useful Hand Sewing You Wish You Knew: Unplugged XI Mini Course

Knit Your Own Stocking Cap

Knitting Socks: The Essential Craft


Luffarslöjd: Wire Jewelry

Mending Made Easy

Millinery: Blocking the Straw Hat

Mini Moccasin Sewing Unplugged XIII Mini Course

Mittens: The Perfect Complement

Moccasin-Making & Bead Embroidery in the Aniishiinaabe Style

Nature's Insulator: Sew Your Own Wool Blanket Shirt

North Shore Pebble Jewelry

North Shore Pebble Jewelry: Extended Experience

North Shore Pebble Jewelry: Summer Session

Nålbinding Hats

Nålbinding Mittens

Nålbinding Mittens, Socks, Caps - The Scandinavian Textile Craft

Pierced Celtic Knot Pendant

Rock Out! Introduction to Stone Cutting Unplugged Mini Course

Saami-Inspired Embroidery for Embellishment

Saami-Inspired Jewelry: Unplugged XII Mini Course

Sewing Deerhide Baby Booties

Sewing the Saami-Inspired Tuomisalo Hat

Shoemaking with the Cordwainer Shop

Shoemaking: 10th-Century Scandinavian Turn Shoe

Shoemaking: 9th Century German Turn Shoe

Shoemaking: Chukka Boot

Shoemaking: Internal Stitchdown Workboots

Shoemaking: Modern Turn Shoe

Silver Celtic Vessel

The Fisherman's Sweater: Introduction to Knitting Cables

Thor's Velvet Hammer: An Introduction to Anticlastic Raising


True North Mittens: Sew Your Own Pair


Wooden Japanese Sandals: Make Your Own

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