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Wheat Straw Weaving, Traditional to Modern
Basketry, Unique Offerings, Weaving
September 2-8, 2012
Scottish Heritage Week
Instructor: Elaine Lindsay
Tuition: $568.00
Discover the craft of wheat weaving, learning how to plait with wheat straw to make natural works of art. Along with hearing stories of the past and making traditional Scottish pieces, we will explore different ways of working with straw, bringing it into the present day. Complete several beautiful projects to grace your walls or to give as gifts. Suitable for beginning to intermediate students with manual dexterity.

Wheat straw weaving by Elaine Lindsay
Other Classes This Week
Scottish Baskets with an American Twist - Basketry
A Reflection on the Universe - Kaleidoscopes
Celtic Iron - Blacksmithing
Celtic Hands and More - Book Arts, Calligraphy
Soups and Breads - Cooking
Celtic Ceramics - Clay
The Art of Fly Fishing: Tying Flies to Casting - Nature Studies
Continuing Folk Harp - Music
Scrimshaw—Even if You Don’t Draw! - Basketry, Blacksmithing, Jewelry, Unique Offerings, Woodcarving
Scottish Tartans - Weaving
Wide-rim Bowls and Wall Hangings - Woodturning
Legends, Fables, Tall Tales & Stories - Folklore, Storytelling
Some of My Favorite Wools Are Scottish - Dyeing, Spinning
Scottish Floorcloths - Painting, Rugs
Foundation Paper-piecing a Thistle - Quilting
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