Basket Weaving Course - Short Courses Sydney

Basket Weaving Course

What you'll learn

Learn how to weave baskets with our weaving short courses in Sydney!

Learn the traditional basketry technique of coil weaving in this fun and relaxing workshop in Sydney. In this course, you will use natural plant materials and yarn to create your own small basket or the beginnings of a larger piece. This introductory workshop will teach you the skills to make beautiful and practical baskets for yourself, your family, and your friends.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this basket weaving course, you should have:

  • Knowledge of different materials and where to find them
  • Awareness of sustainable practices
  • Knowledge of online resources
  • Experienced how to start a basket, add new materials, how to create walls and how to finish off
  • Techniques learned to begin or complete your own unique coiled basket

Course content

What will be covered in this basket weaving course?

  • Materials and where to obtain them
  • Sustainable practices
  • Online resources
  • Techniques to create a woven vessel or 3D object - beginning, changing materials, developing structure, and finishing

Intended audience

Who is this basket weaving course for?

This course is for beginners with no experience in basketry.

Course venue

Rozelle Campus

2A Gordon Street, Rozelle NSW 2039 (corner of Gordon St & Victoria Rd on the grounds of St. Joseph's Church)

Course materials

What to bring to class

  • Scissors
  • Chenille needle size 18/22 or needle with a large eye and sharp point
  • 50g Raffia (please do not bring paper raffia)
  • Yarn
  • A ball of 4, 5 or 8 ply yarn and/or hemp cord. You may like to bring more than one colour to create a multi-coloured basket.

Discounts for College students are available with the following retailers:

Course testimonials

Course tutors

Judith Macrae is a visual artist and maker with a Bachelor of Fine Art (Painting) from the National Art School in Sydney. She has many years of experience as an arts facilitator and her current...

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