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.
In this workshop, you will learn how to:
Find, gather and prepare suitable plants for basket making
Start your basketShape the sides of your basket
Finish your basket
Price : $65 includes all materials to make your own basket
Duration : 3 hrs (including break)