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Little Ribbed Basket
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Learn the basics of constructing a ribbed basket, and complete one of these little beauties in four hours. (Approximate dimensions 7″ x 6″.)
Two Saturdays in a row: August 12 and 19, 2017
This handy tote can carry virtuous items like kale and kolrabi, or fun things like bottles of wine, popcorn, and cash. Choose natural or dyed reeds, and learn to weave with a wooden base and inserted handle. (Pictured with dyed reed. Natural-colored reed is also an option. Dimensions: 15″ x 11″ x 8″.)
The Wave Basket
Saturday September 9, 2017
Release your inner wave. Using assorted colors of round reed and a wooden base, learn to triple twine and shape this flowing, improvised vessel by alternating packed and open spaces.
Round-n-Round: Wrapped Bracelets and Wreath
Saturday, October 7, 2017
Create three bracelets and this lovely wreath while learning lashing techniques you can use on your wood-handled baskets.
Round Bread Basket or Square Napkin Basket
Saturday November 4, 2017
Learn the basics of a spoked or square-based construction. The round bread basket teaches twining, start-and-stop weaving, and three-rod wale. The napkin basket, designed by Eileen Mirsberger, teaches start-and-stop weaving, cutting and tucking the edge, and a lashed rim. A variety of color choices are available for both baskets.