Resources

Looking for additional weaving resources, basket weaving supplies, or local places to stay? Murray Hill Weaving recommends these trusted friends and partners.

Basket Supplies

Suzanne Moore NC Basketworks – a complete line of basket weaving and chair seating supplies. Always friendly advice and great service.

The Country Seat, Inc – A complete line of basketry and seating supplies. These very helpful folks also offer a wide range of classes and will always give you good advice.

Woodworking Services

Heirloom Woodwork – Furniture repair/refinishing, antique restoration, and custom woodworking services based in Hollis, NH. A true restoration expert and artist. Be sure to tell Frank we sent you.

Lorpos Crafts – Ed is a local craftsmen that has a unique collection of wooden toys with an “old world” charm to them and is great at custom designs.

Artists

Anne Bowers – Her primary focus is on ribbed style basketry.

Artistic Roots – Artistic Roots Co-Operative Gallery in downtown Plymouth, NH showcases fine art from local artisans as well as welcomes visiting artists.

Debbie Gilbert – The Altered Bee – mixed media.

JChoate Basketry – Jill Choate is nationally known for her outstanding antler basketry and teaching abilities. She made her way to Alaska in 1984 and now resides with her family in the bush community of Trapper Creek. We are privileged to have her come to NH to teach.

Moose Muck Coffee House – An upscale coffee house located in the “real” north country of New Hampshire. Carol not only lures you in with a menu filled with homemade and creative items but she is also a basket artist that teaches classes at the coffee house, when time permits.

Carol_Judy_in_Vladimirs_class_2010Sharon Dugan – Sharon makes baskets from the trees of New Hampshire, and has been doing so for over 20 years. In addition, she is a member of the prestigious League of New Hampshire Craftsmen.

Linda Scherz Allen – Linda enjoys designing and writing basketry patterns and teaches throughout the Northeast. Linda has consistently won first place and best of show at the Lewis County Fair as well as second and first place at the New York State Fair.

Martha Wetherbee and Alan Litchfield – Contact Murray Hill weaving for information about their class schedules. Martha and Alan are meandering the country sharing their knowledge and skill in Shaker and Nantucket basketry.

Vladimir Yarish – Vladimir specializes in traditional Russian diagonally plaited birch bark weaving. He visits Murray Hill Weaving to teach classes whenever in the United States.

Visiting artists may wish to read our visiting artist policy as a preliminary step to teaching at Murray Hill Weaving.

Lodging

The Maria Atwood Inn – Surrounded by lush green trees lies the Maria Attwood Inn. In the heart of the Lakes Region it is convenient to our location as well as a variety of activities. Tell them we sent you.

The Pleasant View Bed & Breakfast – Located on a state, designated scenic road in the heart of New Hampshire’s lakes region, Pleasant View Bed and Breakfast provides a comfortable, cozy atmosphere for guests looking for a touch of home with spectacular mountain views. Don’t forget to mention to owner Heidi Milbrand that you are attending a class at Murray Hill Weaving!  She is offering a %10 discount to students!

Sculptured Rocks Inn – Sitting on the cool stone of the front stoop at Sculptured Rocks Farm, there’s not a street light or neighboring house in sight. It could almost be 1865, the year Artemus Crosby built the fanciest house in Groton, New Hampshire, for his bride, Nettie.

Other

Adirondack Folk School – (AFS) is the only school of its kind in the country dedicated to teaching the arts, crafts, and culture of this unique Adirondack region.

We’re always looking to form new relationships with talented artists and specialized businesses. If you’d like to be added to our resources list please contact us.