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  • Arbutus Folk School 610 4th Avenue East Olympia, WA, 98501 United States (map)

Instructor:  Jim Shanower
Cost: $156 & $35 for supplies (bring $35 to class)
Registration closes: Sept. 15th
No. of Students: min. 3 max. 8
Skill level: beginner

Phone: 360-867-8815

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Materials provided by student: Students should bring sharp, small pointed scissors (like manicure scissors) and needle nose pliers, optional: magnifying eye glasses.  Bring $35 for material fee to first day of class

Class Description: In this introductory class students will weave a coiled pine needle basket around a polished stone cabochon. Using a unique spiral stitch, creating a basket attractive both inside and outside, students will learn how to shape their basket, add beads and wrapped coils, then taper and finish the final coil. The instructor provides all materials. Students should bring sharp, pointed scissors and needle nosed pliers.

Earlier Event: September 17
Beginning Pine Needle Basket
Later Event: September 22
Pints & Paint: Autumn Harvest