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INTRO TO SWEETGRASS BASKET WEAVING

  • Artist Cottage 753 Old Moreland Road Bluffton, SC, 29910 United States (map)

A Lowcountry treasure dating back to the 16th century, sweetgrass baskets played a significant role on South Carolina plantations, and today, the beautiful art form is a Southern staple that celebrates Gullah customs and culture. Join expert basket weaver Jery Bennett-Taylor for an afternoon of discovery—delve into a brief history behind the baskets, learn about the process, and then try your hand at creating your own sweetgrass basket through this interactive guided session.

Participants leave with a finished product.