Basketry | Jill Choate BasketryNow offering ZOOM classes with Jill.  Every month a new basket class through zoom. 

Moana Diamonds:

Double walled basket with plain weave on the inner wall and diamond twill pattern and two/two twill on the outside wall of the basket.  Finished off with twill on the rim.

WHAT'S MISSING?  This basket will also include a pair of black leather handles with Chicago screws to be put on AFTER the basket is completed.  They are currently under construction but ARE included in this kit.

Zoom class is a SIX HOUR commitment beginning on FRI MARCH 19th for two hours, SAT MARCH 20th for two hours, and SUN MAR 21st for two hours.  There will LOTS of homework for you to accomplish on your basket in between sessions.   

DEADLINE to REGISTER for CLASS:  your registration purchase of $199 must be completed by March 1.  A maximum of 12 students are allowed in class.

Your kit will be sent to you the week of March 1st by priority mail.  

Please remember I live in North Idaho and classes begin at 9:00 AM PACIFIC TIME and run for two hours of instruction on Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings.


  1.  But I can't be there for FRIDAY (or fill in the blank).  Zoom class is recorded so you can watch (or re-watch) at your leisure.

  2. What if I'm late to class?  Class starts PROMPTLY at 9:00 AM PACIFIC TIME (see above)

  3. What if I forget to come to class? (see above)

  4. How do I ZOOM?  

    Set up a Zoom account. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWkdsgTlbeM

    How join a Zoom meeting.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wo1l6Ijz_wg

What you will need for the MOANA DIAMOND class:

  1. the Kit (sent to you by priority mail after registration fee has been paid)

  2. 2-flat rate priority USPS boxes (free from post office) taped on top of one another to use as a mold.  You'll also need some extra cardboard padding on the sides so an extra box to use for that if you don't have any laying around.  A box mold is NOT mandated for this project but it will be used during Zoom class.  Youtube video on how to contruct it CLICK HERE

  3. Basketry tools

  4. A Zoom account. 



APRIL ZOOM CLASS:  not happening due to the LAST Western Pleasure Basket Retreat being held in April.

MAY ZOOM CLASS:  Hummingbird wings (under construction) photos coming soon!

JUNE-AUGUST - we pause for summer.

SEPTEMBER ZOOM CLASS:  to be announced.

Jill Choate
Jill Choate


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