Basketry Workshop Craft Village
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In this workshop you will learn how to weave a small to medium sized multipurpose objects made out of Cane and Other material. At the end of the day you'll be able to leave with your own product complete. The timeless craft of basketry can seem complicated and fiddly to the untrained eyes and hands; this workshop has been designed to guide total beginners step by step through each stage of the basket and product making, process making it easy to understand.
Participants will be shown a series of demonstrations throughout the day and will receive individual guidance whenever needed. You will learn various weaving techniques and patterns and will gain the knowledge needed to continue this craft. Orientation to whole cycle of production- harvesting the raw materials & processing them, through completing a beautiful and an useful object.
Other products besides basket making could be festive decorations, willow gardens, plant structures, birds, figures and animal sculptures and recycled crafts. The workshop offers 'sustainable ideas' with natural and re-cycled materials adding one nobler dimension.