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  • Participant - Optional extra time
    August 24, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:00 am

Basketmaking Class: Coming up Wednesday, August 17th

Make your very own handy basket!

For utensils, or tools, or dried flower arrangements, this beautiful basket will hold it with style! Come learn some basics of weaving and leave with a handsome, functional basket. This is a great project for those with some weaving experience to hone their skills, or beginner basketmakers looking for a fun project. We’ll spend the morning weaving, with optional time the following week for anyone who needs a little extra help finishing their basket.

No experience necessary, but beginner weavers may have more to do at home. Come prepared to weave through the morning, have fun and learn several weaving techniques!

Tools and supplies provided, but please feel free to bring your own basketmaking tools if you have them.

Wednesday, August 17th
9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Everyone is welcome to stay for lunch after class!
Instructor: Ida Atkinson
Tuition and materials: $45
Class limit: 8 participants
We need at least 3 participants to continue
Ages: 18+ to register

Additional time, for any extra help finishing. (Optional for all participants!)
Wednesday, August 24th, 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

We are asking all participants to be vaccinated for covid-19 if they would like to attend this workshop. We may also still be wearing masks, depending on state guidelines.

We’ll meet at Tear Cap Workshops in the Community Woodworking Shop.

Please bring your own bag lunch if you’d like to stay for lunch after class.  (We have a refrigerator and microwave available if needed.)

And please bring a travel mug for your coffee or tea, if you’re bringing some, to protect your project from spills.

About the Instructor, Ida Atkinson:

Ida Atkinson has been a basket case for over twenty years! Starting with the 100+ Carolina Stars as wedding favors at her own wedding, Ida progressed through classes offered at adult ed programs until she became the adult ed basket instructor in several area programs. A former elementary teacher, she has a passion for making learning fun. Come join the fun and soon you will also be mumbling, “Under, over, under, over….” in your sleep.


Venue Phone: 207 625 3396

Venue Website:

22 Hampshire St, Hiram, Maine, 04041, United States