Woven Basket Class

Learn how to weave a sturdy but light 'hen basket' from natural fibres


Weaving Naturally
Weaving Naturally
4.8 (4)

5.5 hours Class size 3 to 10

label $105 (or 4 payments of $26.25 Afterpay)

Looking for relaxing things to do in Glenwood? Learn how to weave a light hen basket using natural fibres at this hands-on workshop.

You'll learn how to process/prepare a variety of natural garden fibres for weaving then hands-on weaving of this beautiful, strong basket ('Ose') from piccabeen palm, lomandra, rattan, cordyline, lillies, philodendron, arrowroot and more.

Some may choose to make cordage from these fibres for additional effect. We also look at the uses of this vessel through the ages.

A light savoury and sweet luncheon will be offered with endless liquid refreshments and nibblies available.


Knowledge required
Suitable for all skill levels.
 
What you'll get
  • All materials for this basket will be provided.
  • Complimentary light vegetarian refreshments.
  • A unique, attractive and useable basket to take home.
  • Tuition on the processing of many natural fibres for weaving.
What to bring
  • Non-precious clothing.
  • A positive approach and a smile!
Suitable for

This class is great for a birthday or hens party.

This would also be a lovely gift for her, gift for mum, anniversary gift or birthday gift.

Location

The Studio - 18 Fleming Rd, Glenwood, QLD

Woven Basket Class location
Your teacher
Weaving Naturally
Weaving Naturally

4.8 (4)

Passionate about nature and re-use of spent plant fibres, basketry offers the perfect opportunity to re-create.

As a basketry artist, Julia combines nature's inspiration and the beauty of raw plant fibre with traditional basketry techniques to create contemporary and uniquely decorative sculptural artworks that are functional and practical.

Julia is an award-winning artist and displays in several galleries.

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