Class #56 – Coiled Sweetgrass – CLASS FULL

This basket is started with a turned or carved piece of wood with small drilled holes. Using waxed linen, you will coil with fragrant sweetgrass as the foundation. Students will learn how to add sweetgrass and stitching materials, as well as, shaping and adjusting stitches for the size of your basket. Emphasis is placed on finishing your basket with a smooth edge. Growing your own materials, sources for purchasing and different bases will be discussed.


Saturday, May 11, 2024


Dianne Stanton

Ability Level


Class Length

7 hours

Materials Fee



5.5” long x 2-4” tall ( each basket is different)

Tools needed

Basic Basket Weaving Tools

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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