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AFS: Fibonacci Thirteen

July 23, 2022 @ 9:00 am - July 24, 2022 @ 4:00 pm


Description from Adirondack Folk School’s Website: Barbara designed this basket inspired by patterns discussed in a class on sacred geometry. The Fibonacci sequence of numbers exists in our daily world and woven together this sequence produces 13 glorious spirals. Students will begin the project by weaving a two-by-two twill base. Students will learn a technique for hand-shaping this base into a “cathead” or four-footed basket with a raised base. From there, using natural and hand-dyed reed to provide contrast, students will weave up the sides in a pattern which creates 13 spirals around the basket. Hand-shaping techniques will be stressed, allowing students to produce a beautifully proportioned piece. Along with weaving instruction, Barbara will lead a discussion on, “The Nature of Numbers”, a talk on where the Fibonacci sequence exists in nature, including numerous examples.


  • Saturday, July 23, 2022 – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Sunday, July 24, 2022 – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Instructor: Barbara Boughton

Member Tuition: $200.00
Non-Member Tuition: $250.00

Material Fee: $40.00 Material Fee is added to the tuition fee in the shopping cart.

Location: AFS, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY


July 23, 2022 @ 9:00 am
July 24, 2022 @ 4:00 pm
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Adirondack Folk School
51 Main St.
Lake Luzerne, NY 12846 United States
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