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The Wicker Woman®--Cathryn Peters Welcome! I’m Cathryn Peters, a Minnesota-based business owner, blogger, mentor and weaving educator here on, I hope you are enjoying your visit and finding value in the resources provided.

***As the owner of a long time, trusted wicker weaving, chair caning, and basketry resource site for nearly 20 years, I receive hundreds of daily emails asking for help and advice. And although I’d like to, I cannot answer individual “how-to” type questions or give individual advice or suggestions anymore, it’s just not possible. Please select PAID CONSULTATION below and we’ll set up an appointment to discuss your issue.***

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Find a local repair pro to give your furniture some special TLC to bring your pieces back to their former glory!

National Furniture Repair Directory™

FREE TO USE! Find Chair Caning, Refinishing, Wicker, and Upholstery local expert repair pros to fix your furniture!
Instructor Cathryn Peters helps students learn the basics of chair caning as well as more advanced seat weaving techniques

Weaving Classes

See Cathryn’s schedule of antler basket classes, chair caning classes and gallery exhibitions.
Certified antique wicker furniture appraiser, Richard Saunders, will establish value and maker for your precious family heirlooms, and flea market or curbside finds.

What's It Worth? Wicker Appraisals

Get wicker furniture appraisals from certified appraiser, Richard Saunders, since Cathryn does not make appraisals.
Cathryn's how-to articles, hints and tips, and videos on wicker, caning and basketry

Wicker FAQ

Cathryn shares her knowledge by answering the most common questions about wicker that she’s received in the wicker restoration business.
Cathryn's how-to articles, hints and tips, and videos on wicker, caning and basketry

Seatingweaving FAQ

Cathryn’s gathered some of the most frequently asked questions about chair caning and other seatweaving techniques.
Cathryn's how-to articles, hints and tips, and videos on wicker, caning and basketry

Articles--Chair Caning, Wicker, Baskets

Learn about the wicker furniture industry, seat weaving and basketry from Cathryn’s articles, hints, tips, FAQs and videos.


After 40+ wonderful years in this weaving profession,
I have retired from the day-to-day business of chair caning and wicker restoration as of 2013.
And now after moving to Wisconsin, have cut back drastically on my teaching schedule for 2020 as well. 

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The Wicker Woman® – Cathryn Peters
808 Carmichael Rd. #287
Hudson, WI 54016

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