Posts Tagged 'basket making'

Staff Picks: Basketry 101

I always loved baskets. When I was kid, I remember my great grandmother making them, and I had a (small) collection that I’d proudly bring everywhere with my precious possessions. Unfortunately, I never had the opportunity to learn the craft from

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Staff Picks: Basketry 101

I always loved baskets. When I was kid, I remember my great grandmother making them, and I had a (small) collection that I’d proudly bring everywhere with my precious possessions. Unfortunately, I never had the opportunity to learn the craft from

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After Workshop: Coiled Bowls with Erin Considine

Feeling frozen by this weather? Come thaw out with us next Thursday before facing the commute home! Join Erin Considine for our Coiled Bowls After Workshop, and learn a traditional basket-making technique in a modern context! Erin’s projects were recently

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After Workshop: Coiled Bowls with Erin Considine

Feeling frozen by this weather? Come thaw out with us next Thursday before facing the commute home! Join Erin Considine for our Coiled Bowls After Workshop, and learn a traditional basket-making technique in a modern context! Erin’s projects were recently

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Coiled Bowls with Erin Considine

Feeling stressed by all this holiday hullabaloo? Still looking for the perfect handmade gift for that special someone on your list? Looking for a good excuse to spend a weekend with friends creating something stylish, eco-friendly and functional? Look no

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Coiled Bowls with Erin Considine

Feeling stressed by all this holiday hullabaloo? Still looking for the perfect handmade gift for that special someone on your list? Looking for a good excuse to spend a weekend with friends creating something stylish, eco-friendly and functional? Look no

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Natural Basket Making with Matt Tommey

This weekend here at Textile Arts Center, students came in and learned about basket making from artist Matt Tommey. His work focuses on traditional Appalachian craft using all natural materials like vines (kudzu, wisteria, grapevine), branches (birch, oak, ash & poplar), long leaf

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Natural Basket Making with Matt Tommey

This weekend here at Textile Arts Center, students came in and learned about basket making from artist Matt Tommey. His work focuses on traditional Appalachian craft using all natural materials like vines (kudzu, wisteria, grapevine), branches (birch, oak, ash & poplar), long leaf

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Inspiration Board: Baskets

Are you ready to learn about basket making? This coming weekend we’ll be joined by artist Matt Tommey to make some awesome kudzu and bark baskets using traditional appalachian techniques. And just in time for Mother’s Day, we have special

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Inspiration Board: Baskets

Are you ready to learn about basket making? This coming weekend we’ll be joined by artist Matt Tommey to make some awesome kudzu and bark baskets using traditional appalachian techniques. And just in time for Mother’s Day, we have special

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May Classes: A few seats left…

May is just a few days away! So that means a new round of classes are starting up. Here are some classes with seats still available: Natural Dyes in the Kitchen – Thursdays, 6:30-9:30 – Brooklyn Location – Starts 5/3!

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May Classes: A few seats left…

May is just a few days away! So that means a new round of classes are starting up. Here are some classes with seats still available: Natural Dyes in the Kitchen – Thursdays, 6:30-9:30 – Brooklyn Location – Starts 5/3!

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Importance of Vessels: Basket Making Workshop!

Like many textile arts, we experience basket making in many forms and from many cultures. Each individual has their own connection to the vessels that take different shapes, hold various objects, decorate homes, and carry precious things. Case in point,

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Importance of Vessels: Basket Making Workshop!

Like many textile arts, we experience basket making in many forms and from many cultures. Each individual has their own connection to the vessels that take different shapes, hold various objects, decorate homes, and carry precious things. Case in point,

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