GUILDERS WEAVE 2018- Classes

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2B Thu. 6pm-10pm
Bicycle Basket
Billy Owens

The weaving material is from white oak trees I cut and prepare by hand. The bicycle basket has a woven oak herringbone bottom and comes with two leather straps for attaching to your bike. I will share the process of how I select my trees and then prepare it into material suitable for weaving.

12" x 6 " x 8"
Beginner
4 hrs.      $70.00

3A Thu. 6pm-10pm
Cascade
Linda Scherz-Allen

This little pouch necklace is twined with waxed linen. Near the top the delica beads are accented on one side with red drops and on the other side brown magatamas giving your pouch two different looks. The rim is a simple braided rim. Complete with a cotton cord neck cord. Tools to bring: small embroidery scissors, waxed linen packing tool with pointed tip, tape measure, optional personal light, magnifying glasses.

2 ¼” W X 1 1/2”H
Intermediate
4 hrs.      $40.00

 

4D Thu. 6pm-8pm
Paper Baskets
Ruth Garcia


The class will focus on weaving with paper on inexpensive class molds. After the basket is woven, students will select from a variety of patterns that will be applied in a decoupage method on their baskets. Paper will be painted in a variety of colors and pre-cut by the instructor. MATERIALS USED: 140-pound watercolor paper and acrylic paint. TOOLS: A tool-kit is provided.

Choice of
4” Square x 4-1/2” H or
3-1/2” W x 2-3/4” W x 6-1/2” H
Beginner/Intermediate
4 hrs.      $30.00

5D Thu. 6pm-10pm
Delightful Dinner Napkins
Peggy Adelman

This basket was designed to hold dinner sized napkins. The napkins fit in the basket snuggly and only 1” of the napkin sticks out of the top to prevent the napkins from drooping over. The basket has a filled base and an “X” design running through the middle. Kit colors may vary.

L 9” W 2 1/2” H 6 1/4" Beginner
4 hrs.      $45.00

6B Thu. 6pm-10pm
Shiftin A'Round
Pati English

This 4” round wood base basket grows to an 8” diameter bowl shape; also serves as a planter to display your favorite houseplant. Emphasis on keeping a round shape and learning about the “Wales”, Three-and-Five-Rod Wales. Create an interesting design by changing the sequence and number of dyed and natural weavers. Solid horizontal bands of Three-Rod Wale border the Shifting Design in Five-Rod Wale moving around the basket in navy and wine; other color choices. Finish with the Cable Stitch Border accented in dyed reed.

8" Dia x 5" H
Intermediate
4 hrs.      $72.00

8D Thu. 6pm-10pm
Snack Plate
Eileen LaPorte

This is a basket I saw many years ago in one of my Japanese basket books. With some simple weaving techniques of twining and several braids you will weave a lovely tray for your table. Using dyed spokes the outside braid will be a stand out. There will be braids on the underside of the basket as well. Pattern will include information on other sizes like a coaster. Material for two snack plates included as well as several color choices.

11” D x 1” H
Beginner/Intermediate
4 hrs.      $55.00

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9A Thu. 6pm-10pm
Dragonfly Needle Organizer
Jean Koon

Quick and easy, this little project begins with two hand turned maple bases. (a cute little dragonfly will be attached to the top of one) Simply coil two rolls of pine needles around each base. Then attach ribbons for closures and cut and wool felt pages to organize all your sewing needles. Perfect for a coiler or a quilter. You can even choose page and ribbon colors. Tools needed: scissors that can close cut threads, like embroidery shears.

3 1/2” diameter
Beginner
4 hrs.      $45.00

10C Thu.6pm-10pm
Ice Queen
Jane Brinkman

A metal ice bucket with a liner, metal lid and scoop will be attached to a wood base. You will choose your weaving pattern (Over/Under or Twill), and will also choose your spoke color from several choices of dyed reed. Continuous weaving lets you weave this eye-catching ice bucket in just a few hours. Needle nose pliers or a crimping tool is needed.

8" W x 10" H w/ lid
Intermediate
4 hrs. $49.00

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11B Thu.6pm-10pm
Stripes
Alice Ogden

This basket uses 1/32 black ash. Students will be taught the pattern that creates this striped look. The bottom is pre-started. Black ash and white oak are used in this basket. Prior basket experience is needed.

