Weekend Basketry Weaving Retreat

You will be learning and exploring my favourite four basketry techniques.

2 x 6 hours Class size 1 to 12

label $495 (or 4 payments of $123.75 Afterpay)

You will be learning and exploring my favourite basketry techniques with materials you can easily access after the class so you can easily keep on weaving.

This is a weekend workshop run over two days 18-19 May 2024 from 10am-4pm each day. It isn't residential.

You will be learning:

  • Random weaving with cane + inclusions
  • Random weaving with long leafy plants
  • Twining with jute with a pattern
  • Looping with paper string
  • Bonus string/cordage demonstration

By the end of this course, you will be confident in multiple basketry techniques.

Tapping into your creativity, like all of my workshops, it is so much more than just learning techniques; it’s an opportunity to tap into powerful creativity that is ready to surface.

Learning at your own pace, in this hands-on, practical workshop is all about exploration and experimentation, not perfection. While learning basketry techniques, you will be reconnecting with your imagination and creativity.

It’s a small class so you get hands-on tuition from expert basketry weaver, Catriona Pollard.

Suitable for beginners or weavers who are looking to learn these techniques. If you’ve never done weaving before – perfect! You’ll love it and leave with finished basketry sculptures and the confidence to do more.

This course is for you if:
  • You want to learn multiple basketry techniques.
  • 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.
  • You deserve the gift of a weekend of dedicated weaving with a group of lovely people.

About Catriona Pollard
Catriona Pollard is a contemporary artist and international teacher 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.

Knowledge required
Beginner-friendly - no experience needed.
What you'll get
A series of completed baskets using four different basketry techniques.
What to bring
All material is included.
Session repeats

This class series runs over 2 consecutive days.


suite 1/58 Suakin Drive, Mosman NSW

Weekend Basketry Weaving Retreat 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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