This is a 1 session in-person workshop.
Saturday October 8, 2022; 10am - 6pm
Open to beginners and those who have made baskets before who need a refresher or want to learn new techniques.
All materials will be supplied to make two small baskets!
Come learn how to make these little basket gems! Beginning basket makers and those with no experience are welcome and encouraged to sign up for this one-day basketry workshop. During the workshop students will make two baskets.
The first step in this mini basket workshop starts with a demonstration of how to establish the basket base from the beginning. After this, students will receive a pre-started basket base and start weaving their first basket. The second basket will be started from scratch by students while the techniques are fresh at hand. The baskets are made from round reed employing over/under and twining technique. Ample hands on attention will be given to each student during both weaving projects.
Through their experience, student will learn the following:
-How to shape the basket
-Methods to use for tension and hand placement with the weaving materials
-Useful basketry tools
-How to select weaving materials for future projects
-Dyeing and finishing round reed baskets
-All tools provided for use during the workshop.
-All weaving materials are supplied and prepared for this project.
-Students will receive a 4-page prepared handout to keep. It contains the materials punch list for this project, supplier list of where to order weaving materials and basketry tools from as well as basketry guild information.
Skill Requirements: Hand strength required
Taught by: Peeta Tinay
The Finer Details...
All students are required to wear masks, regardless of vaccination status. This class involves close proximity, as well as occasional student/teacher contact to direct and guide techniques.
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