In the mid 1800 Métis women made a variety wall pockets from what material they had on hand or access to for their homes. They were made with wool, birchbark or leather. They decorated these wall pockets with beadwork, embroidery or porcupine quills.
Wall pockets provide storage space for small household or personal items as well as a bright room decoration.
Instruction will include intro to embroidery, ribbon embroidery and wool tufting.
Date: Feb 20, 2021
Time: 11am – 4pm