Discover basketry!

The museum features basket-making demonstrations, workshops in the loft and hands-on fun for people of all ages.

 

2018 Basketry Museum Workshops


June 2   11 - 1 pm Willow fences

Come and build a willow fence for your garden to keep off wandering animal and tiny feet. Also useful to build around your tall perennials /peonies to hold them up in strong winds. Instruction will include the growing of willow and a few cuttings.

I will provide the willow, please bring your garden secateurs and a sharp knife.The farmers market will be open for lunch, or bring your own.

Cost: $25 + material fee $5.

Please register and pre-pay by e-transfer, ankaretd@gmail.com or by cheque, at least a week before so I can soak the willow..

Payment will be returned if cancellation is received within a week of the workshop.

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June 9 11am-1pm

Willow sculptures/plant supports

This weekend we are building willow structures, which can be used for sculptural figures or plant supports.

I will provide the willow, please bring your garden secateurs and a sharp knife.The farmers market will be open for lunch, or bring your own.

Cost: $25 + material fee $5.

Please register and pre-pay by e-transfer, ankaretd@gmail.com or by cheque. at least a week before so I can soak the willow..

Payment will be returned if cancellation is received within a week of the workshop.

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June 16   11-1 pm

Cedar Bark and Spruce Root Preparation

Come and learn about cedar bark and spruce root preparation for basketry. Bring a large sharp knife or pen knife, a pair of scissors and an apron,

I will provide the cedar bark and the spruce root and discuss how to collect it.

Cost $10.00

The farmers market will be open for lunch, or bring your own.

Please register and pre-pay by e-transfer, ankaretd@gmail.com or by cheque.at least a few days before so I can prepare the bark.

Payment will be returned if cancellation is received within a week of the workshop.

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June 23   11-1pm

Cedar Bark and Spruce Root Basket

Using the cedar bark and the spruce root we prepared last weekend, we will make a small diagonal plaited basket. Bring bark in a damp towel, a few spring type clothes pegs or similar clips, a pair of scissors, tape measure and an apron.

Please register and pre-pay by e-transfer, ankaretd@gmail.com

or by cheque. Payment will be returned if cancellation is received within a week of the workshop.


JUNE  30 No class.


JULY 7   11-1pm

FLOWER BASKET

In this one day workshop we will make an original flower basket using grapevine, willow, round reed. It can be used for picking flowers, or for display in the house. The size is optional.

I will provide all the materials, please bring a pair of secateurs and a sharp knife. Lunch can be found at the farmers market or bring your own.

Cost: $45 Material fee $15.

Please register and pre-pay by e-transfer, ankaretd@gmail.com

or by cheque. Payment will be returned if cancellation is received within a week of the workshop.

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JULY 14   11-1PM

Bird Sculptures

Using willow branches to inspire two dimensional sculptures of birds. A fun and creative experience.

i will provide the willow, please bring your garden sectors and a sharp knife. The farmers market will be open for lunch, or bring your own.

Cost: $25 + material fee $5.

Please register and pre-pay by e-transfer, ankaretd@gmail.com Or pay by chequ.

Payment will be returned if cancellation is received within a week of the workshop.

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JULY 21   11-3pm

Kids Day to make a colourful round reed basket with or without a handle.

Children under 8 please bring a parent or helper. Amll materials will be provided.

Cost: $15 includes all materials.

Please register and pre-pay by e-transfer, ankaretd@gmail.com

or by cheque. Payment will be returned if cancellation is received within a week of the workshop.

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