Dates: August 25-27, 2017
Class Times: Fri-Sat 9am-5pm; Sun 9am-2:30pm
Instructor: Dona Nazarenko
Open Studio: Fri-Sat 7-9pm
The colors of birch bark show natures beauty at work. All results will vary in size and shape. You can embellish with additional birch overlays, add beads, pine needles, leather and stitch with waxed linen. Birch is harvested by teacher on her property in Vermont. When completed your birch projects will feel like leather to the touch. If time allows we can do a small project in class. 3 birch projects will be completed in class.
Materials Fee: $180
About the Instructor:
Dona wants to help the fellow basket maker to have fun where they will leave with learning her techniques and methods she has found helpful over the years to help achieve what they could be proud of. Weaving since in 1988 she has started teaching classes in 1992 throughout NJ at school campus’, local basketry guilds and at various galleries. Wining numerous awards for her work she also has been recognized on local TV, in newspapers, magazines and articles in several basketry newsletters. Not slowing down since moving to Tunbridge, VT in 1996 she has continued to teach classes across the country and holds classes at her quiet and secluded “Country Spirit Basket” studio with husband, Warren.