PINE NEEDLE BASKETRY WORKSHOP
with Outside Now Mentor Lily Begler
Materials fee: $5/person paid to Lily the first day of class
Ages: Adults . Teens . Children ages 10 and up accompanied by an adult
12 participants maximum
Bring a sack lunch.
Join Outside Now mentor, Lily Begler, as she teaches the craft of pine needle basketry. This beautiful style of basketry has been used for thousands of years by many Native peoples wherever pine trees grow. Learn about the different pines of our region and which pines work best for basket making. We will learn how to collect and clean pine needles and use these to create a lovely small basket. Students will be able to continue making baskets at home with this abundant natural material.
Additional upcoming workshops:
Inkle woven straps
Feather earrings and tassels