Make Your Own Moccasins


Come learn the art of making moccasins, a valuable skill you can use for a life time. The course is for a simple design of side seam moccasins and covers the following:

  • Creating a pattern specific to your foot
  • Creating beadwork patterns
  • Various types of bead embroidery for beginners and advanced beaders
  • Sewing techniques and refining the moccasin


Cost: $250 (includes instruction, hide, beads, sewing needle, sinew, bead thread and beading needle).

​Dates: 2018 dates coming soon



Learn to Bead


​Learn how to do traditional and modern beadwork.. The course includes instruction on various types of bead work and covers the following:

  • Creating simple jewelry - earrings, bracelets, chokers, pendants etc
  • Creating beadwork patterns
  • Various types of bead embroidery for beginners and advanced beaders
  • Various types of bead weaving techniques

Cost: $150 (includes instruction, beads, bead thread and beading needle).

​Dates: 2018 dates coming soon



Make Your Own Medicine Bag


Create a medicine bag for yourself or as a gift. The design is for a small and simple bag and covers the following:

  • Cutting and creating the pattern
  • Creating beadwork patterns
  • Various types of bead embroidery for beginners and advanced beaders
  • Sewing techniques and refining.

Cost: $150 (includes instruction, hide, beads, sewing needle, sinew, bead thread and beading needle).

​Dates: 2018 dates coming soon


Do both the bead course and medicine bag course together and save $100!



Make Your Own Hide Mittens


Come learn the art of making Mittens, a valuable skill you can use for a life time. The course is for a simple design for Mittens with an option for adding beads or fur and sheep shearing inners. The course covers the following:

  • Creating a pattern specific to your hand
  • Creating beadwork patterns (optional)
  • Cutting and working with fur and shearing (optional)
  • Various types of bead embroidery for beginners and advanced beaders
  • Sewing techniques and refining 

Cost for fur and shearing: $350 (includes instruction, hide, fur, shearing, sewing needle and sinew).

Hide and bead only $250 (includes instruction, hide, beads, sewing needle, sinew, bead thread and beading needle).

​Dates: 2018 dates coming soon


Other Crafts


We also teach courses that go over a few hours, such as mini moccasins, mini beaded bags, smudge kits, beaded feathers and much more. For enquiries please email us brenda@mahikan.ca



Hide Tanning


Have some hides that you want to learn to tan? Or no hides but still want to learn how to tan? Send us an email brenda@mahikan.ca and we can let you know when we are tanning.

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