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Baby Pack Basket Course

$25

with Jessica Steele

Calendar Feb 23, 2023 at 1 pm

Baby Pack Basket Course

This class is for anyone! Great activity to do over the Winter Break!

All level weavers are welcome EVEN if you have never weaved! Step by step instruction. Weave a 6” tall basket with premium reed. 

Included reed, strap, and instruction.

Anyone 8-17 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

Fishing Creel/Gathering Basket Course

$85

with Jessica Steele

Calendar Feb 25, 2023 at 9 am

Fishing Creel Course/Gathering Basket

You don’t have to put fish in this beautiful basket, perfect for picnics, vegetable gathering, or collecting all sorts of fun things while foraging in the woods!

Size is approximately 13"W x 8"H x 8"D the lids are cut to fit in the class and added on with a cut piece of a piano hinge.  

The cost covers the cost materials: premium reed, wooden lid, hinges, strap, and instruction.

Special February Break - Individuals 8-17 years old may attend this course.  These students must have an adult to accompany them and willing to assist.

Gourd Basket with Pine Needle Rim

$45

with Jessica Steele

Calendar Feb 26, 2023 at 1 pm

Make a gourd basket. Perfect for a gift or to keep for yourself.

Gourds will be pre-cut. Students will need to clean gourds, sand, and drill holes. Then we will sew white pine needles to the rim. We will be able to pick from a number of stains to finish the gourds. Gourds are around 4-5” in diameter.

During this class, we will also go over the basics of making pine needle baskets.

This is another great class to learn a skill for life. 

Course covers materials and tools to make basket.

Small Pack Basket Course

$65

with Jessica Steele

Calendar Mar 4, 2023 at 1 pm

Small Pack Basket Course

All level weavers are welcome EVEN if you have never weaved! Weave a 10-12” tall basket with premium reed.These are beautiful baskets perfect for a child or yourself. Straps are adjust able for child to adults.
Great gift for that someone special! 

$65 fee includes: reed, pine feet, plywood base, strap, and instruction

Anyone 12-17 must be accompanied with an adult.

Fishing Creel/Gathering Basket Course

$85

with Jessica Steele

Calendar Mar 19, 2023 at 9 am

Fishing Creel Course/Gathering Basket

You don’t have to put fish in this beautiful basket, perfect for picnics, vegetable gathering, or collecting all sorts of fun things while foraging in the woods!

Size is approximately 13"W x 8"H x 8"D the lids are cut to fit in the class and added on with a cut piece of a piano hinge.  

The cost covers the cost materials: premium reed, wooden lid, hinges, strap, and instruction.

Pack Basket Course

$100

with Jessica Steele

Calendar Apr 1, 2023 at 9 am

Pack Basket Course

All level weavers are welcome EVEN if you have never weaved! Step by step instruction. Weave a 17” tall basket with premium reed. These baskets are great for ice fishing, day hiking, going to music festivals, or going to the local co-op. Great gift for that someone special! Walk away with a pack basket you made and knowledge for life!

Course and material fee: $100 This covers cost of reed, pine feet, plywood base, strap, and instruction

Must be 18 years of age or older to participate.

Small Pack Basket Course

$65

with Jessica Steele

Calendar Apr 15, 2023 at 9 am

Small Pack Basket Course

All level weavers are welcome EVEN if you have never weaved! Weave a 10-12” tall basket with premium reed.These are beautiful baskets perfect for a child or yourself. Straps are adjust able for child to adults.
Great gift for that someone special! 

$65 fee includes: reed, pine feet, plywood base, strap, and instruction

Anyone 12-17 must be accompanied with an adult.

Fiddlehead Basket

$50

with Jessica Steele

Calendar Apr 19, 2023 at 4:30 pm

Fiddlehead Basket

Whether hiking in the forest or wandering in your garden, this will be a nice basket for fiddleheads, mushrooms, or herbs.  Size is approximately 4” Width x 8" Height x 10" Length. 

The cost covers the cost materials: premium reed, strap, and instruction.

Anyone 12-17 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.





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