Upcoming Events

My baskets, kits, supplies and patterns can be purchased online, on my Etsy page and at various retreats.  You will also find my finished baskets, alcohol ink art, photography, and wire wrap work (often one of a kinds) at The Art Farm in downtown Decatur, Illinois.

Upcoming Teaching Events

If you are attending any of these events and would like to pre-order any supplies, please contact me.  I am happy to bring what you need and save you the cost of shipping!  If I am not listed as a vendor I normally participate in Teacher’s Marketplace.

Bluegrass Area Basket Maker’s Seminar

June 20, 2023
June 24, 2023
All-day event
General Butler Resort State Park – Carrollton, KY

Tennessee Basketry Association 2023 Convention

July 19, 2023
July 22, 2023
All-day event
Hilton Hotel Airport, 2001 Alcoa Hwy, Alcoa, TN



MBG’s Weavin’ is Believin’ 2023 Convention

August 3, 2023
August 6, 2023
All-day event
Hilton Garden Inn, Independence, Missouri

Pike County Art Guild – Basket Weaving Workshop

August 26, 2023
Time: 11:00 am
130 E. Adams, Pittsfield, Illinois
Bonnie Rideout, professional basket weaver from Decatur, IL will be teaching a 4 hour workshop on how to create one of the two baskets shown. Lunch will be provided from 11a-12p where you can meet Bonnie and look at her other work. The cost is $55/person which includes lunch, all supplies for basket of choice (metal wording optional), and instruction. All participants will be able to take home their finished basket at the end of class.
Registration is required by August 1st. Cash or check accepted. Checks need to be made out to the Pike County Art Guild.
To register click TICKETS or go to: https://forms.gle/KFEWNHWvf6EnL6C8A
We will be weaving Bloom and Be Kind.

Fall Weave Heritage Basketry Guild 2023

September 14, 2023
September 16, 2023
All-day event
Greene County Fairgrounds and Expo Center, Xenia, OH

Wolf River Basketry Guild Fall Weave 2023

September 22, 2023
September 24, 2023
All-day event
Boarders Inn & Suites, Shawano, WI

Parkland College – “Candy Corn Basket”

September 29, 2023
Time: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Parkland Community College

This is a great beginner basket class.  Perfect for kicking off your autumn decor!

This class is being held through Parkland College in Champaign, IL.

Wisconsin Weave Away

October 13, 2023
October 15, 2023
All-day event
Luther Park Bible Camp, Chetek, Wisconsin

East TN Basket Weaver’s Retreat

November 2, 2023
November 4, 2023
All-day event
Greeneville, TN

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