Medicine Bag Class
Create your very own personalized medicine bag!
Cost: $50 not including supplies
Skill level: beginner
Students will learn how to hand-sew and decorate a leather medicine bag using traditional methods. A medicine bag is a very personal item unique to the wearer containing meaningful objects.
Basic cost for supplies: $70-$100
-Size 7 Glover’s needle
-Small spool artificial sinew
-One yard sof-suede lace (colour of your choice)
-Deer hide(available for purchase on the day of class)
Optional supplies: beads, feathers, beaded rosettes – cost will vary depending on how you wish to decorate your bag.
About our instructor – Linda Laurent
Linda will help you find inspiration for decorating your bag – you might decide to use beads, beaded rosettes, or feathers. Supplies to embellish are available in our store. If you have a special decorative item you would like to use, bring it with you to class and Linda will help you incorporate it into your design.
Linda is a self-taught artisan who has been crafting all her life. She is an experienced instructor making many types of traditional crafts including dreamcatchers, medicine bags, drum makings, bag, and moccasins.