Basketry

Register Online Here!


Flat Egg Basketbasket flat egg basket

  • Sold Out

  • Friday, March 22, 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM 
  • Location: Echo Hill Park 
  • Ages: Adult
  • Cost: $44 
  • Instructor: Liz Braidwood-Fulmer, Recreation Program Coordinator  
  • Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced

You will receive step-by-step instructions in making this ribbed basket. Students will construct a frame by attaching a wooden handle and rim with a god’s eye. Then carve (using a knife) points onto the ends of #5 round reed to create the ribs. Then weave the basket using seagrass. Some homework may be necessary to finish weaving the basket. Bring a bag lunch and drink for a 30-minute lunch break.

Mexican Blanket Round Basketbasket mexican sampler.4

  • Saturday, April 6, 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM 
  • Location: Echo Hill Park
  • Ages: Adult
  • Cost: $36
  • Instructor: Liz Braidwood-Fulmer, Recreation Program Coordinator  
  • Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced

Creating a functional art piece, a basic round basket using flat reed spokes and round and flat reed weavers, can be fun. Students are encouraged to design personal unique color patterns or are welcome to copy the sample basket’s pattern. Bring a bag lunch and drink for a 30-minute lunch break. 

Arrow Traybasket arrow tray

  • Friday, May 10, 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM  
  • Location: Echo Hill Park
  • Ages: Adult
  • Cost: $42 
  • Instructor: Liz Braidwood-Fulmer, Recreation Program Coordinator  
  • Skill Level: Advanced only 

Create this functional sturdy tray that totes a four-color arrow pattern. Approximate size 12 inches by 4.5 inches in height. This tray could serve various purposes, such as a serving tray, decorative item, or organizer. Bring a bag lunch and drink for a 30-minute lunch break. 

UFO: Unfinished Objects

  • Thursday, May 16, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Location: Echo Hill Park
  • Ages: Adult
  • Cost: Free 
  • Instructor: Liz Braidwood-Fulmer, Recreation Program Coordinator 

Do you have a craft project, such as but not limited to a basket that is not finished? Join us for some open weave time.