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.

Plas Tan y Bwlch
TEXTILE BASKETRY - Woven Forms
20 - 22 October 2017


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. Worked in the hands, twining makes connections between traditional basketry and textiles. Working with a range of natural and man-made materials, there will be an opportunity to learn the technique and experiment with colours, patterns and textures. A suitable course for anyone with an interest in textiles or basketry, beginners and more experienced students are most welcome.

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To book through Plas Tan y Bwlch, click on the link.

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

West Dean College
TEXTILE BASKETRY - exploring twined pod forms
10-12 November 2017


Create woven pod forms while weaving textile-based basketry, inspired by gourds and seedpods from West Dean Gardens. Using a variety of materials from rope to threads, the pods can be woven, in a range of sizes and with texture, colour and pattern.

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To book online through West Dean, click on the link.

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

West Dean College
Textile Basketry - bean pods, weaving pockets and openings
2-4 February 2018


Extend your skills in stake and stand or twined basketry and weave small three-dimensional forms, inspired by bean and pea pods, which incorporates both basketry and textiles. You'll play with materials, scale and design as you explore making pockets and openings, working with coloured twines and threads.

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To book online through West Dean, click on the link.

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