Cathryn Peters Weaving Class Schedule

Cathryn teaches a variety of seat weaving and basket weaving classes across the country,
arranged through folk schools, basket workshops, basket conventions,
wood working schools, and private instruction.
Click here to Contact her to secure your date on the schedule soon!

Cathryn will not be teaching during 2014, but check back later for 2015 classes.  Thank You!

Be sure to check the Events Calendar for other weaving classes and teachers across the country.


MARCH APRIL MAY JUNE JULY AUGUST SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER

MARCH

BASIC BEGINNER BASKETRY CLASSES

~~Saturday, March 16, 2013 ~~

KID’S CLASS–WOVEN RIBBON SHAMROCK PIN

woven-ribbon-shamrocks-pins

Woven ribbon shamrock pin w/kit, pattern and instructions

Class Fee=$5
Time: 10am-12:30pm
Northwoods Friends of the Arts Gallery, Cook, MN
Register with Cathryn at [email protected]   Phone: 218-666-6189


 

~~Saturday, March 23, 2013 ~~

COLORFUL REED EASTER BASKET CLASS

Easter basket made at NWFA 3-2012

Easter Basket Class Results!

Colorful flat reed Easter Basket w/kit, pattern and instructions
Class Fee=$35
Time: 10am-4pm
Northwoods Friends of the Arts Gallery, Cook, MN
Register with Cathryn at [email protected]   Phone: 218-666-6189


 

~~Saturday, March 30, 2013~~

TINY TEA BAG OR SALT & PEPPER SHAKER BASKET

Peters-tea-bag-basket

Tiny flat reed basket to hold tea bags, sugar packets or salt & pepper shakers
w/kit, pattern and instructions

Class Fee=$30
Time: 10am-4pm
Space is limited, so registration necessary.

Northwoods Friends of the Arts (NWFA)

210 South River Street (beside/behind Dreamweaver Hair Salon)
Cook, MN 55723
To register or inquiries call Cathryn at 218-666-6189 or email her at  [email protected]
and be sure to put “NWFA Basket Class” in the Subject line.
Details can also be found on the NWFA website at www.NWFAMN.org

APRIL

~~Saturday, April 6, 2013~~

5th ANNUAL IRON RANGE EARTH FEST

Earth Fest 2011 Wicker Woman booth

The Wicker Woman booth Earth Fest

Mt. Iron, Minnesota

Save the date! Details to follow…

MAY

 

~~Friday, May 10, 2013~~

ONION & GARLIC BASKETS KITCHEN COMPANION SET

onion-garlic-basket-class-Peters North House Folk School

On the Harbor

Grand Marais, Minnesota 55604

For more information call, 1-888-387-9762

http://www.northhouse.org/courses/courses/course.cfm/cid/483


~~Saturday, May 11 & Sunday, May 12, 2013~~

COILED BEE SKEP CLASS

WEAVE YOUR OWN COILED BEE SKEP

North House Folk School

On the Harbor

Grand Marais, Minnesota 55604 Bee Skep Making Class North House Folk School Bee Skep Weaving Class

What a great way to spend a spring weekend, weaving up a small size traditional style straw bee skep to be used in your house or garden for that great country primitive decoration!

“Bee” the envy of your friends and neighbors and bring nostalgia to your home or garden as you weave your skep in this expanded two day class.

Using the traditional weaving material of straw, you will learn the basics of the coil weaving technique and some history of bee skep making in the process!

For more information call, 1-888-387-9762

http://www.northhouse.org/courses/courses/course.cfm/cid/7


 

~~May 31 – June 16, 2013~~

Cook, MN Area Spring Arts Expo3rd ANNUAL SPRING ART EXPO

Artwork displayed throughout participating businesses in Cook and Orr, MN

Presented by

Northwoods Friends of the Arts (NWFA)

JUNE

~~June 20 – 23, 2013~~

16th ANNUAL WOODEN BOAT SHOW &

SUMMER SOLSTICE FESTIVAL

North House Folk School Wooden Boat Show

North House Folk School, P.O. Box 759, On the Harbor, Grand Marais, Minnesota 55604

Wooden boat show, auction, speakers, demonstrations and more! Cathryn will be demonstrating chair seat weaving and basketry.

For more information call 1-888-387-9762

North House Folk School Wooden Boat Show & Summer Festival

JULY

 

~~ Saturday & Sunday JULY 13 & 14, 2013 ~~

WEAVING SEATS: TRADITIONAL TECHNIQUES WITH CANE

Marc Adams School of Woodworking

History, overview, techniques and hands-on learning about the traditional hand chair caning
on pre-assembled footstool first day, and the wide binding cane footstool woven in twill pattern the second day.

traditional hole cane stool

Hole-to-hole cane stool

Cathryn Peters caning class MASW-2011

2011 Marc Adams students working on the paper fibre rush stool

binding cane twill stool

Wide binding cane stool woven in twill pattern

Marc Adams School of Woodworking

5504 East, 500 North
Franklin, IN 46131-7993
Phone: 317-535-4013

Weaving Cane Seats: Traditional Techniques

 

AUGUST

 

~~ AUGUST 2, 3 & 4, 2013 ~~

6th ANNUAL GATHERING of THE SEATWEAVERS’ GUILD® INC.

