Continuing Education

Basket Weaving

Course Detail

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This basket weaving class is open to all levels, including beginners.  Discover one of the oldest art forms: basket weaving. 

Choose from one of the two baskets to craft and take home or give as a present.

The Nantucket Small Fruit Pedestal - This elegant basket is woven on a 6" mold with cane spokes and weavers and topped off with a hand turned wood rim and pedestal base. Different wood choices will be available in class. Learn how to prepare and place spokes into a wood base and attach to a mold. Different weave patterns will be taught. This class is open to all weaving skill levels, no weaving experience necessary. Dimensions: 6.5-7" by 8" tall.

Sarah Bells Bowl - This cute piece is adorable but yet usable, woven around a glass bowl with a wood base attached to the bottom. Colorful spokes and a twill weaving pattern make it look difficult, but it is a very fun weave for all levels. Class teaches spoke preparation, placement, and shaping around a form. Dimensions: 5" top diameter and 4.5" tall.