Basketry for Beginners
Three part workshop
Three classes only and three techniques taught. Pat Dale Author of Basketry and Weaving with natural materials, also Australian Plants & Fibres as used by First Nations People. Natural Materials supplied for each class.
RANDOM WEAVE BASKET OVER A MOULD,
Using Lomandra. This basket is woven in layers with fresh picked Lomandra. As you add to it each layer shrinks, so you will need to bring this basket back at each class to add more fibre to it.
Sunday Feb 19th 10.30am—3.30 pm.
HANGING TWIG BASKET
You will be asked to bring some fresh twigs i.e. small branches. Other materials such as vines will be supplied. You will learn to ‘twine’ in this class; this is weaving with two lengths of fibre.
Sunday 19th March 10.30am - 3.30pm
WEAVE A CIRCULAR WALL HANG
That could also be a small bowl. We will use cane and also an assortment of mixed natural fibres to weave this attractive piece, you may also bring something of your choice to add if wanted.
Sunday 23rd April. 10.30am - 3-30pm
Please bring a pair of sharp snippers or secateurs, both available at hardware stores/gardening supplies also about 4 clip clothes pegs, an old towel to work on.
$100.00 Inclusive of all 3 workshops; payment on booking is required. No refunds for missed classes.