Class #27 – English Square Shopper – Two Days – 2 SPOTS LEFT

Come and weave this classic English shopping basket with “soft” shoulders! A rectangular base will be woven in a provided screwblock. Selection of stakes and their insertion into the base will be taught. Bottom waling will be followed by the classic English slewing weave. Shaping and constant measuring will be discussed. Packing will be made on the long sides, followed by top waling. The unique English border will be taught. A wrapped handle completes the basket. You will enjoy using this basket!


Wednesday, May 8, 2024 and Thursday, May 9th


Bonnie Gale

Ability Level


Class Length

Two Days

Materials Fee



11” wide x 15” long x 13” tall with handle

Tools needed

Sharp pruning shears, ruler, old bath towel, knife, bodkin or awl and rapping iron or spoke weight.

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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