When: 25 February 2023
Time: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Instructor: Joan Betzold
Cost: $85.00 [includes materials]
Where: Landis Valley Museum Store Second Floor
Learn to make a continuous weave Market Basket: This is a fabulous basket. It is as close as you can get to making a 18th century market basket…beautiful handle and extremely useful!
Participants must bring the following items: measuring tape, sharpened pencil, a brick wrapped in plastic wrap, 12 large wooden clip style clothespins, old towel, scissors, pocketknife, a small regular screwdriver, 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.
To register and pay for the class, please use this link: https://checkout.square.site/merchant/MLCHQKY1H1SSP/checkout/E7I2VDDWJ27CW6267OSPQXL7