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Introduction to Natural Dyeing

December 1 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
$658 tickets left

Does the world of natural dyeing intrigue you? Want to find out how it all works and where to begin? The world of natural dyeing is a lot like baking, if you have the right recipe you can achieve consistent results and replicate it for a lifetime. We’ll start with an overview of the dyeing…

Felted Wool Art

December 1 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
$559 tickets left

The process of felting seems like magic, as working water into wool fibers creates a dense matted fabric.  Experience the magic as you make small 4 inch X 6 inch pieces of art, worthy of framing!  You’ll learn the basics of wet felting fiber while using your creativity.  Betsy feels it is important to involve…

Felted Wool: Art Around Your Neck

December 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$4011 tickets left

Join us to create a gorgeous necklace that will keep your neck warm, at the same time.  Wool roving is felted into strands which are formed into a necklace, you’ll leave with a conversation piece that also keeps you warm while you’re at the office or hockey game.  The felting of wool has been described…

Spinning Wool: A Beginner’s Day

December 8 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
$5512 tickets left

Have you always wanted to learn how to spin your own wool?  Did you inherit Grandma’s old spinning wheel and wonder what to do with it?  Bring your own or borrow a spinning wheel and join us for an informative session learning to prepare and spin wool. This half-day class will cover: Working with your…

Learn To Knit – Intergenerational Class

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
$455 tickets left

Intergenerational Age: 12+, each child must be accompanied by an adult. Did you know folks have been knitting socks since the 11th century CE?  Learning to knit opens up the door for a lifelong hobby that is both invigorating and meditative.  You too can be one of those amazing people who can knit and watch the…

Knowledge Next Door: Health Through the Holidays

December 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$2039 tickets left

Join Bre Marsel, Registered Dietitian, for the second in a series of talks about nutrition and your family.  Holidays are about friends, family and celebrations.  In the flurry of the season, however, it can be difficult to focus on making health conscious decisions.  Join Bre in discussing tips and tricks to stay on track during…

Cookin’ Kids

December 15 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
$255 tickets left

    Intergenerational Age: 7-12, each child must be accompanied by an adult.   From basic kitchen safety skills to nutritional snacks that are fun to make and good to eat, Cookin’ Kids teaches and empowers your child to make good food choices.  Up to 8 students will prepare step-by-step recipes that are ‘kid-approved’ and…

Knitting 101: Yarn Bombing in Wilder Forest

January 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
$5012 tickets left

Learn to knit and yarn bomb the Marine Mills Folk School!  Students will learn the knit stitch and if time allows, will move on to purling.  Join us for a stress-free but loads-of-laughs class to learn something that perhaps you’ve wanted to do for a long time or to brush up on some basics that…

Relax…Breathe…Weave: Exploring Weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom

January 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
$85.006 tickets left

Whether you are a beginner or experienced weaver, you will enjoy learning how to weave on the versatile Schacht “Cricket” Rigid Heddle Loom. You will complete a table runner or set of coasters, learning how to create patterns using color, fiber texture and a few simple techniques. Looms will be pre-warped for all weavers. You’ll…

Knowledge Next Door: Trending Topics in Nutrition & Diets

January 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$2039 tickets left

Join Bre Marsel, Registered Dietitian, for another insightful and fun discussion, this time on the topic of nutrition and diets.  The million dollar questions is: “What should I eat to feel good, lose weight, and get and stay healthy?”  Bre hears this question on a daily basis as she works to keep patients and clients…

We're always looking for new classes to offer at Marine Mills Folk School. If you have a specific course you'd like to see, or if you'd like to facilitate a class at the school, please apply to become an instructor, or email info@MarineMillsFolkSchool.org

"We are born makers.  We move what we're learning from our heads to our hearts through our hands."

- Brene Brown