Vicki has been braiding rugs for 27 years. She learned to braid rugs in the traditional way - from an older rug-braider. She is a charter member of the Cody Rug Guild and has demonstrated rug-making at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center frontier festival in Cody and at the Yellowstone Folk Festival in Billings. She has taught rug-braiding classes at Dancing Bear Folk Center.
Vicki Gill Finley
Wool Rug Braiding
Sat., 3/25, 9 a.m .- 4 p.m.
Covers basic steps of braiding and how to prepare the materials before braiding. She shares techniques she has learned and developed over the years - how to overcome common problems - curves, circles, rugs that do not lie flat, color combinations, joining. Kit required. All skill levels.