Sat, Nov 03|
MainStreet Bookends of Warner
Willow Basket Weaving
A day of weaving with willow! Leave with your own traditional, European-style frame basket. Taught by professional basket weaver, Mary Lauren Fraser.
Time & Location
Nov 03, 2018, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
MainStreet Bookends of Warner, 16 E Main St, Warner, NH 03278, USA
About the event
Come learn willow basketry! A day of weaving with willow, leave with your own frame basket. A traditional European basket, the frame basket is used all over the world and has endless opportunity for shape, size, and use. Students will learn how to fasten the hoops of the basket, the basic technique for weaving, how to insert ribs, make a wrapped handle and form a gods-eye fasten. Taught by Mary Lauren Fraser, who learned traditional European willow basketry in northern Scotland and now teaches throughout New England. Mary will also play some fiddle tunes, this is sure to be a wonderful time!
$80 Workshop fee - Preregistration required. An additional $20 materials fee is paid the day of the workshop.
This workshop will be held across the street from the market at the Mainstreet Bookends Gallery.