B1 - Classic American Baskets July 14-15, 2018


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B1 - Classic American Baskets July 14-15, 2018

Dates:  July 14-15, 2018

Class Times: Sat 9am-5pm; Sun 9am-2:30pm

Instructor:  Judith Nevin

Open Studio:  Sat 7-9pm

Join us for a fun weekend of basket making. We will be making two baskets. Kelly’s Heart is a  square to round bicolored basket woven in twill. The base measures 6 1/2” square, the top is 10 1/2” in diameter and the basket stands 7” tall. The Cat Head Berry Basket is chase woven. The base measures 2 1/2” square and opens to 4 1/2”. The basket stands 4” tall with a  high handle that is 4 “ above the top of the basket.  Students will learn to carve handles and rims

Materials Fee:  $45

About the Instructor:

Judith Nevin has been making baskets for more than 20 years. She has traveled throughout the country researching baskets and their history. Judy is extremely interested in Native American and Shaker basketry and many of the baskets she has created herself reflect her interest is these cultures. She continues to study with basket makers from all over the country and has taught individual lessons, groups of school children and classes at Fletcher Farm School and several galleries. She is a member of the Society of Vermont Artists and Craftsmen, Inc.

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