2.5" L x 2.5" W x 2" H Intermediate/Advance

4 hrs $75.00

 

12C Thu. 6pm-10pm
Wall Pocket
Sandy Whalen

A whimsical wall basket to hold brushes or combs in a bathroom or just some pretty flowers or green ivy. Groups of rods are tied together and then as you weave, those spokes are opened up to form the pocket. Students will use sea grass in their choice of colors for added design. Special tools: A large beach or bath towel

L 4” x W 7”x H 10”
Beginner
4 hrs. $49.00


13D Thu. 6pm-10pm
Catch of the Day

Marilyn Moore

Using Marilyn's unique method of blending color and using copper wire for spokes, explore the use of two colors of fine wire as a twining material. The fish could be used as a pendant or make a matching one for a pair of earrings. Students will receive enough materials to make a pair of earrings. Students should bring: small wire cutters, chain nose pliers, round nose pliers, small straight weaverite packing tool, embroidery needles sizes 1-5, personal light and extension cord.

1 1/4" W x 2 1/2" H
Beginner
4 hrs. $65.00

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14B Thu. 6pm-10pm
Looped Shell Necklace
Judith Saunders

Have fun selecting from a variety of shells and then from a variety of cords and beads to personalize a one-of-a-kind beach themed necklace. Needles and various colors of waxed linen will be provided
for the LOOPING that will allow each individual to encase the “treasure” selected for their necklace. The straps can be either braided or plied to desired lengths and then
embellished with beads.
The goal is for everyone to leave class modeling their
creation! Students should bring small sharp scissors, nimble fingers and willingness to experiment!

size will vary depending on shells chosen
Beginner/Intermediate
4 hrs.      $28.00

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15C Thu. 6pm-10pm
Love for Seagrass
Rami McKinney


This small round rib basket is a great way to try rib basketry. Woven on 2 stained 8” round hoops with dyed 11/64” f/o & #1 seagrass with ¼” oval core (oval core) for ribs. Learn how to make a God's eye, insert ribs & weave with seagrass. There will be colors to choose from. Students may not finish basket in class. All ribs will be inserted before class ends, so student may just have weaving to do. Scissors, pointed awl, tape measure & pencil, small towel, & a small container for water.

8" L x 8” W x 9 ” H
Beginner
4 hrs. $45.00

 


16A Thu. 6pm-10pm

Uniquely Yours Pendant/Earrings
Kathy Garren

One of my most popular classes! You will design and make two long leaf pine needle necklace pendants with option to add sweet grass with the pine needles. Choose from an assortment of pottery centers, colored wax linen thread and embellish with beads or charms. Free Bonus : Student will make one set of pine needle earrings to match pendant's! Students will learn how pine needle basket making is simple, inexpensive, and fun! Discover the unlimited possibilities with long leaf pine needle basketry. Makes a great gift.

2" to 3" H
Beginner/Intermediate
4 hrs.     $36.00

17D Thu. 6pm-9pm
Choice Cedar Bud Vase

Pam Talsky


Learn the joy of weaving with hand harvested and prepared western red and Alaskan yellow cedar from Thorne Bay, Alaska. Choose your design! One is done in a classic clam basket pattern of cross warp. The other in the fine, water tight weaving with yellow cedar and skip stitch design. Woven over glass tubes. Finished with cordage you make out of the yellow cedar bark or leather lace. Tools Required: Spray bottle, small/sharp awl, bone awl, towel, NO BUCKET!

5 ½” – 6” long x 1” diameter without handle
Intermediate
4 hrs.      $50.00

20AThu. 6pm-10pm
Pine Bark Mokok
Jennifer Lee

An indigenous container of stitched bark, round top, square bottom—used for storing food and accessories. Sew white pine bark with spruce root that you'll peel and prepare. Make an inner and outer rim from red willow that you'll bend and split. Different stitching patterns are possible on white pine bark, which feels like leather when wet and dries like wood. The scalloped collar is a fun addition. Needed: awl, scissors, knife, pliers.

5 1/2" L x 4" W x 5" H
Beginner
4 hrs.      $76.00

21D Thu. 6pm-10pm
Skewarky Floor Basket
Judy Wobbleton

This sturdy basket is woven in an over, under pattern on a round wooden base. Students will learn my technique for inserting stakes in a slotted base. Emphasis will be on maintaining a nice round shape as you weave the sides of the basket. Basket is finished with two oak side handles.

12" W x 10.5" H
Beginner/Intermediate
4 hrs.      $48.00

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1A Fri. 8am-5pm
Seagrass Stool
Greg Barco


Students will weave a seagrass seat on to a 15" handmade oak footstool frame.  Students should bring gloves if desired.  All necessary tools are provided.  A packing tool is suggested but not necessary.  

