Wisconsin Weave Basket Guild presents an
WHITE OAK BASKET WORKSHOP WITH BILLY OWENS
THURSDAY, September 27, 2018, 8:30 am—5 pm
WELTY ENVIROMENTAL CENTER, 1201 Big Hill Court, Beloit, Wisconsin
We are VERY excited that Billy Owens will be offering this workshop in Beloit. Billy Owens is a nationally known basket teacher from Missouri. He is a second generation White Oak Basketmaker, he was taught by his father the ‘Owens’ traditional way of making baskets. All material is made from White Oak trees, which Billy selects, cuts and prepares by hand using homemade primitive tools his Dad made and used. In class, Billy will share how he harvests and prepares the material.
FOUR HOUR CLASS – 1:00pm – 5:00pm GRAPE BASKET
ALL Weaving Skill Levels
A small market style basket 6″ wide x 12″ long and 6 1/2″ deep excluding the handle with a woven oak “herringbone” bottom.
Class Fee: $70 for guild members. $80 for non-guild members
You will be asked to contribute to our soup lunch when you RSVP. Coffee and a breakfast snack will be provided. Please bring your own drinks other than coffee.
RSVP by sending your check for material fees of the basket to Annetta Kraayeveld, 7029 South State Road 213, Beloit, WI 53511. Make checks payable to Wisconsin Weave Basket Guild. QUESTIONS??—ask Annetta: (608)365-0714 or firstname.lastname@example.org