Minnesota Basket Weaver's Guild
Class Schedule for 2014
2014 Special Event
July 25, 26, 27 2014
We are excited to announce that Karen Tembreull will be teaching classes for three days in July 2014. As an artist focused in basketry, Karen’s medium is derived primarily from her environment. She is continuously inspired by the abundance ofnatural material that surrounds her, experimenting with barks, roots, and fibers that seem to lend themselves to textile applications. She also enjoys combining traditional basketry methods with other historical fiber arts and metalworking applications such as piecework, lace making, and fabrication.

Link to the PDF Announcement file:  2014.Special Event

Note:  your registration and class choices must be in by June 15, 2014.
(After this date, a late fee of $10 dollars will be added to the cost of the classes.)

Please check out her FaceBook Page:
Saturday September 27, 2014
  Description Dimension Cost Instructor Time Level Tools

Chestnut Oval 

A Beautiful segmented oak and walnut hardwood base with two leather handles.  This is a great basket for display or storage, a great size to put a project in.

10"x14"x11" high

$45.00  Cindy Ericksmoen

6 hours

Advanced Beginner

Please Bring:
Regular basket weaving tools.

  Description Dimension Cost Instructor Time Level Tools

Meg Thompson 

A small harvest basket perfect for the home gardener.  Use to carry flowers and veggies from the garden.
7"x11"x9" high  $35.00 Alice Ford 6 Hours

Advanced Beginner

Please Bring:
Regular basket weaving tools..

 15th Annual Basket Bingo - Saturday October 25, 2014
  Description Cost Time

The 15th annual Basket Bingo Fundraiser. Play bingo and win baskets! Come and enjoy fun door prizes, food and a raffle. Bring your friends and family, this event is always a lot of fun! Don't miss it!

There will be a COL (Cost of Living) price increase in 2014.  The Bingo price will be $15.00 for 15 game cards (30 games).  The price will include a new TICKET RAFFLE; and as in past years, raffles on the table basket decorations and ALL the extra Bingo baskets!  Ticket holders will also receive a door prize.

Hot dogs, chips, vegetables and beverages will be available for purchase.  Sweets and treats for FREE!

Doors open at 11:a.m.

Bingo starts at noon

Saturday November 22, 2014
  Description Dimension Cost Instructor Time Level Tools

Wheat Woven Holiday Ornaments 

Scandinavia is often associated with Holiday Ornaments of wheat. Learn to make several plaits and create tomtes, juleboks, or ornaments to decorate your home, tree, table or packages this holiday season.

3" to 6" Square $30.00  Bonnie Buzza

6 hours



  Description Dimension Cost Instructor Time Level Tools

Basket Purse 


This comes with a plastic liner which makes  it very useful and sturdy.  It is an easy basket to weave and you will learn how to rivet the leather handles onto your basket.  I will also have a pattern for making the cloth liner which you may trace in class.

Special Note:  Shirley MUST have two week's notice on the number of class participants, so DON'T delay in signing up!

PLUS: If you are placing an order from thebasketpatch.com, Shirley will bring your supplies to class so you won't have to pay shipping costs!


The purse for this class is the larger one in the picture. $41.00  Shirley Mount

4 hours

All sklill levels are welcome

Please bring a large paper grocery bag or a large sheet of paper for tracing the pattern for the cloth liner.

Annual Christmas Party - Saturday December 13, 2014

Description Time
MBWG Annual Christmas Party

Weave a gift basket for the Alexander House (weaving supplies will be available), enjoy a pot luck, participate in the MBWG Annual Meeting, AND enjoy a basket exchange!

Bring a food item for the potluck and a basket for the exchange.  This is a fun seasonal weaving / eating / chatting / gift exchange event you will not want to miss!

8:30- Noon

Link to full 2014 Class Listing

Link to past 2013 Class Listing

Link to past 2012 Class Listing

Link to past 2011 Class Listing

Link to past 2010 Class Listing