£95

Make a Traditional Round Basket with Sarah Gardner (14 & 15 March 2020)

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Phoenix Art Space

10-14 Waterloo Place

Brighton

BN2 9NB

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This is a two day course in which you will learn how to weave your own round basket with a handle. You will use willow to weave a base, upset the sides, border and make a handle. You will use weaving techniques such as pairing, wailing and French randing. You will learn how to finish the border and set the handle for your basket. Different coloured farmed willow will be on offer for you to choose from.

This course is for students who have some experience with basketry or for people who are particularly practical.

All basketry materials and tools will be provided. Please bring a notebook and pen.

Costs: £95
Days: 1 weekend
Times: 10:00 - 16:00
Dates: Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 March
Room: Green
Maximum: 8

Sarah Gardner trained as textile designer, this sparked her interest in constructed textiles and led to her practicing basketry for the past 7 Years. She is interested in growing and foraging natural materials for making but also has a make-do-and-mend approach and is always on the look-out for man-made materials that can be adapted or useful in basket-making. This requires a lot of testing to work out the qualities of the materials and their suitability for different weaving techniques. As an advocate for the crafts Sarah also helps run a small leather accessories company and teaches and practices basketry in Brighton.

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