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Willow Basketry Workshop


April 6-7, 2019

10am-4pm both Saturday and Sunday.

$125 for full weekend, plus $75 material cost

Kids 12+ welcome

Trades available - please email me

Register by March 15

In this two-day workshop, you will learn about harvesting, propagation, storage and preparation of willow for weaving.  Make a round-base basket in shape and size of your choice.  Learn traditional weaves including twining, 3-rod waling, English randing, and 4-rod waled top border.  Choose from three different handle designs and go home with a beautiful willow basket that will last for several generations! 

Returning students:  depending on how full this class gets, I could offer an advanced class for square work, zig-zag weave, and asymmetrical work on the weekend of March 30-31.  Please let me know if you are interested in this.  (If this class doesn't fill up, you can come and we can have a little corner for advanced work!).

Please spread the word to anyone you think may be interested.  I will cap this class at 12 students. 

Feel free to email or call with questions: 413-367-8266.  Email me at marylaurenfraser@gmail.com to sign up.

Earlier Event: March 30
March potluck
Later Event: April 13
Women's Chainsaw Workshop