Basket Weaving Workshops with Shelley Krycer - Coiling


It's such a joy to create with your hands to make beautiful things to use in your life! And working with foraged plants and recycled materials makes it even more of a delight! Come weave magic learning the ancient art of basket weaving. This technique is suitable for the total beginner as well as the more experienced weaver or crafter. These workshops will give you the opportunity to start with the basics and develop your skills with guidance having lots of fun along the way.

About your teacher:

Shelley Krycer is a visual artist with a diverse practice. She often works with natural materials and has a deep love for the handmade. She loves craft as a wonderful and supportive way to engage with creative process and a rich way to share space and connect with others. After studying permaculture, Shelley's love for natural materials and connection with natural cycles has deepend even further. Shelley has been spending the last years learning different basket weaving techniques and how to work with various foraged materials. She is very excited to be sharing this process with others.

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What you will learn
  • Create a basket using she oak and various threads.
  • Play with different designs and styles.
  • Explore and enhance your creativity!
What you will get
  • All materials for the workshop
  • Materials to take home
  • Delicious teas
  • New inspiration - lots of examples of different baskets are available to look at
  • The opportunity to ask all your questions

What to bring
  • Just yourself
What to wear



Shelley Krycer

Vendor since 2015

Visual artist Shelley Krycer is deeply inspired by cycles. Cycles observed in nature and cycles seen within. Traces left of time passed and hints of what's to come. Her practice explores the delicate dynamics at play between self, other and environment. Watching this interconnectedness as a single ecosystem, Shelley considers a movement towards balance.

Shelley’s practice includes painting, drawing, installation, collaboration, design and object making including basket weaving and jewellery. Shelley holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) with first class honours from Monash University and a Graduate Diploma in Teaching from Melbourne University. She teaches workshops and her work has won awards, has been exhibited locally and interstate and is held in private collections.

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18 April 2017 • Basket Weaving Workshops with Shelley Krycer - Coiling

An absolutely delightful evening. Shelly is a wonderful teacher with a very gentle nature. We enjoyed ourselves so much that when the class ended we didn't want to leave! Shelly's teaching and outlook has encouraged me to look at my surrounds in a different way, there is now inspiration where before there were only trees. Highly recommended, looking forward to attending another one of Shelly's classes.