Basket Classes Under The Canopy, 2002

Little Buddy.jpg (120215 bytes) Monday, July 8       Little Buddy   

This is a smaller version of our   popular “Campfire Buddy”, which we  taught last summer.  6” wooden base is  used.  The finished base diameter is 8”.  The basket stands 6” tall.  Leather handles are added.

For the Love of Pines.JPG (77621 bytes) Thursday, July 11          For the Love of Pines
The base on this basket measures 8” X 5 ”.  It is 7 ” tall (without the bushel handle).  Smoked and dyed reed are used as well as a Rectangular  Pines Basket Buckle™ to embellish it.
Audtot.jpg (38449 bytes) Monday, July 15              Audra’s Tote
The base measures 10” X 5” and it stands 7 ” tall. Shaker tape is added for handles.  It is perfect for your small “totin”  needs.
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Thursday, July 18         Black Bear In The Pines

The base on this basket measures 10 ” X 5” and it stands 10 ” tall. A Black Bear Basket Buckle™ and rusty stars are on the front with seven pine trees placed around the basket.
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Monday, July 22           Really Big Tote

If it doesn’t fit in here, you don’t want to carry it! This basket has a 17 X 6 ” base and stands 12 ” tall. A pair of oak swing handles are added to finish it.                   54.00
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Thursday, July 25         Log Cabin Organizer

The base on this basket measures 15” X 5” after twining.  It stands 3 ”  tall.  A log cabin wooden insert with hand-painted pines is used to embellish this handy addition to your home or cabin Up North.
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Monday, July 29           Country Tucket (Finish on                                  Tuesday, July 30, if necessary.)

Experience the Nantucket weaving technique with a “country flair”.  This ‘Tucket uses a 3 ” wooden base and stands 3 ” tall.  If you’ve wanted to make a Nantucket-style basket, this is the one for you.
Handy Oval2.jpg (128133 bytes) Thursday, August 1      Handy Oval
This is a handy and easy basket to make.  It uses a 5” X 8” oval base and stands 5” tall.   It is the perfect size to organize any room in the house or cabin.

Saturday & Sunday, August 3 & 4, 1-5 pm ---  5th Annual Basket Boutique.  The “Gallery” and “Store” will both be open.

Classes are for adults only and start at 8:00 a.m., rain or shine.  Wear layers, because we often start the class “cool” and end up “warm”!  You might wish to bring insect repellent, since we are outdoors.  Bring your tools: shears or scissors, tape measure, basket tool (or screwdriver), needle-nosed pliers, and clothespins.  Bring a plastic bag to put your stained basket in.  Feel free to bring a drink and/or a little snack, since class usually runs through the noon hour.  If you are unable to attend a specific class on the regular date, we will be happy to schedule a special class for four or more people. 


Weavingly yours,


A little bit about us – We have been weaving for over 18 years and have taught classes for 16 years.  Ronda has been a teacher at the Indiana Basketmakers Convention, the Missouri Basketmakers Convention, and workshops in Kentucky.  We have taught classes under the canopy on IXL Lake since 1994.  We are both school teachers.  Ronda teaches 1st Grade and Jim teaches high school German.  We have 5 children and have been deeply involved with soccer for nearly 30 years!   We enjoy our summers Up North and look forward to the excitement of the basket classes.  If you have never made a basket, do come and join us.  You leave class with a finished basket!

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