CCSU180 - Nantucket Basket Class

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CCSU180 - Nantucket Basket Class

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In this elegant workshop you construct the highly prized Nantucket basket.  Trisha will guide you through the process of weaving a 10” round bowl basket using a cherry base, rim and staves with cane weaver.  In three sessions you will have created the much sought-after Nantucket Basket.  All instruction and materials are included with additions available.

All skill levels welcome.

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 Trisha Brown-Medeiros is an experienced Nantucket basket weaver from New England. Trisha grew up weaving baskets under her mother's tutelage and has devoted her professional life to refining her craft. In addition to working for the family business, Trisha travels the East Coast from Florida to New England teaching the time-honored craft of basket weaving. Trisha is a member of The Georgia Basket Association, The North Carolina Basket Association, The North East Basketmakers Guild, The National Basketry Organization and The Basket Museum on Nantucket, and she has distinguished herself by winning Best of Show in 2011 and 2012, and

First Place in the Teacher Category in 2013 according to the Northeast Basketmakers Guild. Recently, Trisha has used her weaving knowhow to push the boundaries of basketry by developing new designs, such as the Cottage Sewing and Jewelry Basket.

  • 3 Wednesdays, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

  • July 31, August 7, and 14

  • $105 materials fee paid to instructor at the beginning of class.