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June 2021

Stepping Stones in Stained Glass

June 27, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Folk School Building, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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$21

Rescheduled for 2021...     Instructor: Laura Hamlett. Create a stepping stone embellished with stained glass to use in your garden or home. A minimum of 4 students need to be registered by Friday, June 25 in order to hold the class. Maximum of 12 students.  To register for this class, click "Add to Cart" below or call 906-884-7663. For information about refunds, click on the Refund Policy link at the bottom of the Folk School page. Directions: Follow M-107…

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July 2021

Silk Painting from Nature: Paint today, quilt tomorrow

July 9, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm EDT
Union Bay Folk School Building, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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$60

Rescheduled for 2021... Instructor: Martha Kotter, 2019 Friends of the Porkies Artist in Residence. Paint a nature scene from the Porkies or a nature-inspired abstract using resist, a stretcher frame, and water-base silk paints to complete one or two paintings. Bring a lunch and patience! Ages 11 through adult are welcome. Your painting from today's class is your ticket into tomorrow's quilting class.   A minimum of 4 students need to be registered by Friday, July 2 in order to…

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Silk Art Quilting: Using the Previous Day’s Painting

July 10, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Folk School Building, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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$55

Rescheduled for 2021...   Instructor: Martha Kotter, 2019 Friends of the Porkies Artist in Residence. Use your silk painting from the previous class “Silk Painting from Nature” to make a quilted hanging .  They will learn about hand quilting and making embellishments.  Although you will will not finish during class, you will leave knowing needed finishing techniques. No quilting experience is necessary. Bring your own scissors and a lunch.   A minimum of 4 students need to be registered by…

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Applique Beadwork: Rosette Earings: Session 1 of 2

July 14, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Folk School Building, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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$45

Rescheduled for 2021...   Instructor: Cynthia Cote: Learn the applique stitch to create circular beadwork for a pair of earrings. The beadwork rosette is stitched on ultrasuede with a leather backing. Front and back are stitched together with a decorative beadwork edging. Examine samples of beadwork; discuss basic design and color combining. Cynthia enjoys introducing students to the joy of beadwork. All ages teen to adult are welcome. Some experience with needle and thread is helpful, and manual dexterity is…

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Applique Beadwork: Rosette Earrings: Session 2 of 2

July 19, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Folk School Building, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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Rescheduled for 2021...   Instructor: Cynthia Cote: Finish the pair of earrings you began in Session 1. Take your finished earrings home to wear and enjoy. You must have taken Session 1 to take this class.   See Session 1 for the class fee.   A minimum of 4 students need to be registered by the start of Session 1 on July 14 in order to hold the class. Maximum of 8 students.  To register for this class, click "Add…

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Natural Artisan Soap

July 30, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Folk School Building, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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$42

Rescheduled for 2021...   Instructor: Gary Olds. Enjoy the luxury of your own handcrafted artisan soap. This workshop covers all steps in the process, including the adding of herbs, natural colorants and essential or fragrant oils. Learn everything you need to know to make your own soap at home. Bring a lunch if you are staying for the afternoon's copper jewelry class.   A minimum of 5 students need to be registered by Friday, July 23 in order to hold…

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Hammered Copper Jewelry

July 30, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Folk School Building, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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$40

Rescheduled for 2021...   Instructor: Gary Olds. Explore the excitement and satisfaction of working with copper and other embellishments to create your own piece of beautiful, unique, handmade artisan jewelry. Leave with either 2 sets of earrings, or an earring/necklace set.  Learn how to continue making jewelry at home using common household tools and a modest investment in specialty tools.   A minimum of 3 students need to be registered by Friday, July 23 in order to hold the class.…

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August 2021

Northern Lights in Stained Glass

August 1, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Folk School Building, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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$40

Rescheduled for 2021...   Instructor: Laura Hamlett. Imagine having the northern lights flashing through your window year-round. Use the copper foil method do create the aurora borealis in stained glass. A minimum of 4 students need to be registered by Friday, July 30 in order to hold the class. Maximum of 8 students.  To register for this class, click "Add to Cart" below or call 906-884-7663. For information about refunds, click on the Refund Policy link at the bottom of…

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Eco Printing and Natural Dyeing

August 6, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm EDT
Union Bay Folk School Building, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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$81

Rescheduled for 2021...   Instructor: Debbie Jircik. Draw on the collective experiences of the instructors to make a variety of samples of contact printing, explore natural dyes, and create an eco-printed silk scarf. Dive deep into the process of eco-printing using foraged and cultivated plants/leaves; investigate the interaction of tannin, iron and mordant using sustainable methods (no plastic barrier cloth).  Participants will also have the opportunity to work with northern Wisconsin cultivated fresh leaf indigo dye. Leave the class with…

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Pint Cozy

August 13, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Folk School Building, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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$60

Rescheduled for 2021...   Instructor: Karen Tembreull. Begin with a birch bark base, add willow bark on the sides, use cotton thread as a twiner and weave a basket that will fit a pint mason jar. Karen will provide the jars. Bring a lunch. All levels of weavers ages 16 and older are welcome. A minimum of 5 students need to be registered by Friday, July 30 in order to hold the class. Maximum of 14 students.  To register for…

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