This creative bundle includes everything you need to create your own large raffia tray with leather handles. Measuring 34cm wide x 4cm high, this is the perfect project to add a personal touch to your home, or to make as a gift for someone special.
The Raffia Tray Kit & Online Course 1 is ideal for beginners and includes: - Access to the online workshop "How to Make a Raffia Basket No.1" by Craft School Oz - 1 x 250g bundle of natural raffia - 5 x 50g each bundles of hand dyed raffia from The Raffia Connection - 1 x Chenille needle - 2 x Leather handles
This kit includes everything you need to create your own plaited raffia shoulder bag (20cm wide x 23cm high) with a leather strap.
The Raffia Bag Kit & Online Course 2 (Advanced) includes: - Access to the online workshop 'How To Make a Raffia Basket No.2' by Craft School Oz - 3 x 50g bundles of raffia from The Raffia Connection or Nutscene - 1 x Chenille needle - 1 x leather shoulder or cross-body strap (choice of Natural or Tan) - Metal clip-on attachments in Antique Bronze
The online course contains more advanced skills for creating coiled baskets and bags using raffia. You can return to the workshop as often as you like. Covering new techniques and exploring creative ideas, the course includes:
Raffia is an amazing plant fibre that can be used for many crafts. It's a great fibre to start off your basket making journey, as it is strong, pliable and versatile. You can create great shapes and it's a really fun craft to learn.
In this course you will learn how to create many types of coiled baskets using this natural fibre with several techniques. You will learn: - How to work with raffia - The tools you will need - Five different starter circles - Five different coiling techniques - Shaping your basket - How to create handles - Finishing off and more...
This course contains more advanced skills for creating coiled baskets and bags using raffia. Covering new techniques and exploring creative ideas, the course includes: - Oval baskets - Shaping around a form including bottles and a container - Creating coloured patterns The cutest rectangular bag - How to make cord / string - And some more handles and straps to incorporate into your work
It is recommended that you complete How to Make a Raffia Basket No. 1 (an introduction to making coiled baskets) before enrolling in this more advanced workshop. You will be able to combine what you learn from both workshops to create your own unique pieces.
Learn how to make a beautiful basket out of recycled materials anywhere in the world.
We will show you how to use up-cycled fabrics, old clothes and other recycled materials. And if you're a crafter, we know you will have lots of fabric in your craft stash. This is an excellent way to use up that excess.
In this workshop you will learn: - What tools you will need to make a textile coiled basket - What materials you can use - How to incorporate colour and texture - Starting your basket - A specific stitching technique - How to shape your base and sides - And finally, how to finish it off