This page gives you information about the class, including the intended size for the class and how many spaces remain. To register for the class, click on the blue button at the bottom right of the page that says, “Add to Cart”.
After you click, an additional button will appear ("View Cart") that will take you to your shopping cart which contains this class and any others you have chosen. You can click if you like, or you can click on the button at the bottom left that takes you back to the list of other classes.
Note: You can only choose the class once. If you click “Add to Cart’ an extra time, a second class will not be added and a reminder message will appear.
2019 Fall Class
Round Reed Basket Weaving
Instructor: Diane Wheeler
Fridays • 9/20-11/8 • 1:00-3:00 PM • 8 classes
Location: Randall 250
Basketry using round reed, aka wicker. This type of weaving is lighter and airier and lends itself to creativity. This new class will be for beginners and those who have some experience in basket making. Everyone will make the same two items to begin with. These items will teach the fundamentals. Then a number of patterns will be offered to choose from. Each student will work at their own pace. The goal is to have fun, relax, learn a new skill and let your creativity flow.
You will need to bring a pail, yard stick, pencil, heavy duty scissors, an awl (ice pick, or small gauge knitting needle), and needle nose pliers. Studio
Class size 5-10 students
10 seats remaining
Diane Wheeler graduated from the University of Maine at Orono with a social work degree. She took several art courses while attending college. Diane worked for the State of Maine for 25 years and retired as a Case Work Supervisor for children’s services. Over the years, Diane has taken numerous courses and workshops in various art mediums. Her current main interest is Basketry.