Raffia Basket Weaving: Bright and Easy!

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What’s it all about?

Handmade baskets are a beautiful item to have in your home and a relaxing craft to get involved in.

Raffia baskets are an easy way to learn the essentials of basket making, from here you can build up to bigger and brighter things. This guided tutorial will give you plenty of skills to take home and practice with.

What will we cover?

In this hands-on workshop we will learn the basic building blocks for starting a simple cup-shaped basket. Using coloured raffia and needles, we will start you on your way to basket weaving.

From here, we will then explore alternative materials you may find in the home and variations on this theme to try at your own leisure.

Who will be teaching?

Tara profile pictureTara is a collector of ideas and inspiration from a variety of sources. She has been a practicing artist for over 20 years and has taught health and art subjects to young and adult learners. She has a personal interest in the traditional crafts she learnt in her childhood and her own varied arts practice which employs a range of approaches and sites for making art. She is currently studying her Masters at Victoria College of the Arts. To view her art visit her website.