Sautee Nacooche Center,
Sautee Nacooche, Georgia

TSWG-cattail-rush-seatweaving-demo

TSWG 3rd Gathering 2010

 

Whether you are a member of the guild, prospective member, sponsor orjust plain enthusiast of the craft of chair seat weaving, there will be something for you here!

flyer, registration form and accommodations information is all posted to the site.
Hope to see all members at the Gathering and at the members’ annual corporation meeting on Saturday night.

TSWG-woven-chair-seat-exhibit

Membership in the Guild is a requirement to attend the private workshop and annual corporation meeting. But the 4th Annual Chair Seating Exhibition and Chair Seat Weaving Demonstrations on Sunday are FREE and open to the public.

http://www.SeatWeaversGuild.org/gatherings


~~August 9, 2013 ~~

PUT YOUR FEET UP: Weave a Footstool with Paper Fiber Rush

North House Folk School, on the Harbor, Grand Marais, MN

Ready to take it easy and put your feet up? Try your hand at traditional paper fiber rush weaving and complete a small footstool in just one day.

Paper rush footstool-Peters

Paper rush footstool

 

http://www.northhouse.org/courses/courses/course.cfm/cid/632


 

~~Saturday & Sunday, August 10 & 11, 2013 ~~

TRADITIONAL PAPER RUSH CHAIR SEAT WEAVING

North House Folk School, on the Harbor, Grand Marais, MN

You may bring your own post and rail chair frame to work on, or purchase a chair frame from the instructor. Then using a continuous strand of rolled paper rope (paper fibre rush) in this two-day class, complete your rush chair seat to take home and enjoy.

post and rail chair frame

post and rail chair frame

paper rush seat weaving

Paper rush chair seat weaving

paper rush chair seat

Paper fibre rush chair seat complete

http://www.northhouse.org/courses/courses/course.cfm/cid/633/

SEPTEMBER

 

~~September 27, 28 & 29, 2013~~

WOLF RIVER BASKETRY GUILD’S FALL WORKSHOP

Comfort Inn and Suites, W7393 River Bend Road, Shawano, WI

Teachers: Cathryn Peters, Eileen Mirsberger and Char Ciamaicella

Cathryn will be teaching Friday, 4 hour class: SORRY, CLASS FULL

coin-catcher antler basket Peters

“Coin Catcher” Antler Basket Tray

Saturday, 8 hour class: SORRY, CLASS FULL

Autumn Bound Antler Melon Basket

Autumn Bound Antler Melon Basket

Sunday, 6 hour class: SORRY, CLASS FULL

binding cane twill stool

Wide binding cane stool woven in twill pattern

http://www.wolfriverbasketryguild.com/directory/Resources
 

OCTOBER

 

~~~~October 27, 28 & 29, 2013~~

OKLAHOMA BASKET WEAVERS WEEKEND 

Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center – Shawnee, OK

Teachers are: Cathryn Peters, Laura Lee Zanger, Candace Katz, Tika Tucker, Karen Hobbs, Jackie Thomas, Jill Robinson, Dona Nazarenko, Jan Schmidt, Tammy Fabian-Southard,
Billy Owen, Rena Vickery, Pauline Asbury and Brenda McKinnon

Cathryn will be teaching the Binding Cane Twill Footstool, Birch Bark Necklace Basket and Checkerboard Seagrass Stool.

birch bark necklace basket

Birch Bark Necklace Basket

binding cane twill stool

Wide binding cane stool woven in twill pattern-SORRY, CLASS FULL

checkerboard seagrass footstool

Checkerboard Seagrass Footstool

http://www.okbasketweaversguild.com/WeaversWeekend.html

NOVEMBER

 

~~November 1, 2 & 3, 2013~~

ANTLER BASKETRY: OPEN SEASON

http://www.northhouse.org/courses/courses/course.cfm/cid/2

North House Folk School
On the Harbor in Grand Marais, Minnesota 55604

Jade antler melon basket-Peters

Jade Antler Melon Basket-Peters

Spend two and a half days of relaxing basketweaving with instructor Cathryn Peters, learn the ins and outs and tricks of the trade for creating a deer antler basket of your very own!

Antlers will be pre-drilled with rim and primary ribs inserted,
but you’ll do all the creative and hard work yourself!

2011 Antler Basket Weaving Class North House

Antler Basketweaving Class–North House Folk School 2011

http://www.northhouse.org/courses/courses/course.cfm/cid/2


 

~~NOVEMBER 8, 9 & 10, 2013~~

TRADITIONAL CHAIR CANING FOR THE VINTAGE CHAIR

chair caning step 5 first diagonal

Have an old family heirloom or a chair you’d like to refurbish
and learn how to recane the seat on it, but don’t know how?

Bring your chair to North House and spend the weekend on the lovely North Shore of Lake Superior. Learn seatweaving in a relaxed atmosphere, all the basics and tricks of the trade about
hand chair caning, from veteran instructor Cathryn Peters.

Hole-to-hole chair caning

Traditional chair caning class

North House Folk School
On the Harbor
Grand Marais, Minnesota 55604

http://www.northhouse.org/courses/courses/course.cfm?cid=148


Thanks so much for your interest in Cathryn’s Class Schedule, please also visit these pages
to see more of her Antler Basket Artistry and Antler Basket Patterns
in case you’d like to try your hand at weaving antler baskets!
Bookmark this site and be sure to come again, see all the changes and updates! Happy Weaving!

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