➢ November 6th – Wednesday – 10am-3pm – Introductory/Refresher: Simple Basket Construction with Foraged Embellishment:
Simple round reed basket construction adding foraged elements…Foraged materials will be available, or bring your own..Good materials for basketry are rushes, iris leaves, spirea shoots, bittersweet, willow – anything that bends without breaking. $45.00
THIS CLASS IS FULL
➢ November 10th – Sunday – 10am to 5pm – Intermediate Double Wall Basket Construction:
For those who have some basket making experience here’s a workshop to build on your skills. Round reed construction is turned over on itself to create a double wall that looks more complicated than it really is. If time allows you’ll learn to fit a lid on your basket. $65.00 THIS CLASS IS FULL.
➢ November 20th – Wednesday – 10am to 3pm – Coiling & Stitching with Sweetgrass:
This workshop will cover a basic coiled and stitched sweet grass basket technique. A good starting point if you’d like to incorporate wild and foraged materials such as rush and iris leaves into your basket making. Cancelled
➢ November 27th – Wednesday – 10am to 3pm – Introductory Flat Reed Storage Baskets:
An introduction to flat reed construction. Create a basket to fit into drawers, cupboards or on shelves, Good bye plastic bins. A perfect union of style and function. This Class is Full.
➢ December 5th – Thursday – 10am to 3pm – Christmas Ornament Workshop:
Willow and reed ornaments…Tree, bell and star….Simple and fun..We’ll make as many as time allows..Reed and willow. $45.00
➢ December 14th, 15th,– Saturday/Sunday – 10am to 3pm – Irish Linen Amulet
Knowledge of basic twining and a good understanding of creating tension in weaving are musts for this course..You’ll learn how to start the amulet on day one, and embellish and finish on day two.
Irish linen/ bead kits will be available for $20.00 in earth and gem tones…brown, ruby, emerald, sapphire. If you’d like to take this course and have particular colours in mind you can email me for the information on suppliers. $125.00