All materials tools and instruction will be provided. Just bring yourself and a willingness to learn...
Registration: Pre-registration is a necessity (due to the prep involved)! Please Register using the links provided!
Class Location: My Studio: 5 Florida Ave. Weaverville, NC 28787.
Ribbed Basket Class
Saturday April 2nd, 2016 10am-6pm $100 In this class we will use round and flat reed and wooden hoops to make ribbed baskets. We will be making "Egg Baskets" with 8 inch hoops. Once you learn this technique you will have the skills you need to apply them to many vines found in our native forest.
Saturday June 25th 10am-6pm & Sunday June 26th, 2016 10am-5pm $250 In this class we will be using a plain weave (over/under) pattern to create a large, beautiful and useful backpack basket. There will be some colorful weavers available for embellishment and straps are available for an additional $48.00 (that is how much I pay for them). This is guaranteed to be a useful and eye-catching basket!
Saturday August 6th 10am-6pm & Sunday August 7th, 2016 10am-2pm $150
In this class you will be using locally harvested cattails to weave brimmed hats that is custom fit to your own head. In the process of weaving your hat you will learn the basics of plain weave or twill, twining, shaping and a new technique for finishing the edge of your hat/basket. The hat photographed is made out of bullrush, a slightly different but very similar material.
Saturday October 1st 10am-6pm $100 In this class we will be weaving a seasonally appropriate round apple basket with a swing handle. You will learn new techniques for weaving in the round, have ample opportunity to practice your plain weave and learn how to attach a swing handle. Photo coming soon!
Saturday November 5th 10am-4pm $75 Twills are the stair steps of basketry and the cornerstone of creating intricate and detailed patterns in your weaving. In this class we will learn to bring a beautiful pattern into your basket simply by changing the way you weave. We will be making a medium sized square basket without a handle to practice this technique. Photo coming soon!
By Appointment Daily Rate $100-$200 (depending on complexity of the project) email email@example.com for more info. One on one instruction is a great choice if you want to go deep in the project you are learning and/or have a specific type of weaving you want to learn.
Parent Child Classes are a wonderful opportunity to learn a new craft along side your son/daughter. A great opportunity to bond and learn new skills
Cost varies depending on number of students, project(s) selected and time frame.
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