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Felt a Community Rug

This October, feltmaker Mary Reichert will lead a three week community rug making project during her 2018 instructor residency at North House Folk School. Whether you drop in to learn how to card raw wool one time, or spend days designing and helping to felt the giant rug, there is a place for everyone in the community rug project. Mary will share her extensive knowledge of cultural traditions around felted rugs as the community works together to design and create the final piece- which will be hung in the fibers classroom on the North House campus for all to enjoy.


Friday October 19th, 9-4
Saturday October 20th, 9-4
Drop-in Felt a Community Rug
Free
The art of felt-making requires both a soft and firm hand. Friday we will be using a soft touch to begin the process of laying out and attaching the design. It is with our gentle coaxing as we sprinkle water and walk on the wool that the layers will begin to hold together. Truly magic. Come all day or stay for an hour. Saturday we will work on the final stages of the felt-making process, standing arm in arm, 7 or 8 across and kicking the roll of felt together in rhythm. It is this agitation that will bring the fibers together to hold strong. As they say in Kyrgyzstan- as the felt comes together, so do the people. Everyone welcome!

Date & Time

Weekly on Saturday

Oct 19, 2018 through Oct 20, 2018

9:00AM - 4:00PM

Add to Calendar 10/19/201809:00 AM 10/19/201804:00 PM America/Chicago Felt a Community Rug This October, feltmaker Mary Reichert will lead a three week community rug making project during her 2018 instructor residency at North House Folk School.... More info at www.boreal.org/events/149396/felt-a-community-rug North House Folk School - Grand Marais, MN 500 W Highway 61 PO Box 759, Grand Marais, MN 55604 FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=SA;INTERVAL=1;UNTIL=20181020 axEakIwmdzNKaowyWmiv58927

More Info

Event Website

218-387-9762

Free

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