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Weaving Workshop With Local Native Fibres

27 April, 2019 @ 1:00 pm


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.

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27 April, 2019
1:00 pm
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