Class Descriptions

William Holland School of Lapidary Arts

Basketry - Lorraine Garcia

[05/05, 05/12, 05/19, 05/26, 07/28, 08/04, 09/08, 09/15, 09/22]

This class is for the beginning student. Award-winning instructor Lorraine Garcia teaches students basket making and so much more. Learn different weaves and techniques to make stylish, fun and functional baskets that really stand out. In this class you will create 4 different types of baskets. Hand-dyed reed will be used to enhance beauty. Basket styles vary every year. All the supplies and tools needed to create these wonderful baskets are supplied. All you need to bring is your enthusiasm.

Lab Fee:US$125Estimated Materials Cost:$0Prerequisites:none

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Basketry - Joan Stoneham

Basketry and Beyond

[06/23, 06/30, 08/25, 09/01]

This non-traditional basketry class will explore basic to beyond weaving techniques. Students will learn steps necessary to make their baskets unusual yet functional pieces. Shaping and texture will be the main emphasis. Reeds, fibers, naturals, and textiles will be supplied enabling each student to create their own work of art. Expect to make 2-4 baskets, cost $50 per basket.

Lab Fee:US$75Prerequisites:none

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