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Weave a Foraging Basket

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

$125




Instructor: Margaret Mathewson, Ancient Arts Center

A variety of foraging baskets in process

A variety of foraging baskets in process

Margaret Mathewson brings her expertise and talent to this weaving workshop for those dedicated to creating a functional mushrooming or foraging basket. Margaret, founder of the Ancient Arts Center, Lobster Valley, Oregon, also provides an overview of the history and how this basket is used. Bring your

A beautiful woven basket made by Margaret

A beautiful woven basket made by Margaret that showcases some of the materials uses in class.

dedication to details and hands-on learning – and you will be rewarded with a fine basket to use for a lifetime. Due to size some baskets may need to be finished at home.

This workshop includes:

  • Hands-on instruction on creating a mushrooming basket
  • Supplies used in the class
  • An overview of the history of baskets and their use and importance in society
  • A vegetarian lunch
  • Your finished, or nearly finished, basket to take home, plus the knowledge to create more baskets in the future
Richard finishing his woven basket.

Richard finishing his woven basket.

Vegetarian lunch and beverages are homemade from farm ingredients as the season allows and are included in the price of your reservation.

Different colored reeds used in baskets

Different colored reeds used in baskets

To register for class, or for more information, contact Charlene at 503-357-4992 or at charlene@nanacardoon.com

Students will need to bring a sharp knife and clippers.

Details

Date:
August 26
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
$125

Venue

Foodways at Nana Cardoon
map sent upon registration
Forest Grove, OR United States
Phone:
503-357-4992

Organizer

Charlene Murdock
Phone:
503-357-4992
Email:
charlene@nanacardoon.com