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Making Baskets with Recycled Materials Sec. B101

5 Seats Available

Making Baskets with Recycled Materials

Sessions:

2

Dates:

4/24/2020 to 4/25/2020

Location: Instructor:
  • Cindy Knight

Meeting Times

  • Friday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Description

Learn how to recycle your plastic bags into a usable woven basket! In the first day, students will be taught how to coil using plastic grocery bags, and practice on a small basket. Then, students will prep materials that will be used the next day. The second day, students will be instructed how to make a cherokee basket from the recycled bags.


Students should bring in:

  • - Plastic bags - White/Opaque or various colors & 15 - 20 bags/per basket
  • - Large bundle old newspaper (no glossy ad paper)
  • - Short rounded-tip Tapestry Needle 
  • - Knitting needles size 1 (Optional size 6 as well)
  • - Small clamps (clothes Pins work well)
  • - Elmer's Glue
  • - Scissors
  • - An awl.

Fees

  • Tuition $155.00
Total: $155.00