Beaded Baby Moccasin Class

Posted: February 20, 2015

Create your very own pair of Ojibwe beaded baby moccasins with St. Croix tribal member Hazel Hindsley on Saturday, March 21, from 10 am to 4 pm.

Using quality tanned deer hide, Hazel will teach the steps required for assembly and help you embellish the baby moccasins with bead embroidery using her sample patterns or your own design.

A respected elder in the St. Croix tribal community, Hazel is a master in Ojibwe language, moccasin-making, beading, blankets, regalia, dance, and traditional teachings. She learned beading and moccasin-making from her mother.

This class is open to adults with sewing experience. Students must bring a sharp sewing scissors; all other materials included.

$65 museum members, $70 for non-members. Advance registration is required, as class size is limited to 10 students. Contact Liz Reuter at 715-834-7871 or for more information, or to register by Friday, March 6.

This project is supported in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board, with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts, and by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. Art Works.


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