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Exhibition

 

20.07.19 – 13.10.19

Denbighshire, Wales, UK

BASKETRY – FUNCTION & ORNAMENT

Basketry: Function & Ornament looks at current practice of some thirty makers from throughout the UK. It brings together functional vernacular work from various parts of the country, alongside pieces that are sculptural and ornamental. It is a survey of a craft that has been somewhat sidelined in times of great technological advances, yet offers a sustainable answer to so much of our modern day throw-away habits.

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Workshop

 

20.0919 – 21.09.19

East Sussex, UK

TWINED BASKETRY – with MARY CRABB

A two day workshop with a focus on developing techniques in the following: bases, borders, form and scale. Participants need to have mastered basic twining techniques.

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Workshop

 

18.10.19 – 20.10.19

Snowdonia, Wales, UK

THREE DIMENSIONAL WOVEN CONTAINERS

With no experience required, the main technique of plaiting will be taught as well as twining. In addition to the learning of both techniques, there will be opportunities to develop individual baskets.

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Workshop

 

15.11.19 –  17.11.19

West Sussex, UK

 TEXTILE BASKETRY – EXPLORING TWINED POD FORMS

Create woven pod forms while weaving textile-based basketry, inspired by gourds and seedpods. Using a threads of various thicknesses, the pods can be woven in a range of sizes and with texture, colour and pattern.

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