Sweet Grass Baskets Class with Sarah Edwards-Hammond
Back by popular demand, Beaufort Arts Council’s Mather Academy offers a Sweet Grass Baskets class with Sarah Edwards-Hammond, March 11 & 12. Now it’s YOUR turn to learn how these beautiful pieces of functional art are created. Your instructor will guide you through basic techniques and developing your own basketry skills while also sharing the history and stories of the lowcountry and Gullah heritage. During this two-day workshop, several basketry techniques will be identified while students create their own basket using grasses and other natural found objects native to the lowcountry. Class size is limited and all supplies are included.