Weave and Natural Dye a Backpack or Bike Basket with Leather Handle
Time: 9.30am - 4pm
Date: Sat 8 & Sun 9 August 2020
Venue: Kindlehill Steiner School,
8-12 Lake Street,
Wentworth Falls NSW 2782.
Public transport – Wentworth Falls station and a 10 min walk.
This intensive weekend of weaving will suit anyone who is interested in learning traditional basketry techniques, natural dyeing and leatherwork. We will be making a small functional basket that you can use in daily life.
In this workshop Harriet will cover:
The history of basket making and global techniques
Materials & Tools
Notes on techniques
Hand making cordage from plant materials
Making a base form with rattan and shaping the sides using twining and wales.
How to do some basic leatherwork including riveting to make handles for your basket.
A notepad and paper
A pair of sharp scissors
A pair of sharp secatuers.
A spray atomiser bottle for water
Old clothing that can be stained and an apron.
An old towel and a plastic bag to take your towel home in.
Venue: Kindlehill School, 8-12 Lake Street, Wentworth Falls NSW 2782. Public transport – Wentworth Falls station and a 10 min walk.
Loacl Contact Erica Chaperlin
There are lots of accommodation options.
The village has cafes, supermarkets etc.
Limited numbers and strict booking terms.
Only full payment secures a place at a workshop.
Refunds not available but places can be transferred to another name.
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