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Summer Scraps

Posted September 1, 2022
by Laura Brown

In her latest blog post, Resident Artisan Laura Brown reflects on summer and some fun new directions in her quilting.  

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Be Still Enough to Listen

Posted June 30, 2022
by Elise Kyllo

As Artisan Development Program alumnus Elise Kyllo wraps up her Scandinavian travels, she takes a moment to reflect on her experiences and think about how they will influence her life and work going forward. 

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An Alternative to Consumption

Posted June 23, 2022
by Laura Brown

In her latest post, Resident Artisan Laura Brown looks at the beauty and necessity of using secondhand and salvaged material in her work. 

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Sheep on the Map

Posted June 2, 2022
by Elise Kyllo

After Covid travel restrictions, Artisan Development Program alumnus Elise Kyllo is travelling in Scandinavia, communing with Shetland sheep, and connecting with wool workers in that part of the world. She writes about some of her experiences in her latest blog post. 

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Hannah Ryggen Triennial in Trondheim

Posted May 26, 2022
by Christine Novotny

As Resident Artisan Christine Novotny's Scandinavian travels draw to a close, she writes about a visit to the Hannah Ryggen Triennial and the work of this remarkable Swedish tapestry Weaver in her latest blog post. 

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A Visit to Sätergläntan

Posted May 12, 2022
by Christine Novotny

Resident Artisan Christine Novotny is traveling through Scandinavia as part of the Artisan Development Program. She writes about some time spent at Sätergläntan, a folk school in Dalarna, Sweden, in her latest blog post. 

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Exploring Fibers and Gathering Knowledge

Posted April 28, 2022
by Laura Brown

In her latest blog post, Resident Artisan Laura Brown talks about the experience of taking fiber classes at North House and using those opportunities to develop her own teaching practices. 

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This Won’t Last Forever

Posted March 31, 2022
by Christine Novotny

What does forever mean in fibers? In craft? Is forever a good thing? Resident Artisan Christine Novotny examines these questions in her latest blog post.

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Weaving Rya

Posted March 10, 2022
by Christine Novotny

In her latest blog post, Resident Artisan Christine Novotny talks about her experience in a recent Rya Weaving course and looks ahead to future weavings. 

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Walking, Weaving, and Winter

Posted February 10, 2022
by Laura Brown

In her new blog post, Resident Artisan Laura Brown discusses her first winter in Grand Marais, and all it brings, including some fascinating quilt research,

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