• Location: Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Association/ The Art Center
  • 420 W. Main Street
  • Blue Ridge, Georgia 30513
  • Time:
    10:30 AM to 3:30 PM

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Appalachian Weaving of a Market Basket ~ Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Association/The Arts Center


Beginning October 25, 2019 thru October 26, 2019 -

2 Sessions (Friday & Saturday)
10:30 am-3:30 pm

Instructor: Sherry Bolin
Class Fee:   $60.00 non-members + $35.00 Supply Fee
                     $54.00 BRMAA members + 35.00 Supply Fee                    

This Appalachian class will intrigue and inspire the student to learn more about the past generation’s lifestyles.
In this class the Instructor will cover the importance uses of baskets in the Appalachian area. The historical uses, designs, materials and embellishment on baskets were a very big part of a functional container of the Appalachian culture. Students will learn basket making techniques passed through generations.  Each student will design and weave a market basket out of strips of white oak. All the supplies will be provided by the Instructor. 

Call 706-632-2144 for questions regarding this course and registration.  

Come learn and create a functional basket you can use for all types of purposes! 

A small supply list will be provided upon registering for the class.


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