18" L x 13" W x 15" H
Beginner
8 hrs.          $75.00

2A Fri. 8am-5pm
Large Oval Market
Billy Owens


The weaving material is from white oak trees I cut and prepare by hand. The large oval market basket has a woven oak herringbone bottom and a solid oak handle. I will share the process of how I select my trees and then prepare it into material suitable for weaving. It will be woven on a mold and everyone should finish in class and leave with a beautiful oak basket that should last a lifetime

18" L X 9" W X 9" H
Beginner
8 hrs.          $95.00

3C Fri. 8am-5pm
Confetti

Linda Scherz-Allen

The experienced waxed linen weaver will have fun weaving this basket. The pattern is a combination of twining, reverse twining and quad twining accent. The unique top is a combination of shaping and quad twining with four different colors and finishing with a braided rim. To allow more weaving time for this involved pattern Linda will have the bases started prior to class. Tools to bring: small embroidery scissors, waxed linen packing tool with pointed tip, tape measure. A personal light and magnifying glasses may be helpful.

2 ½” D X 2”H
Intermediate/Advanced
8 hrs.      $85.00

 

4B Fri. 8am-3pm
Mini Easter Basket
Ruth Garcia


The basket is perfect for a beginner or someonewho would like to brush up on Nantucket basket weaving techniques. Students will weave on a class mold beginning by inserting tapered cane staves into a cherry base. The basket can be woven in a traditional manner or in a twill pattern. A cherry rim and handle with bone domes complete the basket. MATERIALS USED: Cherry base, rim and handle; reed staves, cane weavers and lasher. TOOLS: A tool-kit is provided.

4-3/4” Height with Handle or 2” Height without x4-1/2” Diameter
Beginner/Intermediate
6 hrs.    $70.00

5B Fri. 8am-5pm
Janet's Jewel
Peggy Adelman

This basket starts with a 13” x 6” wooden base. A combination of dyed reed and seagrass are used to create this awesome basket. The basket is finished with leather side handles at the rim. Kit colors may vary.

L 17”xW 8”x H10”

Beginner
8 hrs.         $70.00

6D Fri. 8am-5pm
Take Me to the Market
Pati English

Start this sturdy rectangle woven filled-in base with an 8” x 14” “D” handle. Techniques include: Start/Stop flat oval weavers, round reed techniques pictured in wine with other color choices, two variations of Triple-Triple Three-Rod Wale, and solid horizontal bands of Four-Rod Wale. Finish with a Cable Stitch Border and Double Braid Handle Wrap; other wrap choices offered, and braided handle grip overlay for an additional touch of color and comfort.

L 14" x W 8"x H 7"

Intermediate
8 hrs.         $89.00

7C Fri. 8am-5pm
Sweet Split Cedar
Polly Adams Sutton

Using the natural thickness of western red cedar bark, this basket will begin with a twill base. The spokes will be split and then twined with mellowed Northwest sweetgrass, creating patterns with the inner and outer walls of cedar. Two folded borders finish the piece.

5" L x 2.5" W x 2.5" H
Beginner/Intermediate
8 hrs.      $115.00

8B Fri. 8am-5pm
Diamond Twill Bowl
Eileen LaPorte

This low bowl shaped basket begins with a Choctaw design base in the center with dyed spokes in two colors. Two choices of twill for the sides to make this basket. Several color choices. This originally came about after taking a bias plated basket from Dianne Stanton many years ago. I thought this would make a nice bowl with the pattern.

16”D x 5” H
Intermediate
8 hrs.      $58.00

 

10A Fri. 8am-3pm
Appalachian Hipster
Jane Brinkman


This hip tote is woven with smoked and dyed reed. You will have several choices of dyed reed from which to choose. Overlays are added to create a zig-zag effect. The leather handle is fitted to your shoulder length, with a choice of brown or black leather, and is attached with beads and screws. Fun little hipster tote to weave!

10" L x 6" W 7 1/2" H w/o the handle
Beginner/Intermediate
6 hrs.      $49.00

11A Fri. 8am-5pm
Salisbury Woods
Alice Ogden


This basket is a new design woven over a form with ¼ ” uprights and 1/16” weavers. Handles are pre-notched and prepared for easy attachment. We will be using black ash splints and white oak rims and a lengthwise handle completes this basket. It has slightly beveled sides. All materials are personally harvested from New Hampshire grown trees.

7.5" L x 6" W x 4" H Intermediate
8 hrs.      $155.00



12A Fri. 8am-5pm

Fences
Sandy Whalen

A round bark willow basket. The base is tightly spoked with additional by-spokes added in the “wale pocket” to achieve the tight “fence” look. The border is a 5-rod border. A perfect counter basket that shows off it's contents. Special tools: A large beach or bath towel

L 10” x W 10” x H4”
Intermediate
8 hrs.      $84.00

13B Fri. 8am-5pm
Egg Basket Wire Basket
Marilyn Moore


Twining is such a satisfying and relaxing way to make a basket. Why not do it with wire ? Using your own choice of color, learn color blending with fine wire. This small oval basket is a beautiful way to store your favorite earrings or ring. Students should bring: small wire cutters, chain nose pliers, round nose pliers, small straight weaverite packing tool, embroidery needles sizes 1-5, personal light and extension cord.

