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Basket Coiling with Recycled Fabric
Sunday 15 April

Sunday 15 April 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Random Fibre BasketsWe are SUPER EXCITED about this workshop. Spend five beautifully creative hours in the company of like-minded people on the Ministry of Handmade treetop deck…. learn the ancient art of basket coiling incorporating numerous materials including fabric, threads, string and yarn. Experiment with developing texture and working with colour. This workshop is ideal for recycling fabrics and textiles.

Our facilitator for this workshop is highly respected teacher Ruth Woods of Craft School Oz from Victoria. Ruth is now a favourite visiting facilitator at Ministry of Handmade having taught basket coiling here over the last two years. Ruth has lived in South East Asia and Arnhem Land and incorporates into her sessions the skills she learned working with women there.

Morning tea on arrival – please bring your own lunch.

The workshop is suitable for beginners as well and the more crafty expert.


  • All materials are supplied – but if you have materials you’d like to use from your craft stash, feel free to bring them along.

What will you learn?

  • The basics of basket coiling
  • How to add different materials
  • How to shape a basket

Facilitator: Ruth Woods


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Sunday 15 April 2018
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Ministry of Handmade Studio
11 Eclipse Street
Bridgeman Downs, QLD 4035 Australia
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Julie Hillier
0414 467 405