Events

Pictures in the slideshow are classes Linda is schedule to at various locations in 2020.

See the schedule below for dates, location and registration information and/or links. Newly added online classes.

Berry Purse Basket

Thousand Islands Art Center, Clayton, NY

September 16, 2020

9am – 5pm (with short lunch break)

All weavers

 

Dimensions: Approx. 5 ½” x 9” x 6 1/2”H top of rim

This is a great basket!  Use as a purse, berry picking basket or a fabulous gift.  

 

To register call TIAC at 1-315-686-4123

Sightseer Adirondack Pack Basket Class

Thousand Islands Art Center, Clayton, NY

September 19, 2020

September 19, 2020

9am – 6pm with short lunch break

 

Dimensions:  8 ½” x11” x 16”H

 

The Adirondack Pack Basket is one of the most recognized objects associated with the Adirondacks.  These versatile baskets were used to carry just about everything the guides, hunters and trappers took with them into the woods.  Create your own pack basket patterned from the traditional Adirondack Pack Baskets. The Sightseer pack is a great size for teens or adult men and women. 

 

To register call TIAC at 1-315-686-4123

Wine Basket Class

with TIAC at Coyote Moon Winery

September 24, 2020

September 24, 2020

This is a great basket to make for a gift or yourself.  Woven with a combination of natural reed,  seagrass, hardwood handle and leather rim making a great accent. A leather divider is woven in the basket to protect the bottles.

All supplies and tools needed to complete basket in class will be supplied by instructor.

To register: Contact TIAC at 315-686-4123

Bicycle Basket Class

Thousand Islands Art Center, Clayton, NY

September 30, 2020

9am – 5:00pm (with short lunch break)

All weavers

Approximate Dimensions: 6” x 11” x  9 1/4”H

Weave your own Adirondack inspired Bicycle Basket new design by Linda for 2020. The basket has a solid woven base to keep everything safely in the basket as you ride. 

To register call TIAC at 1-315-686-4123

Seasonal Bowl with Linda on line

KBA 2020 Virtual Conference

October 03, 2020

3” base x 4 1/2”top D x 3”H
Designed for KBA 2020 online class.  This is a great basket to step into on line learning and great for upcoming holidays.  Students will glue pre-cut spokes into the base after receiving kit in the mail.  This will allow us to start weaving right away on class day. The design is triple twined with three colors of cotton cord, a seasonal ribbon and finished with a folded rim. Learn Linda’s technique for completing a row and setting up for the next row as well as triple twining, spiral and stacking patterns, shaping and a folded matchstick rim.  Students will have a choice of Fall or Winter/Christmas color themes. 
Tools:  Small scissors, waxed linen or small packing tool (helpful for rim), approximately 5 small clothespins or micro clips, tape measure, optional personal light
Cost - $50.00 includes kit, shipping and class

Contact Linda by sending an email to linda.scherz@outlook.com

Students must be a member of KBA.

Melon Basket Class

View Arts Center Old Forge

October 11, 2020

October 11, 2020    This date is changing - check back for actual date!

9:30am - 3:30pm

8" Diameter

Learn to weave a ribbed basket over two round hoops.  The ribs are round reed and the weavers a combination of flat reed and seagrass.  Techniques and tips will be taught for making ribs and filling the basket for an even rounded shape.

To register call View

Celebration Basket Class

Adirondack Folk School, Lake Luzerne, NY

October 14, 2020

October 14, 2020    

9:00am - 4:00pm

Dimensions: Approximately 10” x 12” x 12”

Linda designed this first as Fall Celebration and then added Christmas Celebration.  Each designed with the colors of the season.  This class is offering you the opportunity to select colors for a season or for anytime.  There will be a variety of colors for your diagonal weave accent.  This is a great basket for all weavers.  Several techniques will be taught to create your basket.

Class is limited to 7 students.

To register call AFS or go to AFS website.

Penn NJ Guild

Will be rescheduled for 2021

November 06, 2020

November 6, 7 & 8, 2020

Being rescheduled for 2021

Check back again for update!

Basket Weaving at Adirondack Folk School

Lake Luzerne, NY

November 20, 2020

November 20 & 21, 2020

Come weave with Linda for one or both days. A selection of kits will be available. Weave as few or as many as you'd like. This is a great way to get your Holiday weaving done with Linda's help! There will be a variety of kits, too many to list, all great for this special weekend. Get together with a friend or family, weave away for the Holidays and have some fun. Register early, you don't want to miss this one! If you have a particular basket you would like to make, be sure to let Linda know prior to class days. Kits range in price from $15 - $80.

Contact AFS to register

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