1” x 2 1 /2” x 2”

Beginner
8hrs.      $110.00

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14A Fri. 8am-5pm Pinwheel Dressing
Judith Saunders

This bias plaiting class will focus on creating a shouldered form with a layered rim AND using pinwheel curls both as a textural design element and a strengthening or reinforcing element. Half inch strips of painted watercolor paper will be used. A variety of color choices will be available and a predetermined pattern will be created by reversing designated strips when weaving the base. Pinwheel curls will be used extensively to accent the pattern. Multiple design possibilities will be discussed and encouraged! Students should bring smooth copper micro clips, sharp scissors, a packing tool and a “willingness to experiment”!

7" L x 4" W x 9 1/2" H
Intermediate/Advanced
8 hrs.      $55.00

15B Fri. 8am-5pm
Hattaras Landing Fun
Rami McKinney

This is a great useful basket & one of my favorite styles to weave. Woven with stained hoops, a 12” round hoop inside an 8”x12” oval, dyed 11/6” f/o oval & #1 seagrass. Learn how to do “turnbacks” with seagrass. Students may not finish in class. All ribs will be inserted before class ends, so they may just have weaving to do. Scissors, pointed awl, tape measure, pencil & a small towel, & a small container for water.

12"L x 12"W x 8"H w/o lid
Beginner/Intermediate
8 hrs.     $65.00

16D Fri. 8am-5pm
Chesapeake Crab Wall Hanging
Kathy Garren

Create an artisan quality wall hanging coiling pine needles around a hand cut “Chesapeake Blue Crab” pottery center piece. Learn to add wooden beads in between rows and shells for embellishments. The student will learn three pine needle coiling stitches, the basic, wheat, and the wrapped stitch. Scissors are the only tool needed .

8” L x 8” W
Beginner
8 hrs.     $70.00

 

17C Fri. 8am-5pm
Haida Bottle
Pam Talsky


Students will learn traditional Haida weave techniques and designs using finely, hand prepared Alaskan yellow and western red cedar from Thorne Bay, AK. Cobalt blue spray bottles are included or choose from a selection of similar sized and varied shapes offered by the instructor. You will learn a square to round start, triple twine, fish eye (open weave/cross warp) and a sweet finish at the top! Several colors will be available to accent the weave at the top as an option. Twining experience is a MUST. Waxed linen twining experience is a great base to learn from. Tools Required: small awl, bone awl, spray bottle, large towel, paring knife (no bucket)

2” in Dia and 6” H
Beginner/Intermediate
8 hrs.     $95.00

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18A Fri. 8am-3pm
It's Your Sweetgrass Basket
Barbara McCormick

Have a Sweetgrass basket design that you would like to try? Then this class is perfect. Rather a beginner or experienced, this class will allow you to put your imagination to use. Sweetgrass baskets are coiled with Sweetgrass and Southern long-leaf pine needles and lashed with strips of palmetto. Techniques taught will enable the students to design a variety of shapes and sizes of Sweetgrass baskets. This is an art form stemming from West Africa over 300 years ago. NO WATER REQUIRED. Scissors ONLY. Additional tools will be provided during class.

size varies
Beginner
6 hrs.      $65.00

19A Fri. 8am-5pm
Church's Oval Double Wall
Anne Bowers

This striking basket is double walled featuring many shades of space-dyed reds (or green, depending on student choice) reed in various sizes on the inside. The exterior basket is woven in plain reed, with a zigzag pattern woven into it that picks up the color from the inside basket. Cat's head base, dyed rim fillers, and red (or green) leather handles. A very interesting rim lashing, this is a substantial basket, 7” X 15”, not including handles. One of the easiest double walls to make because of its construction!

15" L x 7" H
Intermediate/Advanced
8 hrs.      $95.00

20C Fri. 8am-3pm
Ash Bark Mokok
Jennifer Lee

The Mokok is a Native American basket style used in the Northeast Woodlands. It is rectangular on the bottom and round on the top. Students will learn how to sew bark with spruce roots, make the red willow rim fit the shape, split roots and branch, and make various stitching. Tools: awl, scissors, knife, pliers.

8 1/2" L x 6" W x 6" H
Beginner/Intermediate
6 hrs.      $95.00

21B Fri. 8am-3pm
Roanoke on the Round
Judy Wobbleton

Working with a round wooden base to create this sturdy basket, students will pair overlays with original stakes learning my technique to insure stakes remain in a slotted base. Control of shape will be emphasized as the decorative pattern is woven and highlighted with round reed arrows.

