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Oil and Cotton Creative Exchange

VIRTUAL: Beginner Flat Reed Basket
CLASS DATE: Saturday, April 3, 2-4:30pm
LOCAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 3 days before scheduled workshop
SHIPPING REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 7 days before scheduled workshop
CLASS DATE: Sunday, April 11, 1-3pm
LOCATION: Oil andCotton Studio
INSTRUCTOR: Sarita Westrup
CLASS LIMIT: 8 Students

Baskets are a symbol for giving and receiving! Learn the basics of basket weaving and twining in this fun introductory class! Students will follow a basketry pattern to weave a flat reed basket step by step, building the base of the basket, weaving the walls, and lashing on the rim. By the end of class you will have a 5" wide accessory basket and the basic skills to continue weaving in the future. Time outside of class may be needed to finish your basket. This class is beginner- friendly and all levels are welcomed. Login details will be sent the day before your class.

Workshop Outline:
Weaving base
Twine base in place
Weave Walls
Lash rim

Kit includes:
12 - 3/8" black flat reed spokes - 16" long
15 - 1/4" natural flat reed weavers -23" long
1- #2 round reed - 24" long
2 - 3/8" black flat reeds for rim - 23" long
waxed linen - 36" long
tapestry needle
clothes pins

Students will need to provide:
Jewelry Pliers/ Cutters - for cutting reed close to the surface of the basket
flat head screwdriver - for tucking in spokes
ruler - for measuring the base

*Local kit pickup is available Tuesday-Friday, 2-4pm at Oil and Cotton. Please email with questions to [email protected].

*Distance learners can have their kits shipped only if you place your order 7 days before the scheduled workshop. Or you can gather the materials included in the kit from home. 

This workshop is open to friends near and far. If you are registering with a friend please use the discount code BUDDY to receive 10% off of your registration.

Official Site  

  • $65-$75
Dates & Times
  • Saturday, April 3, 2021 @ 2:00 pm   2021-04-03 14:00:00 2021-04-03 17:00:00 America/Chicago VIRTUAL ART WORKSHOP: Flat Reed Basket //artandseek.org/calendar/event/106073/virtual-art-workshop-flat-reed-basket Oil and Cotton Creative Exchange, 817 West Davis Street, #110, Dallas, TX, 75208

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