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Winter 2024

Basketry Classes

with Delia Fian

www.deliafian.com

Kudzu Satchels

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Details

Learn to weave a basket you can carry with you every day! We will split and scrape kudzu vines, and weave decorative lidded baskets around a wooden form. In addition to kudzu, an assortment of other invasive tree barks will also be available. Naturally-tanned leather straps, hand-carved hinges and buttons will be provided.

Dates

February 3-4, 10am-5pm

Location

Cherokee County Arts Council in Murphy, NC

Cost

$150-250,

including all materials:

prepared kudzu, hand-carved hinge and button, and naturally-tanned leather strap

Registration

Opens Wednesday February 6 at 8am

Kudzu Backpack

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Details

Weave a pack basket with kudzu vines! We will walk through the entire process from selecting and harvesting material in a kudzu patch, processing the vines, and weaving a useful and beautiful basket! You will learn basic basketry techniques, as well as more advanced weaves to add flair to your basket. We will spend the weekend gathered under the trees, drinking tea, and exploring this ever-useful

vine together.

 

 

Location

Cherokee County Arts Council in Murphy, NC

Dates

February 24 - 25

10am - 5pm

Cost

$150-250

including all materials:

prepared kudzu, naturally-tanned leather straps

Registration

Opens Wednesday February 6 at 8am

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