Mary Crabb


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Explorations in Making: Techniques, Materials, Reinvention

Monday 27 -Thursday 30 November 2023 An introductory course offering opportunities to sample a range of basic basketry and textile techniques with a focus on working with materials which could be repurposed. A 4-day course exploring different techniques in basketry. Each day will on a different technique. The course will make use of a broad range of […]

Online course – Textile basketry – exploring twining

Explore the basketry technique of twining through a series of workshops focusing on using softer, textile materials such as paper twine and tapestry wool. Starting with an introduction of the technique and materials, you will learn how the technique can be applied to create three-dimensional forms and used to draw lines, as well as, how […]

Small scale twined baskets

Saturday 17 February 2024. Learn how to twine as you make one or two small-scale twined baskets. Woven with paper yarn in a variety of colours, incorporate a pattern and a simple border into your basket. The course will focus on the technique of twining, making a connection with both basketry and textiles. Twining requires […]

Textile basketry – twining and looping

Friday 17 – Sunday 19 November 2023 Learn techniques of twining and looping, making a connection with basketry and textiles. Work around simple moulds to make samples and understand how to create woven structures, using fine flexible materials. Learn techniques of twining and simple looping, making a connection with basketry and textiles.The focus of the […]

1:1 Online Mentoring

Pre book a one hour 1:1 online mentoring session with Mary 1:1 mentoring sessions are available for pre-booking for past and present students only. They are not intended for the teaching of new techniques, Do you need a refresher of some techniques? Do you have some questions? Have you got stuck? Would you like to talk […]