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Nate's Nantuckets Basket Making Classes Schedule

Basket MakingWeaving baskets is a relaxing and gratifying hobby. It lets you release your creative juices and create beautiful, useful works of art. If you would like to learn basketry, Nathan teaches at several basketry conventions throughout the year. He also holds regular classes at his home studio or you can attend classes at Basketville in Vermont, Fletcher Farm in Vermont or the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen in New Hampshire.

Nathan has been researching, designing and teaching basketry for over 30 years. He is more than happy to pass along his skill and knowledge to eager students. The schedule below lists all the venues where Nathan will be teaching.

State Line Friends Weaving Retreat

April 15-17, 2010

Shaker Reproduction #8 Fruit

Students will learn Shaker basket making techniques from a true master of the craft. This Shaker Fruit basket is made from hand pounded black ash. The handles and rims are cut, shaped and steam bent using the exacting size, shape and methods of the Shakerís Church family 150 years ago. Every student will make a museum quality reproduction.

Wilderness Backpack

Students will learn to use Nantucket weaving techniques in combination with hand pounded black ash weaving techniques. This charming backpack has leather straps and feet just like its larger cousins.

Hyanis Picnic Purse

Learn to weave this basket for a limited time at this reduced price! Students will learn mold weaving and a new rimming technique to create an heirloom basket. This purse-style basket features a two piece cherry lid and double swing handles.

Additional Class Location Information

Basketville
8 Bellows Falls Road
Putney, VT
Website: www.basketville.com
Phone: (802) 387-5509
Email: nathan@basketville.com

Fletcher Farm School for the Arts and Crafts Ludlow, VT
Website: www.fletcherfarm.com
Phone: 802-228-8770
Email: info@fletcherfarm.org

League of New Hampshire Craftsmen Hanover, NH
Website: www.nhcrafts.org/hanover/
Phone: 603-643-5384
Email: craftstudies@valley.net

For information on classes at Nathanís home please call 603-456-2126 to schedule.

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