Sculptural Textile Basketry – inspired by plant structures

Thursday 6 -Sunday 9 July 2023 Sculptural textile basketry will focus on the techniques of weaving, twining and wrapping, with a theme of making structures. The plants in West Dean Gardens will provide inspiration. Using West Dean Gardens for inspiration, the glasshouses especially are a wonderful source for ideas. Visiting the Gardens and collecting visual […]

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 […]

Coiled basketry, using rope and string

Wednesday 7 June 2023 Learn the basics of coiled basketry, working with rope or string. Stitch and wrap with a range of colourful threads and yarns to create a coiled form. Learn the basic techniques of coiled basketry on this one day course. Coiled baskets are formed with the use of a core and a […]