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Basket Day in the Park

  • Mary S. Young State Park 19900 Willamette Drive (Hwy 43) West Linn, OR, 97068 United States (map)

Basket Day in the Park

Cedar Bark Preparation with Susan Hanks (no registration needed)

Bring your own cedar and learn to prepare it for weaving. A note on soaking your cedar bark prior to Basket Day: for a small roll soak overnight, a giant roll make take a few days.

Tools for Cedar Bark Preparation: soaking bucket, large scissors, sharp knife, jerry stripper (if you have one), string, brown paper bags, apron, towel, splitting block (if you have one).

Gourd Class: Weave a Dream Catcher on a Gourd with Jane Wilson

You will be provided with a cleaned gourd and learn how to prepare the gourd, a painting technique (if desired), weave a dream catcher on the side of the gourd, and finish with a pine needle rim. 

Tools: apron, scissors, pencil, tape measure, heat tool, drill, miniature jigsaw (if you have them, if not you can use the teachers)

Registration deadline: 
July 28, 2018 (for Gourd class only)

Time and Place

Saturday  August 18, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 3:30m.  with 30 minute break for lunch. It's a potluck!
Mary S. Young State Park, 19900 Willamette Drive (Hwy 43), West Linn, Or


Class Fee:  Free
Materials fee: FOR GOURD CLASS ONLY $20

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To Register

For registration information, contact Heather Houston