Mary Hettmansperger – Day Two

Rib Basketry


Students will learn to make a small rib construction basket. Using Mary’s freeform approach, she will guide students through a small woven leaf shape basket/sculpture. Using willow for the frame and cane for the weavers, students will learn a variety of tricks to make this form of basketry fun, spontaneous, impressive and easy.

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Mary Hetts

Duration of Class:

One Day (6 Hours)


Basket Weaving

Skill Level:


Student Supply List:

  • Scissors – Fiskars long blade or equivalent
  • Spray water bottle

Provided by instructor:

  • Kit/Materials Fee – $38 (payable to instructor at class time)
  • Kit includes all materials for class including canes, reed and willow

Class Size:

Min # of students: 7
Max # of students: 20