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Artisan Basket Workshop

Saturday, June 23 2018 | 8:00 am - 12:00 pm $35

Make a utensil basket with natural materials that you’ll use all summer long! Woven of reed, with wood detail. All supplies provided. Learn about the long history and various basket types, and be sure to check out examples from the OHS collection on exhibition.

$35 per participant. Space is limited. Reserve your spot here. Starting at Noon at Poquatuck Hall, Village Lane in Orient.

Carol Losquardo, a long-time resident of Southold, is a basket artisan whose love of the craft traces back to the day she and her family discovered a trove of old farm baskets in a local barn. Over the decades Carol developed her craft, grounding it in a knowledge of historical forms, styles and uses. She is a leading member of the Basket Weavers Guild of Eastern Long Island, producing examples in willow, reed, oak, and other materials.

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