The League of NH Craftsmen – Meredith Fine Craft Gallery will be offering a 2-Day Lidded Basket Weaving workshop with League-juried artist, Ray Lagasse on Saturday, May 12, 2018 and Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
In this workshop, you will choose one lidded basket design to make and you will learn the fine craft of basket making using reed and hardwood. You will be guided through the process of constructing your own beautiful and functional handmade basket from start to finish. All tools and materials needed to make your chosen basket will be supplied by the instructor. This class is open to all skill levels and no prior basket making experience is needed.
For this class, you will choose one basket design from the following Group 4 choices: Section A - Lidded Knitting Basket, Lidded Creel Basket or Section B - Lidded Double Pie Basket, Lidded Picnic Basket
Full descriptions, dimensions, and pictures of baskets are available at http://meredith.nhcrafts.org/basketry/ and also available at the gallery.
Tuition for Section A basket is $155.00 per student and tuition for Section B basket is $165.00 per student. There are NO additional materials fees. Students are encouraged to bring a bagged lunch and beverage to satisfy them during both days of this 7-hour workshop.
Space is limited to 6 students and pre-registration is required.
To register for this workshop, please call the League of NH Craftsmen – Fine Craft Gallery at (603) 279-7920 or stop by the gallery located at 279 Daniel Webster Highway in Meredith, NH.
For more details, visit our website at http://meredith.nhcrafts.org/basketry/ and our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/nhcraft/