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Northern Fibers Retreat
February 11-15, 2015

Co-hosted with the Grand Marais Art Colony
and the Northwoods Arts Fiber Guild
 The Art & Craft of Fiber

 

What could be better than focusing on fibers in the heart of winter?

This event celebrates all manner of fiber arts featuring

seminars and class offerings from long-time North House Instructors.

Event Highlights
A Wide Range of Coursework (see below) - Lunch & Learn Sessions
Fiber Project Show & Share - Family Fibers Workshop
See the full event program here

Event Course Offerings
Coursework for the Fiber Retreat features some brand new courses and some old favorites. To review all of the currently scheduled courses in Calendar Format visit the February 2015 course calendar

Starting Tuesday, Feb 10
- Sculptural Forms in Felt - 3 days

Starting Wednesday, Feb 11
- Spinning For Fair Isle, North Carolina Style - 3 days

Starting Thursday, Feb 12
- Bead Embroidery: The Pin Series - 1 day
- Help Yourself To Knitting: Beginning Knitting Class - 2 days
- Spinning Fibers On A Wheel - 2 days
- Penny Rugs: Woolen Mosaics - 1 1/2 days
- Quilting: From Traditional to Artistic - 2 days*

Starting Friday, Feb 13
- Expedition Footwear: Making Hide & Canvas Mukluks - 2 1/2 days
- Weaving a Warm Winter Scarf - 3 days
- Bobbin Lace Making - 2 days
- Hand Stitching and Basic Patterning: Intro to Blanket Coat Making - 2 1/4 days
- Felted Bags - 2 1/2 days
- Reds, Reds, Reds: Natural Dyes - 1 day

Starting Saturday, Feb 14
- Knitting Socks: The Essential Craft - 1 day
- Fibers For Kids - 1/4 day
- Taking the Hard out of Hardanger: Norwegian Needlecraft - 2 days
- Nuno Felting for Clothing Design - 2 days
- Making the Yarn You Want: Spinning Beyond the Basics - 2 days
- Thrum Mittens: North American Knitting Traditions - 1 day
- Button it Up with Glass! - 1/2 day*

- Print on Clay - 1 day*
- Painting with Fabric - 1 day*
- Stitchery: Texture & Color - 2 days*

Starting Sunday, Feb 15
- Aran Knitting Made Easy - 1 day

- Introduction to Ply Split Braiding - 1/2 day*
- Paper Clay - 1 day*

* Grand Marais Art Colony Course
 

 

Resources to Download:

Event Program (PDF)

Lunch & Learn/Yoga
Reservation Form (PDF)

Map showing route from
North House to Art Colony (PDF)


MORE RESOURCES
- Cook County Event Info
- Area Lodging & Business Info


 

 

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