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Basket Weaving Workshop
August 29 @ 10:00 am - August 30 @ 4:00 pm$140 – $160
Participants will create a beautiful, functional and useable basket. There is no past skills or knowledge required. Your instructor will guide you step by step through laying out the base of your basket, as well as, twining, upsetting stakes, plain weaving, lashing, and adding a rim to the basket. You will also learn about types of rattan reed. Participants will customize their basket colours from a selection of dyed reed and natural reed. Please bring: a large plastic bin for soaking the basket and reed, a tape measure, scissors, awl, pencil, towel, clothes pins, and a protective apron (to protect your clothing from the water that will be used).