Basket Weaving – Northern Nights Market Basket

May 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
LOLA Center for the Arts

Learn traditional basket weaving techniques and make the northern Nights market basket!

Saturday, May 11, 2019        10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.          $55.00 Adults & Teens 16+

All materials supplied to make this basket, plus use of instructor’s tool for the day.           Beginners or experienced weavers welcome!

Deadline for payment/registration:   May 4

Learn traditional basket weaving techniques to create a small market basket in dyed black reed.  Then capture a bit of the grandeur of the aurora by adding cascading curls in space dyed reed.  The gradations of color create the borealis – navy, aubergine, wine, teal and aqua.  Complete the basket with a coordinating dyed rim and inset ash handle.  Leave class with a completed basket ready to stain and enjoy all summer long.

Accomplished basket weaver and instructor, Dianne Mockler will coach you every step of the way.

Finished basket is approximately 11″ x 7″ x 5″ high excluding the handle.

Supplies needed to bring to class:         All materials will be included for weaving and use of instructor’s tools.

Bucket or dish pan and an old towel.         Wear clothes that can get a little damp.          Bring a bag lunch and an old towel.

Wear clothes that can get a little damp.