Sew Your Own Sweetgrass Basket

1950 Rutledge RD
McClellanville, SC 29458


Sweetgrass basket sewing was an important tradition among African-Americans on Lowcountry plantations. Sweetgrass fanner baskets were used during harvest season to separate rice from chaff. Today, the art of sweetgrass basket sewing still thrives along the coast. Renowned sweetgrass basket artist Barbara McCormick of McClellanville will lead you through the process of this Lowcountry tradition.

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Hampton Plantation State Historic Site

1950 Rutledge RD
McClellanville, SC 29458



  • Registration Deadline : Please call 843-546-9361 for reservations.
  • Meeting Place : Mansion
  • What to Bring : Bring scissors, insect repellent, a snack, and drinking water.
  • Event Hours : 12:00-4:00 pm
  • Fee : $45.00