The Dutchess County Fairgrounds
6550 Spring Brook Ave.
Rhinebeck, NY 12572

NYS Sheep & Wool Festival - Workshop Registration

Shuttles, Spindles and Stash Basket - SOLD OUT

Thursday, October 19, 2017

9:00 - 4:00

Instructor: Wendy Jensen

Class Fee: $150.00

Material Fee: $0.00

Maximum Class Size: 12

0 Seats Available

About Seat Availability: The availability shown above does NOT A GUARANTEE that an actual seat is available to be purchased. Each registration will be verified after your purchase and if an over sale of seats occurs you will be notified and the price of the over sold seat will be refunded in it's entirety.

Registration Disabled


Students will lay out a checkerboard base over a hickory handle and learn to shape and weave the sides of this useful basket. Baskets can be personalized with dyed weavers. Rim fitting, scarfing and lashing will be taught. Basket dimensions:  9”W x 6”H (w/out handle) x 18”L

Experience level: All levels

Students will be primarily sitting throughout this workshop and your hands will be in and out of water.

Wendy can be emailed at

Materials Information

There is a $45 materials fee included in the registration fee.

Materials fee includes all rattan (stakes, weavers, rims, lashers) purchased, prepped and ready to complete the basket in the time allowed as well as rattan that has been hand-dyed for the appropriate accents.   

Students do not need to bring anything to class unless they would like to have a notebook and pencil.

Workshop Instructor

Wendy G. Jensen is an award winning professional basketmaker living in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts. She teaches workshops at many more