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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, adding new materials, how to create walls and how to finish off
  • techniques learned to begin or complete your own unique coiled basket

Who is this course for?

Beginners with no experience of basketry

What will be covered in this course?

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

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:

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Basket Weaving Course

<p><strong>Learn how to weave baskets with our</strong> <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/arts/weaving"><strong>weaving short courses</strong></a> <strong>in Sydney!</strong><

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$149 Limited inc GST / $112 / $119.20 / $134.10
Basket Weaving Course

<p><strong>Learn how to weave baskets with our</strong> <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/arts/weaving"><strong>weaving short courses</strong></a> <strong>in Sydney!</strong><

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$149 Limited inc GST / $112 / $119.20 / $134.10

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Course testimonials:

  • said: Tutor was approachable and helped us individually when required

  • said: I have wanted to do this for so long, so excited to finish off my basket :)

  • said: this is a very enjoyable class to learn a new skill and Judith is lovely.

  • said: The class was relaxed and everyone was able to learn the basics of making a coiled basket.

  • said: FOUR STARS!