NOTE: Students with basket weaving experience may complete this class in one day; less experienced students may need another half day. To register, we will initially charge you for one day of class. If you need to attend for another half day, we will charge you another $75. The materials fee of $150 is paid directly to the instructor at the start of class.
Advance registration is required for all classes.
Please review our health and safety policy.
Registration Deadline: September 30, 2021
These fabulous snowshoes are to be used, not just to hang on the wall of your cabin or home. The strength and durability of these shoes are great or a child of 5-7 years of age. The weaving technique has a series of knots and twists and it resembles the Shaker cheese pattern. We will discuss the finishing process with polyurethane, and attaching harnesses. Harnesses are made specifically to this size snowshoe and are of fine leather. You will be weaving with nylon lacing that has a 2,600 lb. test weight and the snowshoe frames are steam bent from locally harvested ash.
This class is great for someone with basket weaving experience but with the time allotted, a beginner can accomplish it with my help. Feel free to contact me for further discussion if you’re unsure.
Murray Hill Weaving is Jean Reed’s dream come true – resulting from her love of basketry, and weaving for over 40 years. Basketry took a natural turn into chair seating and other types of weaving art. Located at 685 Murray Hill Road, Hill, NH, the heart of New England, Jean teaches an array of classes in her shop and around the country. You’ll always find talented artists from all over the world sharing their knowledge and skills with students at MHW. Visit me at www.MurrayHillWeaving.com