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Soft Fiber Basket Weaving

Twining involves twisting two strands around a vertical support. It can be applied to various shapes and purposes, and use a variety of different materials. Wrap a water bottle or free form a basket from jute, old sheets or recycled yarn.

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Soft Fiber Basket Weaving
Soft Fiber Basket Weaving

Time & Location

Jul 27, 2019, 9:00 AM – Jul 28, 2019, 5:00 PM

5080 Sierra Estates Dr, Clio, CA 96106, USA

About The Workshop

We will learn a basic technique of twined basketry using natural fibers and recycled yarns. These baskets are great as water bottle or jar covers, as well as stand alone small baskets. More adventurous projects may include backpacks, bags and larger baskets. My favorite part of this craft is that I can carry a piece I’m working on anywhere, pull it out, and give it a few minutes or a few hours, and not lose my place or progress. Please bring along any retired yarns, jute, or similar cording material if you have it. Cut up shirts, blankets or other fabric can create wonderful scrappy soft vessels.

Workshop Fee: $195.

Tools and Materials are provided. Lunch and snacks are provided.

Workshop Instructor: Raleigh Campbell, Hearth Folk School, Sebastopol, CA

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