Demystifying the Cathead Basket
Date(s) - July 28, 2017 - July 30, 2017
John C. Campbell Folk School
1 Folkschool Road
(US Region : Southeast)
Cat-head baskets are often misunderstood. They appear delicate, balanced on four tiny feet, but the Shaker-inspired design is actually very sturdy. They require a certain amount of dexterity, but beyond that, only a watchful eye and basic basket-weaving knowledge. We’ll focus on weaving the base and forming the feet on at least two different baskets – one on a mold, and one off.
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