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Fri, Aug 30

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Maplecrest

Cattail Weaving Intensive at Sugar Maples

Intensive cattail weaving workshop! This three day intensive will introduce you to basketry fundamentals, and build up skills, culminating with making a cattail sun hat!

Cattail Weaving Intensive at Sugar Maples
Cattail Weaving Intensive at Sugar Maples

Time & Location

Aug 30, 2024, 9:00 AM

Maplecrest, 35 Big Hollow Rd, Maplecrest, NY 12454, USA

About the event

Drawing from traditional English rush weaving techniques, this workshop will delve into working with locally harvested cattail leaves found here in the Catskills. This unique course will extend the student’s basket weaving skills through constructing smaller baskets and culminating with weaving a sun hat. Expect to leave Sugar Maples with the knowledge and practice to harvest, prepare and weave baskets from this abundant wetland plant. No previous basketry experience required..

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