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Martha Polachi | Nantucket Basket Teacher


Address: 8 Magnolia Avenue, Siasconset, MA 02564

Phone: 508-733-8217

Years of Experience: Five Years.

Class Location: I teach at my home at 8 Magnolia in Siasconset, or I can teach at your home. In July and August I also teach at the 1800in Nantucket, which is part of the Nantucket Historical Association.

Bio: Martha has been weaving baskets since the 1980’s and began weaving Nantucket Baskets in the 1990’s. She initially took classes with Martha Lawrence, a renowned Nantucket Basket maker, and then with Linda and Trisha Brown from D. E.L.S. She has woven many shapes and sizes of Nantucket Baskets and Nantucket purses, including a baby cradle and umbrella stand. She has also done some commission work from many clients over the years. To see a sampling of her work, please visit her Facebook Page – MadeByMarthaWeaving.