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Antler Basketry

Course Overview

The graceful curve of the deer antler provides a creative springboard for the emerging folk-art form of antler basketry. In this course students learn to weave a stunning rib-style basket from dyed and natural rattan reed, incorporating a deer antler as the handle or focal point of the design. The project will be a functional tabletop basket in a melon shape, with a three-point lashing rim.  Antlers will be pre-drilled with primary rib framework inserted. The instructor will demonstrate proper drilling techniques and students may do hands-on drilling if they wish.  Antler basketry is a creative, colorful way to spend the weekend with friends, old and new! Dimensions approx. 14”H x 8”W x 4”D. Note, materials fee is payable to instructor during class.

Dates

Fri, Nov 2nd, 2018  –  Sun, Nov 4th, 2018

Course Details

Length: 2½ Days
Skill Levels: Beginner-Advanced
Hours: Days 1/2: 9am-5pm, Day 3: 9am-noon
Intergenerational age: na
Registration Cost: $175.00 *
* Early-Bird rate in effect until Fri, Sep 21st, 2018
Additional materials fee paid to instructor when class starts: Varies (approx $55)

Tools

You will need the following tools for this class:

  • Dishpan or water bucket
  • Scissors
  • Towel
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Once registered, students will receive a confirmation email with further class information. Please call the front office if you have not received it within 24 hours.

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* Early-Bird rate in effect until Fri, Sep 21st, 2018
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