Class #31 – Ash Bark Trinket

A Mokok is a container that is Indigenous to the Northeast Woodlands. It has a rectangular bottom and an oval top. You will sew ash bark with spruce roots that you will peel and prepare. The inner and outer rims are made from red willow that you will bend and split. You can try different stitching patterns. Learn about the harvesting of the materials, all from the wild and gathered by the teachers.

Date

Friday, May 12

Instructor

Jennifer Lee

Ability Level

Beginner

Materials Fee

$65

Dimensions

4” wide x 7” long x 5” tall

Tools needed

awl, scissors, knife, needle nose pliers and water bucket

A Note About Tools!

Tools needed for each class are noted at the end of each class description. Please make your best effort to make sure that you have what is needed. Tools are available for sharing but it can often slow down class progress.

For those flying to Vermont, Stowe Basketry Festival water buckets will be available.

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