Learn how to make a beautiful coiled baskets made from naturally dyed and sustainable raffia! Participants will learn the fundamentals of hand stitching around a core whilst adding various colours and textures (coiling). This short course is ideal for those with busy lifestyles through the week and are looking for time out for themselves to enjoy creating their own basket.
You’ll learn basic basket making techniques including how to make a slip knot and then stitch around it to form the centre of a circle, how to use texture, thickness and tension to achieve different results and how to finish off your basket.
Come along and join in for lots of laughter and creativity. No two baskets are ever the same!
ABOUT THE EDDIES STUDIO.
Brisbane based Designer + Maker Aimee is the creative force behind The Eddies Studio. One of Aimee’s staple crafts is statement earring and jewellery making.
With a degree in The Arts, immersing herself around flowers and a love for all DIY, Aimee found herself holding crafternoons for friends and family which soon followed by the creation of The Eddies Studio.
The Eddies Studio host a variety of constantly changing workshops and event experiences which they customise for private gatherings such as birthdays, hens party, baby showers and corporate events.
Their customised workshops are a beautiful and stress free way to come together and celebrate your next special gathering, whether it be a birthday, hens or bucks or a corporate event; they offer a range of beautiful workshops and tailored packages to suit your individual needs.
If you love learning new skills with a relaxed approach to creating and making beautiful things, Aimee and The Eddies is the place to be for you!
- How to make a Raffia Coil Basket
- All materials to make a small basket are provided.
- Natural and coloured raffia to create your unique basket
- Needle for stitching
- Reference material for after you leave the class
- You are welcome to bring any extra yarns or fibres to weave into your basket if you wish, otherwise, everything is supplied!
This class suits any skill level.
Vendor since 2014
Work-Shop is a creative concept that will broaden your horizons and help you unleash your inner awesome. We provide affordable short courses in life skills and alternative art. We’ve teamed up with Australia’s brightest creative minds to share their knowledge and help teach you a new skill.
From printmaking and stencil art through to music and gardening. From life skills and personal development through to blending tea and parkour, we offer a broad range of fun and creative short courses to suit our time poor lives. We will inspire you to pick up that pen, paintbrush, hammer or sewing machine and flick the switch that will kickstart a whole new way of life.
Locations: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide & Fremantle
Work-Shop requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. If you do miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email firstname.lastname@example.org to organise a refund or transfer.
We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes, however, let’s face it… sometimes shit happens! Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.
Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Work-Shop or organised by Work-Shop must agree to these terms and conditions.
1.) LIABILITY WAIVER
- Any damage, loss or theft incurred to personal property property brought into Work-Shop’s premises.
- Any physical injuries sustained as a result of participating in any class or event organised by Work-Shop.
I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by Work-Shop.
2.) PHOTO & VIDEO
I agree to give Work-Shop unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Work-Shop classes and events or on Work-Shop’s premises. (Don’t worry, we’ll only these use to show others how much of a rad time you’re having through social media, newsletters, blogs, website and general Work-Shop promo material)
Work-Shop requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. Email email@example.com to organise a refund.
We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes. Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.