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Basket Weaving -

Event Type: Adult Programs
Date: 10/6/2012
Start Time: 9:30 AM
End Time: 12:30 PM
Description:
 Peg Adams has been basket weaving for 25 years and teaching for 20 years. You could say she come from a family of weavers as her Mom weaves baskets and wheat weavings plus her oldest sister weaves baskets and fiber pieces on the loom.

Peg states "My heart is blessed as I teach basket weaving, especially when a first-time weaver completes a basket. In our busy culture so few of us actually create anything from raw materials today. For those of us who love to create, to build and to hold life in our hands, weaving is a most gratifying experience. I invite you to come weave with me."

You can expect to learn the basic plaited basket skills that you will need to begin weaving solo. The class fee includes all of the supplies for the basket project. You will need to bring the household tools listed:

1 2 gal bucket or dish pan (water tight)
1 Old towel (the reed will be wet)
1 Measuring tape and/or ruler
1 Old pair scissors
1 Skinny flat head screw driver
1 Pencil
10 Spring clothes pins

If you do not have all of these items or forget something, I will have extra tools available. I look forward to meeting you in the classroom.


Classes

July 28, Noblesville
Tea Bag Basket
$15 Fee
Teaching the basic components of a plaited basket, what you need to know when weaving with reed, and the process of building a basket from beginning to completion.
3”x 6”x 4”basket will be completed at the class.

August 18, Fishers
Wall Hanging Basket
$15 Fee
Teaching the basic components of a plaited basket, what you need to know when weaving with reed, and the process of building a basket from beginning to completion. Additional decorative element will be woven into this project. 5”x 3”x 8 “basket will be completed at the class.




September 15, Noblesville
Susie’s Basket
$25 Fee
12”x12”x12” basket that will include a solid wood handle. Weaver will experience weaving with different sizes and shapes of reed and how they effect the design. Basket will be completed at the class.

October 6, Fishers
Holiday Bread Basket
$25 Fee
In addition to teaching the basic process of plaited basketry, the twining weave and a new rim technique will be included to finish the top of this basket. It is recommended that you attend at least two of the prior basket classes before taking this class. 12”x 6”x 4” basket will be completed at the class.
Library: Fishers Library
Location: Fishers East
Presenter: Peg Adams
Status: Closed