Sunday, November 29, 2009
First set of basket-making lessons completed
Patrisha arrived at 8 45 am for the second day of her basket-making lessons. For her sewing basket all that remained to be done was to weave the lid. This was done in less than two hours. Her finished basket and mine are shown here, side by side. Which is the student's work and which is the teacher's?
By noon, Patrisha had woven the base of her market basket as well as the first three rounds of the sides. After a 30 minute lunch break, Patrisha worked hard to complete the market basket. At times I had difficulty in keeping up with her. For example, when we each completed the lashing of the rim she finished at least 10 minutes before I did. The student's work and the teacher's are again showed side by side.