Beach/Shopping Tote Basket Class with Marcy Blikre

      Nome Schoolhouse

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      Nome Schoolhouse
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      35 reviews
      Jul 13, 2024
      Group size: 4 - 10
      Beach/Shopping Tote Basket Class with Marcy Blikre
      Nome Schoolhouse

      Nome Schoolhouse
      • Email address verified
      35 reviews

      Jul 13, 2024
      Group size: 4 - 10

      About this trip

       Participants will weave this large, leather handled tote basket that has so many purposes.  Take it to the beach or shopping, use it to hold a craft project, use it to hold the wool before it is spun, or whatever you can think of!!  During class, participants will learn basic basket weaving skills:  weaving the base using natural reed, making ‘chicken feet’ with the filler spokes of the base, twining the base of the basket using round natural reed, weaving the sides of basket using a variety of different sizes and colors of reed, and making and lashing the rim of a basket.    The basket dimensions are approximately 7” x 22” x 12 1/2”.   The opening dimensions are approximately 10 ½” x 24”.


      Ages 16 and over.

      About the Instructor

       Hi I’m Marcy Blikre.  This passion of basket weaving had a simple beginning - I signed up for basket weaving classes through Moorhead (MN) Community Education.  Little did I know it would become more than a simple pastime!  I have been weaving for over fifteen years and belong to the Headwaters Basketmakers Guild (Bemidji, MN).  I attend several workshops each year to learn various weaving techniques and to get new ideas from the teachers and fellow weavers.  As a retired educator, I love to teach basket weaving to those interested in this lost art form.  A useful basket is one of beauty and purpose.    I am drawn to weaving utilitarian style baskets using flat or round reed but will also use natural materials such as willow and birch bark.  Each basket is distinctive in size, style, color, and presentation.   

      Terms & Agreements

      Your Instructors and the Nome Schoolhouse do much to prepare for your arrival. To honor the work that we put towards your place in the class there is a firm time frame around when and how refunds are given. Tickets may be transferred to another person upon approval by the Nome Schoolhouse.



      You can read our cancelation and policy by clicking here >> https://nomeschoolhouse.com/refund_returns/

      By making a booking with us, you signify your agreement to adhere to these terms.

      What’s included

      • Materials
      • Lunch

      Available Packages

      Basket Weaving Class
      $95

      Itinerary

      Schedule
      Basket Weaving

      9 am Basket weaving class begins

      12 pm Break for Lunch

      6pm  Leave with a beautiful basket made by you.

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      Nome Schoolhouse
      35 reviews
      The Nome Schoolhouse is a charming and historic retreat center that offers a haven for creativity, relaxation, and unforgettable experiences. Located in Nome, ND. Our beautifully restored schoolhouse boasts private rooms, lush surroundings, and a tranquil atmosphere, making it the perfect setting for workshops, retreats, and classes. Whether you're here to explore your artistic talents, rejuvenate your spirit, or connect with like-minded individuals, Nome Schoolhouse welcomes you.

      Reviews

      Love Julie and Jeanie! This was my first time attempting to spin - and they made me feel good about the learning experience and what I was able to accomplish in the class. It was a lot of fun and very informative.
      By Kristin F for Core Class Weekend - Spinning On A Wheel with Julie and Jeanne on Jul 22, 2024
      Great experience! Marcy is so knowledgeable and accommodating. Great to meet new people. Absolutely lovely basket! The Nome School is such a beautiful venue. Always, great food! 😎
      By Zona W for Beach/Shopping Tote Basket Class with Marcy Blikre on Jul 21, 2024
      Amazing. This lady is so talented and such a fantastic teacher. Love taking her classes
      By Nancy Y for Beach/Shopping Tote Basket Class with Marcy Blikre on Jul 18, 2024
      We had a blast - Marcy is a fantastic instructor and the facility is simply amazing!! My second time and I will definitely be back 👍🏻👍🏻
      By Sheron P for Beach/Shopping Tote Basket Class with Marcy Blikre on Jul 16, 2024
      It was a great experience! Marcy is an excellent instructor and made the class fun as well. Our accommodations were wonderful and you can't beat the atmosphere at Nome Schoolhouse!
      By Melissa T for Beach/Shopping Tote Basket Class with Marcy Blikre on Jul 15, 2024
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