Coiled Baskets

Tutor: Dee Sayce
Length: 4 hours
Max Learners: 8

All over the world since ancient times people have been making useful and beautiful coiled baskets, mats, bags and other items. The craft of coiled basketry utilises a variety of materials including straw, grasses, yarn, rushes, fabric and pine needles.

Who Is This Workshop For?

This workshop is for anybody – you don’t need any knowledge of coiled basketry, but you should be aged 8 or older.

How?

In this workshop you will learn the basics of coiled basketry. We will make a small basket or mat using your own choice of materials.

The coiled baskets usually start with a spiral type shape and then worked into the required shape as it develops. Using this technique we will sew a thread, material or raffia around a core material.

What Should I Bring With Me?

Just bring yourself, all equipment and materials are supplied.

This workshop also includes a buffet lunch so please make sure you let us know about any special dietary requirements when  you book!

What Do I Take Home?

You will go home with a small coiled basket or mat made with a variety of materials and techniques.

 

CODE: W00CB


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I attended with my eight-year-old son, and it was fabulous that the instruction was clear enough for both of us!

Sally from Nottingham

2016-04-07T14:00:43+00:00

Sally from Nottingham

I attended with my eight-year-old son, and it was fabulous that the instruction was clear enough for both of us!

CURRENT DATES

Minimum Age: 8

Skills Required: None

Session Length: 4 hours

Number of Sessions: 1

Things To Bring: Just Yourself

Lunch is Included