Honeysuckle Basket Class at Historic Rugby, Tennessee
May 5-6, 2001

Instructor - Beth Hester

Honeysuckle basket class sitting outside Historic Rugby community room. Front Row L to R: Sue Smith, Robbie Ferguson. Middle Row L to R: Dorris Wallace, Pam Kessel, Wanda Graham, Rhonda Williams. Back Row L to R: Scott GIlbert, Rita Myers. Honeysuckle vines were gathered, boiled for 2 hours and stripped of its bark. You can see the boiling pot in the background and coils of stripped honeysuckle on the ground. Robbie Ferguson from Burksville, KY stripping some honeysuckle.
Close-up of Pam's hands weaving an egg basket with honeysuckle vines.


Sue decided to make an oval egg basket combining smoked flat reed with honeysuckle vines.


This is Roslyn - one of the homes built in the 1880's at Historic Rugby, TN. If you would like to know more about this beautiful Tennessee Landmark goto: http://www.historicrugby.org
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