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Tuesday Tips–Join the Chair Caning Forum

Tuesday Tips–Join the Chair Caning Forum

Tuesday Tips— Join the Seatweaving & Chair Caning Forum–The Caner’s Community Hub™ for a sense of belonging, friendship and sharing of information regarding all aspects of chair seat weaving and wicker repair. A day or so ago on the forum, chair caner Wesley Luckey from PA, mentioned that he first met me while taking my wicker furniture repair class at the John C. Campbell Folk […]

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Natural Rush Seatweaving Class Listing in John C. Campbell Folk School Catalog

Natural Rush Seatweaving Class Listing in John C. Campbell Folk School Catalog

Here’s the online catalog description of my week-longNatural Rush Seatweaving Class coming up June 29-July 5, 2008 at the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, NC. This is an Intermediate Level weaving class with previous seatweaving experience a must, and preferably in paper fibre rush. We will work with both natural cattail leaves and imported bulrush, completing at least one chair or footstool, but […]

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Gathering Cattails for Hand-twisted Rush Class

Gathering Cattails for Hand-twisted Rush Class

A couple of weeks ago I went out gathering cattail leaves from the road ditches to be used next year in the chair seat rush weaving class I’m teaching at the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, North Carolina on June 29-July 5, 2008. See the Events Calendar on WickerWoman.com for a descriptive listing and pictures. All the cattail leaves are spread out over […]

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National Basketry Organization Good For Seatweavers, Too!

National Basketry Organization Good For Seatweavers, Too!

How many of you are members of the National Basketry Organization? If you’re not already a member, I would highly suggest you join, if for no other reason than to receive the quarterly newsletter. It’s great and in full color, telling all about basketry events and features across the country. http://www.NationalBasketry.org I just received my postcard reminder for the 2007 Convention: Traditions & Innovations IV […]

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Hand-twisted Bulrush Seatweaving Class in 2008!

Hand-twisted Bulrush Seatweaving Class in 2008!

This picture is of Cheryl Winter, weaving a hand-twisted bulrush seat at a class I taught at North House Folk School in Grand Marais, MN in February of this year. Just got done talking with another folk school, the John C. Campbell Folk School and we’ve scheduled a two-day class for the hand-twisted bulrush or cattail leaf seatweaving class during the week of June 29-July […]

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Antler Basket Sculpture Class!

Antler Basket Sculpture Class!

Let your creative juices flowing! Enroll in my Antler Basket Sculputure Class and spend a relaxing and creative week at the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, North Carolina. You will learn all the “tricks of the trade” I use in creating these unique antler basket sculptures. Plus, hone your basketweaving skills and learn new ones on balance, turn backs, drilling proceedures and what […]

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