Learn the basics of basket making or refine your weaving skills at this one day class. The market style basket has a variety of uses; it is handy for storing kindling wood, blankets or towels, and can also be used outside to gather flowers or vegetables. The base is 10” by 15” and finished dimensions of the basket are 21” wide by 14” high by 10” across. No prior basket making experience is necessary. All tools and materials are provided by the instructor, and students will select colors to create their own unique basket. Cost of the class, including all materials, is $65 per student.
To register please call 518.624.3077. Please make checks to Shea Carr – and mailed to Town of Long Lake Parks & Recreation, Basket Class, PO Box 496, Long Lake, NY 12847 to hold your spot. You must pre-register to participate in the class.
The class will be held on Sunday February 14, 2016 from 9am-4pm at the Long Lake Town Hall.
Born and raised in Long Lake, Shea Farrell Carr has been making baskets since 1992. She took ownership of Adirondack Basket Case from her mother, Patty Farrell, in 2009. In addition to basket making, she is also a high school history teacher, and lives in Slingerlands with her husband and two young children.