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Ancient Basketry Techniques

Weaving by the river

Next Available: Sun, 20 Feb 10:00AM (AEDT)
3 hours
Over 10 people have attended this class

Description

Join Adrienne at her home by the Yarra river in East Warburton to learn the ancient craft of twined basketry. A challenging technique that Adrienne promises to deliver to you!. Adrienne will talk you through the starting point of the technique, adding methods and provide finishing possibilities . Adrienne will talk about grasses that commonly available from your garden that can be applied.

In this class students can expect to learn a fundamental weaving techniques. The basketry technique of twining. Each stitch has an individual story, history and process which will be explained throughout the day. These techniques and can be used in creative sculpture and combined for infinite possibilities. Adrienne will set one tasks however expects the students will use the new knowledge in a plethora of possibities. This is a challenging course suitable for beginners.

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What you will learn

  • Participants will learn how to make one basket using twining technique
  • Participants will undestand how to manipulate their technique into sculptural forms if they wish.
  • Participants will learn how to recognize and harvest materials.

What you will get

  • One twined basket and the skills to create their own.
  • A learner guide handout

What to bring

  • A snack to share, a towel, comfortable shoes, and a pair of scissors comes in handy!

What to wear

Casual (Warning: This might get messy)

Appropriate for

Everyone interested to learn weaving also people interested in a warm, fun, safe and connected learning environment.


Adrienne Kneebone

65 Reviews

Adrienne Kneebone spent 12 years in the Northern Territory mastery the craft of weaving as well as working extensively with women from Western Arhnem land. She has a lot of skills, knowledge, and storytelling to share and finds enjoyment in the atmosphere of a weaving group. Her skills range from basket twining to native grass cobbling through to bush toy making. 

She now resides by the Yarra river in East Warburton where she has adapted to weaving with the local plant material. Her classes are light-hearted and enjoyable as she draws the creative spirit from people.

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4.6 (5 reviews)
Anne
16 January 2022Ancient Basketry Techniques
Beautiful setting, great atmosphere, Adrienne is very encouraging, loved spending a few hours weaving in a group
Anthony
16 January 2022Ancient Basketry Techniques
Really enjoyed our time with Adrienne- so positive and encouraging, I felt very relaxed and at ease and learned a new skill 😀
James
16 January 2022Ancient Basketry Techniques
My friends and I thoroughly enjoyed this class. Adrienne was relaxed and welcoming and freely shared her incredible knowledge and skills with us as we embarked on a journey of discovery and creativity. I was delighted with the basket that I made and can’t wait to start on another at home.
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Refund Policy

Adrienne Kneebone requires 48 hours notice via email prior to the start of a class or event for a full refund or transfer.  Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. We do not offer refunds for missed classes. There are no fees for refunds or transfers. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email Adrienne Kneebone to organise a refund or transfer

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Terms & Conditions

You need to let me know two days before event if you would like a refund, many thanks.

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