How To: Fiber Rush Weaving | Maurice D. Hinchey Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area


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How To: Fiber Rush Weaving


The Hudson River Maritime Museum's Wooden Boat School
86 Rondout Landing
Kingston, NY 12401

41.919212 -73.980469

County: Ulster
Region: Mid Hudson


  • September 21, 2024, 10:00AM
Detailed Times/Hours Sat., Sept. 21, 10 AM - 4 PM


Event Type Class Description In this class you will learn the basic weaving pattern called fiber rush weave. The class starts with assembling a small stool, followed by making a seat of rush weave using an all natural, paper-based fibre rush. Students will learn to make tight, square corners, and perfect a figure eight weaving pattern. The class includes all the materials necessary to leave with a beautiful hand-woven footstool. Organization Hosting the Event Hudson River Maritime Museum Phone Number 8455326295


Advance registration required.
Registration Deadline: Sept. 1 845-532-6295
Household Member & Above: $168* Individual Member: $176* General Public: $194 *We encourage students to become members (for as little as $30/year) to receive 10-15% off class tuition. You must be a current member on the date of registering to receive your discount. Please login to activate your member discount. To become a new member, please sign up at, or call 845-338-0071.

Additional Information

Event Duration (hours): 6
This event is NOT Suitable for children under: 12

Family Friendly: Yes
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? Portion
Additional Wheelchair Info: disabled parking is across the street
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