Wool Drying Basket • August 19 and 20

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Wednesday and Thursday, August 19 and 20, 10 am – 3:30 pm

Debbie Johnson

Historically, a wool drying basket would be an open weave and used to dry fleece by the fireside. Today, this twill woven basket is perfect for your yarn, sewing supplies, or even magazines beside your chair. In this class, you will learn how to twill weave a solid base and sides, and do simple wrapped handles. The basket starts as a square base and progress to a 14” circular shape. When you are finished, it will stand 9” high on wooded feet and will have two wrapped handles. You will also add a wrapped rim filler as a design element to complete the rim. Perfect for beginners or those wanting to get back into the swing of basketry this summer! Materials fee $42, payable to the instructor. **See supply list of items you need to bring with you to class**

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Instructor Bio:

Debbie’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.

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