Deadline to Register: January 8th at 5:00pm
Title: Basket Making: “Bandana Basket”
Description: Come join the fun of learning how to weave this fun basket. Students will weave a basket that is 10” x 10” x 6” and lined with a traditional bandana. The basket is quite versatile and can be utilized for multiple purposes. Basic basket weaving skills will be taught and there is no previous basket weaving experience required.
Instructor: Your instructor for this class is Beverly Ashton-Vickers. “I have been weaving baskets approximately 25 years and have been teaching the art for about 12 years. Currently, I teach basket weaving at the Anniston Public Library, Dixie Weavers Basketry Guild, and via YouTube. I designed and curretnly teach a Basket Weaving Seminar, a multi-day course which teaches participants how to become a “Basket Weaver”, not just how to weave a basket – which is a different focus. I also assistant Gwen Chafin, Master Chair Caner, with her teaching at the Alabama Folk School and the John C. Campbell Folk School.”
Supplies and Attire: All materials and supplies will be provided. Students should wear close-toed shoes.
Time: Saturday, January 15th (9:00am-4:00pm)
Supply Fee: $30.00
Level: Beginner/Adv. Beginner
Important Information: Registering for a workshop indicates that the student is 19 years of age or older and understands that photographs/video may be taken during the event and their image may be used on Burritt on the Mountain’s website and social media outlets or other promotional materials. Registration also indicates that the student releases Burritt on the Mountain and the City of Huntsville, all their directors, employees, volunteers, and any persons associated with Burritt on the Mountain, from any liability for any bodily injury and/or property damage suffered by the attendee as a result of actives during the educational program.
Cancelation Policy: Our workshops take a great deal of advance planning and purchasing of supplies. Students that cancel 14 days or more prior to the date of the class will be eligible for a refund, minus a $20.00 cancellation fee. If a student cancels 14 days or less prior to the date of the class, no refund can be issued.