WORKSHOPS: Thurs., Oct. 17- Sun., Oct. 20, 2019


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Workshop Info

Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019
Time:9:00 - 4:00
Instructor:Katie Grove
Folded Pine Bark Basketry

In this workshop you will learn the ancient art of making folded baskets out of white pine bark. From actually peeling the bark from a log to sewing the container, this is a hands-on workshop where you will really get to know the material. Each participant will choose a piece of bark from those we have peeled and learn how to make a pattern to fold this flexible square piece of bark into a vessel. Different sewing materials, including twine, hemp, and basswood fiber, will be used to sew the vessel and attach a rim. Each person’s project will turn out to be completely unique. Everyone will leave with a completed basket, handouts on everything covered during the workshop and a new appreciation for the beautiful and abundant white pine tree.

PrerequisitesAll levels welcome - Some hand strength and dexterity is helpful for peeling the bark and sewing. 

Note: This workshop will be held in a heated tent.  Your hands may be in and out of water.

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Materials Info

There is a $25 material fee included in the registration fee which includes white pine bark, rim material, sewing materials, and handouts covering the techniques. 

Students should bring: a pair of scissors you don't mind getting dirty.


Seats Remaining 5
Workshop Fee $150.00


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Other Workshops Available By Katie Grove
Workshop Name Category Date Time Fee  
Backyard Basketry: Coiling with Grasses, Cattails, and More - SOLD OUT Basketry 10/19/2019 10:00 - 5:00 150.00 MORE INFO
Folded Pine Bark Basketry Basketry 10/17/2019 9:00 - 4:00 150.00 MORE INFO
Random Weave Vine Basket - SOLD OUT Basketry 10/18/2019 9:00 - 4:00 150.00 MORE INFO

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