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Advanced Willow Basketry: Rectangles and Fitching

For students who are confident with the basic stake and strand form and ready to move on, we welcome…
Tue, Oct 4th, 2022  –  Thu, Oct 6th, 2022
9am-5pm
Instructor: Steen Madsen
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Basket Basics for Families

Don’t put all your eggs in one basket..unless of course you wove it yourself with willow!…
Fri, Oct 21st, 2022
2-4:30pm
Instructor: Bozena Scheidel
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Birch Bark Basketry: An Introduction

Birch bark holds a multitude of uses, and has been widely used across the world wherever birch trees…
Tue, Oct 4th, 2022  –  Thu, Oct 6th, 2022
Day 1: 3-6pm, Days 2-3: 9am-5pm
Instructor: Emily Derke
Fri, Jan 6th, 2023  –  Sun, Jan 8th, 2023
Days 1-2: 9am-5pm; Day 3: 9am-noon
Instructor: Emily Derke
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Birch Bark Boxes: Scandinavian Bark Basketry

Scandinavians and Russians commonly kept small, flat birch bark boxes in their pockets in the 18th…
Thu, Nov 3rd, 2022  –  Sun, Nov 6th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Fred Livesay
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Birch Bark Sawtooth Table Basket

Like the landscape of the North Shore, this basket has sawtooths adorning the rim. Discover the…
Sat, Apr 29th, 2023  –  Sun, Apr 30th, 2023
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Beth Homa Kraus
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Black Ash Basketry Sampler: From Log to Rim

Rims and handles are important elements of basket construction, integral to the structure and…
Thu, Oct 6th, 2022
9am-5pm
Instructor: Beth Homa Kraus
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Black Ash Basketry Sampler: From Log to Splint

Black ash splint is a beautiful material for making sturdy baskets, and with the right knowledge and…
Tue, Oct 4th, 2022
9am-5pm
Instructor: April Stone
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Black Ash Basketry Sampler: From Splint to Basket

The difference between a beginner’s basket and the work of an accomplished weaver is largely…
Wed, Oct 5th, 2022
9am-5pm
Instructor: April Stone
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Black Ash Pack Baskets

The black ash pack basket: it's beautiful, highly functional, and can be made using simple…
Fri, Mar 3rd, 2023  –  Sun, Mar 5th, 2023
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Ian Andrus
Tue, Mar 7th, 2023  –  Thu, Mar 9th, 2023
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Ian Andrus
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Crafting the Traditional Stake & Strand Willow Basket

When northern European immigrants came to North America they brought with them a host of crafts and…
Tue, Oct 4th, 2022  –  Thu, Oct 6th, 2022
Day 1: 3-6pm; Days 2-3: 9am-5pm
Instructors: Lindsay Lee, Lee Zieke
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Knutkorg: The Scandinavian Knot Basket

The knutkorg, or knot basket, is a classic style of Scandinavian basket. Constructed from willow and…
Fri, May 19th, 2023  –  Sun, May 21st, 2023
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Jarrod Dahl
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Pine Needle Basketry

Create a traditional coiled basket from locally harvested red pine needles, which are much shorter…
Sat, Oct 8th, 2022  –  Sun, Oct 9th, 2022
9am-4pm each day
Instructor: Paula Sundet Wolf
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Step-by-Step Willow Baskets

In the world of willow basketry, there are an infinite number of techniques to learn and perfect.…
Wed, Jun 7th, 2023  –  Sat, Jun 10th, 2023
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Jo Campbell Amsler
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Sweetgrass Basketry

Join local instructor Teri Smith for this two-day class and learn the art of coiling a beautiful…
Sat, Oct 8th, 2022  –  Sun, Oct 9th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Teri Smith
Sat, Mar 11th, 2023  –  Sun, Mar 12th, 2023
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Teri Smith
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Willow Basketry

Willow has been a prized basketmaking material for centuries, and after this class, you'll know…
Fri, Jan 13th, 2023  –  Sun, Jan 15th, 2023
Day 1: 5-8 pm; Days 2-3: 9am-5pm
Instructor: Emily Derke