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Cotton Cord Basket

August 5 @ 9:00 am - August 6 @ 4:00 pm


This workshop is designed to teach students basket design by learning and creating different basket setups. Students will learn multiple design “setups” to create various woven patterns with the goal of being able to replicate the designs at home. Cotton cord baskets make excellent gifts and have infinite uses. The possibilities are up to you!

Students will start with a wood base with the spokes pre- glued prior to class. The design is woven with three colors of cotton cord and sueded leather accent between the different patterns. The rim is a regular reed rim with cotton cord filler and lasher. Students will have a choice of colors. Techniques include triple twining, completing a row and setting up for next, spiral and stack pattern, and shaping.

The cotton cord basket dimensions are a 3” wood base, 4 ¾”D, 3 ¼”H. 

Students that do not finish the first day will finish the second day. Students that finish the basket on the first day can start another basket from the selection of kits available for purchase.

Students should bring: 

Tools and supplies students should bring from home:

  • Pencil
  • Hand towel
  • Scissors
  • Cloth tape measure
  • Spring type clothespins

PLEASE NOTE: The time of this workshop is from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on August 5th and 9:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m. on August 6th. 

Workshop Details

Instructor: Linda Scherz (Allen) 

Length: 2 Days

Skill Level: All

Hours: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm on August 5th, 9:00 –  12:00 pm on August 6th 

Registration Cost: $150.00

Material Cost: $42.00 payable at workshop to Instructor 

Registration for all courses will open in April 2021.


Please read our COVID-19 Protocols prior to registering. 


August 5 @ 9:00 am
August 6 @ 4:00 pm
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