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Mixed-Level Saami Bracelet
Mixed-Level Saami Bracelet Class
Start from the beginning or expand on your Saami bracelet skills! In this class we will create a wide multi-braided bracelet with a variety of intricate braids and coils using traditional spooled pewter coil. If you loved the single braid style of the Saami bracelet class and want to experiment with different braiding combination, this is your opportunity to individualize your style. All materials are provided. Class fee is $30 and payable to Ingebretsen's. The materials fee is $95 and is payable to the instructor.
Saturday, June 22 10 to 4
About the Instructor
Liz Bucheit is the award-winning goldsmith and jeweler of Crown Trout Jewelry in Lanesboro, Minnesota.
Liz holds a Master's degree in metalworking and jewelry from the University of Iowa, Iowa City.
She has trained in traditional jewelry techniques in Ireland and Norway.
Decorative Swedish Folk Art Painting
Join us in Stockholm, Wisconsin for an introductory class to the beautiful decorative folk art of Sweden.
The early folk artists of Sweden painted scenes of everyday life, bible stories, and floral designs to brighten the walls in the dark interiors of their homes. You will learn the art form's history, pattern use, basic brush strokes and the special “Swedish” paint effects. The class will be taught using acrylic paints. The project will be painted on your choice of either a wall hanging or a canvas tote.
The instructor, Carol Bender, has taught Swedish Folk Art painting extensively in Wisconsin and Minnesota
for more than 10 years. This class is presented in conjunction with Stockholm's Midsommer Celebration and
is held in the Samla Rum, N2089 Spring Street, Stockholm, Wisconsin. $95
Friday, June 21, 7 to 9 & Saturday, June 22 from 9 to 3
Make a Traditional Swedish Leather Pouch
Kristin Knudson will teach you how to make a traditional Swedish leather pouch. These pouches are perfect for coins
or any small treasures. You will learn basic leather stitching, including how create a gather, piping and a clasp.
The finished pouch is nice as a gift or equally nice to keep for yourself. $40 plus a $20 materials fee payable to the instructor. You will need to purchase a pewter button from Ingebretsen's ($3) or bring your own.
A short break will be taken for lunch.
Saturday, June 29 9 to 5
This basket makes a great decoration for your front door or entrance. The basket can be filled with either fresh or dried flowers or herbs. This basket measures 10" at the widest point and 12" high with the handle. This basket has been dyed to age it. The handle is cord wrapped. Materials are included in the price. (Class size is limited. Please register early.) This class is not eligible for the Lake Street Council Two-for-One coupon. $35
Saturday, July 13 9:30 to 12:30
Introduction to Chainmaille (1 - European Weaves)
This is the first introductory chainmaille class given by jewelry artist Bekah Lunn. This class will focus on European weaves. Learn about its history and how to create beautiful modern jewelry using this archaic method. During the course of the three-hour class, you will work on two projects of different styles. Bekah will also give examples of how the different weaves can be used. All materials are included in the class fee, though extra beads and embellishments are available from the instructor at an additional cost. $65
Thursday, July18 4 to 7
Introduction to Chainmaille (2 - Persian Weaves)
This is the second introductory chainmaille class given by jewelry artist Bekah Lunn. This class will focus on Persian weaves. Learn about its history and how to create beautiful modern jewelry using this archaic method. During the course of the three-hour class, you will work on two projects of different styles. Bekah will also give examples of how the different weaves can be used. All materials are included in the class fee, though extra beads and embellishments are available from the instructor at an additional cost. Introduction to Chainmaille (1 - European weaves) is a prerequisite for this class. Please bring tools from the first class. $55
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