Event Details

Cancelled: BASKETMAKING, COVERED BOTTLE

  • Thursday, May 21, 2020
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Nairn Mannonite Church

Registration

Instructor: IDOIA CUESTA

Cover a bottle with basket weaving techniques, using a vegetable fiber known as "sea grass", on rattan piles. Student can customize the bottle by applying different weaving points and material combinations, mixing cord and rattan.


HALF DAY CLASS—3 hours     

SKILL LEVEL: All Levels / MAX # 10

Kit Fee: $25                             No sewing machine

SUPPLY LIST FOR STUDENTS:

  • Pruning scissors or oblique cut pliers in good condition. (Scissors can be used, but NOT your fabric scissors!)
  • 2 Glass bottles of various shapes. You may want to trade for another shape.

Kit includes:

  • Roll of sea grass rope of 3-4 mm
  • 200 grams of rattan

The Workshop will supply some extra glass bottles, and containers for soaking wicker rods.

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