Archive for February 2020

Announcing our Valentine’s Day and Presidents’ Day Extravaganza!

We’re pretty sure you’ve been inundated with advertising suggestions to buy your sweetie some jewelry or a car or a mattress.  We’re also pretty sure you’ve been inundated with advertising suggestions to honor Presidents Washington and Lincoln by buying some jewelery or a car or a mattress. We’re not doing that.  Of course take advantage…

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Thank You Mr. Wegener!

If you get the chance, stop by and see the new photos we’ve recently installed in our gallery (often known as a hallway). They are thanks to Carl Wegener, our digital photography instructor who chose some of his beautiful photographs (plus a few others) to display the magic that goes on at Marine Mills Folk…

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Seeking Donations

We’re creating a new learning space, our Fiber Lab! We’re hoping you might help us with some donations of gently used, fully working equipment. Contact us at info@marinemillsfolkschool.org: 2 Sewing Machines — less than 20 years old, in good working order with all the necessary cords, presser feet, bobbin case and hopefully carrying case for storage.…

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New Class Just Added!

Growing a Regenerative Dye GardenIt’s never too early to begin dreaming of gardening. Join Maddy Bartsch on March 21 as she leads you through the basics of how to grow, harvest and use dye plants. More importantly, she’ll share the regenerative practices that will help you and your garden feel and be renewed. Participants will…

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A Valentine’s Day Poem

Love       —– by Francesco Marciuliana True unbridled love Is looking at what I just did on the sidewalk And then picking it up In a bag I can only imagine As a treasured keepsake Wow, the collection You must have by now. (photo credit, Jamie Street on Unsplash.com)

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Crochet Class Cancelled This Morning

Beginning Crochet has been cancelled today, Sunday, February 9, due to heavy snowfall. Paddle Making will begin at 11 and Rosemaling will begin at 1 this afternoon, they are not cancelled. Any questions, please email info@marinemillsfolkschool.org

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Featured Class — Psyanky Ukrainian Egg Decoration

Join Laurelie Creuzer as she shares her heritage on March 7, creating beautiful Ukrainian eggs!  Using beeswax and dyes applied in layers, students will create amazing, beautiful eggs, perfect for special gifts or ornaments.  The term ‘pysanky’ is of Eastern European-Slavic heritage, from the words ‘pysaty’ – to write and ‘kraska’ – color.  Pysanky suggests…

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Unexpectedly Have Some Time This Weekend?

Or don’t want to do what you are supposed to do? Let us help you play hookie. Join Pam Anderson for a fun 2-session class on Saturday, February 8, and Sunday, February 9, learning how to do Norwegian Rosemaling painting. You’ll spend the time laughing yet feel productive as Pam is a delightful, fun teacher who makes…

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