Pine Needle Basketry-Whole Needle

When:
December 6, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm America/Chicago Timezone
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Where:
Ely Folk School
209 E Sheridan St
Ely
MN 55731

Friday, December 6, 201912:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Tuition: $45 Materials: $25

In this easy-going, entry-level class, you’ll learn the simple skills to create your own pine needle basket and spark a passion that will last a lifetime.

You will be shown one way of doing things. You can then continue with that or let your imagination run wild. There are no rules, no right or wrong ways of doing things, no patterns to follow, and no straight lines! “The perfection of Nature is its imperfection.”

Using long leaf pine needles from the southern United States , waxed sinew and your choice of wooden basket centers, you’ll create your own 4-6″ basket. Enhancements, such as beads and charms, will be available for purchase to add that special touch that personalizes it just for you.

Come along and join in a fun-filled class and learn a new skill!

About the instructor: Carolyn Quick has a background including law enforcement, business analysis, data security and teaching. Now retired, she enjoys living in the woods and watching her wildlife neighbors.

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