NATURAL BASKETS & GRASS MATS
Jul. 13, 2019
The “Campfire Skill” of weaving is a fun and useful practice that creates baskets and mats for the home and when camping.
INTERWEAVING - Natural Baskets & Grass Mats
Older than pottery, baskets and grass mats have been used for thousands of years. From Otzi the Iceman wearing what experts have called a grass mat or cape, to Neolithic baskets used for storing and carrying, humans have found use in the fibrous materials of grasses and vines.
What should I expect?
The “Campfire Skill” of weaving is a fun and useful practice that creates baskets and mats for the home and when camping. Students should expect quality instruction detailing the purpose, usage, and construction of two kinds of baskets.
What is covered in this course?
The grass sleeping mat
Pine needle coil basket
A variation of the Cherokee round basket
What to use, where to source it, and how to prepare it