Monday, April 27, 2009

Day for The Arts

Saturday April 25th a couple of members set up a working display at the Strathroy District Arts Council's showcase of its members' activities.

The stacks of members' baskets and the works in progress attracted a lot of attention. Weaving Willow finished off a tall basket in wild willow and a new member from Union worked on a flat reed container. Later on, she enjoyed a private mini-class in making a willow tension tray.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

April Meeting

The April meeting featured one of our members teaching a two day (April and May meetings) workshop. The project is a tool basket with divider and swing handle. The day passed swiftly as everyone immersed themselves in the basketmaking. There was a busy hum as members helped each other with technique and the finer points of creating this very useful basket. Watch for more next month.

Doesn't this beat any show and tell you've ever seen? Proud grandma, lucky grandkid!