Ingebretsen’s presents classes on crafts, cooking, needlework, knitting, and Nordic culture. Periodically, our blog will feature profiles of our teachers. Today, we focus on Erik and Michele Vevang, who teach Introduction to Spoon Carving. Erik and Michele Vevang were each led by very different sources of inspiration to the same conclusion – wood carving is… More Erik and Michele Vevang – Teaching mindfulness through spooncarving.
Settle in with your spindle this evening to mark St. Distaff Day. Yes, a distaff is an object, not a person, but the English name for today is, indeed, St. Distaff. Less poetically minded people may refer to this as Roc Day, “roc” being a synonym used mainly in northern Europe for a distaff. This… More On the close of St. Distaff Day
New Year’s Eve 2018 is here. Are you making resolutions for 2019? When was the last time you sat down and wrote a thank you note or any note to someone. Not an email or a text but a real pen-to-paper note? I’m going to encourage you to consider taking up note writing as a… More Write Away