Event held on November 27

Twined Basketry Workshop

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Event runs from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM


Learn the traditional basketry technique of twining with Jodie Goldring at Ballarat's Centre for Rare Arts and Forgotten Trades. Learn how to use natural materials to make a small basket using the traditional basketry technique of twining. Twining is the twisting of two strands of flexible material around a vertical support. This technique creates strong surfaces and adds stability to baskets. Participants will learn how to create a rolled rim to complete the basket. Materials such as red-hot poker, cordyline, dietes iris and/or and flax will be provided as well as information about how to collect, dry and prepare materials. Entry Cost All tickets $230