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Leatherwork

Currently Scheduled Leatherwork Courses

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Beaded Buckskin Shoulder Bag

Traditional beadwork is widely practiced in Grand Portage, Minnesota, where for generations it has…
Thu, Nov 7th, 2024  –  Sun, Nov 10th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Marcie McIntire
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Gifts of the Porcupine: A Quillwork Intensive

Using porcupine quills, students will learn to sew them onto home-tanned hide. This class is not…
Sat, Nov 2nd, 2024  –  Sun, Nov 3rd, 2024
9am-4pm each day
Instructor: Jean Marshall
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Hand-Stitched Leather Travel Accessories & Gifts

Two things that many of us can expect during the holidays are traveling and gifting! In this class,…
Sat, Nov 16th, 2024  –  Sun, Nov 17th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Candace LaCosse
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Hand-Stitched Leather Wallet or Clutch

Learn the basics of leatherwork and saddle stitching while making a beautiful and functional…
Fri, Jun 21st, 2024
9am-noon
Instructor: Candace LaCosse

Leather Bedside Book Bag

You love to read, and those books you’re reading are stacked by your bed, the couch, and even…
Fri, Sep 27th, 2024  –  Sun, Sep 29th, 2024
Days 1-2: 9am-5pm; Day 3: 9am-1pm
Instructor: Beth Dow
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Leather Firewood Carrier

Make North Shore memories as you make a beautiful and sturdy leatherwood firewood carrier. This…
Sat, Nov 2nd, 2024  –  Sun, Nov 3rd, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Beth Dow
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Making Hide & Canvas Boots

Remember the last time your feet were too cold to enjoy wonderful wintry weather? Do away with…
Fri, Nov 8th, 2024  –  Sun, Nov 10th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Jo Wood

Round Braid Edge Lacing Leather Shoulder Bag and Wallet

Learn the traditional craft of leather round braid edge lacing in this class for all skill levels.…
Sat, Dec 7th, 2024  –  Sun, Dec 8th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Candace LaCosse
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Shoemaking with the Cordwainer Shop: The Pathfinder

Learn the age-old art of being a cordwainer. Using the original patterns designed in the mid-1930s…
Mon, Jun 24th, 2024  –  Thu, Jun 27th, 2024
Days 1-3: 9am-5pm; Day 4: 9am-1pm
Instructor: Molly Grant
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Shoemaking with the Cordwainer Shop: The Squire Boot

Learn to make the Squire boot with professional shoemaker/cordwainer Molly Grant. Students will…
Sat, Jun 29th, 2024  –  Tue, Jul 2nd, 2024
Days 1-3: 9am-5pm; Day 4: 9am-1pm
Instructor: Molly Grant
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Winter Moccasins, Anishinaabe-Style

A cozy pair of leather moccasins lined with wool has been the appropriate indoor winter footwear in…
Fri, Nov 22nd, 2024  –  Sun, Nov 24th, 2024
9am-5pm each day