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Exploration into Basketry at Ross. Create your own basket over a fun weekend in Tasmania

Price $275 AUD + BF Get Tickets

Event description

Basket Weaving at RossΒ - Spend a weekend learning the art of basket making in beautiful Tasmania, included in your weekend is a stayover at the 4 star georgian styled accommodation Riverview at Ross and a catered morning tea and lunch on both days.

In-person weekend eventΒ will take place atΒ Ross, TasmaniaΒ where you'll dive into the ancient art of basket weaving.Β 

Join us for a 2 days hands-on experience and discover the beauty of creating your own unique basket. Whether you're a beginner or have some experience, this event is perfect for anyone looking to explore a new craft. Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn from skilled instructors and immerse yourself in the art of basket making.

When ?

Sat June 29th and Sun 30th

10 am start on the Sat and finish lunchtime on the Sunday -Β we will enjoy lunch and discussion before everyone returns home ( please note the package includes a stayover in Ross on Saturday night , friday night night can also be booked at a special rate for attendees)

Cant make it - look for our other dates in July and August

Venue : Ross Town Hall, Ross Tasmania

Whats Included ?

Included in your ticket price is 1 nights stay in the gorgeous heritage town of Ross at 4 star accommodation Riverview at Ross in your own ensuite room ( just 2 mins walk from the venue) plus 1.5 days of creative instruction from experienced Facilitators Jilli and Anna

This exciting workshop includes all materials, morning tea and lunch on both days plus breakfast at the accommodation on Sun morning

Tell me more!

Join Jilli and Anna in a relaxed and informal setting for a weekend of friendship and sharing. Create your own one-of-a-kind basketry pieces, using found, gathered and repurposed materials as supplied. Explore ideas for making simple vessels and learn how to make string from plant fibres or fabric and then turn that cordage into a small basket.

Experiment with coiling, twining, plaiting and knotting -basketry techniques which, once learned, can be applied to jewellery, mixed media, textile arts, basketry and more.

Work over or around an object, create a basket, make a wearable piece or combine the processes to create something totally individual using just your hands, your creativity and found materials.

We will also discuss various plant fibres and materials and learn how to collect, store and prepare them for weaving.

This will be an excellent starting point for those thinking they might like to delve deeper into the world of basket weaving.

All materials are provided; however, feel free to bring along any items that you might like to add as decoration, egseashells, buttons, rocks, nuts, feather, etc.

Book your spot now!

If you require a second nights accommodation please call Riverview at Ross on 03 6381 5224 for a special rate for workshop attendees ( for any friends sharing there are shared rooms available)

Any further information on basket weaving please call Jilli on 0419 973 163


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Refund policy

Attendees can move their booking to another date. if available, 14 days before their booked event starts - no refunds are given unless the spot can be rebooked to another attendee before the start of the workshop.