13” H x 11” Diameter
Intermediate
6 hrs.      $58.00

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1B Sat. 8am-5pm
Seagrass Stool
Greg Barco

Students will weave a seagrass seat on to a 15" handmade oak footstool frame.  Students should bring gloves if desired.  All necessary tools are provided.  A packing tool is suggested but not necessary.  

18" L x 13" W x 15" H
Beginner
8 hrs.      $75.00

2C Sat. 8am-5pm
White Oak Back Pack
Billy Owens


The weaving material is from white oak trees I cut and prepare by hand. The back pack is the newest of my basket creations and has a woven oak herringbone bottom and a strong leather harness, it has a cut out for a handle and is double lashed. I will share the process of how I select my trees and then prepare it into material suitable for weaving. It will be woven on a mold and everyone should finish in class and leave with a beautiful oak basket that should last a lifetime.

10"L x 6"W x 13"H
Beginner
8 hrs.      $125.00

3B Sat. 8am-5pm
Blossom
Linda Scherz-Allen


Twine a simple pattern with three colors of waxed linen. The magatamas beads in the center and out edge create a blossom like piece. The second side has a simple pattern without beads. To complete the two sides are put together with a new technique Linda created for this piece. Select colors and beads from the different combinations available.

Tools to bring: small embroidery scissors, bead tray, waxed linen packing tool with pointed tip, tape measure. A personal light and magnifying glasses may be helpful.


2 ½” Dia

Intermediate
8 hrs.      $67.00

 

 

4A Sat. 8am-3pm
Cross Hatch Container
Ruth Garcia

Cross Hatch Container is a small container that can hold “Q-Tips” or any other small items. The container is woven over a class mold where tapered cherry staves have been inserted into the cherry base. Students will weave with Carriage cane and focus on the center design using round reed, #3 cane, a cherry strip and superfine Carriage cane. The container is completed with a one-piece rim, cover and knob that have been pre-finished. MATERIALS USED: Cherry base, staves, rim, and cover: cherry and bone knobs, ivory plugs, cane, round reed, and cherry strip. TOOLS: A tool-kit is provided.

4-1/2” Height with cover x 3-1/4” Diameter Intermediate
6 hrs.      $70.00

5A Sat. 8am-5pm
Tyler's Twill
Peggy Adelman

This basket includes dyed and natural stakes and smoked weavers. The base is woven as a 2x2 twill. The twill base measures 9”x 5”. From the twilled base you will form a cathead bottom and the basket comes up and flairs out. The sides are woven in a twill as well. The handles are insert swing handles. Creating the cathead and shaping the basket will be stressed. Kit colors may vary.

L 16”W 8 ½” H7”
Intermediate
8 hrs.      $60.00

 

6C Sat. 8am-3pm
Sunset Cathead
Pati English

In a traditional square woven cathead base, start with dyed spokes, learn hand and finger placement with attention to detail, color placement and design. Emphasis on shaping the Sunset Cathead to a 9” diameter with flat oval Continuous Twill flat oval weavers and Spirals of Three-Rod Wale and Reverse Three-Rod Wale in three colors: cocoa, aqua, sunset orange. Create a large Arrow as the focal point with horizontal bands of color, the horizon, just below the rim. Color choices available.

9" Dia x 7 1/2" H
Intermediate/Advanced
6 hrs.      $79.00

7A Sat. 8am-5pm
Wirey Cedar Cathead
Polly Adams Sutton


Using cedar bark for the spokes and dyed ash as the weaver, this delicate basket will start with a cathead shape. Magnet wire will create the X's and be finished with an inside folded border. Tools needed: squirt bottle, basket shears, packing tool, old towel, tapestry needle

3.5" L x 5" W x 4.5" H
Intermediate/Advanced
8 hrs.      $125.00

8A Sat. 8am-3pm
Americana Bowl 1
Eileen LaPorte

The basket will begin on an oak base and will be woven over a clear acrylic bowl for shape and as a liner in your finished basket. Bowl is included. Techniques used will be continuous weave, triple weave and twill. You will be ready for your next picnic or celebration. This is the first in a series of Americana baskets.

11” D x 5 ½”H
Beginner/Intermediate
6 hrs.      $65.00

9C Sat. 8am-5pm
Pine Needle Cross Body Pouch
Jean Koon

Coil this beautiful cross body pouch, customized for your cell phone. Using a rigid plastic mold that is customized to fit your cell phone, you will be able to easily round the sharp pouch curves which would be impossible otherwise. This technique is one that you can adapt to other forms including purses, personal tablet cases, even lamps! Easy enough for a beginner, but challenging for an experienced coiler. Choose birch bark or leather to add fashionable accents. A braided leather strap, sized for your height and body shape complete the project. Special Tools: small close cutting scissors.

