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Jenine Shereos

Rattan Reed Basketry


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This online course features the following types of interaction:

  • Live meetings
  • Live critiques

The emphasis of this workshop will be on creating basket forms using the extremely versatile and popular basket weavers’ material of rattan reed. In this workshop, you will gain familiarity and confidence with the materials and techniques while learning how to make four different types of baskets. We’ll also look at innovative ways rattan reed can be used sculpturally. This workshop can be taken as a follow-up to the Sculptural Basketry Workshop, or on its own.


Materials can be purchased online from basket making suppliers such as: and


  • Dyed reed for other color options, or Reed dye to dye your own (available at Basket Maker’s Catalog or HH Perkins)
  • 1/4” flat-oval reed
  • Fiber rushNote: Before you purchase materials, please be sure to check the status of the class by emailing

This class has ended. Please see the Fall Catalog

Jenine Shereos is a sculptor and installation artist specializing in fiber and textile processes. Her work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally, and published in The Boston Globe, The Los Angeles Times, The Huffington Post, Frame Magazine, Make Magazine, Textile Plus Magazine, and Mary Schoeser’s publication; Textiles: The Art of Mankind. Shereos is also a … Read more