Dates: July 15-16, 2017
Class Times: Sat 9am-5pm; Sun 9am-2:30pm
Instructor: Judith Nevin
Open Studio: Sat 7-9pm
We will be making two baskets this weekend. The Farmer's Market Basket is perfect for holding your finds at the farmer's basket. It has a filled bottom and a high hand carved handle. The basket is approximately 13” x 13” x 8”. The Diamond Decorated Storage Basket is rectangular with an interesting pattern formed by the use of color and over weaving. The basket 11” x 6 ½ ” by 5 ½” high. Students will learn to carve their own handles, rims and skids.
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.