Event Details

Cancelled: BASKETMAKING, “PANDEIRA” BASKET

  • Tuesday, May 19, 2020
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Nairn Mennonite Church

Registration

Instructor: IDOIA CUESTA

Weave a basket with a vegetable fiber known as "sea grass", on a framework of two bamboo wooden rings with rattan stiles. The structure of the rings is fixed with a braid of rattan marrow with a leather band, known as the "eye of God" knot.

  

FULL DAY CLASS—5 hours   

SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate / MAX # 10

Kit Fee: $25                             No Sewing machine

SUPPLY LIST FOR STUDENTS:

  • Pruning scissors or oblique cut pliers in good condition.  (Scissors may be used, but NOT your fabric scissors!)
  • Bamboo embroidery hoops or similar 

Kit includes:

  • Roll of sea grass rope, 3-4 mm thick. (1/8”)
  • 200 gms  of 6 mm rattan (1/4”)
  • Rattan band with 5-6 mm leather (1/4”)

The Workshop will supply containers for soaking wicker

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