Nancy Hager - Square basket with woven overlay, flat oval & round reed, woven staked base using screw block - intermediate skill level
February 21: FIFI Day - find it and finish it. Bring that basket that is still at home and complete it using skills of other members to help with the tricky parts
March 21: Dolores Von Rosen - "Hills & Valleys", natural materials on a wood base - all skill levels
April 18: Nancy Latchford - Coiled basket on a wood base - intermediate skill level. Shawl pin kits for sale.
May 16: Catherine Devine and Lorna Garton - Pentland Pottery Basket - all skill levels.
A round-shaped basket using flat and round reed with a tucked rim. Excellent for using up small bits of left-over flat reed. Good pratice shaping. Pattern used with permission from Billie Ruth Sudduth.
Approximate size: 8"H x 10"W x 10"D.
June 20: Alice Lingard - Round Reed Basket - all skill levels
Learn to weave a round basket with an accent band and colour variations, emphasizing colours to make a pattern in the basket.
July 18: Dale Adamson - Spiral Round Basket - intermediate skill level
Learn how to create a spiral ornament on a three-rod wale hand-shaped round reed basket. Thanks to Dolores von Rosen for sharing this pattern with the Guild.
Approximate basket size: 7" high, 5" wide
Learn to weave a practical bicycle basket with reed.
September 19: Karen Kotecki - Ashton Black Ash Bowl - all skill levels
Learn to use black ash to weave a hand-shaped bowl with ash ornament and footing.
October 17: Chris Matthews - Basket made with denim - all skill levels
November 21: Nancy Flickinger - Small reed sleigh on wood base with runners - all skill levels
Nancy Flickinger will teach variations of sleigh baskets for wire or wood runners - table centerpiece size. The pattern provided will be a guide only (using lashed rim and building/shaping rows), but weavers will be expected to be open to create size and colour differences. Experienced weavers may even want to do a braided rim. Decisions, decisions.
Pot Luck Meal at Noon