These workshops will teach you how to make baskets using a variety of traditional different techniques. You will also Learn how to collect fibres, how to store them, dye them and dampen them down for use.Learn what is suitable for weaving and what is not suitable.
These workshops are given by Jeanette Carter
Jeanette is an art teacher and a fibre and clay artist who has been weaving baskets for 27 years. She was introduced to making traditional baskets in 1986 when she was awarded a teacher exchange to Pennsylvania USA for a year.
To read more about Jeanette Carter and view some of her work head to http://gallery.baag.com.au/?p=207
More information and images of this workshop http://gallery.baag.com.au/?p=2302
Create a free form basket using natural materials such as vines, cane corn husk, chasmanthe and cordyline. Create your own shape using natural fibres and leave the weave open or fill it in .
More information and images of this workshop http://gallery.baag.com.au/?p=1576
Some of Jeanette’s baskets
At a workshop