Grand Marais Art Colony, Grand Marais, Minnesota Special Events
120 WEST 3RD AVENUE   PO BOX 626    GRAND MARAIS, MINNESOTA 55604    218-387-2737   arts@boreal.org

Northern Fibers Retreat

February 12 - 15, 2015

Celebrate the Art and Craft of fibers in the heart of winter.  This cozy retreat features a variety of classes, Lunch and Learn lectures, a show and share and more, all while celebrating with other fiber enthusiasts.

Co-hosted with the North House Folk School and the Northwoods Fiber Guild.  Classes and programs will be offered at both the Art Colony & North House (NH).


Fiber Revolution: Art Quilt Exhibit
February 9 - March 8 
Opening Reception | Friday, February 13, 5 - 7pm

Participating artists: Deb Schwartzman, Kevan Rupp Lunney, Elena Stokes, Cindy Friedman, Benedicte Caneill, Eileen Lauterborn, Wen Redmond

 

Please refer to the brochure for Community Events & Lectures. Brochure can be found here

RETREAT WORKSHOPS
at the Art Colony (GMAC) & North House (NHFS) 


Starting Tuesday, Feb 10
Sculptural Forms in Felt | 3 days | NHFS

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

Starting Thursday, Feb 12
Quilting: From Traditional to Artistic | 2 days | GMAC
Bead Embroidery | 2 days | NHFS
Help Yourself To Knitting: Beginning Knitting Class | 2 days | NHFS
Spinning Fibers On A Wheel | 2 days | NHFS
Penny Rugs: Woolen Mosaics | 1 1/2 days | NHFS

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

Starting Saturday, Feb 14
Button it Up with Glass! | 1/2 day | GMAC
Print on Clay | 1 day | GMAC
Painting with Fabric | 1 day | GMAC
Stitchery: Texture & Color | 2 days | GMAC
Knitting Socks: The Essential Craft | 1 day | NHFS
Fibers For Kids | 1/4 day | NHFS
Taking the Hard out of Hardanger: Norwegian Needlecraft | 2 days | NHFS
Nuno Felting for Clothing Design | 2 days | NHFS
Making the Yarn You Want: Spinning Beyond the Basics | 2 days | NHFS
Thrum Mittens: North American Knitting Traditions  | 1 day | NHFS

Starting Sunday, Feb 15
Introduction to Ply Split Braiding | 1/2 day | GMAC
Paper Clay | 1 day | GMAC
Aran Knitting Made Easy | 1 day | NHFS

 

Northern Fibers Retreat Booklet 2015

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