Tree Bark Basketry with Erin Fahey

Date: Saturday June 12, 2021 - Sunday June 13, 2021
Time: 10am-4pm Saturday & Sunday
Location: Portland Studio
Teacher: Erin Fahey
Tuition: $230
Materials: $40

In this class we will explore weaving with beautiful, locally harvested willow bark. Tree bark can be sustainably harvested with little harm to the trees, and can be woven into lovely, sturdy vessels of many shapes and sizes. In addition to practicing different techniques for weaving elegant baskets, we will discuss ethical harvest of materials and have hands on experience peeling bark. Students will have the opportunity to weave two baskets to take home, a pouch and a tray. Come experience creating with this beautiful and locally abundant material. This is an all levels class.No previous experience necessary. Open to all adults, 16 & up.

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