Current & Upcoming

Bean Pot Basket with Wire Handle (In-Person) January 7 & 8, 2023

Jan 07, 2023 9:00AM—3:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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Check out this Bean Pot Basket! It has a wire handle and a simple offset twill weave around the basket. Add a bit of dyed reed and you have a great basket. A simple yet functional basket. In this class, you will create a round, twined bottom basket which measures 9” in diameter and 7.5”…

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Make a Bike Basket! (In-Person) March 25, 2023

Mar 25, 2023 9:30AM—3:30PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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Learn the basic basket-making techniques and take home a bike basket! Lay out the base of the basket, shape the sides and create a sturdy rim. Join Kirsten, a long-time instructor who will have you laughing and learning, she’ll help you ease into basket weaving with no stress, you’ll be amazed at how fast the…

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Wool Drying Basket (In-Person) October 29 & 30

Oct 29, 2022 9:30AM—Oct 30, 2022 3:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Throughout the 1800s, wool drying baskets were used after shearing sheep to dry wool before carding and spinning. The damp wool was placed in the basket to allow air to circulate around wool fleece. The bottom of this type of basket is an open lattice to allow for better drying. The wool drying basket you…

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Past | Archive

Happy Thanksgiving to All from Marine Mills Folk School!

Nov 24, 2022 8:00AM—Nov 27, 2022 12:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School

Foraged and Farmed Wreaths Session 7 (In-Person) November 20, 2022

Nov 20, 2022 12:30PM—3:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Beginning Spoon Carving (In-Person, Intergenerational) November 19, 2022

Nov 19, 2022 10:00AM—1:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Foraged and Farmed Wreaths, Session 5 (In-Person) November 19, 2022

Nov 19, 2022 11:00AM—1:30PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047