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Currently Scheduled Basketry Courses

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Advanced Willow Basketry: Rectangles and Fitching

For students who are confident with the basic stake and strand form and ready to move on, we welcome…
Tue, Oct 4th, 2022  –  Thu, Oct 6th, 2022
9am-5pm
Instructor: Steen Madsen
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Birch Bark Basketry: An Introduction

Birch bark holds a multitude of uses, and has been widely used across the world wherever birch trees…
Tue, Oct 4th, 2022  –  Thu, Oct 6th, 2022
Day 1: 3-6pm, Days 2-3: 9am-5pm
Instructor: Emily Derke
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Birch Bark Boxes: Scandinavian Bark Basketry

Scandinavians and Russians commonly kept small, flat birch bark boxes in their pockets in the 18th…
Thu, Nov 3rd, 2022  –  Sun, Nov 6th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Fred Livesay
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Black Ash Basketry Sampler: From Log to Rim

Rims and handles are important elements of basket construction, integral to the structure and…
Sat, Oct 8th, 2022
9am - 5pm
Instructor: Beth Homa Kraus
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Black Ash Market Basket

The market basket will take you many places: from the market to the beach, from picnics to the…
Fri, Jul 15th, 2022  –  Sun, Jul 17th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: April Stone
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Black Ash Pack Basket

The black ash pack basket: It's beautiful, highly functional, and can be made using simple…
Fri, Jul 22nd, 2022  –  Sun, Jul 24th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Ian Andrus
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Black Ash Sampler: From Log to Splint

Black ash splint is a beautiful material for making sturdy baskets, and with the right knowledge and…
Tue, Oct 4th, 2022
9am-5pm
Instructor: April Stone
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Boreal Basketry Immersion

In this in-depth basketry course, we’ll explore the range of materials found in Northern…
Fri, Jul 1st, 2022  –  Mon, Jul 4th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Emily Derke
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Cedar Bark Mat Weaving: From Forest to Floor

This course offers students an opportunity to fully explore the traditional Anishinaabe craft of…
Mon, Jun 13th, 2022  –  Fri, Jun 17th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
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Crafting the Traditional Stake & Strand Willow Basket

When northern European immigrants came to North America they brought with them a host of crafts and…
Tue, Oct 4th, 2022  –  Thu, Oct 6th, 2022
Day 1: 3-6pm, Days 2-3: 9am-5pm
Instructors: Lindsay Lee, Lee Zieke
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From Checkerwork to Hex: Black Ash Baskets with a Twist

In this course, students will be working with locally harvested and hand processed, pre-dried black…
Fri, May 20th, 2022  –  Sun, May 22nd, 2022
Days 1-2: 9am-5pm; Day 3: 9am-1pm
Instructor: April Stone
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Pine Needle Basketry

Create a traditional coiled basket from locally harvested red pine needles, which are much shorter…
Sat, Oct 8th, 2022  –  Sun, Oct 9th, 2022
9am-4pm
Instructor: Paula Sundet Wolf
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Sweetgrass Basketry

Join local instructor Teri Smith for this two-day class and learn the art of coiling a beautiful…
Sat, Oct 8th, 2022  –  Sun, Oct 9th, 2022
9am-5pm
Instructor: Teri Smith
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Tabletop Candle Basket

In this course, students can discover the beauty and flexibility of willow barks and weaving on a…
Sun, Aug 14th, 2022
9am-4pm
Instructor: Judy Zugish
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Weave A Willow Bark Hat

Weave a completely distinctive and striking chapeau using willow bark. Together, we will design a…
Wed, Aug 10th, 2022  –  Fri, Aug 12th, 2022
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Judy Zugish