Pine Needle Basketry
|Date/Time:||Saturday, November 12, 9:00 am -4 pm and Sunday, November 13, 9:00 am - 4 pm|
|Meet at:||Oasis Visitor Center, Twentynine Palms|
|Fee:||$110 JTNPA/PINE/OSHER member, $120 non member|
|Instructor:||Kathi Klopfenstein, Artist, Instructor|
The craft of coiled basketry is practiced world wide using a variety of natural and man-made materials. Kathi Klopfenstein will teach you one of many techniques to start a coiled pine needle basket, basic stitching, how to shape your basket, and how to finish your basket. You will learn about responsible collecting of pine needles, preparation, and storage your materials. A variety of coiled baskets will be available for the students to study. Kathi will provide the basketry materials. Students are asked to bring a small pair of scissors, small needle nosed pliers, and a notebook and pencil for taking notes. Bring a lunch and be ready to enjoy a weekend of basketry. Beginner and experienced coilers are welcome. Download the course outline: Pine Needle Basketry Outline Fall 2016 Please review this pdf package that contains pertinent information about your class, the Joshua Tree National Park, camping reservations and lodging in the area around the park: enrollment attachments.