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Gualala Arts Workshop
Beginning Pine Needle Basket Making
Instructor: Gerda Randolph

Saturday - Sunday
March 17 - 18, 2007
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Pine Needle Basket Making - Gerda Randolph
Register by:   March 10, 2007
Tuition:   $40 members; $50 non-members
Class size:   minimum 4; maximum 15
Materials fee:   $15 paid to instructor
Materials:   Small scissors and needle-nose pliers

Join this two-day workshop and learn to make beautiful coiled baskets out of pine needles.

Pine Needle Basket Making - Gerda Randolph Using Canary Island pine needles, you will be taught how to weave beautiful swirling stitches that are identical on both sides of the basket. You will also learn how to begin a basket around a walnut slice and with a thread wrapped center.

This workshop is appropriate for beginners and advanced basket makers wanting to learn new techniques. Please bring a small pair of sharp scissors and a pair of needle nose pliers. This would be a great opportunity to get to know everyone interested in this fascinating art.