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October 23-24th, Applique: Design and Construction

Monday & Tuesday,  5:30 pm to 8 pm

What to bring;

  • Embellishments: sturdy satin, ribbons, calico and cotton fabric scraps.
  • a bag, shirt, skirt or vest to put applique on
  • Bring your own drawn design for applique

Sewing machines are available and some fabric will be available.

 Dinner provided.

White Earth Tribal & Community College, 2250 College Road Mahnomen, MN

RSVP: 218- 935-0417 to Becca Ext. 314 or Emma at Ext 302

This workshop is a collaboration between WETCC Extension and WETCC Cultural Coordinator. The WETCC Cultural Department was formed in response to the WETCC strategic goal 4.A. Increase Culture on Campus.  The department coordinates cultural activities, training, and ceremonies to enhance student learning. It also increases cultural adeptness to current and future employees of the college through professional development opportunities.   

October 23-25th Traditional Skirt Making

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 5:30 and8pm

The September response and participation for skirt making was overwhelming so we added an October class is being offered.

Though we will have some fabric you can bring your own pre washed 2. 5 yards and your own 4 yards (per color) of ribbon of your choice. Instructor is Bev St John.

Class is free and dinner is provided

Please sign up- 218-935-0417 with Becca Ext 314 or Tammy 213

October 27-29th Scandinavian Knife Making

We will meet Mahnomen High School in Industrial Arts Room

Friday, 5pm to 9pm : Design knife

Saturday, 9am to 5pm : Prep & create handle

Sunday, 9am to 5pm: Shape handle & finish  

The focus of this workshop is to teach those who want to carry this tradition forward. High quality materials provided include a Finnish blade, curly birch wood, antler, and nickel silver for the handle. Attendees can also bring their own beautiful piece of wood, horn, rawhide, or other material to use for a knife handle. Instructor: Steve Dahlberg

Click here for pdf flyer

Limit 7 Participants

Fee: $30.00

To Register or Questions: Tammy Bellanger   218-935-0417 Ext. 213 tbellanger@wetcc.edu