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July Workshop: Willow Shopper with Jo Campbell Amsler

  • Multnomah Arts Center Room 30 7688 Southwest Capitol Highway Portland, OR, 97219 United States (map)

About this class   

The Willow Shopper will teach students how to use willow in a large, rib-style basket.   The class will focus on techniques to create a double rim for the willow frame, handle the material correctly, and work with ribs learning several skills to create the specific shape.  A pair of flat-braided leather handles will finish the Shopper and make it ready for carrying groceries, books, and all kinds of storage. 

This class is suitable for intermediate or willing beginners.  Some experience with willow is helpful.  Hand strength is very important.  

Registration deadline:  Friday, April 20


Jo Campbell Amsler

Time and Place

Saturday and Sunday, July 21 -22
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  with 1 hour break for lunch
Multnomah Arts Center, Room 30


Class Fee:  $96
Materials fee of $140 payable to Jo Campbell Amsler and mailed with your registration fee.

Open to

Registration is open to Guild members only. Not a member?  Join the Guild today! 

What to bring

Basket shears, a sharp fixed-blade knife, sharp pruners, large awl, spray bottle, 1 ft square of leather or denim scrap, an old bed sheet or 2 towels, work apron (optional), lunch, beverage.  

To Register

For registration information, email the Workshops Chair.