WORKSHOPS: Thurs., Oct. 17 - Sun., Oct. 20, 2024



Workshop Info

Date: Thursday, October 19, 2023
Time:9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Category:Basket Weaving
Instructor:Wendy Jensen
Williamsburg Handbasket - SOLD OUT

Due to the popularity of Wendy's classes, the number of seats available on opening day will be limited to 9.  Students can sign up for either the Thursday or Friday workshop, but not both. 

A perfect utilitarian basket, students will learn how to weave a basket base around a sturdy, preformed handle. The basket walls are woven with a chase weave with an emphasis on shaping. Rim fitting, scarfing and lashing will also be taught. If time allows, students can decorate the handle in a variety of weaves. Basket dimensions: 13” H x 12”D. 

This workshop is held in a heated tent.  Your hands will be in and out of water throughout the session.

Prerequisite:  None.

Skill Level Required:  Open to all levels of experience.

Homework:  None.

Questions about the workshop?  Email

Note: Images are a representation of the workshop project. 


Materials Info

A material fee of $50 will be collected by the instructor - please bring a check.  It includes all materials needed to complete the basket, hardwood preformed handle, seagrass, written pattern, rattan for stakes, weavers, rims, lashers and wrapping materials.

NOTE:  There is no onsite ATM on Thursday and Friday.

Students must bring:  pen and notebook if you wish to take notes.

We also suggest bringing a battery operated light should you need additional lighting.




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Workshop Fee $125.00



Other Workshops Available By Wendy Jensen
Workshop Name Category Date Time Fee  
SHOULDER PACK BASKET Basket Weaving 10/17/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 135.00 MORE INFO
TWILLED MUFFIN BASKET WITH BRAIDED LASH Basket Weaving 10/18/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 135.00 MORE INFO

Next Fest: October 19-20, 2024