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Liesl Chatman

Liesl is a greenwood spoon carver, kolroser, and teacher. Her background as a handlettering artist and graphic journaler are large influences in both her spoon forms and kolrosing. She loves that spoon carving and kolrosing are crafts that are accessible, affordable, and enjoyable. Liesl’s spoons have been exhibited at the American Swedish Institute and the Vesterheim Museum, and she has taught kolrosing, spoon carving, and given talks at North House Folk School (NHFS), the American Swedish Institute, Fireweed Community Woodshop, the Milan Spoon Gathering, and Greenwoodfest. Liesl is a board member for Fireweed and a member of the NHFS Diversity Equity and Inclusion committee. Follow her @rivchicawarrior on Instagram. 

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  • Workshop: Intro to Kolrosing

  • Workshop: Intro to Kolrosing

  • Workshop: Continuing Spoon Carving - The Pocket Spoon

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