Gather together with makers of all levels to learn new skills and celebrate traditional crafts and regenerative living. Whether you're interested in half-day workshops or multi-week courses, there's something for everyone! Located in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, we offer hands-on experiences in a variety of subjects, all taught in either the beautiful studios at the New Brunswick College of Craft & Design (NBCCD) or one of our partnering locations.

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FULL – Learn Basketry | Pine Needle Basketry – Anne Easby

January 27 @ 1:00 pm - January 28 @ 4:00 pm

$89.00 – $119.00
Some hands grasp and weave together some pine needles to make pine needle baskets at the Honeybee Folk School.

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TWO HALF-DAY WORKSHOPS – 1 PM – 4 PM, Saturday and Sunday – January 27 & 28, 2024 | 1pm – 4 pm

Learn how to make a pine needle basket with Anne Easby. This workshop will consist of two afternoon sessions; participants will be expected to work on their own if needed in between sessions, depending upon the size of the basket they choose to make. You’ll be immersed in the world of pine needle basketry, and by the end of the workshop, you’ll proudly carry home your very own finished basket, showcasing your newfound skills. No need to worry about materials; we’ve got you covered – everything you need will be provided. Join us, unlock your inner artist, and let your creativity flow through the art of pine needle basket making! You’ll not only learn the art of making a beautiful plain basket but also get equipped to infuse your future projects with beads and other enchanting materials.


Regular ticket price (December 1, 12pm – January 19, 11:30pm): $119

NBCCD staff, faculty, and current students receive 20% off regular ticket sales while supplies last. Find the NBCCD Discount ticket below.

Additional material fee: $25 paid to the instructor on the day of the workshop

FAQ and refund information can be found at the bottom of this page.


Anne Easby is a long-time resident of Fredericton. She has taught herself a variety of crafts from stained glass to cement works to chainsaw carving. Several years ago, while spending the winter in Florida, she discovered the art of making pine-needle baskets. One of the things that appeals to her is that, as is the case with most of her crafts, the baskets are all made with natural and recycled materials.

Learn more about what we do at Honeybee Folk School and what courses we have coming up!


January 27 @ 1:00 pm
January 28 @ 4:00 pm
$89.00 – $119.00
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If a request for a refund is submitted at least 14 days before the course begins, you will be eligible for a 94% refund. A 6% deduction will cover the administration costs and stripe service fee. For refund requests made between 8 and 13 days before the course begins, a 75% refund will be granted. If a refund request is received within 7 days or less before the course start date, a refund will not be issued unless we can fill your spot with another participant. In the event that a participant cannot attend an in-person course due to illness, they can receive a Honeybee voucher for 75% of the value of their course that can be paid towards another class in the future. The participant will need to notify the Honeybee Coordinator before the course begins.


If a workshop is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances regarding the instructor facilities or low enrolment, a 100% refund will be granted to registered participants. If class is cancelled due to weather, the course will be moved to the following weekend (unless otherwise specified). If you cannot attend the new scheduled time, you will be granted a 100% refund.

For more information regarding cancellations, refunds, and our policies, please refer to our frequently asked questions.