Weaving on the Wild Side Package


Weaving on the Wild Side

We start the day at Shoalhaven Heads Botanic Gardens, exploring and sparking your creativity through looking at plants that are accessible for weaving.  Then moving to Bangalay Dining to spend the afternoon learning this craft, touching on both contemporary and traditional forms in this ancient medium.   A wonderful group luncheon exploring australian native ingredients and botanics within the menu is a gorgeous match.  Facilitating this workshop is Lissa de Sailles a master in her field of contemporary and traditional basketry.   Lissa will be sharing several pieces of her work created in Ireland, England and the USA. 

Challenge your mind, your fingers and creativity in this fun workshop where you will be guided to explore the uses of local native and exotic plants that can be harvested and processed for making baskets. You will learn skills that have been used over millennia such as string making and twining as well as simple basketry construction techniques. You will learn how to recognise and identify plants for weaving and developed simple techniques independently in an afternoon weaving session all taking place surrounded by nature and also contemporary design that is Bangalay. We start the day at Shoalhaven Heads Botanic Gardens, exploring and sparking your creativity through looking at plants that are accessible for weaving.  Then moving to Bangalay Dining to spend the afternoon learning this craft, touching on both contemporary and traditional forms in this ancient medium.   A wonderful group luncheon exploring australian native ingredients and botanics within the menu is a gorgeous match.  Facilitating this workshop is Lissa de Sailles a master in her field of contemporary and traditional basketry.   Lissa will be sharing several pieces of her work created in Ireland, England and the USA. 

Challenge your mind, your fingers and creativity in this fun workshop where you will be guided to explore the uses of local native and exotic plants that can be harvested and processed for making baskets. You will learn skills that have been used over millennia such as string making and twining as well as simple basketry construction techniques. You will learn how to recognise and identify plants for weaving and developed simple techniques independently in an afternoon weaving session all taking place surrounded by nature and also contemporary design that is Bangalay.

We start the day at Shoalhaven Heads Botanic Gardens, exploring and sparking your creativity through looking at plants that are accessible for weaving.  Then moving to Bangalay Dining to spend the afternoon learning this craft, touching on both contemporary and traditional forms in this ancient medium.   A wonderful group luncheon exploring australian native ingredients and botanics within the menu is a gorgeous match.  Facilitating this workshop is Lissa de Sailles a master in her field of contemporary and traditional basketry.   Lissa will be sharing several pieces of her work created in Ireland, England and the USA. 

Challenge your mind, your fingers and creativity in this fun workshop where you will be guided to explore the uses of local native and exotic plants that can be harvested and processed for making baskets. You will learn skills that have been used over millennia such as string making and twining as well as simple basketry construction techniques. You will learn how to recognise and identify plants for weaving and developed simple techniques independently in an afternoon weaving session all taking place surrounded by nature and also contemporary design that is Bangalay.

 


Suits groups of 8 - 12 people

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