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Random Weave2 Basket Sep12 (800x600) (800x600)

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About This Course

Create a basket using vines, cane corn husk, chasmanthe and cordyline.

Create your own shape using natural fibres and leave the weave open or fill it in with fibres

The Free Form basket uses a random weave technique that makes it easier to construct. The basket uses vines for the framework Other materials used to cover the baskets are Clivea, Red hot Poker,Ginger Plant leaves Cordyline, Chasmanthe and Philodendron. You can create a round shape or a wall basket or both.

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.

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Some of Jeanette’s baskets

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Bolin Bolin Gallery acknowledges the Wurundjeri people as traditional custodians of the land now known as Manningham. We pay our respects to Wurundjeri Elders past, present and emerging, and value their ongoing contribution to the cultural heritage of the area.