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Kudzu Basketmaking Workshop

with Native American Fiber Artist, Nancy Basket

Workshop is Over and it was fun!

 

Learn to use the most rampant of Southern vines to make baskets! Nancy Basket, a fiber artist of Cherokee descent, will lead this exploration into the use of kudzu in weaving. Nancy will discuss finding and collecting kudzu, then teach workshop participants to process the vine to use in basketry. Two different types of baskets will be taught; random weave, and coiled. Bring hand pruner or garden clipper; and a table light if desired. Bring lunchor buy it locally. Sponsored by the Natural Fibers Group

Friday, October 29, 2004, 9am 3pm

Civic Center, Main Street & Gladden, Washington, NC

Workshop and materials fee: $45

Natural Fibers Group members fee: $25, NFG members must register for this workshop by September 15

Fee payable in advance, make check payable to Natural Fibers Group. No refunds unless workshop is cancelled.

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Contact for mailing address and further information: Pamela Zimmerman, zbakerz@coastalnet.com or lynnhoyt@earthlink.net

This project was supported by the Beaufort County Arts Council and the North Carolina Arts Council, with funding from the State of North Carolina and the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art.