Dimensions vary according to size of cell phone. Teacher will contact you to customize your mold
Beginner/Intermediate
8 hrs.      $85.00

11C Sat. 8am-5pm
Winter Weaving
Alice Ogden


This is a new basket project that is perfect for beginners as well as advanced basket makers who would like to work with black ash materials. Using a wooden mold, students will work with 3/8” uprights and 1/8” weavers. The sides are “chase woven” and the handle and rim attachments are taught in class. All materials are natural and personally harvested from the trees grown in NH.

6.5" L x 5" W x 4" H
Beginner
8 hrs.      $110.00

12B Sat. 8am-5pm
Country Garden
Sandy Whalen


Students will use bark willow in various mottled colors. The rectangle base is woven in a screw block (which will be provided). Students will learn how to “scallom” on the side spokes over the base frame. The long sides are gently packed to add height. A wrapped rope handle completes the basket. Special tools: A large beach or bath towel.

L 12” x W 8” x H 4”or 9” with handle
Intermediate/Advanced
8 hrs.      $84.00

13A Sat. 8am-3pm
Chrysalis Pendant
Marilyn Moore

A miniature wire basket turned upside down becomes a very lovely pendant. Explore color blending and working on a small scale while twining with very fine wires. This graceful pendant is a piece of wearable art. Twining experience is helpful. Students should bring: small wire cutters, chain nose pliers, round nose pliers, small straight weaverite packing tool , embroidery needles sizes 1-5, nylon jaw wire straighteners, personal light and extension cord.

2 1/2" x 5/8"
Beginner/Intermediate
6 hrs.      $100.00

 

14C Sat. 8am-5pm
A Real Gem
Judith Saunders

This small all copper piece is designed for the experienced weaver who wants a challenge. It involves an odd number
of elements on each side, resulting in an offset edge. It also incorporates an unusual rim that adds additional width and requires a technique that allows all elements to
be tucked on the inside of the form. Due to its small size and narrow opening, patience and attention to detail are necessary.
Bias experience is required and some experience with
copper is helpful. The satisfaction upon completion makes
this “Gem” worth the effort! Students will need sharp, pointed scissors; smooth copper micro clips and a pair of small, smooth flat pliers or
hemostats.

3" L x 3" W x 3 3/4" H
Advanced
8 hrs.      $110.00

15A Sat. 8am-5pm
Fiber Fun Oval
Rami McKinney

7 different fibers are used in this basket. The designing is the fun part. 2 stained 6”x12” oval hoops (elliptical), dyed 11/64” f/o, dyed round reed, ¼” oval core for ribs are the base for this textured basket. A knowledge of Rib Basketry is a must. Scissors, pointed awl, tape measure, pencil, towel & a small container for water

12" L x 6" W x 12" H
Intermediate/Advanced

8 hrs.      $65.00

 

16B Sat. 8am-5pm
Lighthouse Basket
Kathy Garren


If you love the ocean and lighthouses, you will enjoy making this delightful basket. Base is made using hand-thrown pottery and lighthouse design is etched by hand. Colorful glass beads are added for a decorative touch and looks like fish swimming in the ocean! Pine needle weaving basics, wrapping coils, and adding beads will be taught. Sweet Grass will be available to use along with the pine needles. Scissors are the only tool needed.

6”W x 3”H
Beginner
8 hrs.      $65.00

17B Sat. 8am-5pm
Can You Handle It?
Pam Talsky

Start with a LARGE beautifully prepared, footed hardwood base. Experience the joy and art of coiling with specially prepared glycerin pine needles and artificial sinew and create a lovely dish. Learn to create a beautiful handle that is woven in. Tools Required: Small sewing scissors, Ott light may be helpful – the rest will be provided.

6 ½” W x 9 ½” L x 5” H at top of handle
Intermediate
8 hrs.      $120.00

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18B Sat.8am-5pm
Sweetgrass Chip and Dip Tray
Barbara McCormick

Create a sweetgrass chip and dip tray that can be used for décor or everyday use. Rather a beginner or experienced, this class will allow you to put your imagination to use. Sweetgrass baskets are coiled with Sweetgrass and Southern long-leaf pine needles and lashed with strips of palmetto. Techniques taught will enable the students to design a variety of shapes and sizes of Sweetgrass baskets. This is an art form stemming from West Africa over 300 years ago. NO WATER REQUIRED. Scissors ONLY. Additional tools will be provided during class.

size varies
Beginner
8 hrs.      $85.00

 

19C Sat. 8am-5pm
Intersecting Rib Baskets
Anne Bowers

Students will begin class with a predrilled piece of rhododendron – ‘how-to drill' will be shown. Weaving will begin with reed, secondary ribs will be added. Weaving materials will include natural and dyed reed, jute, leather, coir, philodendron sheaths, twine, baling twine, waxed linen, yarn and other options. Anne will show you how to weave through the parts of the two baskets that intersect with one another. A fun basket to make, lots to learn. Sizes will very. Bring sharp knife to class.

