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Beginning Willow Basketmaking

  • Arts Mid-Hudson 696 Dutchess Turnpike, Suite F Poughkeepsie, NY, 12603 United States (map)

!!This class is full!! There is a waiting list, please contact Arts Mid-Hudson directly. Organized through Arts Mid-Hudson, more info and registration here. $155 AMH Members, $170 NonMembers, materials included

In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of basketry using willow as a medium. The unique qualities of willow allow for a wide range of artistic expression, and participants will be encouraged to explore forms and colors. Over the course of 2 days we will weave a round base using a twining pattern, work up the sides and optional integrated handles in waling and French randing and then finish with a woven border. This is a surprisingly physical class with surprisingly gratifying results.

Earlier Event: March 23
Intro to Willow Basketry
Later Event: August 4
Make a Garden Obelisk