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Make a Coiled Rush Basket with Charlie Kennard

Fibershed Learning Center 14000 Point Reyes - Petaluma Road, Point Reyes Station, CA, United States

Join us at the beautiful Fibershed Learning Center on Black Mountain Ranch near Point Reyes Station, CA, where we will learn to rush (Juncus) or grass as the foundation for the beginning of a small bowl-shaped basket. As binder, we will use peeled and split willow grown and prepared by Charlie. Participants will also practice splitting […]

$150

Make a Knotless Netting Bag with Charlie Kennard

Fibershed Learning Center 14000 Point Reyes - Petaluma Road, Point Reyes Station, CA, United States

Join us at the beautiful Fibershed Learning Center on Black Mountain Ranch near Point Reyes Station, CA, where we will learn to processing dogbane sticks to extract the fiber and make sample cordage, before beginning a small bag using cotton or hemp string supplied by the instructor. Knotless netting is a world-wide technique that involves various […]

$150

Making a Cheese Curd Molding Basket with Charlie Kennard

Fibershed Learning Center 14000 Point Reyes - Petaluma Road, Point Reyes Station, CA, United States

Join us at the beautiful Fibershed Learning Center on Black Mountain Ranch near Point Reyes Station, CA, where we will learn to make a southern Italian-style fiscelle (curd drainers) of rush (Juncus), that leave the basket’s impression on the cheese—including the unusual iris diaphragm pattern on the bottom. We will sample ricotta salata, and make curds […]

$150

Making a Willow Tatza with Charlie Kennard

Fibershed Learning Center 14000 Point Reyes - Petaluma Road, Point Reyes Station, CA, United States

Join us at the beautiful Fibershed Learning Center on Black Mountain Ranch near Point Reyes Station, CA, where we will learn to make this elegant and unusual plaited-weave basket that is found in the Netherlands, France and Poland. “Tatza” (properly spelled taca) is a Polish term for breadbasket, for which use this basket is well-suited. In […]

$150