Basket-Weaving with Charlie Kennard

For description of baskets, schedule and location, click on the link below.

Basket workshops update 7.11.18

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West County Fiber Arts Workshops

WCFA offers a variety of workshops in fiber arts.  https://westcountyfiberarts.com/

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Sierra Rock

This knotted piece by Nancy Briemle was inspired by the granite rocks in the Sierras and took 12 years to complete.  Waxed linen and metallic threads are knotted over a carved Styrofoam base with lid.

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Birch Bark Fun at Heidelmann Retreat 2011 with Deb Curtis

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How to Weave Authentic Hawaiian Lauhala Bracelets

Aloha.  Here is the newest book by Jim Widess.  Hot off the press.  How to Weave Authentic Hawaiian Lauhala Bracelets.  For weavers who don’t live in Hawaii, there are lots of materials that can be substituted to weave the patterns in this book.  Jim says this was a really fun project and he hopes it helps keep weaving alive on Hawaii. You can find Jim on Facebook and share your reviews of his new book.

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Pine Needle Basket by Stephanie Dwiggins

Stephanie Dwiggins

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New DVD – Advanced Basket Weaving with Nadine Spier

Nadine just released her new DVD “Advanced Basket Weaving with Nadine Spier” which is a sequel do her first DVD “Basket Weaving Essentials with Nadine Spier.”  
I have both DVDs and just finished watching the second one.  The instructions are very good with clear camera shots of technique.  The setting has beautiful backdrop views of her garden, and then there are her sculptural baskets – stunningly beautiful.
If you want to see more of Nadine’s work, click on her name under Resources/Classes on the sidebar of this website.
 
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Nancy and Sandy Make Us Laugh

Hi, BABM ladies.  I thought I’d share this video I took of Nancy and Sandy last year at our basket-retreat at Heidelmann Lodge making Bee jokes while making baskets.  Some of you may have seen it before, but they are soooo funny, I thought all of you might enjoy it again.

Kim Bacon

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Felting with Carin Engen at Heidelmann Lodge Retreat 2009

Felting fun at Heidelmann – making scarfs, vessels, and booties

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