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Traditional Crafts

Leather Bag with Anishinaabe-Style Beadwork

Course Overview

Join Marcie McIntire for an exploration of Anishinaabe beadwork as you make a beautiful beaded leather bag. Using hand-sewing and beading techniques, students will construct and embellish a 9.5 x 5 inch bag. Your beaded bag with drawstring closure will be decorated with fringe and various sizes of colorful beads. The materials fee covers needles, leather, thread, and beads, as well as use of all tools needed to complete your bag. 

Prior fiber arts experience is helpful (sewing, embroidery, quilting). 

NOTE: Hand sewing leather requires some hand strength

Required Tools

  • All tools and materials required to complete your bag are provided.

Optional Tools

  • Reading glasses if you use them or magnifier


Fri, Jun 23rd, 2023  –  Sun, Jun 25th, 2023

This course has been cancelled. We offer our deepest apologies.

If you were registered for this class, you should have received an email regarding your refund options. If not, please call us at 218-387-9762 or email us at

We truly hope to see you in another class at North House soon!

Course Details

Hours: 9am-5pm each day
Tuition: $315.00
Materials fee: $60.00
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Meet the Instructor

North House Folk School photo of instructor, Marcie McIntire
Marcie McIntire
Grand Portage, MN

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Leather Bag with Anishinaabe-Style Beadwork