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Weaving Workshop With Local Native Fibres
27 April, 2019 @ 1:00 pm$65.00
Using locally harvested native plants, learn how to create your own coiled basket. The core material is visible and can either be a single plant fibre or mixed fibres. Add a bit of colour with found materials such as fabric scraps and wool. Options for stitching materials include hemp twine, raffia or strong cotton
Caroline Hawkins is a local artist whose practice encompasses creating sculptural fibre art, basketweaving, researching, learning and developing global cultural weaving practices and techniques.http://www.carolinehawkins.com.au/
In this workshop, you will learn how to:
Find, gather and prepare suitable plants for basket making
Start your basket
Shape the sides of your basket
Finish your basket
Price : $65 includes all materials to make your own basket
Duration: 3 hrs (including break)
Workshop limited to 10 people
Bili Nursery, 525 Williamstown Road, Port Melbourne.