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Basketry - Weaving

Pack Basket

Learn to weave a large basket! In this class we will make backpack basket for foraging, fishing, grocery shopping or any application where have a sturdy rigid backpack may be useful.

Dates & Times

Jun 28 & Jun 29, Friday & Saturday 10 am-4:30 pm
Ages: 13 & up
Instructor: Richard Langley
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Pine Needle Basket Weaving - Intermediate

Expand your design ideas by learning how to incorporate "windows", snake wraps, beads and decorative stitches to your pine needle basket designs. Get individual help with your own design.

Dates & Times

#1: May 25, Saturday 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Michele Morton
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

#2: July 20, Saturday 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Michele Morton
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

Pine Needle Basket Weaving Basics

You will learn the basic methods of coiled weaving. We will use pine needles as our weaving material, though this technique can be used with other materials as well. You will start your weaving around a decorative center. You will use the basic swirling stitch gives your woven piece stability and is very attractive. Learn how to shape your basket to its desired form.

Dates & Times

#1: April 27, Saturday 10:30-4:30 pm
Ages: 13 & up
Instructor: Michele Morton
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

#2: June 15, Saturday 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: 13 & up
Instructor: Michele Morton
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

#3: August 3, Saturday 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: 13 & up
Instructor: Michele Morton
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Skeined Willow Bracelets

Bracelets are made from skeined willow wrapped over a pre-formed ring. Embellishment of hand skeined willow braid added to wrapped bracelet ring completes the project. Both natural (white) and buff (red-brown) willows skeines are used for the braid.

Dates & Times

July 13, Saturday 11 am-4:30 pm
Ages: 13 & up
Instructor: Robert Roeder
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2