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Jelly Roll Race Quilt Top

Next session starts: May 22, 2018 5:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to make a quilt but didn’t have a lot of time? Are you an adventurous sort of person who is open to risk and not controlling the situation? Then this class is for you! In this class you will take a jelly roll (usually 40 strips…

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Make Your Own Cold Process Soap

Next session starts: May 23, 2018 5:30 pm

Want to learn to make cold-process soap from scratch? Then this is the perfect class for you! Although it may seem complicated when you are first starting out, making your own soap from scratch using all-natural ingredients can be both fun and rewarding ~ not to mention extremely addicting! Why…

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MPR News Presents: Conversations on the Creative Economy

Next session starts: May 24, 2018 5:30 pm

Tickets are free, but you must register to attend  – follow this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/conversations-on-the-creative-economy-duluths-artisan-entrepreneurs-tickets-44890162685 Duluth is well-known for its Canal Park tourist attractions, the University of Minnesota Duluth championship hockey team and gateway to the north shore, Minnesota’s recreational mecca. But Duluth and its port is also a vital, vibrant…

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Nomadic Felts for the Home

Next session starts: May 26, 2018 9:00 am

We will begin this class in Central Asia, discovering how felt is used, why it is such an important textile for the people of Kyrgyzstan, and fill ourselves with inspiration! You will then get your own hands into the wool as everyone begins making their own felt. This a great…

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Rules of the Road: Confident Urban Cycling

Next session starts: May 31, 2018 5:30 pm

There is more to riding a bike than getting on and pedaling away! In this encouraging class, a certified League Cycling Instructor will provide tips and techniques for increasing your confidence and safety on the road, discuss creative ways to make bicycling fit into your lifestyle, and cover technical topics…

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Entry Into the Craft of Timber Framing

Next session starts: June 1, 2018 9:00 am

This class will introduce you to the craft of timber framing. You will learn how to lay out and cut the most common joint in timber framing: the mortise and tenon.   You will join two post timbers to a header beam and stiffen up that assembly with two braces…

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Boreal Botanicals

Next session starts: June 3, 2018 10:00 am

Explore the medicinal plants, trees and fungi of the boreal Lake Superior region with Master Herbalist, Gigi Stafne. During this daylong adventure, we’ll identify and explore important medicinal, wild edible, cultural, and ecological uses of regional plants. This course includes foundational indoor coursework, followed by nature-immersion components, with a plant…

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Kayaking for Beginners

Next session starts: June 8, 2018 6:00 pm

If you’ve always wanted to learn to safely and effectively kayak from a professional kayak instructor, this is your chance! Join highly trained instructor Jen Buseman as she helps you progress from novice to being ready to go out on your own. You will learn about the gear used in…

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Watercolor & Wine

Next session starts: June 8, 2018 7:00 pm

Learn basic watercolor techniques over a glass of wine! First, you’ll get hands-on practice with watercolor fundamentals and brush technique, including some neat tricks. Second, you’ll get a fresh start to practice your new skills on watercolor postcards—a gift to take home. Materials included. No previous knowledge (or artistic skills!)…

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Best Slippers Ever!

Next session starts: June 12, 2018 6:00 pm

You will learn to trace and measure your own feet to sew the best fitting slippers you have ever worn! You will have the option to sew by hand or use a sewing machine (and you can bring your own machine, or use one of ours). The seams will be bulky,…

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