Instructor: Zsa Lobel

Date: July 17 & 18

Time:  9:30-1:00pm

Maximum number of students: 4

Location: Boarding House, Historic Johnson Farm on Haywood Road, Hendersonville, NC


This is a beginner class. You will learn the seven basic skills needed for most basket designs:  

  1. Wrapping a wood handle. 
  2. Laying out the base with staves.  
  3. Incorporating a handle.
  4. Twinning the base for stability.
  5. “Upsetting” the basket.  
  6. Weaving.  
  7. Attaching and lashing a rim.

     All advanced basket classes will require this basic class first. 


Class Description: This beginners tulip basket is a taste of Spring.  You know you’ve always wanted to learn how to weave a basket so jump right in!  

This Spring basket features a wrapped wood handle and the finished basket is approximately 6”w x 14”l x 5”d.  You will be weaving in natural and yellow reed with touches of green.  

Fee: $70 for HWFA members (must have completed orientation at the time of registration) or $80 for non-members, payable by check, cash, or credit card to HWFA.
Materials fee: $20

Supplies brought by student: teacher will send you an email and let you know.


To secure your seat in the class, send registration form with check to:

Heritage Weavers and Fiber Artists (HWFA), 3346 Haywood Road, Hendersonville, NC 28791

OR drop cash, check or credit card by the Boarding House Monday through Friday 10 am - 3pm.

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Heritage Weavers & Fiber Artists, Inc.

3346 Haywood Rd., Hendersonville, NC 28791

Conveniently located near Asheville, NC & Greenville, SC




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