Weave a Basket Around a Gourd

Friday, March 28, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Maximum number of participants: 12 (adults and youth ages 14 and up.)

Supply fee: $14

Learn how to prepare a gourd and finish it with "memory ink", and weave a basket with round reed around the gourd. You'll learn how to handle basket reed and how to shape a basket. Weave in three-rod wale or chase-weave using dyed reed to decorate the gourd. No basket making or gourd decorating experience is required.

The instructor will provide cleaned gourds ready to finish, and all tools and other supplies you'll need during the workshop.

Bring a sack lunch. Bring a drill (with 7/64" bit) and a hair dryer if possible.

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