Classes for 2019

May 17th-19th

    Our supply's in class may not be your color choice, but you do get the knowledge of how to do the project in a cost effective way so we can keep the cost down.

Please read each class description so you will know if it is something you want to learn or improve on.  Also, read to see if you need to bring something to class or if there are other requirements.

 Please check back with us often as not all instructors have decided what they want to teach this year.



  Please note $  #  means an Age, Knowledge, Equipment requirements or an extra charge. 

If you  have any questions please contact:   

  Kimberley aka Comes Late at 253-326-5420 or email 

Beaded Velet Bag

Sandy/Slapped Woman will have you beading flowers on the front of a velvet bag.

Bog Coat / Canceled

RaeAnn. Want to stay warm, but you don't want to wear a long Capote? Learn how to make an easier and less complicated alternative. Bring a medium to light weight wool blanket  or heavy yardage.  Heavy Cotton or linen works well too. To determine the yardage needed;   Width is the largest measurement from wrist to wrist or around largest part of body (which ever is largest). Length is the measurement for waist up and over shoulder to bottom of coat (you determine length thigh or knee).  # Age  16 and up#


Gina/Hot Ass has discovered the love of blacksmithing and is going to show you the twist and bends.

Cedar Basket Necklace / CANCELED

Renita /Ball Buster will help you learn to weave your own cedar necklace with cedar and wax linen. 

Cockade Applique

Jen. After you have taken 's this class you will be decorating everything from your hat to your shoes and everything in between. 

Ear of Corn Basket

Shere'e/Many Names loves to teach baskets and this year she has a new one.

Easy Dutch Oven Technique

Kathy/Smokin is featuring ceramic inserts. Dutch oven techniques and simple dishes made for Saturday nights potluck. 


Shere'e/Many Names will have you using basic basket weaving skills, you will make this very useful footstool for your camp. 

Fur Trade Era Embroidery

Debra will have you explore embroidery styles and stitches popular in the late 1700's up to 1840. Materials are included. Possible uses include reticule, pocket front or traditional sampler. 


Patty/Pretty Patty is giving you the opportunity to create your very own personalized Haversack. You will look at several different styles. You will have a choice of canvas, wool, tapestry, or ticking to choose from. Midge will be assisting Pretty Patty and you. 

Heirloom Buttons

Donna will walk you through the art of making Heirloom buttons using thread, disks and rings. 

Journal Making

Sherrie will have you making your own journal so you can make notes on your classes and other thoughts. 

Knot Tying

Anne/Skirts Afire wants to make sure that your lodge poles don't ever fall off your wagon so she will have you tying the knots that work best. 

Kombucha Tea

Carrie & Becky want you to come join them for a drink. What's all the "buzz"  about Kombucha?  #You have to be 21  years of age to attend this class as there is alcohol.#

Language of the Fan

Donna. Ever wonder what a flick of the wrist or a swish of the fan is saying? Come join in and you will be talking fan in no time.  

Leather Pouch

Lynn will have you making a pouch using the correct tools in no time. 

Living History - At Home

Annie/Barefoot Annie, Katherine/Chickadee and Janette/Tea-hee-hee. Come join us as we spend our day doing period tasks; cooking, dye bath, etc.  All are welcome to watch or roll up your sleeves to join in.  

Off Loom Bead Weaving

Mary/ Two Antelopes will help you using just a needle, thread and beads.  You will create a "woven" look beaded item. 

One Yard Bonnet

Debbie will have you using only one yard of fabric to make a bonnet that can also be used for holding silverware, or brushes, and if necessary an apron. 

Penny Rug

Renita/Ball Buster will teach you how to use scrap wool for hot pads, wall hangings and so much more.  

Pounded Copper

Mary/Two Antelopes will have you manipulate copper wire into jewelry, shawl pins, hair bun holder, etc. Decorate with beads.  

Pot Holder

Misty/Hucks Hawk is going to show you how to make this wonderful hot pad out of leather and wool.  With this you wont burn your fingers and it even has a loop at the top so you can hang it from your fire irons .  

Rifle Trail Walk

Annie/Barefoot Annie and Kimberly/Comes Late will be taking you on an adventure on a trail walk.  In order to take this class you must already know how to shoot and it would be best if you bring your own rifle (the one you shoot with) as it is or should be sighted in for you. We can supply you with a gun if you do not have one.  

Rondi Shirt

Mindy/Falls A Lot will be helping you to learn how to turn a regular shirt into a rondi shirt.  Either bring a men's dress shirt that is a little large and long is good or we will have some shirts. 

Scissor Pouch

Cathy/Broken Moon will show you, with leather and beads how to make a handy pouch for your scissors.  Most crafts need scissors. Now you have a place to keep your scissors.

Sewing Pocket Kit

Roxie's new sewing kit for all your sewing needs, scissors, varies needles, leather needles, etc .

Tea Cozy

Em'Ee/ Burning Blanket will have you wrapping your tea pot up so you can keep your tea hotter a little longer.

Thimble Earrings

Jeannette will be teaching, everyone will want a pair of these cute accessories. Walk away with a beautiful set of one of a kind earrings .

Three Yard Skirt

Emilie will show you how to turn 3 yards of fabric into a simple skirt. 

Trade Silver

Diana/Walksinwater, come and listen as she talks about the uses and history of trade silver.

Turtle Bag

Victoria with help from Broken Moon, will teach you how to take a turtle shell, some leather and beads and turn it into a bag that is both interesting and useful.  $  There is a $20.00 charge for this class to cover the cost of the supplies.  # Also this class is for Adults only #

Wire Beaded Pin

Jen will have you making a beaded wire pin with a few twists and turns in no time .

Wool Leggings'

Sue will have you making your own wool leggings' that will help you keep warm when the air is cool. 

Wool Moccasins

Becky / Sparrow Hawk  will show you all the steps to make a pair of simple moccasins made out of wool, with insoles.  You will know the basics and have a nice pair of slippers to take home.*** If this is one of your 3 choices on your registration form please let us know your size on the form.***

WPS Orientation 101

Ann/ShortCake will be talking about the layout, procedures, rules and expectations of the event.  Please bring your questions. Open to all attendees. This is a very important class for all first time attendees to our event. 


Ann/ShortCake.  Ever get board of your favorite outfit but didn't have another one that you liked. Well come join, and make an yoke that you can wear over your top and have it look like a new outfit.  Bring your own fabric and embellishments or use what we have.  Colonial or Native design.  You need to have experience using a sewing machine or you can hand stitch. 

Becoming an Instructor

If you are interested in being an Instructor please contact:

                   Kimberley aka Comes Late at  253-326-5420 

                       or email 


Two Way Cape

Cindy/The Queen with the help of Ann/ShortCake, will help you create a cape that can be worn short or long.  It can be made of wool, ie old wool blanket or a cotton type of fabric.  We will have some blankets for sale if you do not have one or bring your own fabric that is 45 wide and about 2 yards long. 

Candle Dipping

Sheryl and Darlene.  Ever wanted to make your own candle?  Well, come and join  for this class.

Lavender Wands

Lynette will have you making this not only beautiful but wonderful smelling wands.

Native American Games: Ball and Triangle; Ring and Pin; Stick game.

Leanne/Running Dough .  Come have fun as she teaches you 3 games that are sure to be hit.