Hi, fellow NCBA members! I'm Lynn Hoyt, and here's a good look at the two classes I'm teaching at NCBA in March, 2014. With sign-ups ongoing, I hope you'll consider taking a class (or two) with me! :)
See you at Convention!
TH-6-66 Thursday 1:00pm-8:00pm
You'll use natural sweetgrass and pine needles to create this square-to-round coiled basket. It starts with my own pottery base with a delicate Florentine design. You'll learn the techniques and tricks for coiling around a square,transitioning from one material to another, and for pine needle and bead patterning. Color choices for pottery base and coordinating beads.
6 Hours 1”Hx5¾” dia
All Levels $60
Splendorella SU-4-68 Sunday 8:00am-12:00pm
You'll create the crowning glory for this stately feminine gourd vessel. It starts with an organically grown prepared gourd from my garden. The gourd has been footed and painted with a black pearl finish. Learn to weave the bias cut rim with color coordinated beads. Bead color choices will be available. Gourd prep discussed and all questions answered. This gourd is enjoyable and relaxing to weave.
4 Hours 8½”Hx 4”dia(gourds Vary)
All Levels $50
Bio: Lynn Hoyt, Blounts Creek, NC
Lynn loves using, learning and teaching about natural materials. When she's not traipsing through fields, woods and swamps, she specializes in coiled baskets, and carved gourds, and wins awards for her work. Lynn is co-founder and President of the Natural Fibers Group, is editor of the newsletter, From the Ground Up, and maintains several basketry related websites. She's contributed articles to Reeders' Report and has served as a Member-at-Large for NCBA. Lynn enjoys encouraging creativity and sharing her enthusiasm and knowledge with both adults and children. Classes on pages 16, 34 of brochure