IN THIS 3 Hour Workshop you will learn
- String making or 'cordage' by hand from leaves or raffia;
- To make the body or form of a random woven basket;
- Which plants in your garden and nearby bushlands are suitable for foraging and weaving;
- How to store, prepare, harvest and weave plants from the garden;
- Techniques for control when making freeform sculptural, organic pieces.
Who Should Attend?
Introductory class suitable for beginners and intermediate weavers. 13 years and up.
What You'll Get
Each participant will go home with a random woven art piece to hang or display and a new way of looking at the plants around them.
Participants will also be provided with a yummy snack and refreshments including water, organic teas and French press coffee.
What to bring
A pair of sharp secateurs, and apron and an old beach/bath towel. A plastic bag to take your damp towel home in. A spray atomiser water bottle. All materials and notes provided, however attendees are encouraged to bring ephemera or treasures (eg. feathers, shells, yarns, leathers or seedpods) of their own - collecting and recycling is always encouraged.
To avoid waste, please bring your own water bottle and keep cup.
DATE & TIME
Saturday 28 August, 2021
Jugiong Memorial Hall
299 Riverside Drive
Jugiong, NSW 2726
$275 per ticket (GST inc)
12 places available
Make a booking of 4 or more and a 10% discount will automatically apply at checkout.
DINE AND DISCOVER NSW VOUCHERS
The Wired Lab is registered to accept NSW Dine and Discover $25 Vouchers which you can apply for here Please enter the code DISCOVER25 at checkout and a $25 discount will be applied to your ticket price. Your voucher will then be scanned on your mobile phone at the workshop. One Discover voucher per workshop is claimable. Please note if there is a problem with the voucher on the day you will be invoiced the $25.
CREATIVE KIDS- NSW GOVT $100 VOUCHERS
The Wired Lab is a registered provider of the NSW Government 'Creative Kids' Program, which entitles parents and carers of young people to a $100 voucher towards a creative activity. Please contact us directly before enrolling to ensure the workshop is suitable for your child. Vouchers can be claimed here then please provide us with your child's full name, date of birth and voucher number. We will issue you a discount code for use at checkout.
Thanks to donations, our 'Pay it forward' scheme and wonderful partnership with Castleden Co we offer subsidised and free workshops to those impacted by the Dunns road bushfires. A brief EOI is required to self nominate or nominate a friend. Please contact us for more information.
This venue is wheelchair accessible. We endeavour to make our workshops as accessible as possible. If you have specific access needs please contact us before purchasing a ticket.
The Wired Lab are a registered Covid Safe organisation and will always prioritise health and safety by following health advice from the NSW Government. We ask that you assist us by following the requests of the Host and/or facilitator. Should any of the following apply to you please EXCLUDE YOURSELF from the workshop and contact us to arrange a refund.
- You have any Covid-19 symptoms as listed by the NSW Department of Health.
- You or any of your close contacts have been to any of the Hotspots as listed by the NSW Department of Health in the last 14 days.
- You or any of your close contacts are waiting on the results of the Covid-19 swab test
Natalie Alexopoulos | The Wired Lab | firstname.lastname@example.org
Originally from Young, Harriet Goodall is a full-time fibre sculptor, weaver and one of Australia's best loved teachers of basketry techniques.
She has led regular workshops in Australia and internationally for more than 12 years. Her days are divided between weaving, sculpture, working with clients on lighting installations and commissions and tending to her kids and animals on a small farm near Robertson, NSW.
This project is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.
The Wired Lab is supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW.