Basketry



Adirondack Berry Picking and Gathering Basket

Beverly Cornelius

This basket is a variation on an Adirondack Pack Basket, one of the oldest surviving traditions inside the Adirondack Park. You will use a continuous weave technique and hand shaping to create this wonderfully useful basket. Shaker tape will be used to create a sturdy strap that will leave your hands free for blueberry picking or any other type of gathering. It also makes a great container to keep your yarn when knitting socks. This basket will be woven using reed and Shaker tape. The approximate finished size is 10 - 12" tall (width may vary).

  • Location: AFS, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY
  • Tuition:
         Members: $95
         Non-members: $115
  • Materials: $40
  • Total course cost due at registration time: $135 (members)         $155 (nonmembers)
  • Course Length: 1 Day

Student to bring to class: Basin for water, sheetrock knife, an old towel and washcloth, clip clothespins and a spray bottle.

Sessions:

1110-0819    This offering is full - add me to the waiting list      Sat August 19, 2017 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

1110-1014    Add registration to shopping cart
      Sat October 14, 2017 8:30 am - 5:30 pm




Mountain Gathering Basket

Barbara Boughton

This basket is woven on a round oak base, and employs a continuous chase weave to build the sides. Students will learn the process for determining the number of spokes needed for continuous weave, and be challenged and excited to watch their creations grow with two weavers. A hand-carved oak swing handle with inside-out ears incorporated into the rim finishes this rustically graceful and functional basket. It is woven on a 6" oak base which grows into a 12" diameter basket. Dimensions are approx. 10" high at sides, 16" high at handle.

  • Location: AFS, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY
  • Tuition:
         Members: $85
         Non-members: $105
  • Materials: $35
  • Total course cost due at registration time: $120 (members)         $140 (nonmembers)
  • Course Length: 1 Day

Must be over 12 yrs of age.

Sessions:

1057-0507 This offering has already met      Sun May 7, 2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

1057-0910    Add registration to shopping cart
      Sun September 10, 2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm




Penobscot Basket

Beverly Cornelius

This versatile market basket has Native American origins. You will find it a sturdy choice for trips to the Farmer's Market as well as your go to for an overnight bag or a beach tote. Students will be provided with the guidance to design their own shape, choose their own color combinations, and learn some simple weaving techniques to create a basket that is truly their own. Approximate finished size - 12" long x 12" high x 9" wide.

  • Location: AFS, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY
  • Tuition:
         Members: $95
         Non-members: $115
  • Materials: $45
  • Total course cost due at registration time: $140 (members)         $160 (nonmembers)
  • Course Length: 1 Day

Student to bring to class: Basin for water, sheetrock knife, an old towel and washcloth, clip clothespins and a spray bottle.

Sessions:

1102-0916    Add registration to shopping cart
      Sat September 16, 2017 8:30 am - 5:30 pm