15 BeSPOKE baskets: the art of stake and strand with Harriet Goodall

Learn a modern interpretation of the traditional stake and strand method of basketry. Undertaking small exercises, explore bases, shaping sides and options for patterning. Learn the difference between straight randing, paired twining, fitching, french randing and wales. Undertake a major project in cane and foraged willow – learn dyeing cane naturally, do some basic leatherwork for straps or adorn your basket with driftwood or rainforest vine for a more sculptural finish.
Harriet Goodall is a sculptor and weaver. She has worked with indigenous weavers in several countries and is passionate about the possibilities for preserving ancient cultures through craft projects, passing on skills through teaching contemporary basketry techniques. Harriet’s work combines recycled materials with found and foraged plants. 
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Level: All | Cost: $710 + $130 materials

Course Coordinator:

Harriet Goodall

Sculptural Basket Maker - Robertson NSW

"The practice of weaving is meditative, drawing from the timelessness of ancient knowledge and women making remarkable functional objects without tools."

Course Level: Beginner
Course Fee (Adult): $710
Course Fee (Child): $
Course Material Fee: $130
Course Date/s:03-Jan-2018 07-Jan-2018
Current Capacity: Full

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