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Traditional Scandinavian Spoon Carving

February 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$604 tickets left

This is an introductory spoon carving class.  We will start with an overview of traditional knife grips and carving techniques.  After applying those skills on practice sticks, students will begin carving a medium-sized serving or cooking spoon.  With Michele and Erik providing support and expert guidance, the goal of the class is for each student…

Salmon Leather Wallet

February 8, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$506 tickets left

Did you know eco-friendly fish leather uses the skin of processed fish that would otherwise be thrown away?  Fish leather is being used today in the design of handbags, shoes, even clothing. In this class, you’ll learn how to create your own leather bi-fold wallet using tanned/dyed salmon leather!  Fish leather is the second strongest…

Knit Giant Chunky Blanket

February 8, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$12010 tickets left

We at Marine Mills are delighted to offer another class by Cara Corey. This is Cara’s most popular class and we can see why!  Learn how to make a dreamy super thick and cozy knit blanket out of wool roving, plus tips and techniques for caring for these blankets. No knitting experience required! Knit and…

Norwegian Rosemaling: Weekend Class!

February 8, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$7512 tickets left

Rosemaling means “rose painting” in Norwegian.  Join us to learn and practice the techniques and designs of this beautiful traditional craft.  This class will be over the weekend of February 8 & 9.   Each student will go home after this weekend with a round wooden plaque with their rosemaling design on it, enthusiastic to…

Knitting: Intro to Cables!

February 22, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
$4010 tickets left

In this amazing class, you will learn the skills of learning cables, learning to knit on double-pointed needles (it’s not as hard as you think it is!) and learning to read patterns and charts.   Quick Knit Mitts – Simple, soft, and warm mitts to jazz up your winter (and leave your fingers free for texting…or…

Intro to Tai Chi

February 23, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$5025 tickets left

Tai Chi is a meditative moving practice that has been gaining popularity in recent years with many studies tying this practice to improved health, wellness as well as longevity. Evidence-based studies have shown that the health and wellness benefits of Tai Chi practice may include increased bone density, lowered blood pressure, increased physical strength and…

Fix your Knitting Mistakes – without ripping out your hair!

February 29, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$35.0010 tickets left

Be the boss of your own knitting!  No need to perform a full-blown amputation when a little first aid would do.  Learn how to fix knitting mistakes without ripping out your knitting … or ripping out your hair! In this class students will learn how to recognize and diagnose knitting mistakes on actual swatches provided…

Intro to Boro Fabrics

February 29, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
$5515 tickets left

Boro –a Japanese word meaning “broken:  an aesthetic that is based on fabric or garments that have been heavily used, tattered, and repaired using various darning techniques. Boro cloth lends itself to several trending movements such as sustainability (upcycle, recycle, circular design); visible mending (sashiko stitching, slow stitching) and mindfulness, as people have become interested…

Needle Felted Chickadee

March 7, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
$559 tickets left

In this fast-paced class, students will learn techniques for needle felting a beautiful, three-dimensional, lifelike bird from Corriedale wool roving and felting fine detail using merino prefelt and merino roving.  Participants will learn needle felting basics and techniques to needle felt details and realism in wool. Unique finishing details will render a hanging bird ornament.…

Lavashe/Crackers from Scratch! Intergenerational Baking

March 7, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$5010 tickets left

Make your next gathering even more personal with homemade crackers (lavashe). There are as many ways to make lavashe as there are regions in the world! Lavashe is a thin, soft flatbread popular in Turkey, Iran, and other Middle Eastern countries, is made with flour, water, and salt. It can be served with dips like​…

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