Ancient Basketry Techniques
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.
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 skill 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)
Everyone interested to learn weaving also people interested in a warm, fun, safe and connected learning environment.
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.
Cancellations & Refunds
You are entitled to a full refund.
You’re welcome to send someone in your place.
You may cancel anytime before class starts and claim a full refund or transfer or credit note.
We recommend the refund upgrade option upon checkout in case you’re not able to attend the class. Learn more about refund upgrade option.
Terms & Conditions
You need to let me know two days before event if you would like a refund, many thanks.