Long Lake Hosts Basket Workshop and Quilt Camp

The Town of Long Lake is excited to announce Shea Farrell Carr is returning to the Long Lake Town Hall on Monday, February 20th (President’s Day) to teach the Wine Basket Class from 9am – 4pm.

Learn the basics of basket making or refine your weaving skills at this one day class. The basket holds two bottles of wine, or can be used in the bathroom to store rolls of toilet paper or rolled up towels. Students will select colors to create their own unique basket. The base is 5” by 11” and finished dimensions of the basket are 15” wide by 14” tall by 5” across. No prior basket making experience is necessary, and all tools and materials will be provided by the instructor. The class will be held at the Long Lake Town Hall from 9am to 4pm on Monday, February 20, 2012. Cost, including all materials, is $60 per student. Please call (518) 624-3077 to sign up.

Born and raised in Long Lake, Shea Farrell Carr has been making baskets since 1992. She taught high school for several years and took ownership of Adirondack Basket Case from her mother, Patty Farrell, in 2009. She lives in Troy with her husband and two young children.

In other workshop news – the class schedule for Adirondack Quilt Camp has been announced. Adirondack Quilt Camp will be held June 24th thru June 27th at the Long Lake Central School. There are over 20 classes to choose from All the details and registration information can be found at Adirondack Quilt Camp Website