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					            OLD CROZET SCHOOL ARTS 2010-2011 Spring Session
             Spring Term I: January 17 – March 13. No classes Jan 17 & 18, Feb 21.
           Spring Term II: March 14 – May 22. No classes Apr 4 – Apr 10; Apr 22, 23,24.

                Registration info & forms  www.oldcrozetschoolarts.org
              Questions?  info@oldcrozetschoolarts.org (434) 964 – 6770

                            Basket Weaving Workshops
Basket Weaving
for Middle-School age through Adults
Laura Mellusi
Saturday, March 12
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
$75 for workshop and supplies
(Enrollment limited to 10.)
Please bring a bag lunch.
Beginner and intermediate basket weavers are welcome to join this one-day market basket workshop.
Participants will learn basic basket weaving and finishing techniques as well as tips for dying your own
supplies.

Beginning Basket Weaving
for Children (ages 7 – 10) and an Adult,
ages 11 – 14 without (or with!) an Adult, and Adults
Laura Mellusi
Saturday, March 26
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
$40 for workshop per child-adult team or older student alone
$30 per basket for supplies
(Enrollment limited to six child-adult teams.)
Please bring a bag lunch.
One child and one adult can weave one berry basket together or on their own working side-by-side during
this one-day workshop. Learn and practice basic basket weaving techniques seen in traditional wood
splint market baskets. This small basket is perfect for organizing your treasures or giving as a gift to a
loved one.

                             Laura Mellusi has been crafting and teaching basket weaving for over 16
                             years. She was born and raised in Kansas where she discovered basketry
                             as a studio art student. In addition to studio art and basket weaving, she
                             has an education in Art History and Museum Studies. Her baskets have
                             been featured in galleries and exhibitions in Kansas, Missouri, and
                             Virginia. Her workshops in the Charlottesville area include Monticello,
                             Tandem Friends School, Junior League of Charlottesville, Fluvanna
                             Middle School, James River Arts Council, Discovery School of Virginia,
                             Sweet Briar College and various home school groups. She currently lives
                             in Scottsville with her husband and three children.

				
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