Basket Weaving Class

How to weave a basket with raffia



3 hours Class size 1 to 20 label $80 - $90 ($90 per guest when you book for 1 guest, $80 for 2+ guests)


In-person classes are permitted in Queensland, under the state government's guidelines

Your host, Work-Shop is COVID-19 aware

This means that this teacher won't run a class if they've had flu symptoms in the last 14 days, and will adhere to relevant state restrictions (e.g. on maximum number of students per class)

Learn how to make a beautiful coiled basket using naturally dyed and sustainable raffia! You will learn the fundamentals of hand stitching around a core whilst adding various colours and textures (coiling). This short course is ideal for those with busy lifestyles throughout the week and anyone looking for time out for themselves to enjoy creating their own basket.

You’ll learn basic basket making techniques including how to make a slip knot and then stitch around it to form the centre of a circle, how to use texture, thickness, and tension to achieve different results and how to finish off your basket. 

Come along and join in for lots of laughter and creativity. No two baskets are ever the same!

 

Please note: This class requires at least five students to run. In the unlikely event that we don't get this number of students, we'll cancel the class and fully refund you and inform you via email, so please watch your email a few days prior to the class



Aside from this class, Work-Shop also has the following coming up:



What you'll get
  • All materials to make a small basket are provided.

  • Natural and hand dyed raffia to create your unique basket

  • Needle for stitching

  • Information for reference after you leave the class.

What to bring
  • You are welcome to bring any extra yarns or fibres to weave into your basket if you wish, otherwise, everything is supplied!

Location

WOODSTERS (Work-Shop Brisbane) - 16 Austin St, Newstead QLD

Your teacher
The Eddies Studio.

The Eddies Studio.

4.8 (5)
19k+

Brisbane based Designer + Maker Aimee is the creative force behind The Eddies Studio. One of Aimee’s staple crafts is statement earring and  jewellery making. With a degree in The Arts, immersing herself around flowers and a love for all DIY, Aimee found herself holding crafternoons for friends and family which soon followed by the creation of The Eddies Studio.

The Eddies Studio host a variety of constantly changing workshops and event experiences which they customise for private gatherings such as birthdays, hens party, baby showers, and corporate events. Their customised workshops are a beautiful and stress-free way to come together and celebrate your next special gathering, whether it be a birthday, hens or bucks or a corporate event; they offer a range of beautiful workshops and tailored packages to suit your individual needs.

If you love learning new skills with a relaxed approach to creating and making beautiful things, Aimee and The Eddies is the place to be for you!

 




Your host
Work-Shop
Work-Shop

4.9 (639)
19k+

Work-Shop is a creative concept that will broaden your horizons and help you unleash your inner awesome. We provide affordable short courses in life skills and alternative art. We’ve teamed up with Australia’s brightest creative minds to share their knowledge and help teach you a new skill. From 3D printing and stencil art through to music and gardening – life skills and personal development through to cooking doughnuts and mushroom foraging, we offer a broad range of fun and creative short courses to suit our time poor lives. We will inspire you to pick up that pen, paintbrush, hammer or sewing machine and flick the switch that will kickstart a whole new way of life.

Community values lie at the heart of our project. We collaborate with local artists and industry experts to teach classes and utilise local suppliers for any materials needed. We also provide a creative environment for emerging artists to produce and sell work, and meet like minded individuals. Work-Shop will be a space for everyone, with a rotating schedule of art shows, information nights on local issues and a whole range of events and community initiatives.

Verified reviews

Michelle Banyai • Mar 2020


The teacher for this class was well prepared, with written materials and great visual demonstrations, very generous in materials with a great variety of colours to please all palettes.

Anne Takats • Mar 2020


Very very hot!
Teacher was good for the number of students(20)
Equipment supplied was very fair.
I enjoyed the class

Lauren Hillery • Mar 2020


This class was so much fun. Basket weaving is such a relaxing activity once you get the hang of it. The instructor was great and so helpful, friendly and patient. I wouldn't hesitate to do this class again!

Textiles workshop review by Lauren Hillery

Brook Rudolph • Mar 2020


Very helpful and flexible. Lovely teacher.

Lyndall Madden • Mar 2020


This is a beautiful, meditative craft. No crafty skills necessary. Amy was really helpful and inspiring.
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