Basketry Looping Workshop

Learn the relaxing art of weaving in Curl Curl as you make gorgeous baskets



3 hours Class size 10 to 20     label $120

Join this fun-filled morning weaving workshop in Curl Curl with weaving expert Catriona Pollard and learn the wonderful basketry technique of looping. Looping is a basketry technique that has been used for thousands of years across most cultures. It allows you to create light and versatile forms.

You’ll be using paper cord and will weave around a jar and end up with a gorgeous looped basket. Suitable for anyone who wants to have a creative morning, no basketry experience is needed. By the end of this workshop, not only will you have a gorgeous basket, but you will be confident in this basketry technique.

All material is included, you’ll just need to bring a jar around 15 cm x 6 cm deep.

This course is for you if:

  • You want to learn the ancient basketry technique of looping, but don’t know where to start.
  • You don’t have any experience or want to further develop your weaving.
  • You’re looking for a fun, relaxing creative outlet, and an enjoyable way to spend your downtime.

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL as there is a limited number of spots available.

Catriona Pollard – Basketry artist and teacher

Catriona Pollard is a contemporary artist who uses traditional basketry techniques to transform foraged plant fibres into organic sculptural works. Her unique sculptural work offers glimpses of shapeshifting natural forms, from unnoticed branches, leaves and seedpods into works that investigate human’s personal connection with the natural world.

Terms and conditions:
Cancellations: 100% refund if you cancel 14 days before (less CC fee). No refunds after 14 days before (You are welcome to transfer your ticket to someone else). After that date if there is a waiting list (not guaranteed) and someone can fill your spot then happy to refund you. All refunds are less than 0.026% processing fee. 100% refund if I have to cancel for an unforeseen circumstance.


Knowledge required
Beginner-friendly.
 
What you'll get
You will leave with a completed looped basket.
 
What to bring
A jar around 15cm x 6cm deep.
 
Suitable for

This class is great for a birthday or hens party.

Location

Creative Space, Abbott Road, North Curl Curl NSW

Basketry Looping Workshop location
Your teacher

Join me for basketry workshops where you have the opportunity to explore your creativity through traditional basketry with a sculptural perspective.

These fun basketry courses are the perfect way to learn a new skill with a focus on exploration and play not perfection.

I'm a professional fibre artist and international teacher. I've taught hundreds and hundreds of people in Australia and all over the world. I exhibit extensively in solo exhibitions, selected and group exhibitions and have been a finalist in many art awards.

Learn with a international teacher and expert basketry weaver. Make gorgeous basketry sculptures even if you don’t think you can! Get your creative groove on with my range basketry courses.

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