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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 stunning rib-style baskets from dyed and natural rattan reed, incorporating a deer antler as the handle or focal point of the design. The project will be a wall pocket basket, incorporating the Southern “cross over turn-back” weaving technique, spacing the ribs and many more tips that comfortably introduce the skills of basketmakers. Antler basketry is a creative, colorful way to spend the weekend with old friends or find new friends during the course. Dimensions approx. 14”H x 8”W x 4”D. Note, materials fee is payable to instructor during class.

Dates

Fri, Nov 3rd, 2017  –  Sun, Nov 5th, 2017

Course Details

Length: 2½ Days
Skill Levels: Beginner-Advanced
Hours: Days 1 & 2: 9am-5pm and Day 3: 9am-noon
Registration Cost: $175.00 *
* Early-Bird rate in effect until Fri, Sep 22nd, 2017
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
Awl or icepick
spray bottle

Once registered, students will receive a confirmation packet in the mail that may offer additional optional tool recommendations and suggested reading.

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* Early-Bird rate in effect until Fri, Sep 22nd, 2017
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