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10/5/16 - Tick Tock Tick Tock.... Welcome New in 2016 Vendors!  Recent updates include: FiberFlame kids schedule, Cooking Demos (including a Chopped! star), and the Fiber Arts Demos, and equipment auction details.
NEW this year! 
Tractor Mac! will visit us with his be red tractor reading from his books to the kids. Also herding down from the Great White North is the CORPUS theater troupe to inspire our imaginations as sheep. Don’t forget, the official website is www.sheepandwool.com.
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Saturday, October 15 • 9:00am - 4:30pm
Introduction to Willow Basketry LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

In this workshop you will learn how to use willow to weave strong and beautiful baskets. 

Using the techniques of two-strand twining and basic randing each participant will create a unique basic shaped basket that can be used for a multitude of purposes. Throughout the day we will cover how to identify, sustainably harvest, and prepare willow for weaving as well as how to propagate patches for continual use. 

Willow is a versatile and easy to use material that has been used by many cultures to create vessels for centuries. Join us for a day of laugher, community, and learning as we integrate this ancient knowledge into our lives. 

Everyone will leave with a basket, the knowledge and skill to continue weaving, and inspiration to explore the landscape. 

This class is appropriate for students at any level. Moderate hand strength is required.

We will be working with your hands in and out of water.    

Contact Katie by emailing katiegroveart@gmail.com with any questions.  

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Katie Grove

Going out into the forests and fields, harvesting materials from nature, and sitting down in the sun to weave a basket is Katie Grove’s idea of a perfect day. She is an artist and educator whose passion is to guide people in connecting to their creative self through the combination of art and nature. Through nature-based arts such as basketry, plant dyes, felting, and weaving she creates an environment where individuals can explore... Read More →



Saturday October 15, 2016 9:00am - 4:30pm
Bld D

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