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:: Our First Season ::

Intergenerational: Sourdough Bread Baking

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
$507 tickets left

Slow down, get your hands messy, have some fun and learn the benefits of sourdough baking. The class will feature all steps of the sourdough baking process: sourdough culture maintenance and levain (starter) preparation, dough handling and shaping, as well as the final proof and how to bake in a home oven. You will leave…

Punch Needle Rug Hooking

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
$10010 tickets left

Punch needle rug hooking is quick and easy to learn, and once you know the basics, the possibilities of what you can make with this new fiber skill are endless!  Remember hooked rugs from your great-grandmother’s era?  While rug hooking used a small needle that was used to pull ‘hooks’ of yarn, the development of…

Saami Inspired Scandinavian Bracelet

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
$909 tickets left

The dramatic landscape of northern Scandinavia is that of the midnight sun, northern lights, and the Sámi, a nomadic tribal group that follows the migration of the reindeer. Traditional Sámi jewelry incorporates elements of their northern landscape – softened reindeer leather, braided pewter wire, and sculpted antler. Discover this unique tradition with veteran instructor Liz Bucheit…

Viking “Knit” Chain Bracelet

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
$909 tickets left

We are so happy Liz Bucheit is back for another Viking knit class!  Come explore the ancient tradition of chain making. You’ll use “Viking Knitting,” a centuries-old looping technique, to create a beautiful silver bracelet with a variety of unusual clasps. Historically, this unique method of weaving resembles “nalbinding” knitting and was used to fabricate…

Soap Making

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
$406 tickets left

Learn to make all natural soap with John Hanson, owner/maker of the Longfellow Soap Company. Due to the use of lye (used as it has been for over 5,000 years in soap making), the soap portion of the class will primarily be a demonstration. Students will leave the class fully prepared to make their own…

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

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
$854 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…

Hand-Sewing Leather: Everyday Goods

October 12 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
$7513 tickets left

This entry-level class is designed to introduce the classic techniques of hand-sewing with leather. Students can choose from a mix of projects that demonstrate the basics of working with leather including cutting, punching, hand sewing, riveting, snap setting, finishing and care. Students will be guided through the process from hide to finished product – leaving…

1-Year Anniversary Celebration – Community picnic/Open House

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Marine Mills Folk School is 1 year old and we’re throwing a party for the entire community!  Please join us for a day of celebration! All are invited to stop in and visit!  Meet a few of our instructors and tour our new location at Marine Elementary School. Families are encouraged to bring kids. We…

The Art of Winemaking: A Tasteful Tour

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$40 – $11040 tickets left

In this first class of the 3-part Wine Series with Spillery Creative, increase your ‘wine cred’ as you learn the history of winemaking plus sample a delicious wine flight that exemplifies the vast array of winemaking techniques and styles. Make it an evening with friends, or come on your own to meet others interested in…

Beaded Snowflake Mitten Ornament

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
$5524 tickets left

It’s not too early to start creating for the next snowy season! Using small size 11 seed beads, needle, and thread you will construct a 1¼-inch delicate yet easy to make beaded snowflake by hand. Then attach the snowflake to a 3½-inch by 3-inch felted wool mitten ornament.  Snowflakes can be made in several sizes,…

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