Introduction to Wicker Weaving 1M22
Wicker weaving is a style of weave that involves the use of multiple weaving-strands together to create an interlocking pattern which results in added strength to the completed item.
Gain a comprehensive overview of basket weaving, including processing materials, introduction of color, basket materials and structures. Each student will complete a wicker bisquit/roll basket.
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Born and raised among the Amish community in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, William Krier developed an interest in the art of basket weaving and has been practicing this art since the 1980's. He enjoys the challenge that wicker basketry brings. Using a variety of agents from commercial dyes to nut hull stain to teas, William dyes and stains all of his own reed.
Weaving traditional baskets using bright colors is William's way of contemporizing the art of basket making.
Materials to bring to class:
Instructor provides all materials. $25 payable in class to instructor.