Below is a list of workshops for adults that Mary is running, with booking details. If you are interested in Mary leading a workshop for an interested group, then please get in touch.

ARTWORKS
CONTEMPORARY WOVEN VESSELS
Wednesday 16th May 2018, 10am-4pm

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Work on two types of basket forms using a twining technique, weaving around plastic strapping with recycled and found materials.

For more
details and for booking, please contact Artworks

Artworks studio
Sindles Farm
Aldsworth
near Emsworth
Hampshire
PO10 8QS




CHELSEA PHYSIC GARDEN
TEXTILE BASKETRY - INSPIRED BY WATER
Friday 8th June 2018, 9.30am-4pm

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Join Mary Crabb for a one-day course exploring weird and wonderful microscopic aquatic lifeforms, inspired by a visit to our pond. Mary will teach the technique of twining to enable the making of a colourful woven form. Twining involves the weaving of two threads using the fingertips, whilst the form is held in the hands.
Processes covered will include joining of threads, patterning and developing a form. Each form could incorporate some natural fibres such as hemp, nettle or linen as well colourful synthetics too Makers will be encouraged to think about their use of colour and pattern. This will result in each form having its own unique qualities. At the end of the day, it is anticipated that each maker will have a completed woven form and will have learnt some basic textile basketry skills. 

£108 includes lunch, refreshments and all materials


For booking, please contact The Chelsea Physic Garden

The Chelsea Physic Garden
66 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London, SW3 4HS
020 7352 5646
enquiries@chelseaphysicgarden.co.uk



WEST DEAN COLLEGE
TEXTILE BASKETRY - TWINING AND LOOPING USING MOULDS
Friday 29th June - Sunday 1st July 2018


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Learn techniques of twining and simple looping, making a connection with basketry and textiles. Work around simple moulds to make samples using both techniques and achieve an understanding of how to create woven structures, using a range of fine flexible materials.

For more
information and to book visit the booking page for West Dean College.

WEST DEAN COLLEGE
COILED BASKETRY, USING ROPE AND STRING - A TASTER DAY
Wednesday 18th July 2018

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Learn the basics of coiled basketry, working with rope or string. Stitch and wrap with a range of colourful threads and yarns to create a coiled form.

For more
information and to book visit the booking page for West Dean College.

West Dean College
West Dean - The Edward James Foundation
West Dean
Nr Chichester
West Sussex
PO18 0QZ

+44 (0)1243 811301
reception@westdean.org.uk


PLAS TANY Y BWLCH
TEXTILE BASKETRY - WOVEN FORMS
Friday 19th -Sunday 21st October 2018

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This introductory course provides an opportunity to explore and experiment with the technique of twining, with the aim of creating a range of woven forms; from small baskets, to pods and pockets. Twining requires the weaving of an active element around a passive warp. Worked in the hands, twining makes connections between traditional basketry and textiles. Weaving with a range of natural and man-made materials, there will be an opportunities to learn the technique and experiment with colours, patterns and textures. Mary will demonstrate the technique, provide visual notes and offer individual support to enable you to create your own unique woven forms. A suitable course for anyone with an interest in textiles or basketry, beginners, more experienced and returning students are most welcome.

For
more details about the course and to book visit the Plas Tan y Bwlch webpage.

Snowdonia National Park Centre
Plas Tan y Bwlch
Snowdonia National Park Centre
Maentwrog, Blaenau Ffestiniog
LL41 3YU

01766 772600
plas@snowdonia.gov.wales