Wild Vine Garden Basketry
Instructor: Mary Doornbos
Saturday, October 15
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
All levels are welcome. Some hand strength needed. No experience required.
Using honeysuckle and grapevines, students will explore the Appalachian structure of ribbed basketry. Using a combination of rattan and locally gathered vines, students will create a small sturdy useful basket to take to the garden to harvest fresh vegetables and herbs.
There will be a 30-minute lunch break. Bring a lunch or explore local dining options.
*We require all individuals over the age of two to wear appropriate masks in the classroom while participating in a workshop or event.
All materials are included with $25 PAYABLE TO THE INSTRUCTOR at the time of the workshop.
*Payment by cash or check is required for materials fees.
- small garden pruner
- an old towel
About Mary Doornbos
Mary has been a basket maker since 1983. Her academic credentials include a BA in Art Education and an MFA in Metalsmithing. Basketry has been a passion since moving to the rural south. She has learned many basketry tricks from outstanding teachers over the years. Mary embraces the fact that no machine can make a basket, and that many materials for this craft are available in one's own backyard.