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We now have more time to craft, cook and bake. While our in-person classes are suspended for now, we are organizing future virtual and online classes for 2021. So please get ready to join us in a fun, new way! Stay healthy and keep in touch for the latest news.
Below are some of the typical classes we offer...


A virtual class offering -

Sámi-Inspired Beginning Bracelet Class with Liz Bucheit

It’s Virtually Creative Sámi-Inspired Bracelet Class Time!

Join instructor Liz Bucheit live online through Zoom as we learn to make a Sámi-inspired leather bracelet, a distinctive jewelry style that developed in the Sámi's northern nomadic culture. Reindeer are important to the culture and the traditional jewelry incorporates softened reindeer leather and sculpted antler. All levels of skill are welcome at this class. We will explore the traditional jewelry techniques of triple braiding, coiled pewter wire, and sewing the finished braid to a softened reindeer hide strip. A reindeer antler button finishes off the bracelet. Kits will be mailed to students in advance of the class date.

Class size is limited to 12 students

Register online through Eventzilla - click here!  Registrants will receive a Zoom link prior to the class.*

$125 = Class fee of $50 + Materials fee $75 (Kit includes materials for 1 double braided tin thread bracelet plus plastic clamp and paper clip)

Students will need:

Scissors
Thimble (if needed for sewing)
Rubber cement or tacky glue
Toothpicks (for glue application)
Extra magnification (cheater glasses or other if needed for close work)

To learn more about the instuctor, Liz Bucheit, and about the class, please read our blog post


A virtual class offering -

Sámi Inspired Four Braid Bracelet Class - with Liz Bucheit

Want to try a colorful variation of a Sámi Inspired bracelet? Don’t want to take the time to sew your braid to the usual strip of reindeer hide? Maybe you need a quick gift that’s unique or you want a style with a little color. Whether you are beginner or seasoned crafter this braid variation has all the beauty of a traditional weave but with a punch of color. This “Scandic blue” bracelet is capped on the ends with matching reindeer leather and traditional style antler button and loop clasp. This is a great way to incorporate some color in your design and cut down on your sewing time to boot! *Note: Students will receive kits with all the necessary materials included by mail in advance

Class fee: $85 (Includes plastic clamp for braiding)

Register online through Eventzilla - click here! *Registrants will receive a Zoom link prior to the class.

Class size is limited to 12 students

Students will need:

- Scissors
- Measuring tape or ruler
- Thimble (if needed for sewing)
- Rubber cement or tacky glue
- Toothpicks (for glue application)
- Extra magnification (cheater glasses or other if needed for close work)



A virtual class offering -

Sølje Spoon Earring Class

Ever wonder why sølje pins have those shiny dangles with silver disc drops? These discs are called “spoons” or “shells” in Norwegian. Silver has long been a protective element against evil and abduction by the hulder folk in Scandinavia. Legend has it that should you run into the devil wearing your sparkling sølje he would see his own reflection and run away!

Don’t run away from a chance to create your own silver and gold washed earrings in this short class designed to introduce you to the beauty of Scandinavian silver work. Join veteran instructor Liz Bucheit live online for this exciting new class offering. Kits will be mailed to students in advance of the class date.

Students will assemble up to 2 pairs of earrings using multiple disc elements suspended from sterling silver French hook ear wires. A willingness to use hand tools (pliers) is required.

Class fee: Kit includes silver and goldwashed discs and sterling jump rings to create 1-2pairs of earrings. You will need 2 pairs of flat nose pliers. $85

Kit with pliers: If you do not have pliers they can be purchased and sent with your kit for an additional $20. Class fee for kit with pliers: $105


Students will need:

- 2 pairs of flat nose pliers. *These can be purchased and sent with your kit for an additional $20

- Extra magnification (cheater glasses or other if needed for close work)




If you have questions about a class, please email  classes@ingebretsens.com