Make A Rope Basket with Gemma Patford

What to Bring

  • Just your lovely self, and a can do attitude!

What to Wear

  • Casual!

Make A Rope Basket with Gemma Patford

About This Class

What You Get

  • All materials supplied and everyone takes home a finished rope basket! A copy of Gemma’s Latest book ‘ROPED IN’


Learn how to create and decorate your own beautiful rope basket with Melbourne maker Gemma Patford. Gemma will show you how to sew and style your own unique rope masterpiece using paint, scrap fabric and embroidery. At the end of the workshop, you will be will be waved goodbye with a rope basket made by Gemma and a sweet goodie kit plus the inspiration to continue working on your rope creations at home!

Each vessel is crafted using an electric sewing machine. Even absolute sewing beginners will be taught the skills to make their own rope vessel at home. This workshop is suitable for beginners!

Every ticket also comes with a copy of Gemma’s latest book ‘Roped In’, a crafty do-it-yourself book with ideas that will make you appear both fancy and fabulous!

Please note that due to limited spaces, cancellations are non refundable. But of course yes, you can transfer your place to another participant.


Gemma Patford Legge is a Melbourne maker. Working from her Brunswick home-studio where she creates her popular rope baskets and experiments with other hand made goods. Gemma regularly joins forces with local makers on special projects and is known for presenting the odd workshop. With a background in pattern making, garment construction, fashion, textile art and styling, Gemma has collaborated with some of the industry’s finest creatives. Her products are available for purchase on her website and at the best pop-up markets in Melbourne. You can stay up to date with the latest news from Gemma via instagram or through her website:

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May 2017
Make A Rope Basket with Gemma Patford - 06 May 2017 10:30 AM

Great class and venue.