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Beginning Quilting: Triangles & Stars – 2 half-day classes

November 16 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
$609 tickets left

Have you always wanted to try quilting and found the thought of it intimidating? Are you an experienced quilter and want to polish your skills?  With the guidance of expert quilter Wynn Martin, you will enjoy reviewing the basics and create an oversized block quilt suitable for a baby quilt or wall hanging. We will…

Holiday Breadmaking

November 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$50Sold out

You’ll be ready for the holidays with some delicious breads!  We’ll make Cardamom Bread, a delicately flavored braided yeasted bread.  In Finland it’s called “pulla” and is typical in cafeterias where it is considered as sign of a high-quality place.  You’ll discover multiple ways to use this versatile dough, and get in some good hand…

Pysanky-Ukrainian Egg Decoration

November 16 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
$551 ticket left

Just in time for the Christmas season, learn the art of making pysanky – Ukrainian decorated eggs.  Using beeswax and dyes applied in layers, students will create amazing, beautiful eggs, perfect for Christmas gifts or a Christmas ornament to hang on the tree.  Just think how happy your friends and family will be to receive…

Imagination + Kids + Camera = FUN! Beginning Photography Age 10+ – 2 half-day classes

November 16 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
$65Sold out

A picture is worth a thousand words!  This class will empower students to begin to capture images that express themselves in relation to the world around them.    Students will be introduced to technical and aesthetic aspects of photography, providing them with the foundation for life-long enjoyment & expression. This class is on 2 consecutive…

Needle Felted Acorns

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$301 ticket left

A perfect introduction to needle felting for beginners, this class is designed to introduce students to needle felting with a simple, seasonal project achievable in two hours’ time. Felting is older than spinning or weaving and found in many world cultures.  Felting wool means to agitate the fibers so that they bond together into a…

Build a Wooden Paddle

November 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$125

Build your own bent shaft canoe paddle. Students will learn about wood selection and grains, use of hand tools and skill saw, paddle design and considerations, and paddle sizing.  Each student will leave with a completed bent shaft paddle ready for varnishing. This class will take place over 3 days/weeks for a total of 9…

Beginning Knitting-Make a Cozy Headband

November 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$30Sold out

Intimidated by knitting?  Tried it multiple times but got frustrated and dropped it?   Join long-time instructor Liz Towers who will gently guide you and support you as you become an honest-to-goodness knitter! You can do it! Learn the basics as you knit a cozy headband just in time for winter. Once you make one,…

Creating Wreaths – Intergenerational

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
$401 ticket left

Come make your own foraged and farmed evergreen wreath with Miminka, a local flower farm located in Saint Croix Falls, Wisconsin.   In this class you’ll be shown which trees and varieties make the best and longest lasting wreaths. All the foliage will be provided, and a variety of dried floral will be available for…

Creating Wreaths – Additional Saturday Class

November 23 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
$40Sold out

Due to popular demand, we added ANOTHER WREATH CLASS on Saturday, Nov. 23 from 1:30pm to 4:00pm. Come make your own foraged and farmed evergreen wreath with Miminka, a local flower farm located in Saint Croix Falls, Wisconsin.   In this class, you’ll be shown which trees and varieties make the best and longest-lasting wreaths.…

Creating Wreaths – Additional Class Added!

November 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
$40Sold out

Due to popular demand, we added this wreath class on Sunday, Nov. 24! Come make your own foraged and farmed evergreen wreath with Miminka, a local flower farm located in Saint Croix Falls, Wisconsin.   In this class you’ll be shown which trees and varieties make the best and longest lasting wreaths. All the foliage…

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