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Free Form Baskets Workshop


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Description

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.

All materials supplied

About Jeanette Jeanette is an art teacher and a fibre and clay artist who has been weaving baskets for 27 years. She was introduced to making traditional baskets in 1986 when she was awarded a teacher exchange to Pennsylvania USA for a year. To read more about Jeanette Carter and view some of her work head to http://gallery.baag.com.au/?p=207

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What you will learn
  • How to create your own unique art piece
  • Learn how to make free form baskets
  • Learn which materials are suitable to use and how to collect and treat them for basket use.
What you will get
  • Small group personalised attention
  • The materials to make your basket
  • Your own basket to take home
  • Tea and coffee

What to bring
  • Lunch as there are no shops within easy walking distance.
What to wear

Casual (Old clothes or protective smock)

Appropriate for

All ages


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Bulleen Art and Garden

Vendor since 2013

At Bulleen Art & Garden we focus on the environment and creativity. You’ll find a plant nursery, art gallery, gift, pot and hardware shops and a huge landscape supplies yard. We have an extensive range of plants, including one of Melbourne’s biggest ranges of herbs, fruit and vegies. We also specialise in edible, indigenous and low water use plants.

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Cancellation & Refund Policy

Bulleen Art & Garden Class and Workshop Booking Conditions

Bookings are considered final once payment is made and no refunds will be given for non-attendances.

If there are insufficient numbers for a class or workshop it may be cancelled or postponed. In this case, you will be notified & given the option of either a full refund or a transfer to a different class or workshop of equivalent value.

CLASS CANCELLATIONS: If you cancel 7 days or more before the class date you will be able to nominate another class of equal value to attend instead (space permitting). Cancellations within 7 days of the class date will not be eligible for any exchange.

WORKSHOP CANCELLATIONS: Refunds will be issued for cancellations from workshops IF you give at least 7 days notice prior to the start date. A $10 administration fee will apply. No refunds will be issued for cancellations with less than 7 days notice. If you would like to transfer to a later workshop, you are required to give at least 7 days notice and a $10 administration fee will apply.

Please arrive at least 5 minutes before the scheduled class or workshop time. Our classes are often held outside business hours so latecomers may not be able to enter for security reasons.

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Terms & Conditions

Bulleen Art & Garden Class and Workshop Booking Conditions

Bookings are considered final once payment is made and no refunds will be given for non-attendances.

If there are insufficient numbers for a class or workshop it may be cancelled or postponed. In this case, you will be notified & given the option of either a full refund or a transfer to a different class or workshop of equivalent value.

CLASS CANCELLATIONS: If you cancel 7 days or more before the class date you will be able to nominate another class of equal value to attend instead (space permitting). Cancellations within 7 days of the class date will not be eligible for any exchange. A $10 administration fee will apply for all refunds. 

WORKSHOP CANCELLATIONS: Refunds will be issued for cancellations from workshops IF you give at least 7 days notice prior to the start date. A $10 administration fee will apply for all refunds. No refunds will be issued for cancellations with less than 7 days notice. If you would like to transfer to a later workshop, you are required to give at least 7 days notice and a $10 administration fee will apply.

Please arrive at least 5 minutes before the scheduled class or workshop time. Our classes are often held outside business hours so latecomers may not be able to enter for security reasons.

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Janice

23 February 2017 • Free Form Baskets Workshop

Fun Class, lots of great materials to play with. Got to make two great baskets. Beautiful setting with the classroom set up well.