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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, Jul 14th, 2017  –  Sun, Jul 16th, 2017

Course Details

Length: 2½ Days
Skill Levels: Beginner to Advanced
Hours: Days 1 & 2: 9am-5pm and Day 3: 9am-noon
Registration Cost: $185.00
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.

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

Waiting List

This course is full.

Fill out the form below if you would like to be placed on a waiting list and notified if an opening becomes available.