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Sat, Nov 30


Nordia House

Family Ivy Basket Weaving

Learn how to weave invasive ivy into beautiful baskets!

Family Ivy Basket Weaving
Family Ivy Basket Weaving

Time & Location

Nov 30, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA



Tickets include materials

Nordic Northwest Members: $35

General Admission: $45

All Youths (12 and under): $30

Arts For All: $10

Tickets are limited to two people per Oregon Trail card. Please be prepared to show Oregon Trail card at the door.

Great for ages 8 and up.


This is a multi-generational activity! An adult guardian is required for children under the age of 18. Adult guardians do not have to purchase a ticket if they only plan to assist children in the craft. Adults who plan to make their own craft are required to purchase a ticket.

Learn how to weave invasive ivy into beautiful baskets!

The Pacific Northwest, like many places, finds its natural areas overgrown with invasive ivy. Luckily all the ivy we pull can be put to creative use! Sustainable living in Nordic countries include many traditions of creative ways to reuse waste materials and transform them into something useful and beautiful.

In this workshop, help clear the ivy that threatens the trees and understory of Nordic Northwest, then learn how to weave the vines into baskets! Beautiful on their own, and fun to experiment weaving with other materials. Bring your own optional materials to experiment with such as yarn, ribbon, raffia, even discarded plastics, fabrics, and other pliable reeds or twigs. Fun materials to experiment with will also be provided.

Your instructor will provide you with step-by-step instruction on how to pull ivy, clean and soak it, and then weave it. You’ll go home with a small finished basket, or start of a bigger basket you can finish at home.


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