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

Northern Fibers Retreat

February 10 - 16, 2016

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).
2016 scheduled classes are listed below.

Instructor Exhibition
February 3 - 28, 2016
Opening Reception | February 12, 2016 | 5pm | Art Colony

February 12, 2016 | 7pm

Starting Wednesday, February 10 
Birds and Botanicals Quilting Bee: Six Surface Design Techniques | GMAC

Starting Thursday, February 11
Bead Embroidery | NHFS
Help Yourself To Knitting: Beginning Knitting Class | NHFS
Handcrafting A Broom-Corn Broom | NHFS
Deerskin Mittens with Aniishiinaabe-Style Beadwork | NHFS
Sámi Knitting Traditions- Skolt Sámi Sampler | NHFS
Spinning Series: At the Wheel | NHFS
Inkle Loom: Build Your Own | NHFS
Felted Baskets | NHFS

Starting Friday, February 12
Nature's Insulator: Sew Your Own Wool Blanket Shirt | NHFS
Karesuando Mittens: Swedish Sámi Mittens from the Far North | NHFS
Spinning Series: Preparing Fibers | NHFS
Lace Knitting Intro | NHFS

Starting Saturday, February 13
Button It Up With Glass | GMAC
Print on Clay | GMAC
Cut Paper Art | GMAC
Hand Printed Lampshades | GMAC
Knitting Socks: The Essential Craft | NHFS
Penny Rugs: Woolen Mosaics | NHFS
Norwegian Needlecraft: Taking the 'Hard' out of Hardanger | NHFS
Birch Bark Mason Jar Basket | NHFS
Felting for the Kitchen | NHFS
Spinning Series: Exploring Fibers | NHFS
Inkle Loom Weaving | NHFS
In Search of Color: Winter Natural Dye Workshops | NHFS


Northern Fibers Retreat Booklet 2015

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