2016 Friday evening workshop classes - 5:00 - 9:00 PM

Chimmi's Chains



twines and braids

“Chimmi's Chains” by Char Ciammaichella

Size:  12" L x 6" W x 7" H
Weaving Level: All Levels     
Materials Fee:   $45

Students begin by inserting dyed spokes into the wood 
base. Techniques include 3 rod pair twining using 2
different colors of round reed, regular twining, and
start/stop weaving. Weavers are woven in a specific
pattern to get the chains look. Basket is single lashed.
Great basket to master the paired twining technique.

"Ann's Oval Antler" by Gina Kieft
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Size:  12” L x 8” W x 4” H

Weaving Level: All Levels

Materials  Fee: $48

Starting on an oval wood base with the spokes inserted prior to class, learn to twine and upset in a uniform fashion. Using a variety of color, make a fun play in color with flat and round reed. Learn paired three rod wale with a step-up. A variety of whitetail deer antlers will be available to attach to the rim in a unique way.

“Twines & Braids” by Annetta Kraayeveld

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Size: 9” L x 4” W x 4” H
Weaving Level: Intermediate

Materials fee:  $40

The stakes create a rolled border foot for the wood base to sit on. The rest of the class will focus on triple twining with step-ups and the four strand braid weave. The basket is finished with a simple beaded rim.