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Historic Basket Weaving Workshop
  • August 5, 2017
  • Catoctin Furnace Historical Society
  • 12607 Catoctin Hollow Road, Thurmont, MD 21788
  • 443-463-6437
  • 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • $45/per person
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    We will be weaving a round continuous weave double bottom basket with a hand carved handle. It is approximately 9" in diameter. This sweet basket would have been used by colonials for many things: berry picking, a child gathering garden items, a lunch basket, a sewing basket....it is a perfect size for lots of useful endeavors!

    Cost is $45 per person (all proceeds benefit the Catoctin Furnace Historical Society, Inc.)
    Visit www.catoctinfurnace.org to register or call 443-463-6437

    Limited to 15. Please bring lunch, snacks and drinks.

    Students should bring the following: sharpened pencil, old towel, a brick (wrapped in saran wrap) or heavy item to weigh down spokes, 10 clip clothes pins, a spray bottle for water, measuring tape...a cloth one is preferable as metal will rust. Please wear comfortable clothes that can get wet and dirty. 

    Note: Workshop is 9-3 but please arrive by 8:30am