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Roberta Condon (403x452)Pine Needle Basketry with Roberta Condon

Saturday, November 11, 2017; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

  Students will learn to make a small basket out of pine needles. Bring: Small Scissors & Needle Nose Pliers All other supplies will be provided by the teacher and are included in the cost of the class. About Roberta Condon
Roberta works with pine needles in a coiling technique, which she took up when her children, twin boys, left for college.  Her background is in painting, but she felt she needed something to keep her hands busy.  Roberta has studied with masters across the country that turned basket weaving into a passion for her.   Roberta uses the needles from the beautiful, majestic southern Long Leaf Pine. Her sculptural basketry honors a long tradition while at the same time brings a fresh organic approach. She hopes to honor the trees, the forests and the artisans who came before her in this time honored folk tradition. Cancellation Policy and Refunds The Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts (WMQFA) reserves the right to cancel any program up to 10 days prior to the event. When WMQFA cancels the workshop, lecture or event, students will receive a full refund. When WMQFA cancels a program due to extreme weather, every student will be personally notified and refunded. While WMQFA is understanding, “no-shows” will not be refunded. In the event that you are unable to attend a program that you registered for, please request a refund 30 days prior to the program, or you may apply your costs towards another workshop or program, within those 30 days, instead of being refunded. If you have any questions about the cancellation policy, please contact the Education Coordinator at youth@wiquiltmuseum.com.