The Beekman Pie Carrier Basket
September 22 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
This basket was designed exclusively for the Beekman Mercantile in Sharon Springs, NY. It features a large 12″ x 7″ solid bottom Shaker Cathead that, when inverted, forms the cover for this pie carrier. The base is a 13″ breadboard that will be provided. The instructor designed the component parts of the carrier to be used on a daily basis. The basket is for bread and fruit and the bread board is for cutting and/or serving. You need only store the handle (provided) and strap until ready to use as a pie or cake carrier. Students will weave the solid bottom base using a Shaker technique. The basket will then be pinned to a mold (provided) for weaving using a chase weave technique. Students will also learn to rivet leather to assemble the straps. The handle assembly will be provided. The finished size of the basket is 13″ x 8″ (without handle).