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Fun with Fiber for Kids

September 12, 19, 26 & Oct. 3, 10, 17, 2018 (3:15-5:00) with Laura Demuth

Ages 10 to 17
Level of Instruction
Ages 10-17.
  • $35.00 Members
  • $35.00 Non-members

Are you curious about sheep, the fleece that grows on their backs, and how wool is transformed into cloth? If so, this class is for you. We will visit a flock of sheep, explore various ways to create braids and bands, and learn to knit and weave. This class is supported by The American-Scandinavian Foundation.

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About the Instructor

Laura Demuth
Laura Demuth helps a student.

Laura Demuth has been a weaver for over 30 years and enjoys all aspects of fiber production, from raising the sheep to taking a finished piece off the loom. Because she lives on a small acreage just seven miles northeast of Decorah, Vesterheim has been a continual source of education and inspiration throughout her weaving career. Laura has focused on traditional weaving structures and techniques, and is a Vesterheim Gold Medalist.