Come spend an afternoon learning the basics of basketry and walk away with a fantastic holiday centerpiece and/or gift!
Using flat and round reed you will learn basketry basics. Woven on an oak handle of flat and oval reeds, several different weaving techniques will be mastered through the construction of this Happy Holidays Basket. This basket can hang on a wall or door; filled with seasonal greenery it will welcome friends and family to your home. This course is suitable for beginners and will set students up for future advanced basketry courses being offered in 2019.
Students are strongly encouraged to bring their own tools, all of which are essential to Basketry, and include:
- Water Bucket
- Strong Scissors
- Yard stick or ruler
- Spring clothes pins
- Small straight-edge screw driver
- Old towel
Course takes place Saturday, Dec 8th, 10-4:00 at the Hannah Grimes Center at 25 Roxbury Street in Keene and students should bring a brown bag lunch. Registration cost of this course is $100 and includes all basket making supplies.
The instructor for this course is Meg Kupiec