WS28 - Black Ash Berry Basket - April 26, 2020


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WS28 - Black Ash Berry Basket - April 26, 2020

Dates:  April 26, 2020

Class Times: Sun 9am-4pm/span>

Instructor:  Penny Hewitt

Open Studio:  None

Make your own berry basket and in the process learn one of the oldest crafts in human history. For thousands of years baskets have served as indispensable objects in every culture. Carry on the tradition and take home a beautiful, durable, and useful basket crafted from local, responsibly harvested, hand-pounded, black ash logs. Your finished basket will be about 6-8 inches in diameter and about 6-8 inches tall with an optional leather strap.

Materials Fee:  $70

About the Instructor:

Penny Hewitt is passionate about preserving and sharing traditional skills, particularly in the forms of black ash and birch bark basketry. She transforms natural materials from the surrounding forests into objects of beauty that are useful in everyday life. She is inspired by traditions of other cultures, and is grateful for the opportunities of connection that her craft cultivates. Her experience includes teaching workshops to all ages, as well as crafting for income and pleasure.

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