• Image of Backpack or Bike Basket Weekend Intensive - Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 March - Blue Mountains
  • Image of Backpack or Bike Basket Weekend Intensive - Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 March - Blue Mountains
  • Image of Backpack or Bike Basket Weekend Intensive - Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 March - Blue Mountains
  • Image of Backpack or Bike Basket Weekend Intensive - Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 March - Blue Mountains
  • Image of Backpack or Bike Basket Weekend Intensive - Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 March - Blue Mountains

Weave and Natural Dye a Backpack or Bike Basket with Leather Handle

Time: 9.30am - 4pm
Date: Sat 28 & Sun 29 March 2020
Cost: $375
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.

PLEASE BRING:

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.

The

Venue:
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.
Terms & Conditions can be downloaded at
https://harrietgoodall.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/booking-terms.pdf

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