May 18, 2024 - May 19, 2024(9am - 5pm)

Willow Rope Coil Bowl

Taught by: Dan Brockett

Workshop Fee: $250.00

Construct a unique and functional woven bowl using traditional European stake and strand techniques. This weave pattern showcases the natural colors and character of willow and serves as a stunning centerpiece or wall hanging.  All material comes from Dan Brockett’s farm, where he grows, harvests, dries and prepares the willow by hand. Please note this craft is hand and wrist intensive. The workshop is open to all levels.

Skills and Techniques:

  • Creating a round willow base
  • Slyping and inserting stakes
  • Gathering stakes to create the shape and framework of the basket
  • Side weaving using 3 rod wale and 5 rod wale techniques
  • Finishing the 5 rod border

 

Materials Fee: $30 per person, per basket (some may wish to begin a second, if time allows)

Special Tools or Equipment: All materials and tools provided by the instructor.

Workshop Policies: Please be sure to read our policies before you register for a workshop which can be found here Workshop Policies

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(please choose all meals if you are staying on campus.)
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