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Balsam Fir Christmas Wreath
with Lorraine and Tom Lindstedt
Join us for a fun filled class! Create a gift, continue a Maine tradition and keep Maine Green this Christmas. Make a beautiful fresh 24” balsam fir Christmas wreath. Beginners become instant wreath makers with easy clamp rings. Your wreath will remain fresh throughout the holidays and beyond. After the holidays, recycle the ring and use the balsam in a fragrant sachet.
Material fee due to instructor night of class. $12 cash only.
Materials provided: Freshly harvested Maine Balsam Fir, Red Ribbon, Easy Clamp Ring. Additional supplies available.
Bring to class: Gloves and small hand pruners.
Presented by Woodlot Management & Products, a family owned and operated tree farm.
Plaited Birch Bark Basket
with Zackary Rouda
Birch bark is one of the only basket materials that can be woven into baskets while old, dead and dry! To make plaited birch bark baskets, we can use the old, dead, dry bark that we find lying on the ground in the forest. It’s a great way to make something strong, useful and beautiful from discarded material - no felling required. Learn the basics of identification, gathering, processing materials, and storage; and create a beautiful diagonally-plaited birch bark basket.
Material fee $30 payable to instructor the night of class.