Carry-All Basket • July 27 and 29

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Tuesday, July 27 and Thursday, July 29, 11 am – 3 pm

Debbie Johnson

Learn how to weave a carry-all basket–a rectangular basket with two wooden swing handles–from start to finish! You might need a basket to carry gardening supplies to and from, or to carry any other endless array of objects. Perhaps you will attend a gathering of friends or family for a picnic – in person–so make yourself a special basket to celebrate the occasion and use it to carry that hotdish, or who knows what else! Your finished basket will measure about 10″ x 16″ and it will be woven about 5″ high. You will learn how to weave a solid base, plain weave sides, incorporate simple shaping techniques, and a set of wooden handles. Adding a rim that employs a technique used for finishing most baskets. Most students should complete their project by the end of class! Materials fee is $42, payable to the instructor at the time of class.

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Instructor Bio:

Debbie Johnson’s greatest passion is passing on the tradition of basket weaving through teaching. She was a founding member of the North Shore Basket Guild (Duluth, MN) in 1999 and began teaching in 2002. Johnson continues to hone her skills, exploring natural weaving materials and participating in conference workshops. She is currently president of the Minnesota Basket Weavers Guild and served as co-curator of their 20th Anniversary exhibition at Textile Center in 2018. As a long time member of the National Basketry Organization, she received a scholarship in 2019 to study with Leon Niehaus at their conference.


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