Wiradjuri Coil Weaving Workshop

The Wiradjuri Wave

The Wiradjuri Wave

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3.5 hours Class size 1 to 20 label $150 or 4 payments of $37.50 Afterpay

Join Wiradjuri woman, Peta-Joy as she shares her language skills by speaking and teaching Wiradjuri words, and gain insights into the social and cultural knowledge embedded in the traditional Indigenous coil weaving technique.

Since 2016, Peta-Joy has been weaving with the skills she learnt from Wiradjuri elder Aunty Lorriane Tye. Over time Peta-Joy has adapted her traditional coil weaving skills into many forms or art. From using recycled mediums to make practical objects, group works display in various forms, infusing these methods into fashion for a side project, and sharing the knowledge in workshops for all ages.

There is something magic when a group of people are sitting around weaving together, conversations that might not normally happen start happen, people start to get to know one another on a different level, then all of a sudden you also have a new creation in your hand that you have made with love and positive energy.

Depending on the group size, you can make individual pieces, or a collaborative work.

What you'll get
All materials are provided.
Suitable for

This class is a great indoor activity idea for individuals and couples as well as for a birthday, hens party, team building activity, corporate event, bucks party or Christmas party.


Sydney, NSW

Exact location is anonymised for privacy. You'll get the specific address after booking.

Your teacher can also travel within 30km of Sydney for private classes

Your teacher
The Wiradjuri Wave
The Wiradjuri Wave

Wiradjuri woman, born in Sydney

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Peta Joy Williams is a Wiradjuri woman, born in Sydney. She has been painting since before she can remember, and her work is a range of paintings, weaving and cultural awareness workshops. After High School she completed a Cert IV in Aboriginal Art and Cultural practices and a Diploma in Fine Arts. In 2012 she founded Wiradjuri Wave, for which she creates custom Aboriginal artworks on sports paraphernalia and fashion products. Peta currently teaches Wiradjuri at Eora College, facilitating art workshops and mural projects.

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