Backpack/foraging basket. This is a great basket! I developed it a few years ago when a forager BADGERED me to design one for her. It comes with all the strapping, clips to make it adjustable as well as a handmade oak handle.. Students will be able to choose black, royal blue, dark brown or dark green strapping. Clips are black. Choice on strapping MUST be made AT LEAST 10 days before the class…preferably at the time of registration. Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org with your choice
Students need to bring…measuring tape, sharpened pencil, a brick wrapped in plastic wrap, 12 large wooden clip style clothespins, old towel, scissors, pocket knife, a small regular screw driver, spray bottle, pail or dish pan to hold 2 gallons of water, lunch, drinks and snacks…wear comfortable clothes.
Joan Betzold, a basket weaver and weaving teacher for over 30 years, attends 40+ art, folk art, colonial, fiber and gardening shows a year. She has been honored as the Featured Artist at several nationally recognized shows. Joan designs, dyes the fibers, and weaves her original baskets using centuries old techniques without nails, glue, staples or molds. She is well-known for her award winning custom designs as well as unusual baskets incorporating vintage tools, kitchen items, antlers, or a treasured piece from a loved one. She teaches weaving at many local museums as well as privately. For several years she has been asked to serve as the basket weaving judge at the Maryland State Fair.
Location: Museum Store Second Floor. One flight of stairs.
Date: Saturday February 10, 2024
Time: 9 AM – 3 PM.
All sales are final, no refunds. Proceeds benefit the Museum.
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