Teachers in the Northeast Basketmakers Guild




The Saltbox Crafters
Mary Jo Rushlow, 921 Thompsonville Road, Suffield, CT 06078, 860-668-2453, saltbox.crafters@cox.net
Weekly day and evening classes in beginner to advanced basket making. Flat reed, round reed, Nantucket and black ash classes available. Guest teacher workshops featured throughout the year. Martha Wetherbee and Eric Taylor teach extended workshops annually. Email for class schedule and workshop availability.






Word Weavers Ink:

Carolyn Kemp -  www.wordweaversink.com  carolynbasket@gmail.com

Offering classes for beginners through advanced weavers



Northwoods Basket Weaving:
Nancy Donker - 36 Fontaine Lane, Monmouth, ME 04259  207-933-2799  njkd@aol.com
Weekly classes for both beginner and intermediate.  Special seasonal classes.  Will travel to teach home classes with a group of 6 or more.



JoAnn Kelly Catsos:
JoAnn Kelly Catsos - 90 Polikoff Road, Ashley Falls, MA 01222 413-229-2655 www.JoAnnKellyCatsos.com  catsos@roadrunner.com
Traditional black ash splint basketry classes and supplies. Classes are taught at locations around the country.  See website for teaching schedule and catalog of black ash supplies.


Wendy G. Jensen:
Wendy Jensen - Berkshires: Monterey, MA 01245  www.WendyGJensenBaskets.com  wendygj@gmail.com
Traditional/Contemporary rattan.reed basketmaking classes for all levels in my studio.  Willow grower.  Classes also availableto Museums/Libraries/Small Groups.  Email for schedule and more information.



Murray Hill Weaving:
Jean Bove - Murray Hill, NH   www.MurrayHillWeaving.com
Weave a basket or put a new seat on a chair.  Basket classes of all kinds.  Also sponsor visiting artists from around the world.


Lyn Siler - North Carolina   LynSiler@yahoo.com



Beverly Cornelius:
Beverly Cornelius - Schenectady, NY 518-356-1810  beverlycornelius.com  bcornelius1@gmail.com
Offering a wide variety of classes in traditional reed baskets for beginners and intermediate weavers.  Classes currently taught at the Adirondack Folk School (Lake Luzerne, NY) and at the Mabee Farm  Historic Site (Rotterdam Junction, NY).  Also, group lessons available in your home.

Joyce Flower:
Joyce Flower, Valatie, NY 12184  www.joyceflower.com  rflower002@nycap.rr.com
Offering a variety of classes for individuals and groups in reed basketweaving and Nantucket baskets.

John McGuire:
John McGuire - Geneva, NY  315-751-1251  jmcguire11@rochester.rr.com
Private Nantucket and Shaker mentoring.



Hammond Baskets and Weaving Supplies:
Debra Hammond - Lancaster County: 1709 Turkey Hill Rd, East Earl, PA 17519  717-445-4653  www.hammondbaskets.com  thbasket93@yahoo.com
Offer variety of private and group classes in all types of reed baskets and wicker weaving, as well as Nantucket baskets.  Contact us to schedule a special basketry get-away.



Stony Lane Basketry:
Kate and Joe Conroy - 135 Stony Lane, Exeter, RI 02822  401-294-6471  (Call before visit)  www.stonylanebaskets.com
Offer classes in traditional and contemporary reed baskets, as well as Nantucket baskets.  All levels of students.  Supplies and patterns available for sale.  Custom made baskets available.  Classes by appointment only.

Changing Tides Gift Ship:
Judy Hummel - 355 Arnolds Neck Road, Warwick, RI 02886  401-499-1302   justanuf@cox.net
Classes Monday nights 6 - 9 PM




Jackie Abrams:
Jackie Abrams - Brattleboro, VT  802-257-2688   www.jackieabrams.com   jackieabramsvt@gmail.com
Classes at my studio or yours.  Offering several techniques using painted cotton papers.


Country Spirit Baskets:
Dona Nazarenko - Tunbridge, VT 802-889-3269  www.countryspiritbaskets.com  dona@countryspiritbaskets.com
Classes held in my studio include Traditional, Contemporary, and Birch Bark.  Summer Retreat and various one and two-day workshops to choose from.  Call ahead for class availability.


A Bit of Happiness:
Suzanne Naess - Barnet VT  802-633-4183  snabitofhappiness@gmail.com
Classes in Barnet and at The Artful Eye in St Johnsbury.