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Baskets: Working with Round Material – Full
March 26 - March 29$495
This is a 4-day course being offered through Maiwa School of Textiles in Vancouver, BC. To Register follow the link to their website: Maiwa School of Textiles
Basket weaving is an ancient skill found in all cultures in a wide variety of forms. In this course students will explore weaving techniques associated with round materials, such as open weave twining, wicker/wailing variations, rib construction, and random weave. These four techniques offer a broad-based exposure to basketry and permit experimentation with shaping and design. The class will be provided a large selection of dyed round reeds as the primary material. Demonstrations and discussions will cover how to harvest and prepare round materials found in nature, such as willow, vines, and roots.
Course runs 10:00 am – 4:00 pm each day.