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Folk School Class: Create a Coat – Choose your style

Make Your Own Coat

This is a 2-Day Class
Monday, February 10, 2020
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Tuition: $100 Materials: $5

Wrap yourself in tradition with a beautiful blanket coat or choose to make a different style like a car coat, a poncho, or a blanket coat with a little more tailoring. Woodsmen and Native Americans alike favored blanket coats or capotes as practical, warm, comfortable, easy-to-make coats. Learn how to design a coat custom-fit for you without even using a pattern! You will learn how to measure, cut, construct, and hand-sew your coat. Decorative stitches used for constructing the pieces and embellishing the final garment will be introduced. You don’t need to have any experience, really! Come, learn, have some fun, and walk away with a coat, ready to wear or ready to finish at home. Students will need to bring a new or used full size (double) blanket, 80″ x 90″ or larger or an equivalent measure of wool fabric. Other types of fabric can be used, but will hang differently. About the instructors: Betty Firth and Heidi Breaker both have a long history of doing a lot of different things, and making a unique coat that suited their style is one of those things. They decided it would be fun to teach others how to do it, so come help them have some fun. Register Here

Feb 10 2020


Date: February 10
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost: $105
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Ely Folk School 209 E Sheridan St Ely, MN 55731

2 E Sheridan St United States


Ely Folk School
Phone: 218-235-0138
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