Alice Ogden - Black Ash Basketry - Four Workshops

July 27 - 28, 2018

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07/27/2018 - 07/28/2017


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Black Ash Basketry Workshops with Alice Ogden

July 27 and 28, 2018   •   The Basket Maker’s Catalog   •   Scottsville, Kentucky

  Choose from four workshops with master black ash weaver Alice Ogden of Salisbury, New Hampshire.  Spend time with a small group of fellow weavers working with fine black ash materials, hand harvested and prepared by Alice and her husband, Brad.  Choose from one-day or two-day workshops.  The Medium Gardener’s Pick and the Back Pack with Leather Strap are offered to students of all levels.  Skilled weavers may choose from the two-day workshops as well—either the intricate Oval Feather Basket or the Shaker Cheese-Weave Tub.  You’ll appreciate Alice’s teaching style and her depth of knowledge.  In addition you’ll enjoy working with her ash splints and her trademark hand-carved oak handles and rims.  Alice’s baskets are especially prized by collectors all over the country for their traditional craftsmanship.   Make your choices and register today!   

   Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity in Scottsville, Kentucky to work with Alice, weave on a mold, and create some treasures.  We hope to see you in July!  Call today to register 1-800-447-7008.

small oval feather with alice ogden

Small Oval Lidded Feather Basket  This small basket is woven over a mold using 1/32” black ash weavers.  The first day will consist of weaving the basket, and the second day will be spent finishing the pre-started quatrefoil lid and attaching it to the basket.  Skilled basket makers will enjoy this challenge!  Basket size:  4 1/2” x 3 1/2” x 5” (including the handle).

Two-Day Class Fee*:  $410.00   July 27 and 28, 2018

shaker cheese weave tub with alice ogden

Shaker Cheese-Weave Tub  Create a beautiful ash basket in the traditional ‘wash tub’ shape with two hand-carved white oak handles.  Cheese-weave base and solid sides are woven with finely prepared 3/32” black ash.  Alice will begin the bottom to assure completion in class.  Working on a mold with black ash is truly a remarkable experience and we recommend this workshop for skilled weavers.  Basket Size:  7” diameter x 4” height (not including handles).

Two-Day Class Fee*:  $420.00   July 27 and 28, 2018

basket pack with leather straps with alice ogden

Basket Pack with Leather Straps  This useful carrier fits comfortably on one’s shoulder with a leather strap that is attached to the basket through whittled oak ‘ear’ handles.  Woven of black ash on a mold, with 5/8” uprights and 1/4” weavers, you’ll use highlights of dyed ash splint, woven in a herringbone design, to add color!  Basket Size:  12” long x 11” tall x 6” wide.

One-Day Class Fee*:  $295.00   July 27 or 28, 2018

A perfect project for all levels. Please specify which day you'll attend when you register.

medium gardeners pick with alice ogden

Medium Gardener’s Pick Basket  You’ll weave your basket on a wooden mold with 1/2” and 3/16” black ash splint and attach a beautiful hand-carved white oak handle and rims.  Alice has expertly prepared all the materials for your Medium-size Gardener’s Pick Basket.  Medium Basket Size (center basket in photo at left):  15” long x 8” wide x 4 1/2” tall (not including the handle).  For all levels.

One-Day Class Fee*:  $275.00   July 27 or 28, 2018

Please specify which day when you register.


  Call 1-800-447-7008 or 270-237-4821 

Deadline to Register:  July 20, 2018 

Class Location: GH Productions, Inc. • The Basket Maker’s Catalog • 521 E. Walnut St. •  Scottsville, KY   42164

Class Time:  8:30 - 5:00 each day (Central Time)

To Register:  Payment is due at time of registration; we gladly accept your personal check as well as American Express, Discover Card, VISA, and MasterCard.  Your payment will not be processed until the day of the class. 

*Class fee includes all materials, handouts, use of mold during class time, and instruction.  The mold is for use during the class and is returned to Alice at the end of class.  Class fee is non-refundable.  Materials, handouts and mold will be shipped (shipping charges additional) to anyone who registers but is unable to attend.  Mold must be returned by you to Alice. 

Students please bring the following to Class:  Your favorite tools along with scissors, awl, and water bucket.

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