Online via Zoom with Joan Carrigan
Coiling is one of the most portable basketry techniques and is friendly on the hands. We’ll be using tapestry yarn for our stitching material offering a colourful palette to explore different stitching patterns and shaping options – all of which provide endless design possibilities. This basket ticks a lot of boxes and should come with a Warning.…it can be addictive…in a good way.
The kit for this class will be mailed to you directly and the cost of shipping within Canada is included. There will be an additional cost for shipping outside Canada.
Please note that these workshops are popular and classes are kept small to ensure individual attention. If you are unable to secure a spot for this date, please add your name to the wait list as we will run a second date if a wait list develops. Note that refunds for cancellations are not possible once your kit has been mailed.
Fees: HCP Members $120/Non-Members $140
Register ONLINE or call 250 479 6162
Instructor Bio: Joan Carrigan
Joan Carrigan is a full time basketmaker and basketry teacher living on Salt Spring Island, BC. Over the past 25 years, her passion for baskets has led her to study, travel and explore many different techniques and materials within the medium. Joan studied Fine Art and Art History at the University of Guelph and her love of history has fueled her research in traditional techniques. Her background in fine art has fueled her enthusiasm for the sculptural and creative potentials that the medium offers. Her inspiration comes from the plant materials she respectfully harvests from nature. Joan’s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally. Joan teaches extensively both close to home and in Europe and finds this to be a very rewarding aspect of her career.