24" W x 15" H
Intermediate/Advanced
8 hrs.      $92.00

20D Sat. 8am-3pm
Ash Bark Purse
Jennifer Lee

This “catseye” or scored and folded, curved bottom bark basket is a world-wide Indigenous container still in use today. Learn about harvesting bark and roots, sew with spruce roots, split a red willow branch to fit the inner and outer rim. Braid and attach a strap of hemp cord. Tools: awl, scissors, knife, pliers.

8" L x 6" W x 10" H
Beginner/Intermediate
6 hrs.      $95.00

21C Sat. 8am-5pm
Lily's Project Basket
Judy Wobbleton

This functional roomy basket starts with my original designed wooden base with knob feet. Students will learn my technique for securing stakes into a slotted base. This basket is woven in an over under pattern with accents of color and “X”s and finished with two hinged handles. A pouch is created on one side of the basket to hold your scissors for all your crafting projects.

16”L x 9.5”W x 18.5" H with handles
Intermediate
8 hrs.      $75.00

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3D Sun. 8am-12pm
Duo Delight
Linda Scherz-Allen


Casual or dressy, this bracelet is full of options. Linda will demonstrate and teach you the stitch, and her tips for making ease. The bracelet can be made to wrap once around your wrist or up to 21” in length allowing it to be wrapped around your wrist a few times. Students select one of the color combinations. Linda has prepared combinations of beads, button, thread and complimentary cotton cord. Everyone will be able to complete a one wrap bracelet in class. TOOLS: to bring: small embroidery scissors, bead tray, tape measure. A personal light and magnifying glasses may be helpful.

½” W, up to 21”L
Beginner
4 hrs.      $54.00

4C Sun. 8am-2pm
Jardiniere
Ruth Garcia


The cherry base is glued to an acrylic vase that will remain in the ‘Jardiniere'. The twill pattern is woven with dyed cane and copper wire over pre-shaped staves. A cherry one-piece rim and cover with a decorative knob completes your project. All wood pieces will be pre-finished with three coats of polyurethane. MATERIALS USED: Cherry base, rim, cover and knob; dyed Hamburg cane and copper wire. TOOLS: A tool-kit is provided.

6-3/4” Height x 3-1/4” Diameter
Beginner/Intermediate
6 hrs.      $70.00

 


5C Sun. 8am-2pm
Dashes
Peggy Adelman

This basket starts with a 3” x 11” wooden base. The stakes and weavers are natural but the dashes are created by bright colors that are placed where ever the weaver chooses. The basket is finished at the rim with leather side handles. This is a fun basket to make.

9” L x 4”W x 6”H
Beginner
6 hrs.      $50.00

6A Sun. 8am-2pm
Interlocking Tote

Pati English

Weave a combination of Start/Stop flat oval weavers and round reed dyed aquamarine or color of your choice: wine, navy, cocoa brown. Emphasis is on keeping the 5” x 8” oak racetrack base shape to the rim and round reed placement to create the intricate Interlocking Design in Four-Rod Wale. Finish with Cable Stitch Border, round top notched handle with round reed accent handle wrap and braided handle grip overlay.

12" L x 8 1/2" W x 6 1/2" H
Intermediate
6 hrs.      $89.00

7B Sun. 8am- 2pm
Sweetgrass Abalone
Polly Adams Sutton


Using mellowed Northwest sweetgrass, this small gem will be twined around sweetgrass spokes then shaped over a small abalone shell. Perfect for those who love twining. Tools needed: squirt bottle, basket shears, packing tool, old towel, tapestry needle.

2.75" L x 2" W x 1" H
Beginner/Intermediate
6 hrs.      $95.00

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8C Sun.8am-2pm
Illusions
Eileen LaPorte

The basket will begin with a 2/2 twill base with natural and dyed spokes. The sides of the basket will be done with a continuous twill pattern and flaring out toward the top opening. It will be topped off with a small “sweetheart handle”. Lots of weaving with narrow weaving material and controlling shape.

