Learn the ancient Norwegian art form of “shinfeller”

Shinfeller artJoin Karen Aakre for a unique workshop where you will make a pair of baby slippers and mittens, or adult-sized wristlets and headband, on Thursday, April 17th from 6-9pm.  This workshop is given as an extension of the Sheep to Shawl fiber arts show on display through March 15 in the ground floor gallery.

Workshop participants will create and take home a work of art using the shinfeller techniques.   Traditional skinfeller designs will be stenciled on small pieces of sheepskin to create either a headband and wristlets or baby booties and baby mittens. Cost of the class is $50 per person and includes all materials needed to complete a work of shinfeller art.