Introduction to Basketmaking

Making a basket at Old Sturbridge VillageIntro to Basketmaking

Learn to weave your own 19th century style basket using simple tools. Beginners will learn about the different materials that were used in the process and will be able to go home with a finished basket.

Claire Williams has been weaving baskets for thirty years.  She volunteers and interprets this craft and its history at Old Sturbridge Village. She works with traditional materials, black ash and reed to create New England and Nantucket woven vessels.

$105 members; $130 nonmembers

Materials Fee:

All class registrations will close 1 week prior to the event

This class runs from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Register for this class by clicking your preferred date below:

April 29

October 28

November 25