WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION: 1 Day (offered on Sat & Sun)

Introduction to Willow Basketry: Small Round Basket

Stake and Strand Style

This is a one day beginner level class for adults who would like to learn about the fundamentals of stake and strand basketry.

Techniques we will be learning about:

Material Preparation and Selection (Basket design)

Slath making/ How to lash and open out a slath using twining

Three rod wale

Simple Trac Border/ Three Behind One (time permitting)

Simple Pegged Handle (timer permitting) 

Alternate techniques can be explored (time and previous experience permitting)

Tools and Materials are provided by the Instructor.


Johnny Suderman

Johnny Suderman is basketmaker, willow grower  and handcrafter based in Paris, Ontario.

Johnny has been carrying the basket weaving tradition for a number of years now, and is excited to be sharing this skill with you all. 

IG: @theVillageMaker

Cost: $160

Date: May 20 or 21

Group Size: 8 Participants per day

Contact: [email protected]