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Sweetgrass Basketry

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Course Overview

Join local instructor Teri Smith for this two-day class and learn the art of coiling a beautiful sweetgrass basket. Hands-on instruction provides students with an introduction to the traditions and skills of basket weaving, and a discussion about how to identify sweetgrass and gather materials for future projects. This course welcomes students ages 16 and up to participate on their own; students 14-15 can participate if accompanied by an adult; no previous experience is needed.

Required Tools

  • All tools will be provided

Session Information

This course is part of the 2022 Basket Week! Plan to attend the Basket Gathering Day on Friday, October 7, a day-long conference that features speakers, demonstrations, field trips and community gatherings for anyone interested in baskets! Full schedule online late summer 2022.


Sat, Oct 8th, 2022  –  Sun, Oct 9th, 2022

Course Details

Hours: 9am-5pm each day
Tuition: $190.00
Materials fee: $15.00

Meet the Instructor

North House Folk School photo of instructor, Teri Smith
Teri Smith
Grand Marais, MN

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Sweetgrass Basketry