✩ JUNE ✩ WOVEN BICYCLE BASKETLearn the basics of basket weaving while you weave a bicycle basket tote.
SCHEDULE:6/1 & 6/2 | 6:30-9PM
This is a fun and easy basket to make, perfect for beginners or weavers with experience. This basket can be designed to your choosing as a bicycle basket and tote, a bicycle basket or just a tote. It’s perfect for the farmers market. You will have your choice of several colors of reed to create a design. The handles are made of shaker tape and several colors will be available. Those new to basket weaving will learn how to square up a base, weave a locking row, the start/stop method of weaving, and how to lash on a rim. Some sewing is required to secure your handles.
Skills & Materials
This is a beginner workshop and no previous experience is needed to participate. Moderate hand strength is needed to comfortably work with the materials. Workshop supplies are included in the fee. You will receive everything you need to make and bring home a Bicycle Basket Tote!
Cancellation + Make-up Policy
We absolutely understand that things come up and you may need to cancel your registration. We've done our best to create a cancellation policy that honors how fickle life can be alongside our financial commitment to our staff and teaching artists. If you need to cancel your registration we are happy to offer a 50% store credit refund for cancellations made two weeks in advance of your workshop date. Unfortunately, we cannot offer refunds for cancellations made less than two weeks in advance. We are also unable to offer make-ups or exchanges for missed workshops.
We're looking forward to sharing space with you! If you haven't had a chance to read our Community Commitment, pop over to the website and read about how we agree to share space. Feel free to reach out to the shop if you have any questions along the way - we're excited to welcome you wherever you may be on the learning curve.
Sara Robbins has been weaving baskets since the 1980s when she apprenticed with a well-known local weaver. She went from weaving traditional baskets to designing and weaving art baskets. She is the President of the PGHW, Membership Chair for the Mid Atlantic Fiber Association and serves on the Board of Directors at Awbury Arboretum.