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String From Sticks

  • UC Berkeley Botanical Gardens 200 Centennial Drive Berkeley, CA 94720-5045 United States (map)

Immerse Yourself in the World of Plant Fibers!

String from Sticks Workshop
with Tamara Wilder of Paleotechnics
March 23, 2019
10 a.m.-4 p.m
UC Botanical Gardens in Berkeley, CA

Learn a very useful and inspiring method for turning a pile of twigs into twine! Extract high quality fiber from dogbane (Apocynum cannabinum) and other local native & naturalized plants and explore several different cordage methods including leg rolling, mouth rolling, triangle twisting & splicing.

ONLINE REGISTRATION or call 510-664-7606
$120 / $110 UCBG members


Registration includes admission to the UC Botanical Garden.

The 34-acre UC Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse landscapes in the world, with over 10,000 types of plants including many rare and endangered species.

The Garden was established in 1890 and its living collections are invaluable resources for international research and conservation.

This workshop is part of the month long Fiber & Dye Exhibit and Workshop Series taking place the month of March 2019.

Earlier Event: February 10
Winter Count Workshops
Later Event: March 30
Ancient Living Skills Retreat