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Birch Bark Basket Necklace

Course Overview

Using spring and winter birch bark harvested in Angora, MN, students will weave one basket necklace on a mold. The course will cover a simple start and stop basket weave for the body with a choice of rim treatment, waxed linen colors and bead embellishments. The necklace hanger can be made using an easy but time-consuming five ply waxed linen braid or a simple, adjustable necklace hanger pattern. The finished basket will measure approximately 4”x 2”x 1” and can even function as a diffuser for essential oils.

Basket Week 2018: Registration in this session of this course includes participation in a day of demonstrations, talks and other activities on Friday, August 31 as part of Basket Week for no additional tuition cost. More information will be provided in mid-summer. Please plan to participate!

Dates

Wed, Aug 29th, 2018

Course Details

Length: 1 day
Skill Levels: Beginner to Advanced
Hours: 9am - 4pm
Registration Cost: $95.00
Additional materials fee paid to instructor when class starts: (Varies, approx $30 )

Tools

You will need the following tools for this class:

  • Towel
  • water spray bottle 
  • embroidery scissors 
  • tiny alligator snap pins
  • magnifying lamp if you have one

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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