The Southwestern Ontario Basketry Guild is proud to present the basketry workshops for 2018. The year promises to be filled with new and challenging baskets and techniques.
January 20, 2018
Amy Jorgensen - Hugs and Kisses basket - all skill levels
Perfect for Valentine's Day! Guild member wAmy Jorgensen will teach this heart-shaped basket. Learn to create this special shape using flat and round reed, learn to embellish the basket and learn to cover and ornament the inserted handle.
***Workshop start time changed to 8:30 am.***
|Learn to create this special heart-shaped basket.|
|Lovely ornament decorate the basket's handle.|
Mavis Kiyoshk - Sweetgrass Coil Basket - all skill levels
Basketmakers will create a small lidded basket sewn in coils. The lid will have a beaded felt centre and the bowl a felt centre. The sweetgrass basket will be created using a traditional First Nation method taught by a fourth generation First Nation basketmaker.
|Learn to create a lidded sweetgrass basket.|
March 17, 2018
April 21, 2018
May 12, 2018
***Please note change: This workshop has been changed to the second Saturday of the month to avoid Victoria Day holiday conflicts.***