March 23, Machine-Stitched Rag Basket Class

Image 4Come join award-winning basketmaker, Ev Ward de Roo, as you learn the basics of machine stitched rag baskets or sewn pottery. Learn how to ‘build’ a vessel on your sewing machine with a fabric wrapped, coiling technique. Everything you need to know in order to finish a small coiled basket will be covered in this fun, 3 hour class. Once you have mastered the method you will be able to apply it to all sorts of your own designs.
Supplies needed:
.2 – .3 metres cotton or poly-cotton quilting fabrics (may be scraps at least minimum .5 metre long x 2.5mm wide)
Thread – regular weight, matching or contrasting colour
13 metres, 1/4″ (.5mm) upholstery piping, welting or cotton clothesline (purchase at Stitcharie)
Rotary cutter (not required)
Cutting ruler & mat (not required)
Basic sewing skills
Sewing machine – with three step zig-zag capability
Jeans needle
The Stitcharie, 569 Broadway St, Wyoming. ON
Monday, March 23, 2-5PM
Class fee
Enrollment is limited to 8 students. To reserve your space, payment by cheque or cash is required when you register at the store. 519-845-0768
 Image 1
check out this link to see some of Ev’s baskets.

What did this post stir up in you?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a free website or blog at

Up ↑