Williamsburg Basket • April 20 and 22 – SOLD OUT!

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**THIS CLASS IS SOLD OUT. To join the waitlist, please call 612-436-0464.

Tuesday, April 20 and Thursday, April 22, 10 am – 1:30 pm

Debbie Johnson

Interested in basketry techniques but daunted by the construction process and how to handle the materials?  Suitable for all basket makers, hand-construction artists, sculptors, weavers, including new-comers, join us for this introductory level class! No experience is required. Students will learn the basics of basket weaving, from the bottom up, including finishing and handles–complete with dyeing and staining details to preserve the wood fibers. Class participants will make their very own 8″ by 4″ functional basket to take home, suitable for bread, fruit, various treasures, a gift basket (if you dare part with it!), or for any other function or non-function that suits the maker. A bonus kit of materials to create a second basket will be included in the material fee. Materials fee $35, payable to the instructor at class. **See supply list of items you need to bring with you to 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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If your notice of withdrawal is received at least 5 business days before the start of your workshop, you will receive a refund of your workshop fee, minus a $25 processing fee.

There is no refund of workshop or processing fees if your notice of withdrawal is received less than 5 business days before the start of your workshop. We will be happy to provide you with a receipt for your donation to Textile Center.

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