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Basketry Workshop with Peeta | June 8

Basketry Workshop with Peeta | June 8

Abrams Claghorn Shop

Regular price $175.00 Sale

Saturday June 8th

10am -4pm


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 one basket learning foundational weaving techniques. 

The first steps in this basket workshop start with a demonstration of how to establish the inter woven basket base from the beginning. Students will follow and be guided step by step while creating their basket.

The baskets are made with round reed employing over/under and twining techniques. The weaving material round reed has been dyed and prepared prior to the workshop. Students will have many colors to choose from. Ample hands-on attention will be given to each student during the weaving process.

*Please note, hand strength is required for basket making.

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. 

Students will receive:

-All tools provided for use during the workshop. 

-All weaving materials are supplied and prepared for this project. 

-Students will receive a 3-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. 

Workshops are fully refundable up to two weeks prior to workshop date. No Refunds within 14 days of the workshop date. Force Majeure: No refunds due to cancellation of a workshop or event due conditions beyond our control, ie. weather, earthquake, or other natural disasters. Refunds are given at the discretion of Abrams Claghorn.