Workshops for Online Learning

Due to the unusual number of workshop cancellations, NBO is providing a FREE, temporary resource for any basketry instructors to list their on-line workshops. To list your workshops, send an email to:  Basketry Workshops Online

Please contact the instructor with any questions and/or payment arrangements. (NBO does not endorse or produce any of these workshops.)

Workshops are listed in alphabetical order by instructor’s last name:

Instructor Workshop Title Description Contact Link
Abrams, Jackie  Online Workshops Not Your Mother’s Coiling, Bias Plating: Pillow and Kimono Baskets, and Bias Plating: Sculptural Baskets.  Three workshops, different dates. See link for details. Jackie Abrams Virtual Workshops
Brock, Charissa Bamboo and Glass Basket – A Decorative Technique Sampler 70 short videos of instruction.  Live Zoom class meet-ups. View introductory video for registration and more information. Brock: Introductory Video
Chappel, Cael Twining Online! This is a free series on YouTube about basic twining and more advanced topics along the way. Each video is short so it’s easy to jump right to a topic or technique you are interested in. Chappell on YouTube
Choate, Jill Cabin Fever Reliever A variety of lessons from Jill Choate on Facebook LIVE. Twill weave, borde weave, group instructive video chat. Jill Choate Basketry
Hoppe, Flo Spiral Weave Basket An introduction on how to make a spiral weave wicker basket. Full DVD available to purchase in the NBO online shop. National Basketry Org
Pollard, Catriona Twining with Patterns for Every Level Learn how to weave stunning baskets with patterns even if you have never woven before. Learn proper techniques, how to start and do multiple finishes as well as patterns including straight line, diagonal, checkerboard, chevron, three rod wale, and how to weave onto driftwood School of Basketry Art
Pollard, Catriona Basketry Sculpture with Found Wood By the end of this course you will be confident in the twining basketry style. You’ll learn the bundle start, how to weave verticals, incorporate wood into weaving and how to weave finishes. School of Basketry Art
RISD Online Workshops The Rhode Island School of Design has over 100 online workshops on a wide variety of topics! RISD
Sherfield, Norman Circular Knotting Techniques Learn circular knotting techniques that allow you to start knotting around objects. Circular Knotting
Tjanpi Desert Weavers How to Weave a Basket Wonderful narrative and instruction. Download instructions free. Optional kit purchase. Tjanpi Desert Weavers
Various 40 Free Patterns 40 Free Patterns for baskets & chair Seats with instructions. Basket Maker’s Catalog
Various Lashing  Baskets A variety of short tutorials on different lashing techniques Basket Maker’s Catalog
DATE Workshop Title Description Contact Link
November 7, 2020 Barbara De Pirro – Printmaking and Collage Explore techniques using your own printed imagery to create inspirational collage artworks. Learn the basics of creating monotype, collagraph, thermofax and relief printed images. Schack Art Center
November 15, 2020 Barbara De Pirro – Online Surfaces for Mixed Media Discover a diverse and remarkable combination of textural acrylic products that can be used for collage, painting & drawing. These products can be applied onto a range of substrates; paper, canvas, wood, book arts, textiles & even onto 3D surfaces for sculpture. Winslow Art Center
December 6, 2020 Barbara De Pirro – Textiles and Acrylic Discover a range of techniques that can transform your Fiber Art, creating incredible surfaces and patterns. Explore a series of products, the combination of these can be heat set, creating a soft hand that can also be laundered. Instructor will demonstrate several techniques and answer questions during the workshop. Winslow Art Center