B – 2 ½ at bottom to 5 ½: top D open

H – 7 ¼” (not including Handle)
Beginner/Intermediate
6 hrs. $48.00

9B Sun. 8am-12pm
Pine Needle Pin Cushion
Jean Koon


Coil this useful pine needle pin cushion designed to fit a cute tomato pin c ushion in an array of colors which is included. First coil two rows around a hardwood maple base. Then, using the same coiling technique used to make a pine needle bracelet, you will cover a circle of flat reed with the double button hole stitch and attach four to five coils. This is simply sewn to the base. Insert the pin cushion and you are ready to go. Great for quilters, coilers, or just stitchers! Tools needed: scissors that can close cut threads, like embroidery shears.

Beginner
4 hrs.      $45.00

10B Sun. 8am-2pm
Victorian Summer in the Rose Garden
Jane Brinkman

This is the second basket in the Victorian Seasons series. It is woven on a sharp-top D handle. The handle top is partially wrapped and the rim is lashed with waxed linen. You will create your own flower embellishment out of dyed reed. This basket was inspired by the pinks and reds in the teacher's rose garden.

10"L x 2" W x 14" H
Intermediate
6 hrs.      $45.00

12D Sun. 8am-2pm
Patio Tray
Sandy Whalen


A very strong and useful willow tray. It has slightly raised sides which incorporates a raised handle for ease in handling. It uses blocks of various colors of bark and buff willow to add a design element. Special tools: A large beach or bath towel

L 16” x W 16”x H 1”
Intermediate
6 hrs.      $84.00

 

13C Sun. 8am-2pm
Take Flight Pendant
Marilyn Moore


Twining with fine wire, and learning to blend color and shape the two separate pieces so that they form this one beautiful pendant is the focus of this class. As an added embellishment, attach beads for a touch of elegance.Tools needed: small wire cutters, chain nose pliers, round nose pliers, small weaverite packing tool, nylon jaw pliers, embroidery needles sizes 1-5, personal task light.

2 ½” x 2”
Beginner/Intermediate
6 hrs.      $100.00

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16C Sun. 8am-2pm
Flounder Wall Hanging
Kathy Garren


This unique dimensional flounder is designed using hand-made pottery and coiling glycerin prepared long leaf pine needles. Student will learn pine needle basketry basics and how to add beads. This will be a “trophy catch” in your collection! Small scissors are the only tool needed.

13 1/2" L x 8" W
Beginner
6 hrs.      $80.00

 

17A Sun. 8am-12pm
Ladder Wrap Bracelet
Pam Talsky


This is a fun project, woven on leather chord with stone or glass beads. A hot fashion statement right now! This “Ladder Woven” wrap bracelet is a fun bracelet to weave and lovely to wear! Tools required: Sewing scissors and Ott light may be helpful. *Fee includes everything except the beads. A huge selection will be available - prices average from $5 to $20 per bracelet, depending on your selection of beads and if you wish for a fancier button, rondelle or charm/drop/bell to finish with. Plenty to please everyone!

20+” L x ½” W=To wrap 3 times around your wrist.
Beginner
4 hrs.      $40.00

18C Sun. 8am-2pm
Sweetgrass Trivet-Large
Barbara McCormick


Create a sweetgrass trivet that can be used for décor or everyday use. Rather a beginner or experienced, this class will allow you to put your imagination to use. Sweetgrass baskets are coiled with Sweetgrass and Southern long-leaf pine needles and lashed with strips of palmetto. Techniques taught will enable the students to design a variety of shapes and sizes of Sweetgrass baskets. This is an art form stemming from West Africa over 300 years ago. NO WATER REQUIRED. Scissors ONLY. Additional tools will be provided during class.

Beginner
6 hrs.      $65.00

19B Sun. 8am- 2pm
Tapestry Weave Basket
Anne Bowers


This is a neat basket – woven on the outside of a container that stays in the basket upon completion. Students will weave with both waxed linen and cane, then choose from a wide variety of vibrant chenille yarns and wire to create a very interesting tapestry. Cane finishes the top of basket, then Anne will show you a really great rim application. Very enjoyable to weave!

2 1/2" W x 8" H
Intermediate
6 hrs.      $65.00

20B Sun. 8am- noon
Berry Picking Basket
Jennifer Lee


Fun to make, a joy to use, the preformed one piece bark container will be sewn with spruce roots and rimmed with red willow. Preparing and splitting the roots and rims are part of the process. Different stitching patterns will be suggested. With a strap of braided hemp cord, it is an 18th century paper bag.

7" L x 5" W x 6 1/2" H
Beginner
4 hrs.      $76.00

21D Sun. 8am- noon
Biker's Friend
Judy Wobbleton

Woven with a solid bottom this basket will hold your special items on your outing. Basket is woven in an under over pattern with overlays and twinned arrows. Student will create a slight bowed front as they shape this basket. Basket is finished with parachute strap adjustable handles. This basket also works well attached to walkers.

13" L x 8" W x 8" H
Beginner/Intermediate
4 hrs.      $48.00

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