American Craft Council Show — Saint Paul

10-12 April 2015 — Saint Paul, Minnesota

We're very excited to be a first time exhibitor at the American Craft Council Show in Saint Paul. The event spans three and a half days and we can't wait to share our work with you. Over 200 exhibitors will be on hand at this annual event!

Each piece we make tells a unique story. Each story we hear inspires our work. We’d love to share and hear from you April 10-12 at the American Craft Council show.

Fiber Fair

14 - 16 November 2014 — Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Weavers Guild of Minnesota is holding its 40th annual sale at the Northrup King Building in NE Minneapolis. As always, there will be a great selection of fiber art produced by WGM members. Choose from a huge assortment of handcrafted scarves, table linens, bags, rugs, handspun yarn and much more.

Studio Tupla Exhibition — Dassel History Center

24 May 2014 - 1 September 2014 — Dassel, Minnesota

Carol's Finnish ancestry and Craig's recollections of his formative years in Dassel intersect at the Dassel History Center as their fine furniture and textiles come together under one roof in celebration of the local area's Finnish heritage. This event is one of many across the state that are connected to a much larger celebration of Finland, Finnish America and Finnish culture sponsored by FinnFest USA, a nationally based organization. The exhibit will be open through Labor Day.

Please join us for a special opening reception where Carol and Craig will be on hand to talk about their work, Saturday, May 24th, 10am-Noon and 2pm-4pm.

We'll be back again for the final days of the exhibit during the local Red Rooster Day festivities on Saturday, August 30th and Monday, Labor Day, September 1st.

DIRECTIONS: Follow Google Map and then go a little further north to the intersection of 1st and Lake Streets.

ASI Julmarknad (Swedish Christmas Market)

7- 8 December 2013 — Minneapolis, Minnesota

The American Swedish Institute hosts an annual Nordic-influenced Christmas celebration that incorporates both new and old traditions and customs. A Handcraft Fair, featuring local artisans, as well as traditional music and dancing, touring of the historic Turnblad Mansion and holiday exhibits, drop-in handcraft workshops, youth and family activities, a bake sale, Nordic cuisine, and other indoor and outdoor activities make up ASI's Julmarknad.  

Exploring Twills

23 & 24 March and 6 & 7 April 2013 — Minneapolis, Minnesota

Explore the never-ending world of twills! Learn rosepath, gooseye, advancing, undulating twills and more. In this two-weekend class, students will learn the basic building blocks of this versatile weave structure, and apply the concepts learned by completing a sampler "gamp" towel, scarf, set of coordinating placemats, or other twill project of their choice. More information and registration can be found at the Weavers Guild of MN.

Intro to Weaving

16 March 2013 — Stillwater, Minnesota

Are you ready to learn the basics of weaving and create your very own handwoven project?  In this one day workshop, you'll learn how to prepare a rigid heddle loom using quick and easy direct warping technique, and weave a scarf or table runner.  A great introduction to see if weaving is for you. More information and registration at Darn.Knit.Anyway

The Power of Pick-Up

28 February & 7 March 2013 — Minneapolis, Minnesota

Now that you’ve woven plain weave on the rigid heddle frame loom, let’s add some texture and variety with pick-up techniques. By using a simple pick-up stick or two, we’ll unleash the power of the ingenious rigid heddle frame loom and explore lace effects, waffle weave, honeycomb and more. More information and registration at the Weavers Guild of MN.