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Thursday, October 18 • 9:00am - 4:00pm
Weave a Basket with Fabric, Wool, and Vines - SOLD OUT

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This basket is a fiber lover’s dream! You will make a traditional Appalachian style ribbed basket with a twist– fabric and yarn will be incorporated alongside vines to create a fun and colorful look. 

We will start with a grapevine frame with god’s eye lashing and then use a choice of either a traditional or random weave techniques to give the basket a soft but sturdy construction. There is a lot of room for your individuality to shine in this basket and everyone’s will turn out a different size and shape (approximately 11” x 8” x 10”) 

Participants are encouraged to bring your own fabrics, roving, and yarn to use in the basket. You will go home with a finished basket. instructions to create many more, and inspiration to continue weaving!

Please note this workshop is held in a heated tent and your hands will be in and out of water.
Skill level:  Beginner, None, although it requires some fine motor skills and your hands will be in and out of water during the workshop.


Thursday October 18, 2018 9:00am - 4:00pm EDT
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