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Ceramic Woven Vessel (Aug 2019)

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In a day and age where more and more emphasis is being placed on handcrafted pieces made with integrity and unique craftsmanship, Philippa Taylor would find herself sitting on the top rung. Combining wheelthrown stoneware pieces with meticulous weaving, Philippa forges a great respect for both materials - integrating the ‘honest utility of weaving with the elegance and purity of porcelain, she focuses on a material connection between strength and fragility’.  And in this workshop you will be doing just that!  We are so excited to have this workshop back!

Taking a simple, pre-made (by Philippa) ceramic bowl, you will basket weave using an array of fibres and rope to produce a refined and sophisticated vessel / object. Philippa’s years of teaching experience are truly on show as she ensures each and every one of her students masters these skills.  This is truly a wonderful opportunity to spend some time with one of Melbourne’s finest Artists!  

Important Info

The Windsor Workshop is located on level 1 of 115 Chapel Street, Windsor.  Windsor train station is a 4 minute walk, or jump off at Duke Street stop on Tram 78.  All day parking is available behind Paint Spot, Windsor (opposite the station) for around $7/day.

Our workshops are suitable for persons 16 years or older.

You may be photographed at this event.

Terms and Conditions/ Cancellations

The Windsor Workshop reserves the right to cancel any scheduled workshop.  The reasons this may occur are (a) if a workshop does not reach the minimum number of students or (b) an Artist or Workshop Facilitator falls ill.  In the unfortunate circumstance of a workshop being cancelled, students will be notified at least 2 days before the commencement of the workshop and a credit note will be issued to be used at a later date.  Unfortunately we are unable to offer refunds if the class is cancelled. 

If you are unable to attend your workshop, please let us know within four days of your workshop and we will give you a credit note to be used at a later date, or transfers are available upon request. No credit notes will be issued for cancellations when less than four working days' notice is given.

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What you will learn
  • A series of construction techniques to create a vessel from rope and stoneware
  • Basket Weaving techniques
  • Introduction to colour theory
What you will get
  • Depending on skill level, you will walk away with a sophisticated vessel or a nearly finished sophisticated vessel!
  • A pack containing needle / fibre / rope / small ceramic bowl to make a woven ceramic vessel, plus take home notes so you can continue on your merry making way!
  • Food, glorious food! Let’s just say we not only feed your minds, but we feed your tummies too. We will nourish you with an array of fine food, designed to fuel your body ready to produce that final masterpiece!
  • Oh, and a glass or two of delicious sparkling wine...

What to bring
  • Please bring bucket loads of enthusiasm - you will be unleashing your unfounded creativity.
What to wear

Comfortable and casual

Appropriate for

This class is for all skill levels


The Windsor Workshop

Vendor since 2015

We are a creative hub for the arts / crafts / design movement providing workshops and events to inspire.

We seek out and promote local Melbourne based Artists.

We unleash the unexplored creativity in people.

We provide a social gathering for people to slow down and team up.

We create a sensory experience that will get people talking.

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21 August 2019 • Ceramic Woven Vessel (Aug 2019)

A wonderful morning spent learning a new craft with a very talented Phillipa Taylor. She was patient and incredibly helpful with my 10 thumbs trying to weave. Thanks for your time


21 August 2019 • Ceramic Woven Vessel (Aug 2019)

I recently attended a wonderful workshop with the lovely and very talented ceramicist Philippa Taylor. It was presented beautifully, catered for with excellent food, flowers and even a glass of bubbles! Thank you to looking after my coeliac dietary needs so thoughtfully- much appreciated. It is a lovely open space upstairs on Chapel st in which to allow the creative Melbourne community a place to learn and share skills.


20 August 2019 • Ceramic Woven Vessel (Aug 2019)

Had a fabulous time, Phillipa was a wonderful teacher and suited all skill levels. Great creative space.