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Raffia Basket Workshop - Saturday 4th January 2020

Raffia Basket Workshop - Sunday 1st March 2020

Come and join Ruth from Craft School Oz to learn the art of basket coiling using beautiful hand-dyed raffia from The Raffia Connection. 

Beginners will learn how to create a small basket or mat using various coiling and stitching techniques.

Advanced weavers can continue to expand their knowledge by working through the workshop program or work on their own project with expert guidance from Ruth Woods from Craft School Oz. 

The workshop program could include stitching techniques, shaping, creating ovals and different shapes, creating blocks of colour and adding handles.

Skill level: Suitable for beginners to advanced weavers 

Workshop Length: 5 hrs 

Time: 10am – 3pm (morning tea included, bring your own lunch)

Location: The Raffia Connection, 8 Cam St, Greensborough

Places available: 12 

Some materials are included in the workshop fee – starter coil, needle and some raffia. Additional materials can be purchased at the workshop (credit card facilities available). 

Teacher: Ruth Woods from Craft School Oz 

Ruth has been teaching various craft related programs for many years including basket making and teaches all over Australia.

Cancellation Policy

Payment in full is required to secure your place in this workshop.
Refunds are not available if you cancel your booking less than 3 weeks before the workshop.
If the minimum number of bookings are not received, the workshop may be cancelled. In this case, you will receive a full refund.


Testimonials for our Workshops:

"I really enjoyed the day and think that you both create a great learning environment. The instruction was great and there was sufficient time to learn and practice the skills and also to see other examples of basket making to give us an idea of other techniques/styles. The food was great and a nice addition to the learning. I can't suggest anything that needs improving as I really think what you both provide is value for money, good learning and a community spirit. I have attended many different workshops over the years and I think that this was one of the best I have attended as I gained a new skill and felt supported in gaining it. Thanks to you both." Deanna, Melbourne.