Seat weaving and chair caning are alive and well on the Mississippi Gulf Coast! Thanks to the continuing education programs in Hancock County and Gulfport, over 120 people in Mississippi have learned this time honored craft since 2007.
Classes are fun, with the focus on making everyone successful. The ability to laugh is a requirement.
hair Seat Weaving
Gulfport, MS -- 2020 Fall class has been cancelled.
Waveland, MS -- 28 January - 4 March 2021 , every Thursday from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Class instruction will include traditional strand caning, machine woven cane, flat reed, binder cane, and fibre rush. Bring your own chair or stool, or contact Jo for help in finding one.
Location: Ground Zero Museum on Coleman Ave.
Registration begins on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. Call Kim Necaise, 228-467-2761, at Hancock County Community Education, to register. You do not have to live in Hancock County, MS to take this class.
ONLINE INSTRUCTION FOR SEAT WEAVING
PEERLESS RATTAN , at www.PeerlessRattan.com
A chair caning material business that has been around for over 100 years. Excellent videos for different styles of weaving that are easy to follow.
SILVER RIVER CENTER FOR CHAIR CANING
Enjoy visiting a fascinating chair caning museum online. Here you will discover remarkable facts about the history of this time honored craft. A variety of how-to videos are also available here. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAuF0UNEuRm0GcZyM1_XAVw