Weaving a Nantucket Basket
Beginning & Intermediate & Advance Class is Full
September 18 & 19, 2020-Friday & Saturday, 2 Sessions
Instructor: Sherry Bolin
Class Fee: $60.00 non-members + $50.00 Supply Fee
$54.00 BRMAA Members + $50.00 Supply Fee
This weaving class will teach students to create a Nantucket basket which dates back to the 1800’s. Students will begin with various size molds with wooden bottoms and weave the sides with cane of increasing size to make a smooth basket. The handle will be woven to complete the basket. The wooden bottom, mold and cane will be provided by the Instructor. All levels of students are welcome. The Supply List includes scissors, awl, ruler or tape measure, towel and a bib apron. Please be sure to sign up early, due to limited space in class.
Class is Closed
Call (706) 632-2144 for questions regarding this course and registration. Payment is required to register for BRMAA courses. You may pay via PayPal above, over the phone, or visit The Art Center located at 420 West Main Street, Blue Ridge, GA 30513 to pay in person. The Programming Coordinator is in the office from 10 am - 6pm on Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Sherry is a renown weaver and has artistic talent in basketry,loom weaving and sewing.
Sherry currently is Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association's Art by Appointment Loom Instructor.