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